eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. I know, I know, you hate your voice.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. I know, I know, you hate your voice.

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Offer a More Accessible UI & UX with Inclusive Web Design

Your Training Edge

But it is not yet applicable to the creative field as of yet, especially web design. UI and UX in Inclusive Web Design. The Focus of Web Accessibility. Audio and video transcripts are being used for people who have trouble hearing properly. Audio and Voice Commands.

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5 Tips For Recording High-Quality eLearning Audio

eLearning Industry

While producing eLearning content or web-based training, a major decision-making factor is whether to use audio for the benefit of the end users. This article describes the technical background for producing the best quality audio for this purpose. eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over

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Captivate 8: Working with Text-to-Speech and Voices

eLearning Brothers

Recently a question came up in one of the help forums: “How do I install the Captivate 8 TTS voices?” ” Surprisingly, a quick web search did not reveal an easy answer! restart Captivate, and those voice options should appear. Guest blog post by Erik Lord.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. I know, I know, you hate your voice.

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Essential Tools You Need to Record Audio for eLearning

JCA Solutions

Audio for eLearning is Only As Good As the Tools You Use. Most of the people entering college today, to give you perspective, have never known life without a cellphone or the World Wide Web. We have to have not just pictures and words, but captivating audio and video as well.

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Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes

eLearning Cyclops

September's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. The question addresses numerous topics regarding the use of audio. Almost exclusively simulations (software and web application sims). Audio ISD e-Learning

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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. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. The post 12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools appeared first on.

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Web Conferencing: Voices from the Underground

eLearning 24-7

Where web conferencing – training seminars online, better known as webinars – enables you to save costs – travel, food, etc., For web conferencing, I will be using the abbreviation (WC). Anyway, over the next few weeks, I will be concentrating on what you must have, questions to go along with it, and then the staples of what they all have. Today, I will be focusing on the “record&# application of a web conferencing vendor.

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4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro

Mindflash

Audio in online training is usually served up in one of two forms: (1) poor-quality, amateurish, or (2) high-quality and professional. But leaving audio out of the training mix isn’t a great option, either. When to Use Audio. How to Work with Audio.

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5 IconLogic Mini-Courses That Need to Be on Your Radar

eLearning Brothers

Seeing that we as a society have recently come into a great technological abundance, web developers have had to scramble to create layouts that are dynamic enough to adapt to a vast array of devices. Writing eLearning Voice-over Scripts.

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Mobile Learning Via Audio

Kapp Notes

One thing many people seem to forget when thinking about "mobile learning" is that the one universal application that runs across all mobile phones is voice. Some really inventive voice-focused training modules can be developed and delivered all with a mish-mash of mobile phones.

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Web Conferencing 201

eLearning 24-7

This is the 2nd part of the web conferencing post, web conferencing 101. Audio In Web Conferencing. A little known secret and often overlooked involves audio tied to recording. If the presenter is using VOIP, then audio is recorded during the presentation, because the audio is coming through the computer’s speakers. If the presenter is using a telephone, 98% of systems will not pick up the recording of the audio from a phone.

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Web Conferencing 101 – The Basics

eLearning 24-7

Web conferercing continues to be hot, but it is not as easy as just selecting vendor x or y, rather to find the best solution, it is important to identify certain items and features before moving forward. . event management, e-commerce (if available), audio conferencing and how it works with web conferencing vendors, who is in the tablet space, and my personal picks. You would assume that pricing for web conferencing products is cut and dry. web cam) capability.

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Effective Web Conferences – 41 Resources

Tony Karrer

28 Web Conference Training Tips - eLearning Weekly , July 10, 2009 Learning to use web conferencing technology is pretty easy, but there is a lot more to training via web conference than just putting on a headset, dialing up an audio-conferencing bridge, and logging onto the application. When developing PowerPoint slides to use in web conference training follow these guidelines: Simplify content. Conference Survival Guide for the Web Worker.

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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.

Interaction with Digital Devices through Voice Commands – The Future of Learning

CommLab India

The mobile learning module is searched and the specific answer is voiced. It’s not audio narration. When I say, ‘interacting with digital devices’, it’s much more than voice or speech recognition. At your voice command. Surging Voice Market.

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Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. ConnectNow operates inside a web browser.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So heres to more guerilla audio recording! Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:24 PM Labels: audio , guerrilla , instructional design 14comments: Steve Howard said. The voice was credible.

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Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Embedding Web Objects. Use an intuitive UI to transform PowerPoint slides into engaging eLearning using actors, voices, interactions, and quizzes. Leverage best-in-class HTML5 publishing to deliver any content to mobile devices, the web, desktops, and leading LMSs.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Voice Coming to Second Life

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « My Blog is Worth $66, 615.72 (any buyers??) | Main | Google and MSFT to Clash Over Copyrights » March 08, 2007 Voice Coming to Second Life Geez.finally right? According to this press release , Voice will be coming to Second Life in Q2 of 2007. Up to 100 userscan be present in the same audio channel at once Scenario 2 - Group conference calls for two or more Residents.

Hundreds of Free Resources to Build Your E-learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Web team: collection of online resources. Free Audio. https://www.speakpipe.com/voice-recorder. Free audio for elearning. Free audio sound effects. Audio e-learning Freebies Graphics Multimedia Templates Uncategorized

Tools to make you drool – video training toys for IDs

Dashe & Thomson

It allows you to edit video, and add transitions, smart shapes, audio, and captions. The Brainshark product allows you to take your content (PowerPoints, documents, photos, video clips), log into your Brainshark account to upload the content and add audio by phone, microphone or MP3 upload.

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Lights, Camera, Action.Learn

Integrated Learnings

If you're new to this, look at 8 Ways to Shoot Video Like a Pro from the LifeHacker web site. And who says the video has to match the voice? At times you'll want to take video from another shot and mix it in with another audio track. If you can barely hear the narrator, you can use audio editing software like Adobe Audition or Soundbooth to fix it. Audio Video Captivate Adobeby Jonathan Shoaf.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

Technical Elements : Podcast should take advantage of appropriate Web 2.0 In some instances, this can mean a voice-over narrating a story very simply. In other contexts, a podcast may take advantage of music, wildtrack, multiple voices, and sound effects.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

This is how you start to think about voice characters after listening to them through text to speech synthesizers (TTS). Of course computer-generated voices do not have the warmth and richness of a human voice, nor can they display the range of talents found in a skilled narrator. TTS can also be effective as the voice of an avatar or guide, like the Ben character from MediaSemantics above. mp3 formats and comes with two or four voices. VOICE PUBLISHERS.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Where Are All the Women?

Learning Visions

The dominant voices seem to be all male. eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Art History e-Learning Nuggets Enough Web 2.0,

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Maintaining the Cool Factor in E-Learning—Without Blowing Your Budget

ATD Learning Technologies

Keep Audio In-House. There are plenty of standard options for audio recording—studio and voice-over professionals, voice talent who do their own recording and editing, and offshore or onshore choices. The company wants you to keep costs down.

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Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

Text-to-Speech Examples In this post, we will look more closely at costs of Text-to-Speech and issues around TTS Voice Licensing and Pricing. The subject of TTS voice licensing and pricing is important because it helps e-learning practitioners understand which TTS tools they are legally allowed to use for their specific applications as well as letting them estimate the costs and pricing models of using these TTS tools. Within audio distribution the following categories exist.

Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

In the first two posts, Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality and Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , we introduced the text to speech voice and discussed issues of quality related to its components: the natural language processor (NLP) and the digital signal processor (DSP).

Q&A from Blog Readers on E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Q: We use WebEx as our web conferencing tool. The problem with the web conferencing tools that currently exist (as a whole) is that none of them are 100% perfect. I’ve been on web conferencing calls on multiple platforms, and have had the wonderful experience of being dropped, having to download a plug-in that takes too long, hearing the double voice – echo chamber, freezing – on my end and the other end – and some general issues. .

'Virtual/actual' reality - WonderMart

Sticky Learning

Quite simply it is an MP3 track that you download to your MP3 player (iPhone in may case) and then at a time and place that suits you, you listen to the audio track and follow it's instructions as you move through your local supermarket.

Alternatives for Dimdim

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Top 20 viral videos Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim On January 9, 2011, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart Now that Dimdim, the free web meeting/conferencing tool has been acquired by Salesforce and no new accounts are being accepted, I have been asked for suggestions for alternatives. Free up to 10 participants, use Skype or GTalk for voice.

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Challenges and Solutions of creating e-Learning Solutions for an Enterprise-Wide Global Audience

G-Cube

For instance, instead of creating audio narration with animated video and having to translate voice-overs, re-record as well as re-sync , “audio bookends” can be created to frame the animation – thereby removing the issue of exact timing.