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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts.

The power of Voice in online classrooms

E-Learning Acupuncture

In the classroom, you have had great success with a teaching approach that involves showing photos on the big screen and building teaching moments by discussing with students the important elements of the image. Of course, you have several challenges: The students are geographically distributed and, therefore, using an audio-enabled online synchronous presentation room (such as Elluminate Live!) Tags: distance online education voicemail audio Consider this scenario.


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1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

VIDEO, AUDIO & IMAGE TOOLS. Audio. Photo/image. DEVICES & SYNCHRONIZATION TOOLS. File synchronization & cloud storage. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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5 Must-Have Gifts for Trainers

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

You’re bound to get professional audio quality with this mic! As you know, having the right audio can make or break a training video or podcast, so starting off on the right foot is essential. You can synchronize all meetings across one platform without a hitch.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide


A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, usually containing audio narration. Loom allows you to record your camera and screen with audio. It possesses an advanced timeline that enables users to drag and drop images and audio support into the editor.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 4, 2021

Mike Taylor

That meant making changes including minimizing synchronous and instructor-paced activities. Why we remember more by reading – especially print – than from audio or video. Wunderstock is a new site with over 3 million free stock photos

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Engaging online learners 4

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Julia M Cameron on Pexels In previous posts in this series (see links below), I explored some of the nuances of engaging online learners in creative writing and critical thinking.

The advantages of using authoring tools to create e-learning courses


Templates , cloud-synchronized editing, and WYSIWYG technology (What You See Is What You Get) are some of the newest functionalities that authoring tools offer editors. For years, authoring tools remained widely unknown in the world of training and education.

15 Best Strategies for Teaching Online


Use a mix of asynchronous and synchronous activities to engage your students and cater to different learner needs. For synchronous discussions, you can allow students to message back and forth in real-time and solve problems on the spot. .

Top 10 Virtual Learning Environments

Ed App

This virtual learning environment is especially adept with video learning, allowing you to synchronize transcripts, add quizzes, and other interactive elements. It supports multimodal learning, giving learners the option to use real-time audio, video, or textual communication.

Our Essential iOS Apps

E-learning Uncovered

You can dock the tool palettes on the iPad and have the entire PC screen available to you for your photo. When you type or draw into the app, a timestamp corresponding to the recorded audio is added to the note. That note then becomes a link to play the audio recording from that point. It allows you to go back and listed to just a section of the audio from a meeting or lecture without listening to the entire recording.

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How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning – What makes a quality online course? Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning. What is synchronous learning? That’s called synchronous learning. That doesn’t mean that synchronous sessions aren’t appropriate at times.

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Elearning applications


CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). MLOAT - (Authoring Tool) Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool enables content experts to easily combine video, audio, images and texts into one synchronized learning object.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


Apart from these feature TouchCast also provides valuable analytics and comes with a variety of interactive elements that are called video apps (vApps): Image vApps, Video inside a video, PDF vApps, Dropbox vApps, Video vApps, Hotspot vApps, YouTube vApps, Photo and Map vApps, Google Drive vApps, etc. A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, usually containing audio narration.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

AUDIO RECORDING AND EDITING. Audacity is an audio recording and editing application with a lot of the features you find in commercial products. It works on all platforms and is probably the most popular free audio program around. You can import photos from a digital camera, edit them, and make and share Picasa Web Albums online. It doesn’t have video or audio chat, though. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice.

5 Leading Enterprise File Sync and Share Providers


Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) is a software service that allows employees to safely sync and share videos, photos, documents, files, and other assets with individuals inside and outside the organization across multiple devices like phones, laptops, desktops, and tablets.

Tools for Freelance Instructional Designers


Image/Photo Editing. Audio. Synchronous Communication. Note from editor: This post updated with new tools 6/3/11. A recent LinkedIn eLearning Guild Group member asked “ What are the top tools for freelance elearning design and development? ”

E-Learning Production Roles

E-learning Uncovered

Traffic Manager (helps move items back and forth, such as script to the narrator, then audio files to the developer). Audio Timer (adds audio to the course and then synchronizes the on-screen elements to the audio). Media: The roles in this group create and edit the audio, video, and graphics used in the course. Picture Knocker-Outer (removes backgrounds from photos).

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Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own


The level of synchronous social interaction within the lecture. They consist of “the capture all of the action on a computer screen” format and often contain audio narration. A screencast is essentially a movie of the changes over time that a user sees on a computer screen, enhanced with audio narration, so the agency is quite strong. Other components added in full-screen presentations are slides, other videos, photos or animations, which enrich the video’s intersubjectivity.

Top 20 Employee Training Tools

Ed App

To create a VR-based training program, you can add a 360 panoramic photo or video, audio elements, and additional text to enhance learning. Employee training and development are vital to any organization’s growth and success.

Global conversations

Learning with 'e's

We could see and hear each other perfectly, with no degradation of audio or video. It''s amazing to me how much we already take for granted, but probably the thing we take for granted the most, is our ability to have multiple, instantaneous and synchronous global conversations. Photo by Stephen Janofsky Global conversations by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Do you remember the days before the Web? I do.

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. To hold photos, images, media files – eventually moved to word docs. Text to Speech, Automatic Voice Recognition, Audio Social Learning.


10 Docebo Alternatives

Ed App

There’s no need to leave your authoring page – now from within EdApp, you can choose from millions of photos and animations, fonts, and templates from Canva to build beautiful media content. . Plus, they support SCORM, AICC, xAPI, and non-SCORM items such as PDFs, audio, slides, and video files, giving you a hassle-free integration of your existing training materials, if any. . Are you looking for Docebo alternatives?

E-Learning in Education – Features on the Rise

eLearning 24-7

This synchronous based experience, including the linear course approach, the groups (breakout with students going into the groups or having a group project, etc.), read and download) other teaching materials, videos, audio files, educator resources, syllabuses, test questions and so on. . Same with photos – I mean that would be awesome, but nooo.that is forbidden – you know fun.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Updating My Blog

Learning Visions

So I created a new banner in Photoshop -- took another apple photo and added some text. Although I was involved in the apple photo shoot as a prop dresser. 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.

How to Make a Video Presentation in PowerPoint in 5 Easy Steps

DigitalChalk eLearning

Tip : You can accompany some of your PowerPoint slides with an audio narration instead of a video. How can you make a presentation with audio and video even more engaging? Gather up photos, illustrations or short videos which will help to convey your message. Using real photos makes an audience feel involved and provides emotional contact. You can easily synchronize audio and video narration with your presentation slides and animations.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: I Heart My Wiki

Learning Visions

Photo credit: "One Heart" by Sanja Gjenero from stock.xchng Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:54 AM Labels: e-learning strategy , wiki 2comments: Michele Martin said. 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.

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Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

Many hands were raised and since 3rd party authoring tools output asynchronous based courses, it is clear to me, there is a high interest in asynch and not just synchronous based. I was going to show the photo of the booth and the amazing note that was left on the table in the booth, but then, they don’t deserve the free press for it. Has areas for video, webcasts (live and archived/recorded), streaming video, audio. Speaking. The Final Frontier of E-learning.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

The software also contains avatars and interactive scenarios in which audio and text files, photos, and deep focus frames can be inserted through its drag-and-drop authoring tool. You can even add text, images, GIFs, and audio to spice up your videos without any watermarks included.

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

Consider an audio overlay. • Use real photos rather than cartoons or illustrations. The forum may be synchronous or asynchronous, or both. In my previous article , I proposed a Taxonomy of Learning Theories to organise a few of the myriad of theories into some semblance of order, and to assist instructional designers in using theory to inform their work.

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

28 Web Conference Training Tips - eLearning Weekly , July 10, 2009 Learning to use web conferencing technology is pretty easy, but there is a lot more to training via web conference than just putting on a headset, dialing up an audio-conferencing bridge, and logging onto the application. It has been a while since I wrote about synchronous online facilitation is a focused way. Photo on Flickr by Lars Plougmann.

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TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

One vendor, and they shall not be mentioned, had the event staff come over and complain to them because they were not always at their booth – I took an awesome photo of them “not being” there on the first day at 12:30. The reason I say education/academia more so – is that it is geared towards synchronous based learning, which is used more than 95% in education/academia space. You are still able to add video clips, audio, etc.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Big Question: Instructional Design as a Spectrum

Learning Visions

Craft distance learning events for college credit that pull together elements of both asynchronous and synchronous learning experiences. Photo : chalk by frumbert Posted by Cammy Bean at 11:32 AM Labels: big question , instructional design , Learning Circuits 6comments: Reuben Tozman said. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Who Gets to Be Called an Instructional Designer?

The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Jason Snell explores ways to refine audio —sure, the focus is podcasts, but it’s applicable to voice-overs. Note that this study compared an in-person seminar and synchronous online seminar. Ever despair of finding stock photos that don’t have happy, smiling people in stereotyped gender roles? If 2017 went by too quickly for you, here’s your chance to catch up on some reading.

Top 68 eLearning Posts from April - Hot Topics iPad Google Buzz

eLearning Learning Posts

aLearning , April 13, 2010 We make recordings all the time: podcasts, recorded audio conferences, recorded Webinars. Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions - Experiencing eLearning , April 1, 2010 These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Best of eLearning Learning. April 2010. Another great month!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Real World, SecondLife and FaceBook/MySpace

Learning Visions

A few people have "read" a few blogs -- written by friends with photos of children. If 3D synchronous learning is indeed the wave of the future, Id say this gender divide in SL speaks to the need for more corporately-styled virtual worlds such as Protosphere by Protonmedia or OLIVE by Forterra. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

What Tools Should We Learn?


Audio/Video Not all eLearning has Audio and/or Video, but you may end up on a project one day that requires it. You still may need to tweak and edit the audio or video files in some way. There are a wide variety of Audio and Video editing tools available, so it’s a good idea to be familiar with the more popular ones like Audacity , Adobe Soundbooth , and SoundForge for Audio.