KITABOO – Facilitating Text-to-speech in eBook Readers

Kitaboo

Text to speech (TTS) is an exciting technology that helps publishers address these challenges simply and cost-effectively. Text-to-speech or TTS is primarily an assistive technology that helps to read digital text aloud. To conclude.

Is Articulate Storyline 360 a cost-effective tool for eLearning content development?

Swift eLearning Services

Using this tool we can create interactive, engaging, gamified and customized eLearning courses compatible with mobile devices supporting touch screen gesture. To develop an effective eLearning course, the ingredients required are Content, Avatar, Images, Audio and Video.… Articulate Storyline 360 is a powerful eLearning tool.

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

Rapid eLearning

Occasionally, I get questions on free text-to-speech applications. While there are a number of free text-to-speech applications out there, many have character limits or don’t allow for commercial use. I’m not sure how many people have personal use cases for text-to-speech, but if you do, there are plenty of options. Today we’ll look at a really good solution if you need a free text-to-speech application.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. Before I present you the list I would like to answer two important questions: 1) Why not use Human voice over? to version 3.6.6

How to Record Your Own Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

In e-learning software like Storyline 360 and Rise 360 you can record (or import) audio narration into your courses. Since many e-learning developers tend to produce all media that belongs in the course, recording audio narration usually is one of those responsibilities.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

Unicorn Training

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. As a eLearning consultant I would prefer to use a human narration professional.

3 eLearning Authoring Tools That Deserve Your Consideration

ProProfs

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. The trend of eLearning is growing rapidly across the world, thanks to increasing internet penetration and rising demand for distance learning. A recent report estimates the global eLearning market to grow at a CAGR of 7% over the next decade to reach around $331 billion by 2025. In this sense, authoring tools add value to the online learning process.

10 Best eLearning Authoring Tools

ProProfs

The global eLearning market is projected to reach $325 billion by 2025. The ability to rapidly build and deliver online courseware is significant, particularly when the time is short and you’re loaded with responsibilities. Importing Audio. Text to Speech Converter.

The Business Benefits of Accessibility for Publishers

Hurix Digital

Simply put, accessibility is a means to ensure that digital content is inclusive and accessible to all people, with or without disabilities. There are various ways to make content accessible. Similarly, adding screen reader technology will enable access to the blind.

Assistive Technology: Creating new possibilities for Differently Abled Learners

G-Cube

It has also brought in tremendous possibilities to create ‘inclusive’ learning that takes into consideration the special needs of differently abled learners as well – in educational institutes as well as corporate organizations. Computer-based programs have been developed to help these learners access learning material as well as contribute actively to gain an immersive experience. Many learners also have cognitive impairments, and have to learn in a different manner.

#SmarteLearning with the 2017 Release of Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

In a world of smart-everything, from cities to televisions, why should eLearning be left out? With an innovative approach to authoring, content, and total cost of ownership, you can be more creative, productive, and inclusive than ever before. With Adobe Captivate , put your tool to work! Give legacy desktop courses a makeover, as mobile learning. Bring content to life with the perfect image or interaction from a library of 75,000+ free eLearning assets.

HTML5 only issue: Playhead won’t move beyond Click Box Pause Point if Final Attempt reached prior to Pause Point

Adobe Captivate

We are using CP9, updated to most recent version, trying to publish software simulations in HTML5 output only. These are simulations for clients to complete on desktop devices, not mobile. Set to Go to the Next Slide on success, 3 attempts allowed, Continue on Final Attempt. Project moves to the next slide. I should note our standard process is to provide text-to-speech at the slide audio level, which is why we extend the click box out so far.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | September 15, 2020

Mike Taylor

This week’s “App of the Week” might forever change the way you look at audio and video editing. Take control of your audio and video with Descript. In addition to easy editing, the Overdub feature lets you create ultra-realistic text to speech of your own voice.

Top 10 features of Adobe Captivate 2017 for Responsive eLearning development

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 offers powerful capabilities to create fully responsive eLearning courses. Besides fully responsive design capability, the wide range of authoring capabilities in Adobe Captivate 2017 enable you to handle all types of content to meet your diverse corporate training needs. Not only this, it also enables you to make an effective migration of your legacy Captivate courses from non-mobile to mobile learning. Responsive text.

E-Learning Accessibility Overview Plus Top Tips & Best Practices

Capytech

However, ignoring accessibility issues or not giving them enough attention can significantly impact the potential of your e-learning course, as not everyone will be able to use it properly. They include auditory, visual, cognitive, speech-related, neurological, and learning disabilities.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

don’t want anyone to get me wrong. 20 Facts You Must Know About Working Memory - The eLearning Coach , June 2, 2010 Without adapting learning experiences to the learner’s cognitive architecture, instructional design is hit or miss. Video: ‘A Plagiarism Carol’ - Dont Waste Your Time , June 14, 2010 I found this really funny, and quite well put together, video outlining the pitfalls of plagiarising text this morning. At one point he stopped and seemed to read a bit.

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Which are the best ePUB DRM solutions for protecting your files?

Kitaboo

To understand the best ePUB DRM solutions available in the market, it is first important to understand both the terms separately. An understanding of both ePUB and DRM will allow you to choose the best option to author and protect your digital files.

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The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Hi, all, I’ve been working on finishing the writing of my first Captivate manual and I thought this portion of it might be helpful to anyone who needs to know or be reminded me of all of Captivate’s features. It’s important to know about the features of Captivate. Let’s focus on various features of Captivate to get your ideas flowing for your own work. Use Captivate Draft on an iPad to brainstorm, storyboard, and then convert to a Captivate file.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: What do I need to do to ensure our e-learning is WCAG 2.0 I reached out to a trusted network of e-learning providers (listed below) to better understand the issues from an e-learning design and development perspective. The following is a synthesis of what I understand to date. Australian Federal and State Government agencies were to conform to WCAG 2.0 Including a transcript for all audio files. Refer to the WCAG 2.0

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

Listings can always be found on a new page called “rankings” which will appear in one month – thus eliminating the need to do a search (if applicable). I’m not a lead gen for the vendors listed – rather the goal is to provide you with vendors that meet numerous criteria including UI, features, support/service, mobile, feedback from current and past clients and future game plans. I always prefer going from 10 to 1, it builds excitement. #10:

Evolving the E-Learning Experience for the 21st Century

eLearning 24-7

A greater number of people, worldwide are using SaaS then ever before, mobile products, tablets – especially the iPad – is growing at a feverish pace, people are using online storage, beyond just placing photos and media, and open source is continuing expansion. Your end users make up that mass, and a statement I hear often is that people aren’t staying in the systems to fully benefit from it. Text to Speech, Automatic Voice Recognition, Audio Social Learning.

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5 Best Features of Adobe Captivate 9 That Enhance E-learning

CommLab India

The conventional way of storyboarding was to create the storyboard in one tool and then develop the course using an e-learning authoring tool. The feature also allows you to share the storyboard with your clients and colleagues. Once your storyboard is finalized, you can import it to Captivate and publish it. Learners prefer to access e-learning courses on their mobile devices, so responsive design has become a necessity.

Considerations in Developing Accessible Courseware

ICS Learning

The site itself is a trove of information for those who really want to explore and understand the large range of requirements, from IT to public accommodations. Fortunately for those of us in eLearning, a secondary government website has been created to focus on the IT aspect of the overall ADA – Section508.gov. which is especially welcome since each federal government agency seems to have its own subset of what it considers required and optional 508 compliance.

Interaction with Digital Devices through Voice Commands – The Future of Learning

CommLab India

Sales executive Chris is on the way to meet his prospect. He intends to recheck the essential details to win the sales deal. At the very thought, he instantly talks to his mobile device, Hey! The mobile learning module is searched and the specific answer is voiced. All this happens within a minute, while Chris is driving his car, without touching his mobile device. Certainly it is going to be a reality in near future. Year 2020….

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Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Come back to this page often as our collection is always growing. If you have a request for a topic that you don’t find here, please feel free to use the comment section below. And as always we love to hear from you! Learn how to import your PowerPoint 2010 slides in eLearning projects with improved PowerPoint Library in Adobe Captivate 6. Audio response.

Online eBook Store: 9 Must-Have Features for Building a Successful Platform

Kitaboo

The days of going to a bookstore and thumbing through shelves looking for the perfect read are becoming increasingly rare. eBooks are taking over, and publishers/authors are vying to open up an online eBook store. They have to be thought out and re-designed for digital use. .

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10 Best Interactive Elements in KITABOO

Kitaboo

When it comes to eBook publishing software , KITABOO is one of the most popular names in the industry. It is an award-winning cloud-based online publishing software that offers an effortless way to digitize your print books. The platform gives you multiple options to upload your video.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system. It is easier to maintain and update.

What makes a great eLearning module?

Adobe Captivate

When we decide to create an eLearning module for students or adult learners we need to ensure that the content is engaging and will keep the learner’s attention. Captivate is a wonderful eLearning creation tool, but, you need to use it to its full extent to make it attractive to the student. By that I mean you need to use images, audio, video and interactions to keep the learner engaged and wanting to finish the module.

Top 10 eBook Apps for Education

Kitaboo

The transition from physical books to eBooks has seen a sharp upward trend in recent times. Students tend to enjoy reading more on digital devices compared to printed books as they are much more convenient. Allows you to change the font style, color theme and text .

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Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If you are considering creating a “Serious Game&# or an instructional game, one of the first place to start is a great game design document. But how to write one? Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook.

THE DUMMIES GUIDE TO DEVELOPING ONLINE LEARNING

Spark Your Interest

Has your organization reached a size or stage where you’re struggling to keep up with the training demands? Or are you looking to reach a new audience in a more modern way? Yet, where to do you start? Our Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning starts with what is e-learning. We cover those too in our Dummies Guide to Developing Online Learning. So after reading this article, you’ll know what you need to consider when developing an online course.

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers

Kitaboo

Though PDF is one of the widely used file formats, it has several flaws, and ePUB3 conversion is the key to overcome these flaws. Also Read: Converting PDF to ePUB | Which is the Better Format for ePublishing? . Here are some more reasons to underline the need for ePUB3 conversion.

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools

CommLab India

You need to consider various aspects such as cost, built-in features, flexibility of the tool, and the output it gives. This blog intends to make it easy for you and help pick the right tool quickly. Audio Capabilities. Can embed audio files. Can embed audio in interactions. Can record audio. Can perform basic audio editing. Can store audio files in a library. Can export recorded audio to MP3. Can add media to questions.

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

Welcome to my yearly Halloween Edition. Each one has a frightful story to tell. What I like about this product includes the ability to output to HTML5, works on mobile devices, is extremely easy to use, appears within PowerPoint and SCORM. A newbie to the rankings. What has stopped the product in the past from being in the top 20 was a lack of clarity in terms of what they were trying to accomplish – at least that was my take.

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by AJ George  There are infinite reasons why you may not be able to give a presentation in person, many of which I covered in my article on  adding Text-To-Speech to PowerPoint presentations. When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. Today I'm going to explore five slide-sharing site options.

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Universal Design Principles and Their Application in Education

KnowledgeOne

Colombia is my country of origin, and over there, the main barrier to accessing education is poverty. Even before the Covid pandemic, teachers and professors worldwide were faced with multiple challenges that required them to teach larger classes with groups of increasingly diverse students.

How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. It offers an effective way to free education from the boundaries of school walls and timings. The education sector is becoming increasingly aware of the advantages offered by EdTech, which is only highlighted by predictions that revenues for the eBooks segment alone is likely to grow from $13,687 million in 2019 to $15,250 million by 2023.

How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. It offers an effective way to free education from the boundaries of school walls and timings. The education sector is becoming increasingly aware of the advantages offered by EdTech, which is only highlighted by predictions that revenues for the eBooks segment alone is likely to grow from $13,687 million in 2019 to $15,250 million by 2023.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

CommLab India

We looked at each feature such as their ease of use, possibilities in animations, developing software training simulations, built-in interactivities and the ease of customizing them, flexibility of characters, recording and editing audios/videos, creating assessments, and publishing options. Easy-to-use interface. Cannot publish to video. Cannot upload to YouTube. Easy-to-develop software simulations. Publishes to HTML5 and Android.