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? List some adjectives that describe the perfect voice – relaxed, upbeat, professional, enthusiastic – most voiceover websites will use this terminology to categorise the voice talent. Click here to see some examples of courses with high quality voiceover.

PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio.   This week, expanding upon the same method from last week, I will show you not only how to add voiceover narration, but how to have it play at the same time as background music. by AJ George.

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eLearning Localization – Details to Consider

ICDTranslation

The eLearning industry is one of the most successfully developing and growing industries in recent years. With the technological advancement and the possibility to access eLearning platforms through every device, it is natural to see growth in both demand and supply. One of the keys to boost your eLearning courses, regardless of whether they are part of a company training or meant for college students, is to localize them. Plan your eLearning Course Localization.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

LearnUpon

Great eLearning starts with getting the basics right. Then, if you’re using SCORM or xAPI course content , a first-class authoring tool is a must. Whether you’re new to the world of authoring tools or in the market looking to upgrade, we’ve collated a list of some of the best tools out there. We deep-dive into the pros, cons, features, and more of each to help you find the best eLearning authoring tool for you. So, what are eLearning authoring tools?

10 Free Authoring Tools

Ed App

As smartphone technologies have become more available, mobile learning and eLearning are gaining in popularity. As it stands, the global eLearning market is expected to reach USD $325 billion by 2025. This is where authoring tools come in. An eLearning authoring tool is a type of software that allows you to create digital training content, convert it into an eLearning format, and distribute it among learners via a learning management system.

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. eLearning cultural difference elearning localization elearning tips elearning translation elearning voiceover language service provider translation agencyE-learning plays a vital role in corporate training. Every course should be developed at a consistent level of high standards.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. Suddenly, the mouse starts moving, the voiceover from the GoAnimate is still talking us through the lesson (I’ll explain the trickery with the voiceover in a later article), and we are into a software simulation demo on Excel.   e-learning eLearning GoAnimate

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. e-learning eLearning Videos VideoScribeby Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. Suddenly, the mouse starts moving, the voiceover from the GoAnimate is still talking us through the lesson (I’ll explain the trickery with the voiceover in a later article), and we are into a software simulation demo on Excel.

eLearning & Grammar: Should eLearning Text Contain End of Sentence Punctuation?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. Jennie also teaches the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts  and the Complete Review of Grammar  class.   Camtasia Captivate eLearning mLearning Writing & Grammar

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A. By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.   B.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A. By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.   B.

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B Online Learning

One our most recent ah ha moments, in partnership with one of our Certified Articulate Training partners, Yukon Learning is the introduction of a completely new way to provide “off the shelf” or “pre built” eLearning courses. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy authoring tools elearning eLearning content eLearning course design online learning

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti There's are few things worse for a learner than to have to attend a class or take an eLearning course and the narrator speaks in a monotonous, dull tone. How do you make your voiceover narration more compelling, engaging and interesting? 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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Using Lectora to Make eLearning Accessible

eLearning Brothers

When it comes to eLearning, this is not a mindset to be encouraged. The world of eLearning is concerned with clarifying, simplifying, and generally making things more accessible. There are many conditions that can impair and otherwise complicate the eLearning experience, so it’s important to be mindful of how that affects learners and how to simplify the experience when those cases occur. Download it today for more insight into the world of eLearning accessibility.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

Luckily, there’s eLearning authoring software for that. Because an eLearning authoring tool can help you create cool online courses fast — and without breaking the bank. In this post, we’re taking a look at 11 content authoring tools to make your courses shine. But this article isn’t just a “trends list” with the best eLearning authoring tools for 2020. Keep reading to find out about: What an authoring tool is. Authoring tools for beginners.

The 5 Video Features That Make an Authoring Tool Easy to Use

CommLab India

Are you looking for an authoring tool that’s capable enough to accommodate your video-creating and editing requirements? If an authoring tool offers video editing capabilities, you as an instructional designer, don’t have to look for additional video software. It saves money and more importantly, makes an authoring tool easy to use. Here we will look at five unique video features your e-learning authoring tool should offer before you can call it “easy-to-use”.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Investing time and money on the development of high quality eLearning and implementing a fancy LMS is not enough to guarantee an experience your learners are going to enjoy. How does this relate to eLearning? We can learn a lot from this example in how learners interact with eLearning. You can invest all the time and money in the world on a fantastic interactive eLearning course, and subscribe to a top of the range, feature-rich LMS.

A guide to the essential skills and experience for a modern elearning team

Elucidat

Learning managers often ask us what skills they need in their elearning production teams, to make them a success. 4 key elearning team roles and the skills to look for. Below, we’ve listed four key roles you’re likely to need to create and manage successful, modern elearning for large audiences. For example, a Graphic Designer who is also an Authoring Tool Expert, and can build out content and layouts directly. elearning Project Manager. Authoring Tool Expert.

Making the most of animation in elearning

Elucidat

If you’re thinking of using animation in your elearning it’s important to consider upfront what you’re trying to communicate and the effect you’re looking to have on your audience. 5 examples of animation in elearning being used at its best. One of the most common use cases for animation in elearning is to introduce your subject matter. Visit our Showcase for more elearning inspiration and examples of ways to engage your audience.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

BrightCarbon

Webinars, videos and eLearning are excellent ways to push your content out to a wider audience. For several years I’ve done voice-over work here at BrightCarbon, lending my voice to eLearning courses, promotional videos, and webinars aplenty. If you did the same in a piece of eLearning you’d have throngs of people yelling ‘Get to the point!’ Don’t get caught in the author’s trap of writing things as though they’re going to be published in a book.

Live Training vs. eLearning: Which is Better? The Results Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week, I planned to focus on eLearning or asynchronous learning alone. However, as I reviewed the responses from readers over the past two weeks, I found that far more readers favored a combination of classroom or instructor-led methods and eLearning. Mason goes on to tells us that "eLearning and videos are fine as a backup or as an aid after the initial training." eLearning trainingby Jennie Ruby.

Buy the Course Keep the Source

B Online Learning

One our most recent ah ha moments, in partnership with one of our Certified Articulate Training partners, Yukon Learning is the introduction of a completely new way to provide “off the shelf” or “pre built” eLearning courses. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development eLearning News eLearning Strategy authoring tools elearning eLearning content eLearning course design online learning

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eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Clive Shepherd tweeted about a survey recently done by the eLearning Network , a non-profit eLearning community based out of the UK. use authoring tools (55%) do graphic design (41%) do testing (55%) [me too!] programming (17%) audio engineer (13%) voiceover artist (20%) [me too!] As Instructional Designers, it appears we're a wide-ranging lot. Not only do we do instructional design, but we also do a whole lot of other stuff.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1. Device Diversity is the “New Normal” Mobile Apps Become Essential to Enterprise mLearning Pad/Tablet Use Explodes Authoring Tools Will Evolve Private Social Networks Win Over Public Market Consolidations Will Occur Here Come the Experts! Here are my top 10 eLearning predictions for 2011.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

E-learning Uncovered

Concurrent Session: Implementing Project Management Software for eLearning Production. Concurrent Session: Ten Lessons Learned: My First Year in eLearning. Morning Buzz: Managing eLearning Translation Projects. We work with translation vendors and voiceover talent to provide us with the text and audio for the courses and then piece everything together within the authoring tool. Morning Buzz: Starting a Freelance Career in eLearning.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Happy New Year! (or is it New Year's?)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. I also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. About the Author:   Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and " Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Confusing Pairs

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. Jennie also teaches the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts  and the Complete Review of Grammar  class.   by Jennie Ruby If you have been confused by the use of the word inflammable , you are not alone.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles - eLearning Technology , March 24, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010. Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free) - eLearning 24-7 , June 7, 2010. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - eLearning Technology , July 13, 2010. Elearning example: Branching scenario - Making Change , May 3, 2010.

Writing & Grammar: Politics, Religion. and Hyphenation

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. I also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. About the Author:  Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and "Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Monday, March 23, 2009 eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey As Instructional Designers, it appears were a wide-ranging lot. Clive Shepherd tweeted about a survey recently done by the eLearning Network , a non-profit eLearning community based out of the UK. use authoring tools (55%) do graphic design (41%) do testing (55%) [me too!]

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Would vs. Will

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. I also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. In training documents and manuals, we often have to tell the reader what will (or would) happen if they do (or did) a certain action.

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Infinitives and Who versus Whom

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. I also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby.   To be, or not to be, asked Hamlet, making those two infinitives among the most well-known phrases in English.

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. 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 , and Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products. eLearning Technology.

Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

Origin Learning

Our previous blog post looked at the importance of integrating elements of game thinking in eLearning design and how gamified learning makes workplace learning engaging and effective. Continuing the line of thought, our blog post today looks at how we can ensure that the eLearning that we create transcends animated presentations to offer a powerful and engaging learning experience. eLearning eLearning design General Instructional Design Learning Experience

Writing & Grammar: Understanding Elliptical Sentences

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. I also teach the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts class. About the Author:  Jennie Ruby is a veteran IconLogic trainer and author with titles such as "Editing with Word 2003 and Acrobat 7" and "Editing with MS Word 2007 " to her credit.