Quality Control: Best Practices in Online Course Design and Delivery

CourseArc

Like any other product or service, online course design and development must be subjected to quality control (QC) standards to ensure that its users’ needs are truly being met. Designing and Delivering High Quality.

5 Tips For Quality Assurance In eLearning

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In addition the ROI of technology-aided learning is also a concern, keeping in mind investments in technology and infrastructure. The only way to lessen scepticism is to provide adequate assurance of quality in e-learning and prove that it fulfills the training needs well.

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7 Components of High-Quality Online Content

CourseArc

Whether you are teaching students face-to-face, in a blended environment, or fully online, preassessment is really important, and with technology, does not have to add to your grading workload. Students of today are very different from those in the past. Is education changing to keep up?

How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio for E-Learning

Mindflash

Let’s get one thing out of the way right from the start and answer the question, “Should you use audio narration in your e-learning courses?” There are two ways to go when recording audio narration. Here are some tips to get the most out of recording audio yourself.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

organizations: • Value personal development among their teams • Create curated learning experiences • Use learning technologies to achieve their goals As leading analysts Fosway Group point out, learning technology deserves a much more strategic. audio elements, including your voice.

Effective eLearning Voiceover Audio: Sell It!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" The audio is one of the most important pieces of your eLearning content and it needs to be presented in a dynamic and convincing way. Technology. The technology, including the processing of audio and video for streaming, will suck the energy out of your presentation. Voiceover audio that has a monotone delivery is not going to keep your audience engaged through all those distractions. e-learning eLearning voiceover audioby Jeff Hanley.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. I was surprised by how good the audio was considering the poor experiences I've had with most built-in microphones in the past.

Four Emerging Technologies that L&D Leaders Need to Consider

Bottom-Line Performance

I attended the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show two weeks ago with an eye to seeing what technologies have potential application within the L&D industry. Keep in mind as you review this list that I am fully aware of how L&D is is notoriously slow to adopt new technologies.

Microphones and Audio Information

Tony Karrer

that were asking about quality differences between a Blue Snowball mic and SHURE mics. I start by going to eLearning Learning and then I search for something like audio which gets me quickly to a page that's a bunch of great posts and other items all about Audio in eLearning.

How to Use Augmented Reality for Technology Based Learning

Origin Learning

Technology acts funny at times. On the other hand, cutting edge graphics and 3D technology make it possible to create life like, real environments! Cutting edge graphics and animations using 3D and special effects tools have made it possible to deliver high quality training.

How Technology Solutions Made Learning Process Easy

Origin Learning

It is as if the technology wave that we are witnessing is what is determining the learning path. Technology is used to convey reality through the virtual medium and simulated environments. Audio guidance and visual displays for complex tasks.

Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer

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Technology has made training and learning more accessible and learner-friendly. Technology can provide a vehicle for continuing conversations beyond the time and space constraints of the classroom and conflicting schedules. Audio/Video/Web Conferencing.

Hospitality Industry and E-Learning Technologies – Some Experiences and Insights

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Adoption of e-learning technologies provides a definite competitive advantage for businesses today in all the leading industries of the world. So the only effective way to implement impactful learning is to reduce the costs and increase the quality of training.

E-learning tools and technologies used in online training

Your Training Edge

Thanks to technology , today we don’t even feel the geographical gap between teachers and students. Online learning uses a lot of technologies. There are many technologies that complete each other in different ways.

Kitaboo College – Enabling Higher Education with Technology

Kitaboo

Educational content nowadays is available in readable formats and also in the form of audios and videos. High quality videos can be added to enrich the content further. Education Technology / June 6, 2019. Education Technology / February 28, 2018.

Assistive Technology: Creating new possibilities for Differently Abled Learners

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Technology has changed the way learning is created and consumed in the 21 st century. With the help of Assistive Computer Technology (AT) anybody – irrespective of any disability – can effectively interact with a computer.

Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. The technology has to work. I paid for the audio guided tour.

2017 Brandon Hall Awards Ceremony: An Elegant Evening

Web Courseworks

The Web Courseworks team won a Bronze Award for our Quality Improvement Education platform. The videos and audio, including a rock band, came off as expertly produced. Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Brandon Hall Awards ceremony.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Digital Audio Basics

The E-Learning Curve

Well-designed, planned, narrated and produced audio content has the facility to engage the audience and transport the listener, providing the right cognitive environment for learning or entertainment or whatever goal the podcast seeks to achieve.

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Adobe Captivate: Two-Bits for the Best Rate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can easily record audio from within Captivate by choosing Audio > Record to. You can record audio directly to slide objects, a single slide, multiple slides, or the project background. Regardless of your choice, you'll find yourself in the Slide Audio dialog box.

How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. Page after page of text, interspersed with some poor quality images, don’t really make for the most engaging educational material. In addition, adding music, videos, animations, audio explanations, etc., eBooks also allow easy incorporation of gaming technologies, multimedia features, interactive quizzes and puzzles.

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How eBooks Make for Valuable Classroom Technology

MagicBox

Bringing technology tools into the classroom has proven to have positive consequences in terms of the quality of learning. Page after page of text, interspersed with some poor quality images, don’t really make for the most engaging educational material. In addition, adding music, videos, animations, audio explanations, etc., eBooks also allow easy incorporation of gaming technologies, multimedia features, interactive quizzes and puzzles.

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5 Possibilities for Blockchain in Education Technology

Magic EdTech

It was made very easy to transfer/share audio files using Napster (a network for file sharing in 1999). The technology was benefitted with a computer with so ease that it got Tower Records which eventually led to the shutting down of around its 89 stores based out of U.S.

The Right Assistive Technology Can Maximize Accessibility for People with Auditory Impairment

Magic EdTech

Today, with advances in technology, accessibility can be maximized with the help of assistive tech solutions. Assistive Technology: Breaking the Barriers . Assistive technology is the gateway for people with auditory impairment to lead a better quality of life.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production

The E-Learning Curve

Today, I'm going to talk about digital audio, and the basic hardware and software you'll need to begin creating your own podcasts. In the last five years however, the price of recording audio has gone down, while the quality of consumer recording devices has increased exponentially.

Pep Up Classroom Training With Technology

CommLab India

Advancements in Internet technologies have reduced the attention spans of learners, further straining the traditional methods. To counter all this, the use of technology has become essential in the learning and teaching ecosphere. Learning Technology Classroom Training

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

One of the concerns raised by various comments during the series has been around the quality of the results of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voices and if that was suitable for eLearning. Silence - The Silence tag inserts a specified number of milliseconds of silence into the output audio stream.

A Recipe for Success: Recording Clear Audio for Your E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

The ability to record and edit audio is becoming easier and easier due to user-friendly technology. Most computers are sold with software preloaded that makes audio recording a snap. Here is the recipe we use for our in-house audio recording.

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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.

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Tips For Creating Video-based Content And Choosing The Right Technology To Support It: Getting The Value Advantage Of Video-based Learning

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A talking-head video essentially focusses on a person, who holds the attention of the audience through powerful content – duly complemented with audio as well as visuals. This ensures uniform quality of video delivery and a lifelike viewing experience with minimal delays or buffering. ?

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3 Common Mistakes in Translating Online Course Audio Scripts

CommLab India

We all know that good audio narration goes a long way in enhancing the efficacy of an e-learning course. Today, let us look at three common mistakes in translating an e-learning audio script. Correct pronunciation plays a key role in enhancing the quality of audio narration.

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Best Practices for Voice-Over

CourseArc

Oftentimes, the subject matter experts record audio themselves. ” Two hundred words typically equals 1 minute of produced audio, so if you are trying to keep the multimedia clip short, you may need to trim the script. Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand.

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Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

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Time for Change: MOOCs and Learning Technology

CLO Magazine

Massive open online courses are transforming learning technology. The demand for MOOCs stems from an enormous appetite for branded, high-quality education among students around the world who cannot afford expensive private education. Best of all, the educational startups that develop MOOCs can take advantage of the market for mobile technology, which puts educational access into the hands of students of all ages around the world.

Is HTML5 Ready for eLearning Development?

Upside Learning

Audio/Video Support – HTML5 has added new video and audio tags that can play video/audio in a browser without a plugin but it doesn’t officially support any video or audio format.