When Is Audio Narration Helpful?

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In a discussion on eLearning Heroes , Judith Reymond asked about the research on when or whether audio narration is helpful to adult learners. I usually don’t provide audio feedback on practice activities to give people a break.

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Recording Audio with Adobe Presenter

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Using audio narration in eLearning courses has been debated from both sides – some people feel that it is an enhancement that assists the learner in completing the course, while others argue that it can be distracting. Why use Adobe Presenter for Audio Narration?

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Adobe Presenter: Managing Voiceover Scripts

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Adobe Presenter has a pretty nifty way to help you display your voiceover script while recording audio. But that would create a mismatch between the printed script--which Presenter picks up automatically from the PowerPoint Notes pane--and your audio voiceover.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.   But when should you record your audio?

PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

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  Adding audio to a PowerPoint 2010 slide is simple. All you need to do is choose Insert > Audio and then open the audio clip. However,  However, when it comes to adjusting the audio, the option you might be looking for can be difficult to find.      In a perfect world, you would be able to make adjustments to an audio clip by either right-clicking a slide's sound icon, or by using the Audio Tools.

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Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

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by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices. If you choose  Import to , you will be presented with an  Import Audio  dialog box.

Camtasia Studio vs Adobe Presenter: Working with PowerPoint Presentations

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by Kevin Siegel       If you have already created a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint, it's very easy to re-purpose the presentation as eLearning content using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter.   To migrate PowerPoint presentations to Camtasia Studio projects, and then eLearning, you'll need to first install Camtasia Studio and, when prompted, install the Camtasia recording features for PowerPoint.

Does audio narration help eLearners?

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Unpacking the value add of audio narration in online learning. eLearning courses frequently present the same content in different forms. Typically, audio voiceover will also be displayed as text. Sometimes the learner has an option to hide the text and listen to the audio, or mute the audio and read the text, choosing one sensory channel over the other. But often the text is displayed along with the audio whether the learner wants to experience both or not.

How to Control Layer’s Audio in Storyline?

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In Articulate Storyline, developers often face this problem: the audio in different layers overlap when the option “hide other slide layers” is unchecked, leading to confusion. Here are the simple steps to control layer audio in a “click on tabs” interactivity.

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Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness

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It pays to be prepared as a Presenter: Conference calls will be more effective if you take extra effort in planning and preparing for your conference call. For presenters as well as participants, it is important to maintain decorum through the course of the call to ensure its impact.

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Adobe Captivate: Export and Share Audio and Images

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I had a PowerPoint developer ask to use one of the audio clips in my Captivate project in his PowerPoint presentation. Next, I right-clicked the audio clip and chose  Export. 

PowerPoint 2010: Audio Won't Trim? Compress It!

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  Have you ever been frustrated by an inability to trim audio in PowerPoint? Let's say you followed my instructions on how to play two songs sequentially in your PowerPoint presentation. Perhaps your plan was to play the first track when the presentation started, move to the second slide, let the track end and then have the second track start. Choose one of the three settings to compress the media (I chose Presentation Quality and it worked fine.if

Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Have you created a PowerPoint presentation and need to convert it into an eLearning course? Perhaps you need to add a quiz to the presentation and be able to track learner success? Adobe Presenter 9 allows you to transform your existing PowerPoint deck into eLearning complete with voiceover recordings, interactive objects, screen characters and videos. Among other things, you will add characters and scenes to add personality to your presentation.

Synchronizing Audio and Animation Timings with Adobe Presenter 7

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Adobe Presenter is a great tool for creating Flash-based eLearning courses from within Microsoft PowerPoint. You can add animation effects and SWF files along with narration, quizzes, and simulations to transform the drab presentations into interactive multimedia experiences. If you already have PowerPoint animations, such as flying or dissolving text and images, Presenter converts them [.]. Adobe Presenter How do I.

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Adobe Presenter: Convert Recorded Webinars to On-demand Resources

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There are dozens of tools in the market that can be used to transform content of a live webinar into an on-demand online learning material, out of which Adobe Presenter is inarguably the best because of the following reasons. Easy to Use : Adobe Presenter is a power-packed PowerPoint add-in.

How to Add Narration to a PowerPoint Presentation

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Can a presentation be a presentation without a presenter? Luckily, modern technologies let us give asynchronous presentations a human face and voice. Read this article to see how to add an audio or video narration to PowerPoint presentations. Shared.

Say Hello to Adobe Presenter 9 – And Hello to Video, Audio and PowerPoint Everywhere You Need It

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Today Adobe introduced the new Adobe Presenter 9, a fantastic tool for anyone to create interactive content and videos. Presenter has a long tradition of innovation. If you are in business, education or training, the new Presenter has a LOT to offer you. At it’s core, Adobe Presenter allows anyone to [.]. Adobe Presenter Community Documentation eLearning this week How do I.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

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When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. The post 12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools appeared first on.

Factors to Consider Before Adding Audio to an E-learning Course

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In eLearning courses, embedding audio enhances learner engagement and also helps them acquire information more effectively. To make your eLearning course effective, it’s important to use audio judiciously; this goes a long way in delivering a rich learning experience.

Using Scenarios in eLearning (My #TK11 Presentation)

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This is the question I posed to the group at my presentation here at ASTD’s TechKnowledge in San Jose. The truth is you can do a lot with text/graphics or text/graphics/audio. Using Scenarios in eLearning View more presentations from cammybean.

Adobe Captivate to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Many organizations prefer to convert their PowerPoint presentations, used in classrooms, into interactive e-learning courses using rapid authoring tools. Here are the steps: Open the PowerPoint presentation you want to convert to an e-learning course. Rapid e-learning is on the rise 1.

Recording PowerPoint Presentations like a Pro: Geetesh’s 13 Tips for Creating Great PowerPoint Slides

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Did you know that, until recently, PowerPoint lacked the option to save a presentation as a video? This inability made screen recorders like Camtasia necessary if you wanted to capture your PowerPoint presentations as video. Switch between one presentation to another while recording.

PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

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Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube.  If there was a need to add background music to the presentation in addition to narration, you would be in a bit of a pickle.

Publishing in Adobe Presenter

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Adobe Presenter is a great option for creating SCORM-compliant eLearning material for a learning management system (LMS) using PowerPoint. Using audio narration with Presenter is a great option available for those presentations that might need it. By Dean Hawkinson.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Formulate Instructional, Visual, and Audio Strategies and Decide the Interaction Level.

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PowerPoint: Converting Presentations to HTML5 with iSpring Converter

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And I have found plenty of tools not to like when it comes to making your PowerPoint presentation play on iDevices.   In the past, I have saved my PowerPoint presentations intended for mass distribution as videos. For example, I have a presentation that allows the user to click an image of a folder to "view" its contents. The apparent functionality was created with PowerPoint triggers and actions, which cause the presentation to branch to the relevant slide.

Power packed enhancements for Adobe Presenter Video Creator!

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Today we released a new update for Adobe Presenter. Here are the new enhancements for Video Creator in Adobe Presenter 8.0.1: Audio waveform on the timeline: Now the Presenter Video Creator displays the audio waveform on [.]. Adobe Presenter eLearning Suite How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Presenter 8.0.1 Adobe Presenter Video Creator rapid elearning

A Narrative Approach to e-Learning: Have we had enough of it?

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Along with Text and Visuals, Audio forms the backbone of e-learning delivery. According to the popular handbook to e-learning design – E-learning and the Science of Instruction – ‘presenting words in audio rather than onscreen text results in significant learning gains.’

Give a voice to your presentation by using audio on PowerPoint slides

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A striking example is an audio enabled PowerPoint presentation, which allows you to use a combination of images, text and sound to deliver information to learners. Combining text & audio in course materials increased learning effectiveness by 40%.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

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Some of the courses I’ve taken were clearly PowerPoint presentations and designed to be eLearning.   If the course is boring or too long, I admit that I tend to skim through the presentation or simply click the Next Page button until I get credit for the course.

Adobe Presenter 7.0.7 is HERE with ActionScript 3.0 Support

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Today I’m happy to report that our much anticipated update of Adobe Presenter with full support for ActionScript 3.0 (AS3) AS3) is here, and this is a free update to anyone who owns Adobe Presenter 7, or any version of our Adobe eLearning Suite.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Synchronizing Voiceover Audio with Slide Builds

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by Jennie Ruby  Suppose you have hired voiceover talent to record the audio for your Adobe Presenter project. The script is organized by which slide in your PowerPoint presentation each audio segment belongs to. When you preview your presentation, everything plays smooth as silk until--there is a click-activated animation on slide 12. Now, as the pre-recorded audio plays, the slide just sits there, and the animation is never activated.

An e-learning chemistry lesson: how to mix text and audio

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One of these is the enduring question of how to use text and audio within e-learning, which prompted some debate and some interesting experiment results. During Clive Shepherd’s session on media chemistry , we were separated into groups, each considering one particular element of online communication (text, images, audio, animation or video) and establishing its advantages and disadvantages. This opened up the discussion about the relationship between text and audio.