eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? In fact, the study says that most people learn best with a combination of audio and visual. Why Developers Don’t Record Their Own Audio. These days, all the eLearning tools allow you to record and edit your own audio.

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Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

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.

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Audio and Video Transcription Tools Help Create More Content

Thought Industries

Audio Recording Video eLearning Tips Best Practices

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Adobe Presenter Video Express: Synchronizing Voiceover Audio with Slide Builds

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Now, as the pre-recorded audio plays, the slide just sits there, and the animation is never activated. In Adobe Presenter, you can synchronize slide animation with the imported audio in just a few mouse clicks.

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?

Audio Best Practices

Visual Lounge

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.

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Empower your lessons with audio and video tracks

Geenio

You sink into the office chair and prepare to enjoy the video lecture given by one of your favorite experts in the field. If you are committed to learning more, your next steps are to download the slides and do your best to match them with the video. Add the video.

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ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Publishing to Video

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When teaching my students how to publish Articulate Storyline projects during my beginner class , I often get the following question:   Student: “How do I publish my project as a video (MP4)?”. Video files are self-contained. by Kal Hadi, COTP.

Editing Videos- How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

Visual Lounge

Often times to get a more professional sound you may need to record audio separately from your video. This means that you’ll need to learn how to sync audio and video sources in your video editing process. Step 1: Getting Good Audio. Step 2: Importing Audio.

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Adobe Captivate – Click to Reveal with Multiple Audio Clips

Adobe Captivate

In this video tutorial, I show you my workflow for creating a single-slide click to reveal that contains both slide audio, as well as additional triggered audio for each state of a multi-state object.

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.

Stop Triggered Audio with Advanced Actions

Adobe Captivate

Uncategorized Video Advanced Actions stop triggered audio stop triggered audio in adobe captivate stop triggered audio in captivate

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TechSmith Tips – Microphones, Recording Audio & How to Sync Audio with Video

Visual Lounge

I am Mike, a video producer for TechSmith and in this episode I am going to give some advice on types of microphones, audio recorders and methods to easily sync your audio with video. Can’t see the embedded video? Selecting an Audio Recorder.

eLearning Brothers Breaks into the Stock Photo, Video and Audio World

eLearning Brothers

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.

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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.

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Audio for eLearning: What's that Popping Sound?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you've recorded your own audio for an eLearning project, I'm betting you're guilty of creating your own plosives at least a few times. I'll be covering some of these in my upcoming  Audio Basics for eLearning online class.)   About the author: Rick Zanotti is an instructional designer, multimedia author, voice-over talent, video producer and Management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in IT and Learning.

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Add an Audio Clip to a Quiz Question

Adobe Captivate

In this Adobe Captivate tutorial, I will show you how you can add an audio clip to a quiz question, without it interfering with slide narration or other audio clips on the slide. Video add_audio Advanced Actions stop slide audio stop triggered audio triggered

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How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

Visual Lounge

Have you ever watched a video where the music was so loud you couldn’t hear the voice over? Mixing” as it’s referred to in video production, is the art of blending your audio tracks to deliver a seamless audio experience, which can be achieved when you edit video.

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Adobe Captivate: Export and Share Audio and Images

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

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.

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.

6 sound strategies for using audio in your elearning

Elucidat

Audio can be a useful tool to add life to and explain your content. However, too much audio in the wrong place could make your content sink, not sing. In this article, we’ll show you some great ways to use audio and share inspiring demos of where audio rocks.

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Connect. Communicate. Learn Video Way

Origin Learning

For instance, IBM uses videos extensively to share news that include – knowing the direction of the company, enabling employees to gain more exposure on existing or new product lines, and to even contrast capability against competition.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

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.

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Audio for eLearning: Wake Me Up When It's Over!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here are some quick steps to ensure that your recordings are not driving your learners into a comatose state: Practice reading your audio aloud and record yourself doing it. About the author: Rick Zanotti is an instructional designer, multimedia author, voice-over talent, video producer and Management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in IT and Learning. Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class. Tags: Audio eLearning

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Responsive Videos

Upside Learning

Videos have always been effective where high-fidelity content is required. And with most platforms now failing to support Flash, videos have also become a technical means of including media-rich, vector-based, closely audio-synched animations (or for that matter any other type of animation) into multi-device eLearning. eLearning Responsive Videos

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25 Brand New Video Tutorials for Adobe Captivate 2017

Adobe Captivate

We have published 25 new video tutorials covering the basic, advanced, and new workflows in Captivate 2017. In these videos, you will learn how to create your first eLearning project, simulation, responsive project, PowerPoint-based project, video demonstration, quiz, etc.

Uses for Audio in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

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.,

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Stop Audio from Playing When Returning to a Slide

Adobe Captivate

Hi, all, For those who need to know how to stop audio from playing when returning to a slide, here’s an example of one way to do it. Uncategorized Video Adobe Captivate audio Captivate stop audio

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Video-based Learning: Create Effective Learning Videos By Avoiding Five Common Mistakes

G-Cube

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.

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Audio for eLearning: The First Steps

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you're not using audio in your eLearning you are losing more than half your audience, and that is never a good thing. If you think audio is too expensive to use, think again! The first step to consider is whether you do your own audio or hire a voice talent to do it for you. If your content changes often, make sure you budget enough money to re-record audio as needed. In this scenario, it may be cheaper to do the audio in-house.

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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.

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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24 New Lectora Online Support Videos You Should Watch

eLearning Brothers

Support.eLearningBrothers.com is your source for tutorials and how-to videos related to all your favorite eLearning authoring tools. We just added 24 new videos with short, step-by-step instructions for editing and adding to your courses in Lectora Online. 21 Adding Audio.