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

Tony Karrer

This post is part of the series on Text-to-Speech (TTS) for eLearning written by Dr. Joel Harband and edited by me. The other posts are: Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality , Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course , Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products , and seeming the most popular of the series so far: Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning.

Top 5 Content Authoring Tools You Need to Know About

Kitaboo

A content authoring tool refers to software that enables you to create interactive digital training content , easily convert it into different formats, and offer it to learners either through the web or a learning management system. KITABOO Author.

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Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

Annoying summer related songs – from Cruel Summer to Summertime and everything else. BBQs, swimming and annoying neighbors trying to scam some free food. With all this fun summer stuff, comes my summer course authoring tool rankings. For those who are in my top ten course authoring tool rankings. #10 Well, it is a fun product to create a course. Assessment tool including randomization. HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. => to version 3.6.6

The one with the Host, Scott Hanson himself

Hurix Digital

If you wish to provide a more flexible and personalized reading experience for all users, ePUB is one of the best formats for content creation. It enables digital content to reflow according to the screen size and enhances the content with multimedia and HTML interactivities.

How to Create Accessible ePUB Files

Hurix Digital

If you wish to provide a more flexible and personalized reading experience for all users, ePUB is one of the best formats for content creation. It enables digital content to reflow according to the screen size and enhances the content with multimedia and HTML interactivities.

Universal Design for Learning: Multiple Means of Representation

KnowledgeOne

We all learn differently, among other things, depending on how the information is presented to us. blindness) might prove that trying to deliver education in a unique format, however optimal that might be, will never reach its entire audience. Author: Erika Giraldo.

Top 10 features of Adobe Captivate 2017 for Responsive eLearning development

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 2017 offers powerful capabilities to create fully responsive eLearning courses. Additionally, I outline EI Design’s capability in pushing the envelope further on creating responsive eLearning courses through customisation on the tool. Besides fully responsive design capability, the wide range of authoring capabilities in Adobe Captivate 2017 enable you to handle all types of content to meet your diverse corporate training needs. Responsive text.

How Do Publishers Benefit from Fixed-Layout ePUB Conversion?

Hurix Digital

In the last few years, the rapid popularity of eBooks has given authors and publishers an excellent opportunity to offer their work to a broader audience in the simplest way. Typically, publishers and authors can choose one of the two main layouts – . Add cross-references.

QTI 3.0 – All You Need to Know for your Digital Assessment Transformation

Magic EdTech

More than ever, organizations are making the transition from paper to digital assessment. facilitates all of this, offering a more reliable and effective alternative to paper-based testing. Updated to the latest web technologies. Authoring tools.

QTI 3.0 – All You Need to Know for your Digital Assessment Transformation

Magic EdTech

More than ever, organizations are making the transition from paper to digital assessment. facilitates all of this, offering a more reliable and effective alternative to paper-based testing. . Updated to the latest web technologies. Authoring tools.

How Do Publishers Benefit from Fixed-Layout ePUB Conversion?

Hurix Digital

In the last few years, the rapid popularity of eBooks has given authors and publishers an excellent opportunity to offer their work to a broader audience in the simplest way. Typically, publishers and authors can choose one of the two main layouts – . Add cross-references.

Universal Design Principles and Their Application in Education

KnowledgeOne

Colombia is my country of origin, and over there, the main barrier to accessing education is poverty. Even before the Covid pandemic, teachers and professors worldwide were faced with multiple challenges that required them to teach larger classes with groups of increasingly diverse students.

Considerations in Developing Accessible Courseware

ICS Learning

The site itself is a trove of information for those who really want to explore and understand the large range of requirements, from IT to public accommodations. Fortunately for those of us in eLearning, a secondary government website has been created to focus on the IT aspect of the overall ADA – Section508.gov. which is especially welcome since each federal government agency seems to have its own subset of what it considers required and optional 508 compliance.

Information on E-Learning and WCAG 2.0 Compliance in Australia

Connect Thinking

Question from a client: What do I need to do to ensure our e-learning is WCAG 2.0 I reached out to a trusted network of e-learning providers (listed below) to better understand the issues from an e-learning design and development perspective. The following is a synthesis of what I understand to date. Australian Federal and State Government agencies were to conform to WCAG 2.0 Using alternative text for buttons and images.

Top 10 Benefits of ePUB3 Conversion for Publishers

Kitaboo

Though PDF is one of the widely used file formats, it has several flaws, and ePUB3 conversion is the key to overcome these flaws. Also Read: Converting PDF to ePUB | Which is the Better Format for ePublishing? . Here are some more reasons to underline the need for ePUB3 conversion.

Top 74 eLearning Posts from September 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

If you are considering creating a “Serious Game&# or an instructional game, one of the first place to start is a great game design document. But how to write one? Four roles for social media in workplace learning - Clive on Learning , September 28, 2010 I write this as I travel to Birmingham to participate in a panel discussion with Nick Shackleton-Jones and Robin Hoyle on the role of social media in learning. Capabilities to push quiz on Twitter and Facebook.

New Lynda.com tutorial on Captivate 4

Adobe Captivate

This is authored by Tim Plummer, Jr. He provides a unique perspective covering the features not just from a traditional elearning angle- but also talks about how Captivate can be used to create good looking projects for high impact communication. I do believe there are a some useful features that have not been covered- including the current favorite Text-to-speech , Advanced actions, and Aggregator. Lynda.com has just launched a new Captivate 4 tutorial.

The gradebook module

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 7/23/2010 The gradebook module The brand new eFronts gradebook module combines results from online activities (tests, participation, projects) and offline activities (written tests, teacher judgment,) to produce grades for users. After installing the module we have to decide on how scores will be translated to grades. to version 3.6.6

Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/24/2010 Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning As an e-Learning developer I had to invest a lot of time to find images for my e-Learning projects. To take a digital camera and take my own images wasnt an option. As a result, I had to do a research and find the best FREE stock photo sites. Morgue File An easy to use free photo site.

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eFront Wins Learning Technology Award

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 5/03/2010 eFront Wins Learning Technology Award We are thrilled to announce that eFront won a coveted Brandon Hall bronze award for technology excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses category. The award refers to company’s flagship product, eFront Enterprise. to version 3.6.6

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Offering seven innovative applications in one complete, integrated package, Adobe eLearning Suite combines full new versions of: Adobe Captivate® 4 Go beyond screen capture to author rich eLearning experiences. Here’s the full press release from Adobe: “Adobe Introduces New eLearning Suite And Captivate 4 — Learning Professionals Gain Unmatched Productivity Through Courseware Authoring Tools. Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central.

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. I’ve re-worked the model to show: my domain is the workscape (the merger of work and learning, the learning ecosystem). But first … I have found that there is something about the QR Code generation we ought to know about; this is. It’s a good thing to witness, but slow as molasses in some circles. Refer.