Twine, Video Review, Chatbot: ID Links 7/6/21

Experiencing eLearning

This post includes links on Twine resources, video review and creation tools, a chatbot example, and an online marketplace for elearning assets. Video review tools. Screenlight Video Review & Approval. A tool for collecting feedback on video, audio, or images.

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25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

TalentLMS

Video drives learning. But in the age of TikTok and Instagram, where the average user consumes around 60 videos on a daily basis , the pressure to create training videos that are relevant and keep learners’ engagement is high. Tools for specific video types. Hippo Video.

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Press Play: 5 Tips for Writing Audio Scripts

SweetRush

Do you want to write blockbuster audio scripts that will make stars of your on-screen characters and have your audience reaching for popcorn and hoping for a sequel? If you’re already visualizing your acceptance speech, keep reading for our top five tips for writing audio scripts.

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Online Learning Programs: Why Every Institution is Going Digital

Hurix Digital

Online learning programs or learning by using online resources gained momentum in the last decade. Immersive Content: Digital content is created using various media types such as audio, video, graphics and animations.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. positively to screen-capture videos and usually watch.

Import, play and track media with video, audio and PDF support in SCORM Cloud

Rustici Software

Today’s learning and training programs go far beyond traditional eLearning courses. Whether it’s video based micro-learning or supplementary documents, training content comes in many different shapes and sizes.

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10 Reasons Every University Must Invest in Online Program Development

Hurix Digital

By investing in online program development , universities can create a distinctive brand identity, maintain financial stability, further their reach and achieve academic excellence. Universities can reap various benefits by investing in online program development.

4 Best Practices for Keeping an Organized eLearning Video Library

ej4 eLearning

I’m not talking about your closet; I’m talking about your video library. ” Similar to how having too many “someday” dresses can make it difficult to find your everyday clothes, having too many videos can overload your employees. If you currently have a video library, run some usage reports and see what your employees are or are NOT watching. Learning styles of learners: considerations for visual, audio, and reading/writing learners. It’s March!

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. How to add audio descriptions.

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What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio Best Practices. Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. They do a great job of picking up only the audio that is close by. Selecting an Audio Recorder. So you’ve picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. Most audio recorders use XLR or ?”

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Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio. For some, this may actually be a preferred way of syncing events to audio. Audio timings are set with the Lectora audio editor. Import Audio as an FLV File.

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My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

While I’ve covered audio recording tips and tricks in the past, one of the most frequent questions I’m still asked is about microphones. I’ll have to admit, I’m no audio pro and I’m also a bit less dogmatic about audio quality than some elearning developers. My main goal is to get decent sounding audio without a lot of post-production. Simple Audio Recording Tips. You want to record the best audio quality you can initially.

eLearning videos: The ultimate guide for successful video-based learning

TalentLMS

Video is a fast-growing eLearning resource. But making eLearning videos a successful addition to your training package requires planning and support. What we’ll cover: Benefits of eLearning videos. Types of eLearning videos. How to create an eLearning video.

Beginner’s Guide to Pinterest Video Accessibility

3Play Media

Pinterest video content allows businesses to capture their audience’s attention better and engage in a fresh way. Over the past few years, Pinterest video has increased, likely due to its proven value for brands. How to Create Accessible Social Media Video.

Audio in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

Audio is a powerful and impactful tool, but it is often used incorrectly within e-learning courses. A common question is "Should we have audio in the e-learning module that exactly matches the text on the screen?" It’s not that you can’t learn from audio and text, it is just that the learning is more productive if the two are separate (audio that enhances what is on the screen not repeats it word-for-word). Is it good to have audio to describe graphics on the screen?

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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?

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain. And recording clean audio can be tough, especially in noisy environments. Whether it’s background noise or less-than-ideal equipment, sometimes you end up with hissy audio. Take a listen to what software noise removal can do: Noisy Audio. Clean Audio ?. How to Reduce Audio Noise in Audacity. It accepts a wide range of audio file types and has a perfectly serviceable noise removal tool. Video

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

TechSmith Camtasia

An important part of creating good video is good audio. Not everyone will be fortunate enough to have a sound booth or an environment that is ideal for recording audio in, but you don’t have to let it ruin your videos. Let’s take a look at what you can do to make sure you can record good audio for your videos. . See, rooms are dynamic and some parts of your room might be better for recording audio than others. Video

The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Watch the video, read the post, or do both! Either way, you’ll be well on your way to creating better screen recording videos. An outline or script will help guide you through your recording, for a better final video. How long is the ideal screencasting video?

How to Make a Video Louder

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever felt like the audio on your video was too quiet or too loud? Getting the right volume for your videos can seem tricky if you don’t have access to high-end recording equipment, but that isn’t necessarily true! Easily create professional-looking videos with Camtasia.

Uploading videos and audio from other IOS devices

Adobe Captivate

Currently I am working on the trial version of Adobe Captivate (Having a lot of fun just its a serious learning curve) and currently having trouble transferring videos and audio recordings from my iPhone or iPad to the program. However, sometimes the video and audio are slow to load or play.

How to Blur a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Blurring parts of your videos can be a great way to add privacy and eliminate distractions. However, some video editing software can be tricky. Who wants to play with lots of overly complicated settings just to blur one small piece of information on a video? Video

How to Publish Online Video

3Play Media

Online video has completely permeated the online space and continues to be a staple in many people’s digital experience. Whether it be live or prerecorded, the demand for video doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. That’s a ton a video! Tips for Creating Online Videos.

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How Important Is Localizing Your Elearning Content For Sales And Marketing Team

Swift eLearning Services

In a broader way, eLearning localization is understood as translating eLearning content into the language of the new target audience.

The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program

ej4 eLearning

Why should video be an important part of your training mix? Videos help keep learners engaged. The same applies to video training; when you’re watching you can easily pause the flow of information to take notes or take a moment to think about what you just watched. Videos are demonstration friendly. With video, trainers can break down a complex project and deliver piece by piece, creating building blocks for the learner. Did you see that video?

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9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. Below are 9 planning steps to take before running your next virtual learning program.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Making that first video can feel like a struggle. However, learning how to edit video content doesn’t have to be difficult and you’re DEFINITELY not alone! We’re here to help you survive your first video. Click the video below to get started. Get video editing software.

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VIDEO LEARNING

Raptivity

Let’s take the case of video learning. What is video learning anyway? Jadin, Gruber and Batinic say that “Video-based e-lectures offer interactive learning and more vivid and personalized forms of self-regulated learning.” link] Bill Tucker in his article on Flipped Classrooms writes “Videos of lectures viewed prior to class make up what is now being coined the ‘Flipped Classroom.’ link] By Michel Horn Summer 2013 Are others using video learning successfully?

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Video beats the audio star

Moodle Journal

The particular course that I selected for this is my High Level Programming for level 4 students, and to date I have made about 40 recordings. At the start of this term decided to try using my PDA to record parts of my lectures, and these recording are in range of 3 to 4 minutes. But I thought I would tryout something of an experiment by making these recording available in two forms, one being a straightforward mp3, while the other would feature a speaking CrazyTalk avatar.

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eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  The learners we address with our eLearning projects are bombarded with information, often in the form of movies, videos, and television. So with absolutely no motion on screen, how long can the audio drone on? On a software demo video, a lack of action for as little as 7 seconds can have the learner shaking the mouse to see if the video is still running-even if the audio voiceover is continuing.

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

It’s predicted that 82% of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2020. If you’re publishing video content for training, marketing, or other purposes, that’s a great first step to keeping up with the trends. But, with that much content, you have a lot of competition when it comes to getting viewers and engagement to your video content. How to Create Accessible Video. Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio.

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10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. Today I want to share some free or inexpensive ways to work with the audio in your elearning courses. Your audio quality is never going to be better than what you originally recorded. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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How to Trim a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

When you make a video, you are constantly competing for people’s attention. Trimming the beginning or end of a video can help your video get the attention it deserves. . Trimming usually refers to taking off either part of the beginning or end of a video clip. Video

How to easily translate explainer videos into other languages

mysimpleshow

With multilingual videos, you can engage international audiences and market your brand globally. Take advantage of this tremendous marketing opportunity by learning how to translate explainer videos into a variety of languages.

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Fiverr.com: When You Need a Little Audio

E-learning Uncovered

While character audio adds life and variety to a course, it comes with some logistical challenges. Or do you line up a bunch of professional audio talent and end up paying each one his/her minimum fee for just a few lines? Describing itself as “the world’s largest marketplace for services, starting at $5,” Fiverr offers many options for the audio you need. Each artist provides an audio sample, giving you an idea of what you can expect the finished product to sound like.

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Guide to Create Perfect Retail Sales Training Programs

ProProfs

In this blog post, I’ll be unboxing everything worth knowing about retail training programs. Related Read: How to Develop Your First Employee Training Program. Support of higher-ups or management buy-in is necessary for any training program in any industry. Did you know?

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How One Instructional Designer Prepares Successful Videos (and You Can Too) with Lee Rodrigues

TechSmith Camtasia

Instructional videos are a cornerstone of many training programs, onboarding processes, and team communication. But if you have never produced your own videos, it can be a bit of a daunting project. Lee helped them to prototype a more engaging video. Scripting videos.

How to Get the Perfect Audio Recording for Captioning

3Play Media

With the following tips, you’ll be able to choose the perfect microphone, create the perfect recording space, and capture the perfect audio. What direction will the audio be coming from (i.e Sure, they are convenient, but built-in microphones tend to capture unwanted background noises and will result in an echo-y and distant audio quality. The number one thing to keep in mind when recording audio is to make sure there is no ambient noise around.

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Tips For Making A Technical Tutorial Video

Learnloft

One of the reasons is the enormous amount of existing tutorial videos for all kinds of activities: technical and computer topics, equipment configuration, DIY recipes, etc., More and more people are encouraged to make video tutorials and share their knowledge and experience with other people.

Voice-over videos for eLearning: A step-by-step guide

TalentLMS

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the phrase “ voice-over video? ”. Voice-over is an extremely versatile type of video and can be used on anything from movie trailers to college lectures to, of course, corporate training. There are many types of voice-over video.

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