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? Take the Survey! 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.

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. Take the Survey!

Audio 100

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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.


10 Training Evaluation Tools

Ed App

It has customizable training survey templates, such as the free text, slider, multiple-choice, and quadrant matrix, that you can include on each course to gather feedback, suggestions, and ratings from your learners. Provides best practices for creating effective surveys. Kodo Survey.

20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! With iSpring Solutions, you can easily and quickly publish PowerPoint presentations to web-based formats and build adaptive flash-based quizzes and surveys. Audio. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. An easy to use audio recording tool allows the user to upload a file from a prerecorded file. Surveys.

9 Best Practices for Onboarding New Employees


This scenario is not uncommon: A survey of 1,000 employed U.S. Microsoft also found that 23 percent of new hires said their buddy increased their satisfaction with the overall onboarding process over new hires who weren’t assigned a buddy.

10 Webinar Training Tools

Ed App

To keep audiences interested and so that you can share meaningful content, GoToWebinar has polls, customizable Q&A settings, surveys, and handouts. . Using Webex means that you can present content with high-quality audio and high-definition videos up to 720p.

Tools 52

Top 10 virtual classroom platforms

Ed App

EdApp’s Virtual Classroom feature is built-in to the free platform and seamlessly works together with your favourite video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Microsoft teams. With distance learning, students can do surveys, finish homework, and share files.

How to Run Webinars with Your Online Course


Here are some features that many effective webinars use: Slides : A slideshow using Apple Keynote or Microsoft PowerPoint helps you focus your thoughts and present bullets that reinforce learning. Most webinar platforms let you send an audio link or telephone number that allows participates to comment and ask questions. This lets you capture visual and audio input for re-distribution and later use – perhaps in bonus products.

Ten Interactive Online Platforms to Deliver Holistic Learning to Students


You can integrate a variety of elements into the eLearning course such as audio, video, and games. The platform supports multiple formats to create training modules and online assessments such as quizzes, and surveys to achieve feedback.

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

WebAIM has released its 2019 Screen Reader Survey. John Markoff at the New York Times has an excellent overview of current technology for transcribing audio. According to the New York Times , Microsoft and Kenworth are exploring the possibilities. (If

EdCast vs Degreed vs Fuse – The Analysis

eLearning 24-7

AI in system can scan documents, courses, content, audio and video files and produce text results in a transcript or similar items. Microsoft Teams Integration and Capabilities within MS Teams. Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is going to continue on the upswing.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020


It provides HD video and audio, screen sharing and scheduling options. It integrates with Google Calendar and Microsoft Outlook. Users say that the video and audio quality needs improvement. Audio Conferencing. Users have reported slight delays in audio and video.

Mindflash Named One of the Country’s Best Workplaces for Flexibility


Mindflash and the other winning companies were selected based on responses to the Trust Index, Great Place to Work’s employee assessment survey, as well as an analysis of respondents’ anonymous comments. Survey questions assessed co-workers’ feelings on work-life balance, in addition to factors like communication, fairness and leadership that affect employees’ ability to accommodate their personal lives without compromising their careers.

Trust 63

The short-cut buyers guide: LMS requirements and more


It’s important to crowdsource information here, whether through surveys or your own research. By using an authoring tool (which usually has storyboarding capability and an editing tool), you can embed and combine anything from text, video, audio, graphics, and animation into a course.

Guide 134

How to Sell Online Courses from your own website – You Should Know


Even to teach Microsoft Excel and SQL programming to business and sales analysts. Survey your audience. Surveys help you assess if your course ideas generate enough interest. By the way, you can create surveys by using Google Forms. Example: Financial Modeling by using Microsoft Excel. Another important factor that’s hard to ignore is the quality of audio. When I was on a payroll, I often used to complain about work pressure.

Top 10 Quiz Makers for Teachers and Educators

DigitalChalk eLearning

Create interactive HTML5 quizzes and surveys using different question types, multimedia, styles and informational slides and publish created tests for the Web, an LMS, or Microsoft Word. Include video, audio, images, and formulas in a question. Polls and surveys. Poll Maker creates simple polls and surveys to integrate with social media sites. Best for : enhancing a Microsoft Windows computer. Create graded, survey or free form questions.

Quiz 70

10 Online Teaching Platforms

Ed App

Constantly pushing past their limits to secure the best online teaching platform for trainers and managers, EdApp has also built a Virtual Classroom feature that works harmoniously with video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

10 Mobile Learning Solutions

Ed App

Format quizzes and surveys automatically using the Rapid Refresh easy-to-complete spreadsheet. Supports Microsoft Teams and Zoom with their virtual classroom platform. Audio function for 18 languages.

Message to Current Knoodle Customers


We support PowerPoint, PDF, Word, video, and audio. You’ll enjoy powerful functionality like simple, template-driven quiz creation, slide narration and trainee surveys. We have over 1,000 customers, ranging from Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft, McDonalds, and Four Seasons to smaller, industry leaders like Airbnb and Yammer. We learned with you today that the Knoodle learning platform will be shutting down on May 7, 2013.

9 Best Practices for Onboarding New Employees


You go through the trouble of collecting applications, interviewing candidates, and hiring a new employee, only to discover that the employee underperforms or decides the job isn’t for them after all. This scenario is not uncommon: A survey of 1,000 employed U.S. Artwork by Kevin Bannister.

Steps to Creating an Engaging Webinar for Higher Education Students

Hurix Digital

In fact, if your webinar software allows adding quizzes or survey questions, you can ask students to explain their stand, for example, “Why did you choose option A?” It’s easy to use and the video and audio quality is quite good.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #07

Mike Taylor

Descript is a collaborative audio/video editor that works like a doc. More than 309 different document, image, spreadsheet, ebook, archive, presentation, audio and video formats supported. Use these royalty free sound effects for video editing and audio projects.

Issue 52

Mindflash Named One of the Country’s Best Workplaces for Flexibility


Mindflash and the other winning companies were selected based on responses to the Trust Index, Great Place to Work’s employee assessment survey, as well as an analysis of respondents’ anonymous comments. Survey questions assessed co-workers’ feelings on work-life balance, in addition to factors like communication, fairness and leadership that affect employees’ ability to accommodate their personal lives without compromising their careers.

Trust 40

10 Knowledge Management Tools

Ed App

Everything is in drag and drop function, and the customization of content works like your usual Microsoft Word. But apart from its course authoring, Bridge can also help you track your employees, conduct performance reviews, and implement a pulse survey, all in one place. Pulse survey.

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

Additionally, EdApp’s built-in Virtual Classroom feature integrates seamlessly with video conferencing platforms like Zoom and Microsoft teams, allowing your learners to connect and collaborate with one another even while working remotely.

10 Computer Learning Software

Ed App

This platform is ideal if your organization juggles multiple platforms since Looop automates the delivery of training content through channels like Microsoft Teams and Slack. Employee Engagement Surveys.

PowerPoint Converter for 2013


Quick conversion, quick upload with minimal bugs, and fidelity in capturing audio, transitions and animations, including triggers. And, with Microsoft’s unfortunate decision to take the Sound Editor out of Windows, I hoped for a product that included an audio editor, thereby keeping me to just two tools (PowerPoint and the converter tool) rather than three or more. Conversion of even big slide shows with lots of images, animation and audio is very fast.

Authoring Tool Trends for 2017

eLearning 24-7

Let’s say you are using Survey Monkey. You love Survey Monkey. Your 3rd party authoring tool has a survey function but it is not as strong as Survey Monkey. Right now, your option is to either use the survey tool in the authoring tool or use Survey Monkey separately (which is what folks do). No offense to Microsoft here, but the search bank within Word for example is not easy. The authoring tool industry continues to evolve. Adapt?

How to Find a Profitable Course Topic


You can create surveys and send them to your audience through email to start gathering opinions. Office Productivity: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Data Modeling, Data Visualization, Mac Basics, SAP, Google Sheets, Google Docs , Project Planning etc. Music: Guitar, Music Theory, Music History, Music Production, Piano, Singing, Songwriting, Music Composition, DJ, Music Mixing, Logic Pro, Audio Production, Audio Engineering etc.

2015 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Jane Hart’s 9th Annual ‘Top Tools for Learning’ Survey closes on Friday 19th September 2015 and will be published the following Monday. If it’s too late, make sure you’ve marked up the action to contribute to next year’s survey. Of course Skype has glitches and issues, and its new owner Microsoft is trying to extract value from users, but with a decent broadband connection Skype offers the real-time and asynchronous communications we could have only dreamed about 25 years ago.

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Audio Resources. Levelator : automatically adjust the audio levels in your narration. Audacity : free open source audio recording and editing software. Myna : easy-to-use online audio editor that includes a library of assets. Creative Commons audio : good sites to get free audio for your courses. Also includes video, illustration, and audio clips. Zoomerang : create free surveys [ original post ].

Summer 2018 Roadmap Update

Unicorn Training

It includes features like drag and drop course editing, pop up editing and placement, embedding audio and video and adding animations. Improved event survey support What's New? We've had a very busy year adding lots of improvements and new features to the Unicorn LMS. Here is a recap of some of the highlights this year: eCreator 2.0 - Major update of the capabilities and user experience enabling significantly richer eLearning course creation.

5 Must-Have LMS Integrations for Commercial Training Companies

Talented Learning

Salesforce , Microsoft Dynamics , Oracle Fusion and SugarCRM are the most common CRMs integrated with learning platforms. Instead of saving documents, presentations, graphics, videos, audio and other information resources on local drives, organizations and users save to cloud storage applications like Dropbox , Google Drive , Microsoft OneDrive and Box. What is the best learning platform for a commercial training provider?

Rapid eLearning Tools

Tony Karrer

As far as Atlantic Link, I believe that the eLearningGuild survey treated them as a Software Simulation Tool and that's part of the reason they didn't appear when I created the graphic above (2007). Most of these fit into the PowerPoint + Audio and most convert to Flash for delivery. Rapid eLearning Tools Satisfaction from the eLearningGuild Research reported Feb 2007 - Course Authoring and Rapid eLearning Tool Satisfaction See also Software Simulation Tools. Page update Mar 2008.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Yet, as you will see from this survey, what you assume isn’t always the case. Survey. Microsoft Office – 20%. The courses were 100% online, SCORM compliant, with video, audio – including recording your voice and comparing to the speaker. Audio/video/image editing – 51.4%.

5 E-learning Design Challenges Every Learning Designer Encounters

CommLab India

The modern learner has a short attention span (less than 8 seconds according to a recent survey conducted by Microsoft ), less time for learning, and a preference for learning that is customized to his needs. Stories can be incorporated in courses as comic strips, videos, interactive timelines, or audio narratives. With the growing popularity of e-learning, the learning designer has to come up with design ideas and solutions to cater to a wide variety of learners.

NexGen Learning Systems T-Grid 2019-20

eLearning 24-7

Slack, Microsoft Teams. Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive (Microsoft), iCloud, Office 365 (cloud), Survey Monkey, Constant Contact. AI in system can scan documents, courses, content, audio and video files and produce text results in a transcript or similar items.

How to Create Engaging Training in the Age of the Eight Second Attention Span


According to a (somewhat controversial ) study conducted by Microsoft a few years ago, the attention span of the average American has dropped to just 8 seconds long. Video, audio, and images are great ways to enrich your content and grab your learners’ attention. Provided, of course, that you pick the right video, audio, and image content. To teach someone anything, you first got to get their attention.

How to convert a PowerPoint to SCORM


Microsoft Office’s vehicle for presentations, PowerPoint, is the de facto standard. However, if you need to track all the interactions with the content, converting your PowerPoints into SCORM files is the best option – especially when SCORM can also include multiple types of media, such as video and audio. So much so that you still work within the Microsoft product, with the additional functionality of the authoring tool added into the user interface. .