Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops. Stock Audio. Bring your courses to life with audio clips. Stock Videos. Video rocks! Access video footage and motion graphics.
Audio Best Practices
JULY 19, 2016
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. Can’t see the embedded video? Recording Audio.
eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
AMERICAN FORK, Utah — November 17, 2014 — eLearning Brothers today announced that it will offer over 500,000 stock photos, graphics, vectors, videos and audio files to the training and development community.
Why Training Needs Video
APRIL 24, 2017
The shift has arrived, and video is King! You may or may not be shocked by this but not enough of us are creating video to help the people in our organizations. However, we hesitate to produce video. It seems for a lot of people video is a skill that is unreachable.
eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
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?
12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools
DECEMBER 25, 2014
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. iMovie allows you to turn your home video into your favorite film with just a few clicks. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Windows Movie Maker is an easy to use video editing production suite.
Video Learning Platforms
MARCH 7, 2013
Video Killed the Radio Star debuts. Everyone watches it – because it is the first video to be seen on the station. 2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. Grab your Video.
How to Create Engaging Video-based eLearning
MAY 8, 2014
If that doesn’t make your jaw drop, then think about the fact that viewers spend twice as much time engaging with video content over text only. Video is great because it appeals to many types of learners. Story is particularly compelling when paired with video-based learning.
Three Reasons Not to Use Audio Narration in Your Online Training
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
Audio narration is part of multimedia and adds a lot of value to your elearning courses. However, there are times when it makes sense to NOT use audio. Do Not Use Audio Narration When They Can’t Hear It. support audio and if they need headsets.
Using Lectora to Sync Audio
JANUARY 4, 2012
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.
Audio in E-Learning
NOVEMBER 3, 2009
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?
When Should You Use Video in eLearning?
OCTOBER 19, 2016
Lights, camera, action…everyone loves a video! And, videos make a great addition to eLearning courses. But is a video always the right option? First things first, don’t include a video just to add some pizazz to your eLearning course. Will a short video clip suffice?
Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About
AUGUST 2, 2016
The music can be distracting, or overpower the vocal track making your video unwatchable. The answer is in having a secondary audio track with either sound effects, or music. Ducking can be done in Camtasia, but Notching requires a dedicated audio editor like Adobe Audition.
4 Best Practices for Keeping an Organized eLearning Video Library
MARCH 10, 2017
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. It’s March!
Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?
APRIL 28, 2015
Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. Bottom line, for use in the 360training authoring system, you need a tool that will export your audio file in MP3 format.
How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning
JULY 13, 2016
We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it. Whether it’s unwanted static, an echo, or ambient room noise, bad audio can distract your learners from the content in your e-learning course and prevent them from clearly receiving your message.
Video-based Learning: Create Effective Learning Videos By Avoiding Five Common Mistakes
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
Video-based learning is not exactly a new way of learning that has been explored recently. With the onset of mobile technologies, video-based content can now be easily accessed and can provide effective just-in-time learning. This will help getting the video too long as well.
Video Creation: The Basics
MARCH 9, 2017
If you’ve never made a video before this post will dig into a high level workflow of how it’s done. As you become more comfortable with video creation you’ll refine your process to suit your own needs and efficiency. Proper lighting is the number one factor in video quality.
Why video is the superior tool for learning
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
While these courses include a broad range of subjects, and are present on various different platforms, one thing that almost all MOOCs have in common is the emphasis on conveying content to the learner through video. The choice of the video is not evident.
The Return Of Video To eLearning
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. I agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Ten or fifteen years ago, video was used by most organizations for training.
Kickstart a Video Campaign with this Simple Process
MARCH 8, 2017
I know you’ve heard it, “Video is the next big thing” and “Video converts”… Marketers hear this all day long, and it’s true. Videos are a great way to reach your audience and resonate on a personal level.
7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures
JUNE 14, 2016
Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake.
3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
It is a well-known and accepted fact that videos improve the effectiveness of online learning. There are many ways of creating a video-based learning module. Short video-based learning nuggets. Incorporating real-life images and videos. Animated videos.
Video Best Practices
APRIL 20, 2015
Video is enhancing almost everything in our lives. And when it comes to video creation, a little preparation goes a long way. The possibilities are endless when it comes to what you can do with video. Can’t see the embedded video? Can’t see the embedded video?
4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning
MARCH 25, 2016
The online video revolution that has occurred in the past decade influences many aspects of our lives, and that includes eLearning. Video has a growing presence in eLearning courses, and that’s for good reason. Just show them video of the red hot molten rock in action.
My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
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.
Effective Video Training – Breaking it down
APRIL 24, 2012
It’s no surprise that the use of video in corporate training continues to gain in popularity among corporate Learning and Development departments. People respond to video. Combining moving pictures with audio in a compelling way draws people into the subject.
3 Ways to Use Video in Moodle
MARCH 15, 2016
One of the greatest benefits of eLearning, is the ability to incororporate multimedia like audio, and video. Currently, video accounts for 47% of global internet traffic. There are numerous ways to use video in your Moodle or Totara courses.
eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
JUNE 11, 2013
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.
Uses for Audio in eLearning
OCTOBER 16, 2011
First, the audio narration slowed me down. Since I didn’t need the visuals to understand the audio, I decided to listen to the course like a podcast while glancing at email and other stuff. So when is audio worthwhile? Although I had never designed an eLearning course to include full audio narration, the experience reinforced that I probably shouldn’t go down that path in the future. When you consider that incorporating audio is an additional project expense (e.g.,
Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness
NOVEMBER 24, 2015
Video conferencing further adds some visual communication intimacy.
How to turn heads: The essential need for positional audio in immersive learning
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
The opportunities of 360 video and virtual reality (VR) are in designing highly immersive experiences for people to explore. 3D positional audio greatly improves the delivery of a truly immersive experience. Learning innovation engagement video
Adobe Captivate: Export and Share Audio and Images
I Came, I Saw, I Learned
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
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. The video was created using Captivate's Video Demonstration mode.
3 Brilliant Common Craft Instructional Videos
MARCH 17, 2017
Common Craft has an extensive library of informative and instructional videos. Today we’re taking a look at 3 videos in particular that will really spice up your next project. This handy video teaches just that, and it can make research—or even simple curiosities—a cinch.