Adobe Captivate: Say Hello to Version 7

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Case in point: version 7 of the Captivate software was released today. Provide audio feedback in response to the learner's drag-and-drop actions. HTML5 Support for Microsoft PowerPoint Import your PowerPoint project, including text, shapes, audio, and animations, into Adobe Captivate 7 and publish them directly to HTML5. Allow your learners to access additional web-based reference material that complements course content. by Kevin Siegel.

3 Steps to Play Audio in Adobe Edge Animate

eLearning Brothers

One of the most common requests with Adobe Edge Animate I have seen from the very beginning has been the ability to play audio within HTML5 animations. Edge Animate does not natively support audio so it is not a simple import option like it is with Flash. Since audio is almost a necessity for eLearning, “How do I play audio in Adobe Edge Animate files?” So let’s use Edge Commons for our eLearning audio.

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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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How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy

TechSmith Camtasia

My proposal was to put together an Avaya version of Khan Academy. Camtasia gave us great features like the ability to use templates, splice video and audio in, as well as special editing features to highlight or zoom to certain parts of the screen. We’ve also partnered with the product documentation teams to include references to our program directly in the product documentation. The post How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. be referred back to at any time. provide processing on video and audio content. refer to the assets and features your learners see and use as they navigate your courses. different version of your courses for the myriad.

5 Reasons You Should Check Out Upside2Go’s New Version

Upside Learning

Just yesterday we released the new version of Upside2Go , our revolutionary mLearning platform. A first, major release since Upside2Go’s launch back in 2011, the new version takes mLearning delivery and performance support to a whole new level. Accommodating everything from video/audio files to documents in a mobile device becomes a challenge after a point with the large sized files starting to consume a good bulk of the device space.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Essential Reading for Instructional Design?

Learning Visions

As an instructional designer/eLearning professional, what books are the essential tools in your reference library ? They might refer to theory, but they dont get bogged down in it: e-Learning and the Science of Instruction by Ruth Clark and Richard Mayer Michael Allens Guide to E-Learning by Michael Allen Gadgets, Games & Gizmos for Learning by Karl Kapp Last May, I started a bit of a list in this post: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit.

Lesson I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player | LearnNuggets

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Some refer to it as the Articulate Presenter Community Player while others refer to it as a Skin. Of the thousands of on-line tutorials I’ve read in my day, I always find myself wandering off in search of a term or an explanation to a topic the author referred to in the tutorial. This player will have the ability to turn on and off audio, although in this example I did not record any. The ActionScript for the player is written in version 2.0

Hotspots for a 2D image – worfklow 1

Adobe Captivate

This first post shows a project where the functionality of VR hotspots is being duplicated as close as possible: When user clicks a hotspot, text, image and/or audio will appear, and automatically disappear after a specified time (here you can also use video, which is not possible in a VR project). You can download the project file (created in version 11.0.1.266) from this link. Here is one example screenshot for the hotspot referring to the Virtual Reality project: Conclusion.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Online Portfolios

Learning Visions

Thursday, August 02, 2007 Online Portfolios Jennifer Madrell shows us a great example of an online portofolio , which she calls a "svelte and sparkly version of this blog - that is a requirement and capstone project at Indiana University." Shes included samples of wikis and courses she has created, links to podcasts, references and her resume. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Presenting Event Video with Portable Network Graphics and JavaScript

Adobe Captivate

The downside of the “Delay” method is that when you enter a slide, a short amount of video is played resulting in movement within the playback frame and an audio “pop”. My solution involved editing the videos so the first couple of seconds were occupied with a still image with no audio track. I really enjoyed creating the original proposal for my client, and this version, as well. References. Click to Play Project.

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).

LSDX 2021 Week 2 Highlights

Experiencing eLearning

Avoid teaching in alt text; include the information in the main text, then refer back to it in the alt text. Invest in audio first, then some inexpensive lighting and a green screen. Last year, I attended an earlier version of this presentation by Diane Elkins and Amy Morrisey.

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

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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.

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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Podcasting for E-Learning: Putting it all together

The E-Learning Curve

I have edited this piece down a little but in the unedited version of this podcast, the lecture proper does not begin until nearly two minutes into the podcast. Which podcast has more value for your audience? __ References: Pafford, I. Tags: Audio content development educational media technology in education podcast content authoring I've been discussing one of the lesser-covered aspects of podcasting: delivering effective voice-over narration.

What IS mLearning?

Bottom-Line Performance

Just-in-time reference content. Reference tool. However, modules contain audio that is critical to hear – and if you are in a crowded place, you may not want audio. Learning game — Tablet version. Learning game — iPhone and Android version. The Knowledge Guru Quick 10 is an abbreviated version of the full Knowledge Guru. (We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.”

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Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

I find it helpful to refer clients to these sources, especially if they think training development should take barely any time. Audio Production: 6%. I’ll assume less than that because it’s a conversion and a lot of analysis has already been done with the face-to-face version. Audio will be created by someone else, so I won’t include that in my estimate either. That’s not including writing a script or recording audio.

Learning Content Development: The Agile Way With Xyleme

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Incremental and Iterative: Agile focuses on incremental development in fixed iterations, also referred to as sprints. Instructional designers can reuse content, images, and audio/sound effects from the library by dragging and dropping them into a course. This information can be used to publish multiple versions of the same course for different user profiles and helps to make the content searchable. Maintain versions of content and outputs.

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Breathing life into Employee Development Trainings – An e-learning perspective

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Job-aids were imbedded within the course for easy and ready reference – as per the need of the learner. To address this need, two separate versions of the course was created – one with minimal text but enhanced graphics and animations and the other with descriptive text, audio descriptions and minimal interactivities. The learner could choose the version that would best suit him or her and proceed to learn effectively.

Book Review: Visual Design Solutions

Experiencing eLearning

As instructional designers, we often communicate visually as well as with text, audio, and other media. I have an electronic version of the book, and I think I would have enjoyed a print version more. I tend to buy physical books for my reference texts (as this book will be). If you’re normally a Kindle person, don’t let this stop you, but if you’re not sure, I’d go with the print version.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

It’s sometimes referred to as web-based training, sometimes as online training. Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”).

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Use audio and video to create impactful learning. Contrary to popular belief, audio and video can be introduced in an e-course without creating a hole in training budgets. Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. You can ask the SME to create a rough-cut audio recording accompanying the content – all the while keeping it informal and simple. This rough-cut can then be transcribed and edited to create the final script for the audio-voiceover.

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eCombat: Lessons from the Interactive Battlefields of Afghanistan

Vignettes Learning

According to the writer, this upgraded version is far better than previous Army digitized books. Maps shift, videos load, audio plays and pictures scroll to complement the text.” The book version of the Vanguard of Valor is free and can be downloaded from iTunes. Our Belief. At Vignettes Learning we use stories in eLearning; however, we make them interactive. The emphasis is getting learners involved in the story and not just telling the learners the story. Synthesis.

The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In Learning

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Smart learning content can also be used to design a digital curriculum and content across a variety of devices, including video, audio, and an online assistant. Another advanced version of Intelligent Tutoring Systems is avatar-based training modules which were developed by the University of Southern California to train military personnel being sent on international posts. Content analytics refers to AI (specifically machine learning) platforms that optimize learning modules.

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Transcript Formats Explained

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If you’re a video or audio content creator, or if video or audio are an important part of your marketing strategy, transcripts can be helpful to you. First, transcripts make video and audio content more accessible to d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals. On top of that, transcripts are accommodating to those consuming video and audio media in a sound sensitive environment, as well as those who are non-native English speakers.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

Depending on the audience and goal, content designed for a previous version might still be relevant. Greetings, software version numbers, small interface changes, references and corporate branding elements come as regular examples to mind. By purposefully leaving out the version number in the second example, the video content can likely be repurposed for the next version of the Camtasia software without causing user confusing. Edit audio and video separately.

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

Similarly, different language versions are common to include. For example, different versions could be created for patients, employees, or family members. As well, a quick reference guide was also created. As part of the visit, the nurse would bring a large reference binder.

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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. Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. For example, WCAG requires that non-text content (such as images) have a text alternative (often referred to as “alt text.”).

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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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. So if you’re going ahead with the creating a tutorial video, be sure to include a text version of the content as well. Reference: A Review on Video Streaming in Education by Supriya Bhosale, Prof.

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What Is Transcription?

3Play Media

Perhaps you’ve found yourself in a situation where you’re eager to watch a video or listen to audio, but it’s not the time or place to do so. Transcription is the process in which speech or audio is converted into a written document. Transcription is a great option to make audio-only programs, such as podcasts and radio shows, more accessible to d/Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Believe it or not, transcribing video and audio in-house or on your own is quite simple.

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How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

In many cases, you may have several versions available for the different knowledge levels of your customers. Simply record a live webinar and use the slides and recorded video and audio as the basis for your e-learning. Podcasts – a growing trend is an audio channel.

Transcript Formats Explained

3Play Media

If you’re a video or audio content creator, or if video or audio are an important part of your marketing strategy, transcripts can be helpful to you. First, transcripts make video and audio content more accessible to d/Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. On top of that, transcripts are accommodating to those consuming video and audio media in a sound sensitive environment, as well as those who are non-native English speakers.

The Online Learning Jargon Buster

Learning Pool

Bandwidth refers to the maximum rate of data that can be transferred across a connection. . There are a few different versions of SCORM but most online courses and LMSs use SCORM 1.2 Micro-learning can be videos, animations, audio files, or e-learning.

6 Ways to Use Microlearning to Enable Learning in the Flow of Work

Tesseract Learning

Flipbooks are the latest version of eBooks. The latest authoring tools enable integrating audio files and video clips into flipbooks to enhance the impact. You can use PDFs, eBooks, and flipbooks as short learning guides or quick reference guides.

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?

Keep Yourself Organized: Create a Folder/File Structure that Works for You

Adobe Captivate

Given the number of graphics in a course, audio narration files, video segments, and assets created in other programs such as Adobe Photoshop or Camtasia Studio to support your Captivate course, you can easily have hundreds of assets with different file extensions, even for a moderately sized course. In folder 3, I place things like instructional design references, downloads from webinars, and anything which supports the work I do but which is not related to any specific project.

TMI! Cognitive Overload and Learning

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For example, have you ever included a history of a tool, process or concept, when the learner really only needs to know how to use today’s version? Germane load refers to information that helps the learner process the new information. For example, if you overdo text or audio, the learner will be unable to process the incoming information quickly enough to move it from short to longer term memory.

Award Nominee Reveals His eLearning Authoring Toolkit [Guest Post]

eLearning Weekly

Most commonly you’ll need software to publish to a SCORM compliant module, but which version of SCORM does your LMS use? I’ve also used Audacity , a free audio creation and editing tool, as well as various video encoding and editing tools. It allows the user to include audio, simple interactive animations, quizzes, and flash video. In my experience, the screen size is appropriate for reference material and some interactive job aids.