6 Key Benefits of Using Automated PDF to ePUB Converters

Kitaboo

This makes the conversion of eBook file formats an important piece of content production for publishers. PDF and ePUB (electronic-publishing) are the two main document formats supported by most devices. Top 6 Benefits of using PDF to ePUB3 Conversion tools.

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Product Review – Instilled LXP

eLearning 24-7

Writing a product review on a product that I use, well, I am about to use. The audio stays in English, which of course, you would expect. Tie a PPT or a PDF to the video as it runs – matching section or clip by clip. Yes, you can have the match of a PDF, PPT, etc. Again, as noted earlier, the system right now only offers video as the content (but you can have a PPT or PDF, etc. This is a first for me.

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Camtasia Studio 8: New Audio Tutorials

TechSmith Camtasia

Having good, quality audio is one of the keys to a successful Camtasia project. In fact, audio quality can directly affect how viewers respond to your video. Poor audio recordings — like those with a lot of white noise, or varying volume levels — can distract viewers and detract from the content. With that being said, we’ve created a series about working with audio, which we hope you find helpful.

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Linkedin Learning Product Review

eLearning 24-7

Administration back-end – Navigation is good, some of the features such as Best Practices from LinkedIn Learning is illogical (especially since in my test, because only one best practice had anything of use for the administrator (from the product or value add standpoint). The vernacular definitely needs a tweak, especially since the first piece of content you see is actually an audio file with a static image, so shouldn’t the “course” be called “audio”?

2019 year in review: Our products

Rustici Software

From our perspective, all of these changes are opening the door to more exciting product opportunities and more challenges to solve. So, not only does our new tagline reflect a broader vision, it points our product and engineering teams in new directions.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio

The E-Learning Curve

The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. This characteristic is very important: it allows us to manage audio information very efficiently. In a previous post, I discussed a little about the basics of digital audio. Today, I want to talk about how digital audio technology benefits podcasters. Every time you duplicate an analog recording, you lose audio quality and add even more noise.

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Product Review: Cornerstone OnDemand

eLearning 24-7

The hype on the product was huge, after all, the company’s revenue has increased significantly over the past two years. Search Connect – their search capability within the product. Customization for the front end – nothing extraordinary – pretty much the same I’ve seen on other products that offer branding/skinning and the client creating their own design. Product in general. Resources – docs, video/audio files, podcasts, PPT, etc.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. Knowing the end now lets you figure out some critical information in your pre production planning: Where is the video going to end up? You may want to add extra elements that identify the product, company, or organization. Do they have speakers or headphones so they can hear the audio? It also provides viewers who don’t have a way to listen to the audio a means to still get the information in the video.

How to Develop Product Knowledge Training for your Business

LearnUpon

This happens when you have the perfect combination of a great product and, importantly, a team that has the product knowledge needed to support and satisfy customers. We’re sure you have the product side down, but for your business, in-depth product knowledge is an essential skill that every customer-facing team member should have. But how do you easily and efficiently get your employees up-to-speed on your product? The answer: product knowledge training.

Crafting a Good Story for Your Product Video (free ebook)

TechSmith Camtasia

In my new ebook (available free from iTunes in iBook format or as a PDF with free subscription ), I’m sharing 10 of the most valuable tools video creators can use to create better stories and explain workflows in a more conceivable way. Does it make sense to start right off with a screencast showing a login screen, or do we start showing the logo along with the product name and animate both elements into a screencast? Video tutorial: Prepare, Script, Audio.

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Make Reading Accessible To All With Our Ebook Conversion Services

Magic EdTech

Addition of enriched components like integrated video, audio, and interactivity through EPUB3 conversion allows a simple eBook to be an enhanced digital book. Magic has a great tool aptly named SmarTouch that allows authors, production engineers and publishing house to easily convert and export their content. . Our most efficient software allows converting Document and PDF to EPUB3 format, thus making eBooks compatible on multiple devices with 100% fidelity.

How to use an LMS for product training

LearnUpon

You may currently run product training in person or through webinars, however, if you want to scale your product training efforts you’ll need to use an LMS. Without an LMS, managing product training can become a real challenge, especially at scale. Here’s how using an LMS to deliver product training can result in the successful launch of your new product and effectively scale a growing part of your business. Product training. increased product adoption.

MagicBoxTM is Exhibiting at ISTE 2019

MagicBox

Attendees : Ang’john Ferreri , AVP, Product Sales, Hemant Gautam , Senior Consultant for Digital Strategy. One of the world’s most influential events in the field of EdTech and academic publishing, ISTE 2019 will feature the voices and products of leading innovators through over 1,400 sessions and hackathons, covering areas like collaborative intelligence, content designing, gamification tools in EdTech and much more.

Streamlining Your E-Learning Production Process for Efficiency—Q&A

E-learning Uncovered

Diane and I had the pleasure of sharing some ways we have streamlined our production process in last week’s “Best of DevLearn” Webinar presented by The eLearning Guild, which you can view here. During the session we talked about: The data types to capture and analyze about your production process. How to map out your production process at both a macro and micro level. How to create systems for effectively managing production.

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

Frankly, there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Anyone (and I mean just about anyone ) can create and update a PDF. So your PDFs can go in there, but so too can your audio clips, videos, puzzles, games, quizzes and simulations. The finished product can be added to the ILE as another learning object. I claimed earlier that there’s nothing most online courses do that a PDF can’t. Shift the bulk of the content to PDF.

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Sales Funnels, Product Launches, and Paid Ads for Course Creators with Jennifer Tamborski

LifterLMS

Learn about sales funnels, product launches, and paid ads for course creators with Jennifer Tamborski in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can offer a smaller mini-course that may have three days of material on your product, and the fourth day is spent wrapping up and upselling to your full course. Or you can instead go with a one-on-one call approach where you meet with clients live and figure out if your product is a good fit for them.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Most private companies still want to make a good-faith effort to deliver courses and products that are as accessible as possible. Alt-text for screen reader accessibility: Our instructional designers and production staff members worked together to keep alt-text tied to images we created and purchased for use in the project. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images).

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How to Record Skype, Google Hangouts, and Webinars

TechSmith Camtasia

Before we dive in, I want to highlight two takeaways: If you have Windows XP, you may not be able to do this without a workaround/hack (more detail in the PDF). The TechSmith products that work best for this task are Snagit 11.1 Now, Learn from Walter on the Forge, a PDF, or a Video Tutorial. A PDF guide. Tips & How To's skype system audio The Forge Tips and Tricks webinar

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eLearning Really Does Work, Find Out Why

Association eLearning

Video, images, graphs, simulations, quizzes, audio, all help a learner stay engaged. For every $1 spent on eLearning there is a $30 increase in productivity. Give learners online prerequisites and pdf handouts to bring to class. Even though eLearning is not a new concept, those who favor ILT are not convinced that online training is effective at producing the desired outcomes.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

p.52) Next time: Fundamentals of Digital Audio Editing – New E-Learning Curve’s Other Podcast episode release: In Part 6: The Flying Boats at War During World War II, the civilian airlines of the Allies continued to fly, though perhaps the nature of the passengers had changed. Click here to view the transcript of this podcast (PDF, 24K). My previous blog posts on podcasting have focused the human side of podcasting: narration, story-telling, communicating with your audience.

Product Review: Liquid Authoring Content Authoring Tool

eLearning 24-7

Product: Liquid Authoring. Media Library upload is fast, but I’m running at 20Mbps for upload, the only time it was somewhat slow was when uploading a PDF file. jpg,gif,png), audio file (.mp3), In test version, product did not work in FireFox, had problems in Safari, but worked well in Internet Explorer. PDF capability to integrate into the course, loaded fine, but froze my screen – thus “task manager&# had to come to the rescue.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Improving job performance and productivity. Businesses need to train their new employees about the products and services they offer. In addition, for uncompromised development and manufacturing of products and services, businesses must also train them on all the range of software tools, equipment, and best practices required. ELearning comes as a lifesaver by offering accessible ways for product, services, tools, and compliance training.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Improving job performance and productivity. Businesses need to train their new employees about the products and services they offer. In addition, for uncompromised development and manufacturing of products and services, businesses must also train them on all the range of software tools, equipment, and best practices required. ELearning comes as a lifesaver by offering accessible ways for product, services, tools, and compliance training.

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I asked the developer what he had sent to the client, and was told that he had emailed an Captivate production file (the cptx file). Instead, you could proceed to choose  SWF/HTML5  from the publish options, select  SWF  as the Output, but then select  Export PDF  from the Output Options area.  Many people are surprised to see that when opened in Adobe Reader, the PDF retains all of the lesson's animations, audio and interactivity.

Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Dove, "This product lets users produce printed, electronic, and Web-based documents featuring integrated graphics, photos, text, video, audio, animation, and interactivity. Project Rome offers output in formats such as PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, or FXG or Web files for either an Adobe or third-party-hosted Website."

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8 eBook Conversion Tools Compatible with Multiple Formats

Kitaboo

Files stored on local drives in PDF or text formats could be lost if the system crashes. Cost of production is significantly lower than publishing printed books. Kobo – ePUB, PDF, TXT, HTML, RTF, MOBI, CBR, CBZ. iBooks – ePUB and PDF.

Text to Speech: Is it the Right Option for Your Course?

E-learning Uncovered

I recently used a text to speech program to create the audio for a course. Text to speech, or speech synthesis, is the artificial production of human speech. A text to speech program can use text from such things as word processing programs, Internet sites,pdf documents, and even scanned documents (depending on the program) and create an electronic audio file such as a.wav or.mp3 that you can use in our online courses. You need the audio quickly?

Using Video in Training: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

The Learning Dispatch

Fortunately, high production values seems to have little impact on video watching or learning engagement. But, as Kristina Smith , owner of Imagine You Media, points out, if the purpose has a marketing component—if it needs to look polished in order to maintain the company image, for example, then a quickly produced video with low production values might work against the broader business purpose. High production values might be worth the extra cost.

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7 Best eBook Converters for Bulk Conversion

Kitaboo

In an effort to keep up with this ongoing trend, a large number of publishers are streamlining their production by converting their publications into digital books or eBooks. Automated PDF to ePUB conversion. Converts multiple file-formats including ePUB, FB2, AZW3, MOBI, PDF, and more.

Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

Graphic Production: 12%. Video Production: 6%. Audio Production: 6%. Audio will be created by someone else, so I won’t include that in my estimate either. Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times by IconLogic. That’s not including writing a script or recording audio. This is a free interactive PDF download, but it requires registration.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

This is where an association stores data on their members and prospective members for tracking memberships, managing newsletter subscriptions, offering special gifts, sending invitations to events and workshops, and promoting discounts on products and services. Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.

Best Practices for Instructor-Led Training in an Enterprise Environment

Cloudshare

When employees and business partners have relevant knowledge and experience, they can do their jobs more productively. Sometimes, even clients need guided training to get the most out of a product or service. Is it to help your clients achieve more success with your product or service?

Assistive Technology: Creating new possibilities for Differently Abled Learners

G-Cube

Assistive Technology has created visual as well as audio learning aids based on mobility, which help learners to not just access pertinent learning material but create avenues for two-way interaction and participation as well. So be it learning material in Word or PDF, discussions on a forum or even emails or IMs – with text-to-speech converters, learners can access it all. Audio aids: This category of assistive technology includes different tools for the hearing impaired learners.

Personalization: The Secret Ingredient of eLearning Success

ProProfs

Since, consumers nowadays demand ‘personalization’, businesses are readily following this approach to make a product or service more endearing to the target audience. The content (audio, video, textual, graphical etc). – Brings the real-world scenarios to the forefront: A customized online training course teaches the learners to apply the knowledge on the job, which will allow them to fine-tune their knowledge and improve productivity.

Game Maker’s Toolkit, Flip Book, and Creativity in eLearning: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. I read about this app called Flip PDF which can convert static PDF into interactive page-flipping publications, complete with some beautiful animated effects. These are some of its highlights: Create professional interactive catalogs with animation, video, audio, and a flipping effect.

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

The following eLearning resources will help you stay focused and productive during the course development. This open source toolkit enables you to produce interactive learning materials in a productive online environment. Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, so you probably have come across eLearning audio that needs some work. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. Guest post by Robert Morris.