How To Voiceover A Video And Minimize Your eLearning Production Costs

Dan Keckan

Even if your content is stellar, you have to find the voice that does it justice. The voice that makes your content come to life, appropriately fits your situation—oh, and doesn’t cost a fortune. Creating attention-holding L&D content isn’t easy.

Get Voiceover Right First Time with this Essential Checklist

eLearning Architect

More and more learners are demanding voiceover in their eLearning courses and for good reason – a great voiceover can bring your content to life. Question 1: What is your voiceover preference? Seems like a straightforward question – but what type of voice will engage with your learners? We have all battled our way through mediocre compliance training with a monotone voice, so what personality will bring your content to life? Do you want a male or female voice?

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.’. As an online instructor, you need to decide what kind of tools and resources you want to use for your online school. You might want to start with simple tools and grow into more professional premium tools as you go along making higher quality online courses. Authoring Tools.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

In fact, you may be surprised how far you can get with the online course creation tools you already own. The next piece of kit you’ll need in your online course creation tools arsenal is a mic. When a student enrolls in your course, they’re dedicating the next few hours to listening to your voice. Nasality can’t be easily fixed, but feedback, background noise, and fuzziness when recording your voice can be reduced with decent microphones.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

Affordable software and easy-to-use apps empower course makers and unleash their creativity resulting in impressive instructional videos. The plethora of available video editing software makes it hard to choose one. Here are the top 34 tools we selected and tested for you.

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)

ICDTranslation

This will require an employee investment of salaries, paid leave, compensations, proper authoring software and tools. How do I add voice to my modules? Unless you have experienced voice over talents and a special recording video, once again the best solution is to seek professional external help. There is also the option to hire a well-established expert in the field to add voice to your training modules.

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Record Voiceover. On the screen, the end user can play the presentation – and any media – say voice overs, music, etc., I couldn’t see how they could call themselves a social learning platform, because it seemed more to be an online authoring system or if you want to stretch it, a hybrid next gen lite LMS. Everyone loves to receive gifts.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Many who are blind use a screen reader, which is software that reads the screen out loud. Those who have a hard time seeing (but are not blind, often termed low-vision) might use software that enlarges text and images.

Writing & Grammar: Make Your Own Style Sheets and Feel the Awesome Power!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Your readers have seen other publications that use capitalization for the names of on-screen tools and buttons, and the tools themselves display names that are usually capitalized. For software training documents, follow the on-screen displayed names of things. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? I'm teaching a new online class in May called Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

A Note on Rapid Authoring Tools. Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. Many who are blind use a screen reader, which is software that reads the screen out loud. Those who have a hard time seeing (but are not blind, often termed low-vision) might use software that enlarges text and images.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Recasting Sentences for Clarity and Emphasis

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can restructure or recast a sentence to put information in the order the reader needs it: Original: Click the Chart tool from the Illustrations group on the Insert tab. Your reader cannot see the Chart tool until the Insert tab is selected. Recast: From the Insert tab, Illustrations group, click the Chart tool. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script?

Writing & Grammar Workshop: More on Funny. or Not

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I received stories about one trainer who had a roomful of people singing out loud, and another who cracked up a group with a fun "test" question that let learner's admit that the software they were learning could be a pain. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? I'm teaching a new online class in May called Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts.

Text-to-Speech vs Human Narration for eLearning

Tony Karrer

Some challenging questions are being raised in this month’s Big Question - Voice Over in eLearning. Some of the key questions: Given the range of solutions for voice-over from text-to-speech, home-grown human voice-over, professional voice-over: how do you decide what's right for your course? Why not use human voice-over? How will the quality of the voice affect the quality of the learning? How will the students accept the voices?

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

In this session, Becky Pike Pluth, President and CEO of The Bob Pike Group, will model effective use of the most common tools across online platforms. Experience the difference in energy, engagement and fun, and see how easy it is to incorporate these tools into your training.

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Easygenerator: the next 12 months

easygenerator

The Plus Plan includes 5 new Question Types: (Drag and Drop Text, Drag and Drop Images, Single Select, Multiple Select and Fill in the blanks), Co-Authoring and an Adaptive Learning Template. Co-authoring will be extremely easy and clear with, to do lists, checklists and email notifications for every author involved. Expect the following features in December: To Do and Checklists for Co-Authors. Email Notifications for Co-Authors.

The E-Learning Department of One: Four Survival Skills Needed to Succeed

SHIFT eLearning

A one-man eLearning department must be highly talented and possess a combination of skill sets: he or she should know how to use authoring tools, design, and give a great voice to content. Multimedia Production and Authoring. Most eLearning courses include voiceover audio, video, photos, music and animations. Different authoring tools allows you to load different assets for course; however, each authoring tool also requires different skill levels.

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

Opt for free tools. In many cases, free tools can do up to 90% of the work and share many features of commercial tools. For example, You can use ‘Audacity’, the free tool, for audio editing in online courses. Select rapid authoring tools. Rapid authoring tools give you the flexibility of time by developing e-learning courses swiftly and provide a wide range of choices such as interactivities, character packs, etc.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010. 4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great - Mindflash , October 21, 2010. Free Quiz and Test Maker Tools Plus My Top 3 - eLearning 24-7 , September 14, 2010. Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010: Final list, presentation and more - Jane Hart - Pick of the Day , October 18, 2010. Voice-Over in eLearning - The Learning Circuits Blog , September 1, 2010.

Make E-Learning Globally Competent

CLO Magazine

Each asset is usually constructed, captured or authored with different software tools, which can often complicate localization. As a result, voiceovers may not sync with moving mouths and the course may increase in duration. For example, a course with five character voices going into eight languages may mean as many as 40 different recordings. Another essential tool in the global learning arsenal is the Translation Memory (TM).

6 COVID-19 Lesson Templates for Your On-Demand Workforce

Edume

Below are some sample lessons you can quickly and easily create using EduMe’s simple content authoring tool to keep your frontline workers safe and successful. Consult reliable sources such as: The CDC MayoClinic WebMD Public health authority websites N.B.

When It Makes Sense to Pay for Professional Narration

Rapid eLearning

Your rapid elearning software makes it easy to record your narration. A Good Voice Doesn’t Equal Good Results. Joe and Samantha have good voices. Joe and Samantha have good voices but they aren’t professional narrators. It takes more than just a good speaking voice to get the inflections and tone right. It’s just you and your voiceover talent. Most of the time that works for you.

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#EDCMOOC: being human – reasserting the human

Good To Great

It’s interesting that for BT that sense of ‘being there’ comes from hearing a voice, but for Kolowich it comes from seeing a face. When I started out in instructional design five years ago, we tried to achieve it through using photographs of people, good quality voiceovers rather than computer-generated audio, and a natural and conversational tone of voice in the copywriting.

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The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

We’ve interviewed some of today’s most successful content and video marketers to provide you with tips, tools, and strategies to create video yourself. If you want to improve your SEO, select a professional hosting platform with built-in SEO tools to help you even more.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Understanding the Tools of the Social Learning Landscape - Free as in Freedom , November 2, 2010I am with Mark Oelhert this morning in his all day workshop about the tools of the Social Learning Landscape. Mark’s focus is to look at social media tools, their impact on an organisation’s culture. The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts - The eLearning Coach , November 10, 2010Want to improve how you write for the ear? Voiceover (6).

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

The vast majority of businesses have embraced video as a marketing, training, and communication tool. The latest video marketing statistics from Wyzowl shows that 87% of businesses now use video as a marketing tool, up from 63% in 2017 and 81% in 2018.