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Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning , tutorial Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on May 20th, 2010 To kick things off, a note on the words: “Player” and “Skin”. Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. The next two lessons we will be developing the “Player.”

Custom Articulate Players (Skins)

eLearning Brothers

Just make sure you reference it in the package file. - The name of this file becomes the name of the Player in the publish drop-down in Articulate. - <playerbar> This are contains true/false statements to control parts of the original Articulate skin. If the <playerbar> audio control, play control, seekbar aren’t disabled then you will still be able to click on them through your custom skin.

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Empower your lessons with audio and video tracks

Geenio

But when the expert refers to the slide number one, you come to the horrible realization: you cannot see the slides. Your students do not have to suffer because the video, audio, and slides are in the separate files. We are excited to announce that now you can use Geenio to narrate the slides with audio and video recordings. Click the Add video/audio track icon on the dark bar on the left.

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Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Learn the different types of audio descriptions, how they work, and how to create them so your institution stays compliant. Are audio descriptions like captions??. Audio descriptions (AD) talk through what’s being seen. Audio descriptions help many types of learners.

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Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

3Play Media

First and foremost, accessible elements such as captions and audio descriptions are the best way to make online videos accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing and to people who are blind or low vision. For guidelines on accessible design, refer to WCAG Guideline 1.4:

Go Beyond Boring: Creating Scenario-based Learning That Engages Participants (Podcast)

Experiencing eLearning

Since the TLDC community has several D&D players, this version of the presentation has some references and examples related to D&D. You can listen to the audio (which should still be meaningful, even without the slides). His players aren’t engaged.

Understanding Video File Types: Codecs, Containers, and Outputs

TechSmith Camtasia

You may have heard the phrase video codec when referring to video files. It can digitize and compress an audio or video signal for transmission and convert an incoming signal to audio or video for reception. Audio actually uses its own codecs.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Audio Recording and Editing. The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). However, just placing the ability to record audio pre or post is not enough. There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Editing Audio. People want to edit their own audio, but here is the thing.

How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Do you import a bunch of PowerPoint slides, add a player skin with the obligatory Next and Previous buttons, attach some word documents as resources, and then hit publish? Would a reference document do the trick instead? We determine how to present the content interaction, presentation, demonstration, simulation, illustration, audio, video, case studies, stories and scenarios. When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it?

3 Types of ELearning

LearnDash

For years, many people thought that creating an elearning course was just the matter of taking an old PowerPoint presentation and publishing it in a fancy player. In this level, the content is simple and includes text, graphics, some audio, and simple test questions. Simulation elearning is highly interactive and relies heavily upon graphics, video, audio and some level of gamification. References: Designing Digitally.

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player. Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio. Transcripts are not time-synchronized, so they’re typically best for audio-only content like podcasts. Audio Description. Audio description (also referred to as “description” or “video description”) is an audio track that narrates the visual elements in media content.

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Articulate Storyline 360 Adds a Closed Captioning Feature

3Play Media

With Storyline’s new closed captions feature you can seamlessly add captions to both video and audio. To get started, you’ll need to create a caption file for your video or audio. You can export audio directly from your Articulate Presenter as a separate audio file for each slide or as a single audio file for the entire presentation. If you have a video or audio file you are embedding into the presentation, all you have to do is upload the video or audio file.

Light Up Your eLearning with Lightboxes in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

Because a lightbox is a call to separate slide, you can include video, animation, states, audio… in other words, anything you would include on a regular slide. To create a lightbox that can be viewed at any point in your course, you need to create a tab in your Storyline player. Start by clicking on the Player button on the ribbon to bring up the Player Properties dialog. As the days grow shorter, we start searching for ways to add more light to our days.

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Articulate Storyline 360 Adds a Closed Captioning Feature

3Play Media

With Storyline’s new closed captions feature you can seamlessly add captions to both video and audio. To get started, you’ll need to create a caption file for your video or audio. You can export audio directly from your Articulate Presenter as a separate audio file for each slide or as a single audio file for the entire presentation. If you have a video or audio file you are embedding into the presentation, all you have to do is upload the video or audio file.

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What are Some Best Practices for Storyline 360 Translation?

Yukon Learning

If you really want to “knock it out of the park,” you might avoid slang and idioms—like the baseball reference here—that could lose meaning internationally. ¡Hola! Bonjour! Are you distributing Storyline 360 e-Learning in multiple languages?

Don’t Ransack My Movies (DRM): Options Around Securing Online Video

Web Courseworks

A much narrower view of DRM may refer to a specific method of controlling the viewing of video using electronic licensing and cryptographic keys. Protecting against the least technically involved theft of video, a click of the “download” icon, may involve just a simple setting change in your video player. For example, adding the “nodownload” option to either the HTML or JavaScript portion of the video.controlsList for an HTML5 video player [1].

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3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

The University of Washington describes, “An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player.” Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio. Transcripts are not time-synchronized, so they’re typically best for audio-only content like podcasts. Audio Description. One major challenge with audio description is that it’s extremely hard to publish.

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Enhance Your Mobile Learning Delivery with 7 Eye-openers.

G-Cube

They are also keen on accessing social networking sites and streaming or downloading video or audio content via smartphones and mobiles. By employing responsive web design, you can ensure that the shell/course player and all media assets are automatically re-sized as per device specifications and the content has the same sensory impact across all devices. Elements like audio and video run well on the platform.

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Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

Designing or developing elearning requires experience in training and project management as much as audio and video production. I know managers include those references in job descriptions now simply because the last document did. Companies like OpenSesame are preparing for more video by creating a SCORM video player. What are the skills you need to land an elearning job? Working in elearning taps into many skill sets.

Articulate 360 Review: Why Your Business Should Strongly Consider Upgrading

Bottom-Line Performance

Responsive Player: Did you get excited when I said “responsive”? While a responsive player is heavily touted addition to Storyline 360, in reality, the player leaves developers a little wanting. In a nutshell, the responsive player provides a minimalist UI around your course with a hamburger menu on small devices. Sometimes the responsive player ends up being a bit of a miss. Have you ever watched Bob Ross paint, amazed by how the piece is taking shape?

Gong vs. Chorus – How Conversational Intelligence Tools Benefit Bigtincan’s Customers

Zunos

The combination of these factors provides what Gong refers to as “Revenue Intelligence,” which breaks down into: Deal Intelligence: Identifying churn signals and spotting deal risks. When the call is opened in Brainshark, the Gong player will show up directly inside the Brainshark player.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Simply record a live webinar and use the slides and recorded video and audio as the basis for your e-learning. So are best used when you are the dominant player in a market. And four times more likely to refer your brand to friends and family.

TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning

Learningtogo

Marketing companies also consider cognitive load when considering how much product information should be presented in an ad or on social media and game designers use it to decide how complex a game can be before it simply overwhelms the player. Germane load refers to information that helps the learner process the new information.

5 Ways to Make Your Course Videos More Interactive and Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Here’s a few different ways that Camtasia’s interactive elements will function externally: Host the video on your own web server using the TechSmith Smart Player Upload video to Screencast.com or Knowmia Pro. Refer to tip 2 for more information.

What’s Hot with Articulate 360? – Part 5: Presenter

CommLab India

Presenter 360 comes with an easy-to-use window that allows you to include navigation elements, branching, playlists, and Player tabs. Make the best use of audio in your online course – you can record, import, and edit audio, in a hassle-free manner. You can also ensure consistency in audio volume, across slides and interactivities. Embed web applications, gamified elements, and reference materials. Learners can be allowed to skip Player navigation.

Free L&D webinars for January 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Articulate Storyline: Creating, Saving, and Sharing Custom Players There are many variations in customizing the Player in Articulate Storyline. Create a custom Player for your organization or multiple custom Players for various departments within your organization.

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9 Clever Elearning and EdTech Trends You Must Try

eLearning Brothers

With the tremendous amount of EdTech (education technology) tools and platforms out there, eLearning resources becomes a key player in making big changes and advancement to the face of education. Moreover, you can find tons of videos, audio files, lesson plans, writing prompts, reference materials and simulations giving you a chance to experience endless possibilities beyond the traditional textbooks and classrooms. Guest post by Gabbie Keegan.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

It’s sometimes referred to as web-based training, sometimes as online training. For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”). Guides exist that show how to apply WCAG to elearning , and to PDFs , and other aspects of online training like video, audio, and social media. Can captions be added to audio-only content? Can audio be added to read text-only elements of videos?

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

AAC (m4a)–audio. Digital reference monitors–speakers for playback. Pop filters–you can buy it at any audio supply or use an old screen door and bend it around your mic. multitrack audio for Mac. Transcripts can be used if it’s just audio (mp3 or radio). Most people at their university use media players, not iPods. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R.

Why video game mechanics work, and how they’re used to engage online learners

Growth Engineering

That’s a lot of players, and an awful lot of spending! A large factor in the meteoric success of video games lies in their ability to engage players in ways that most other media could only dream of. Ambitious for the time, the game provided 3D replicas of entire cities, and allowed the player to climb up every single building they came across. Needless to say, this left the player with an enormous world to explore, both horizontally and vertically.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

It’s sometimes referred to as web-based training, sometimes as online training. For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”). Guides exist that show how to apply WCAG to elearning , and to PDFs , and other aspects of online training like video, audio, and social media. Can captions be added to audio-only content? Can audio be added to read text-only elements of videos?

How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5?

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe had made a formal announcement stating that by 2020, the company would no longer support the flash player plug-in. Flash files can be viewed on browsers using a Flash Player. Some third-party players are also used to view desktop and mobile apps. In fact, Flash player was seen to cause crashes with MACs. For content that you wish to reconvert, it is a good idea to create a cross-reference list for tracking the conversion process.

Video Games and Instructional Design

Adobe Captivate

Take a look at the image below (from Mario Kart Wii) that players are presented with after a Grand Prix – a series of four cumulatively scored races – and try to pick out the instructional design concepts that are in play on this screen alone. Each difference, no matter how minute, is considered a different State, and serves as a way to provide meaningful information to players…I mean learners. Audio – Ok, so maybe this was a bit of a trick!

The Profile of an e-Learner: It pays to know your learner better

G-Cube

For instance, audio commentary is often included in e-courses to provide the learners with suitable learning re-enforcement. Many learners, however, may find the audio accompaniment distracting while reading the content. In this case, providing the choice to turn off the audio or read the audio transcripts later can provide learning ease to learners who prefer to ‘read’ instead of ‘listen’.

E-learning: A simpler approach, please?

Coorpacademy

SCORM stands for shareable content object reference model, and is a model that was all about creating units of online training material that could be shared across systems. .

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19 Powerful Ways That Small Businesses Can Benefit From Thinkific

Spark Your Interest

Also there is a decorative, free, image (refer to tip 12 below). For example, we strip out the audio and transcribe it. Then the audio is synced up with the new slides and converted to a self-paced Thinkific course. Audio Lessons In Thinkific.

How to Make an Animated Explainer Video (Step-By-Step Guide)

TechSmith Camtasia

Step 3: Record and edit the audio narration. One option for recording audio is Adobe Audition. Then, edit your audio to remove bad takes, mistakes, and anything you won’t use. You should also remove background noise, breaths between lines, and, as much as possible, the little clicks and pops that many refer to as “mouth noises.” Here are a few other places you can try: YouTube Audio Library (Free).

Julie Dirksen – Sponge elearning podcast

Sponge UK

Here are the questions asked during the interview with their times for quick reference: 00.39 Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Our guest for episode 3 is highly respected instructional designer and author Julie Dirksen.

Gamification doesn’t mean developing games and there’s more!

Eat Learn Repeat

A Video Game is an electronic entertainment medium developed to engage the players who control a computer generated program. Audio Editing Expert. Actors (as a reference for CG characters). Audio Editing Expert. Where as in games, players have more freedom to explore various options which calls for even more effort from the developer. Gamification has been frequently talked about as one of the most happening trends in Learning and Development chapter.

More Than a Dozen Ways to Navigate an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

In this case, they used a screen capture of the course and annotations to highlight the main components of the player. This is my preferred approach for a course that uses a conventional interface like those that come with the rapid elearning players. The players are simple and follow normal conventions. In this second example, they use a custom player rather than the one that comes with the software. Most of the examples above use the default elearning player.