Microsoft Launches ELearning Add-On

LearnDash

The global success of Articulate is well known in the elearning field, and it appears that Microsoft would like to steal a bit of market share as well! Recently, Microsoft revealed their plans for a new product called Mix with the purpose of simplifying online course creation within PowerPoint. In 2009, Articulate Studio took-off as a Microsoft PowerPoint add-on for this very purpose. Once we know more, than a Microsoft Mix review will be possible.

Pros of Microsoft Hololens 2

CHRP-INDIA

Microsoft Unveiled the Hololens 2 ahead of Mobile World Congress. Microsoft claims that it has doubled the FOV without reducing image quality. Here are the pros of Microsoft Hololens 2: Wider field of view (FOV) double of its predecessor. The Tactile feelings simulated by audio makes brain trickier. Also Read: 4 Best Alternative products of Microsoft Hololens . The post Pros of Microsoft Hololens 2 appeared first on CHRP-INDIA.

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, the audio is not coming working.   When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate?    In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. Instead, I always import the audio directly onto the slides after the PowerPoint-to-Captivate import process is complete.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, the audio is not coming working.   When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate?    In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. Instead, I always import the audio directly onto the slides after the PowerPoint-to-Captivate import process is complete.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. request, such as IBM or Microsoft. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect.

Microsoft PowerPoint: Embedding Fonts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Reusing PowerPoint Animations and Audio In a Captivate Project. PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation. PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation, Part II. Microsoft PowerPoint mLearning PowerPoint

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

However, the audio is not coming working. When I spoke with Adobe support regarding the issue, I was informed that the recording file in Microsoft PowerPoint uses the m4a file format. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate? . In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. Instead, I always import the audio directly onto the slides after the PowerPoint-to-Captivate import process is complete. The audio worked fine.

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Recording Audio with Adobe Presenter

Integrated Learnings

Using audio narration in eLearning courses has been debated from both sides – some people feel that it is an enhancement that assists the learner in completing the course, while others argue that it can be distracting. Before looking at how to use Adobe Presenter for audio, let’s focus on a few ways that using audio can enhance the learning: It is great for those auditory learners in your audience that prefer narration to other styles of learning. By Dean Hawkinson.

The Secret to A Successful Hackathon: Microsoft’s Video Strategy

TechSmith Camtasia

Each year, Microsoft holds a global Hackathon event , where 27,000 Microsoft employees (and a few award-winning guest participants) create a new product or solution to a problem and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges via short videos.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Synchronizing Voiceover Audio with Slide Builds

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby  Suppose you have hired voiceover talent to record the audio for your Adobe Presenter project. The script is organized by which slide in your PowerPoint presentation each audio segment belongs to. Now, as the pre-recorded audio plays, the slide just sits there, and the animation is never activated. In Adobe Presenter, you can synchronize slide animation with the imported audio in just a few mouse clicks.

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Some products including Articulate Studio and Storyline use the Microsoft SDK PowerPoint ribbon as their main ribbon. If I was Microsoft, I would say to myself, “Why let these products be the only ones who can do this, when it is our product” And lo and behold, Microsoft jumped into the fray. If you use one of the OfficeMix apps it shows that “This OfficeMix app has been developed by Microsoft. Microsoft Terms.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content. For instance, PowerPoint cannot create software simulations or video demos.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content. For instance, PowerPoint cannot create software simulations or video demos.

Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint. Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" adobe presenter Audio Sync rapid elearningYou can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences. If you already have PowerPoint animations, such as flying or dissolving text and images, Presenter converts them [.].

Microsoft Office 2013

E-learning Uncovered

Unless you’ve been buried so deep in an e-learning project you haven’t come up for air, you’re probably aware that Microsoft released to consumers the new version of Office last week. Most questions about the new Microsoft Office sound something like this, “Are Office 365 and Office 2013 the same thing? Office 365 is Microsoft’s attempt to move to a subscription model for software as opposed to “pay once, install once, use as long as you want.”

Microsoft PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: Skills & Drills Workbook

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We are pleased to announce that our newest book, Microsoft PowerPoint 2008 for the Macintosh: The Essentials is now available. Slide Shows, Transitions and Builds Review a Slide Show Without Transitions | Give a Presentation From Your iPod | Use the PowerPoint Pen | Set Slide Transitions | Set Animation Effects and Builds | Change Build Order and Object Timing | Play a CD During a Presentation | Insert Music | Record Audio for a Presentation.

Storyboarding in Adobe Captivate (2017 or Draft App) vs. Microsoft PowerPoint

Adobe Captivate

Storyboarding in Adobe Captivate (2017 or Draft App) vs. Microsoft PowerPoint. However, it is still amazing that so many Adobe Captive users choose to storyboard their content in Microsoft PowerPoint. After importing their Microsoft PowerPoint presentation into Adobe Captivate (no matter which version), they experience issues with audio, syncing and updating slide changes, animations, graphics and the list goes on.

How Microsoft’s Skype Meetings Can Improve Employee Training

WalkMe Training Station

Microsoft has recently announced it’s new meeting solution for small businesses in the U.S., The service gives users tools such as real time audio and HD video conferencing, along with collaboration tools, such as screen sharing, and collaboration on Power Point presentations. Microsoft hopes that users will sign up for Office 365 for business which includes Skype For Business which allows for 250 participants to meet at a time.

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PowerPoint 2007 & 2010: How to Extract Audio & Images from a Presentation, Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I showed you an easy way to extract audio and image files from a presentation. Included inside the folder are all of the audio and image files used in the presentation. Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications opens. The Immediate window opens within Microsoft VBA. Included inside the folder are all of the audio and image files used in the presentation. by AJ George.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – 09 – Apple’s Post-PC vs. Microsoft’s PC-plus

mLearning Revolution

5- Microsoft´s PC Plus era vs. Apple´s Post-PC. Your browser does not support the audio element. 1- Impressions about Nexus 7, the new Android tablet by Google. 2- Brief discussion about Android vs iOS. 3- Google+ in the iPad. 4- Apple iPad Mini 2012 rumours. 6- Thinking differently: the impact of the iPad. 7- The mobile experience brought to the desktop. 8- Nokia Lumia 900 is reduced 50%. 9- Amazing Alex, the new game from Angry Birds creators, Rovio.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Is Facebook the next Microsoft?

Learning Visions

Thursday, July 26, 2007 Is Facebook the next Microsoft? Have you seen this article from TechCrunch: Could Facebook Become The Next Microsoft? eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. Your audio quality is never going to be better than what you originally recorded. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So heres to more guerilla audio recording! Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:24 PM Labels: audio , guerrilla , instructional design 14comments: Steve Howard said.

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The Top 5 Virtual Instructor-Led Training Platforms For 2021

Roundtable Learning

Microsoft Teams . Microsoft 365 Business Basic Plan Price : $5 per user per month . Number of Users: In October 2020, Microsoft Teams reached 115 million daily active users. With Microsoft Teams, users can host video conferences, virtual events, and audio conferencing. .

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 21, 2020

Mike Taylor

Using Microsoft Forms for Quizzing. This post walks you through how you can use Microsoft Forms for quizzing and capture all the related data, etc in a spreadsheet for evaluation. Friday5 learning glideapp Google Sites Microsoft Forms portfolio Virtual Classroom

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Bob Mosher

CLO Magazine

Mosher has held numerous senior learning and development positions during his 30 years in the industry, including chief global learning evangelist for Ontuitive, former director of learning strategy and evangelism for Microsoft and executive director for Element K (now Skillsoft).

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Training Alchemy: Disruptive Training Technologies

Your Training Edge

Today’s training can be enhanced – or disrupted, by new advances in technology such as Computer Based Training (CBT), elearning or Web Based Training (WBT aka elearning), video and audio webinars, and the use of metric dashboards. These types of technologies are also used to teach computer skills, from Microsoft Office to company-specific computer systems.

How to Transcribe Text into PowerPoint & E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Grabbing the media like images, video, and audio is usually not as challenging. Some of you use Google Docs instead of Microsoft Office. Microsoft Windows has a transcription feature that works to transcribe text right into Storyline. Articulate Storyline Audio E-learning Multimedia Online Course Design PowerPoint Project Management TutorialsI’ve been playing around with ideas to get old Flash course content into a new HTML5 course.

Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

Integrated Learnings

While Lectora has its own multimedia editors that have useful capabilities, such as syncing audio , they are rather limited. This pastes copied text without any additional formatting carried over from a program like Microsoft Word, which can cause problems in Lectora. Lectora Audio Best PracticesBy Joseph Suarez. After using Lectora for almost five years, I’ve learned so much both from the helpful community of Lectora users and on my own.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Writing an Audio Script.   If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. It could easily take you 40 hours or more to prepare an audio script. For instance, if the script has you recording a 3-minute process in Microsoft Word, it should only take 3-minutes to record the process. Use Microsoft PowerPoint.

Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

They can produce the courses and insert audio narration generated by text-to-speech applications. I added the new mobile voices from Microsoft and they work for my needs. Insert your entire narration script and output either a single audio file or split the narration into multiple audio files. Output as an audio file. Below is a link to an example module where I converted some text from a blog post into text-to-speech audio.

Augmented Reality – A New Dawn of Possibilities in Online Training / eLearning

Adobe Captivate

The AR mobile application helps learners to access relevant videos, maps or audio content. Simultaneously, two learners can study the same model wearing Microsoft HoloLense. When the pages are placed in front of mobile device camera, 3D elements, animations, audio comes to life through the device. Blog AR mobile applications AR technology Augmented Reality digital learning eLearning Microsoft HoloLense mobile Learning Online training

Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

At times you'll want to take video from another shot and mix it in with another audio track. If you can barely hear the narrator, you can use audio editing software like Adobe Audition or Soundbooth to fix it. I'll often use Adobe Dreamweaver to create the web page to deliver the video or simply upload it to a video sharing site or corporate intranet site like Microsoft SharePoint. Audio Video Captivate Adobeby Jonathan Shoaf.

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Which is a Better Storyboarding Tool: MS Word or MS PowerPoint?

G-Cube

Storyboarding can be done using a plethora of tools and the two majorly used are Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint. Microsoft Word. These templates can be easily customized, and you can also define areas or boundaries for various components such as on-screen text, audio text, instructions, visualization, and reference graphics. Microsoft PowerPoint. In today’s digital era, Storyboard is considered as a detailed blueprint of e-learning material.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 10, 2020

Mike Taylor

7 Audacity Tips for Better Audio Editing on a Budget. Audacity is a really great tool for any type of audio recording and editing. 7 Audacity Tips for Better Audio Editing on a Budget.

PowerPoint & Articulate Studio: Resolve Performance Issues

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The Articulate web site suggests that developers ensure that all associated files (presentations, audio, quizzes, etc) are on the C drive or local hard drive. You may need to repair the software you are trying to use with Articulate (ie Microsoft Office).    Click here and select your version of Microsoft Windows for applicable troubleshooting.

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Adobe Captivate 5 & 5.5: One Simple Click. All That Stands Between You and Your Speech Agent

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the image below, Microsoft Anna, which comes with Windows, is also listed among the Speech Agents.    After selecting an agent, all you need to do is click the Generate Audio button to convert the selected text to an audio file. Of course, if you follow these simple steps, you won't get the agent you were hoping for in the generated audio. However, Microsoft Anna is shown at the right of the dialog box. by Kevin Siegel.

TECHSMITH CAMTASIA: TREC vs. AVI

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Audio Video Interleave ( AVI ) is a popular Microsoft format that can contain both video and audio. As with AVI files, TRECs can contain audio and video and can be imported directly into the Camtasia Editor. Beyond cursor data, the TREC format captures keyboard shortcuts, the webcam, and audio (all of which are editable once the TREC is imported into Camtasia). by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 2

Superb Learning

Microsoft Teams. Well-rated video and audio quality even with multiple people. Simple screen sharing, video and audio calling, and scheduling. Microsoft Teams offers a solution for working together in Microsoft 365. Microsoft Teams.

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Readability and Instructional Writing

Patti Shank

Readability Statistics in Microsoft Word In my book Write and Organize for Deeper Learning , I discuss how to make instructional writing easier for people to understand, remember, and apply. We use the written word to build information, support materials, scripts for audio and video, and more. I write about how to test readability in my book (Microsoft Word will calculate readability for you > Look under Word Options) and the steps needed to make content more readable.