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Audio for eLearning: What's that Popping Sound?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti Have you ever listened to an eLearning lesson and heard annoying popping sounds as the narrator spoke? The popping sounds are called plosives , as in "explosives," or P-pops. The air causes the microphone to create the "popping" sound, which can be distracting to learners. Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class.

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Captions vs. Sound – How to Get Heard?

TechSmith Camtasia

However, there’s a huge difference between doing video, and doing video well, and one of them is knowing when to use captions vs. sound. One of the most annoying things you can find in your Facebook feed is a video that autoplays with the sound on. It’s TV ads with the sound turned off.” While scrolling through your social feeds with your sound turned off (which 85 percent of users do) , most individuals will completely skip a video whose meaning is lost without sound.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?     Knowing that I would want the same voice both in GoAnimate and in Captivate, I created some fake slides in Captivate, with the dialog script for the screen characters I was creating in GoAnimate typed into the Slide Notes. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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Audio for eLearning: Do You Want to Sound Like a DJ?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti One question I get asked a lot is "How can I get my eLearning audio to the point so that I sound like a DJ?" " The most sure-fire way to sound like a DJ is to have been born with great pipes (i.e. Here's some simple techniques to make your voice sound deeper. The faster you talk the higher your voice gets. Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?     Knowing that I would want the same voice both in GoAnimate and in Captivate, I created some fake slides in Captivate, with the dialog script for the screen characters I was creating in GoAnimate typed into the Slide Notes. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

Embodiment Online

Kadenze

As the pandemic continues in various forms and contexts, it is clear educators will be moving in and out of learning spaces online, in the classroom/studio, in hybrid forms, but likely without proximity or touch as a teaching and learning modality. The mechanics of online teaching were not the problem; we were Zoom experts. How to be embodied and teach embodiment in the virtual world. Image courtesy of The Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies.

Marisa Murgatroyd Teaches How to Build a Mission Focused Experience Product Instead of a Low Engagement Information Product

LifterLMS

Marisa Murgatroyd teaches how to build a mission focused experience product instead of a low engagement information product in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Authority – Making money by speaking, selling books, and a lot of different products and marketing channels. You also made a comment, I saw somewhere on your site, that sometimes people go for authority positioning to early, can you elaborate on that?

How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

All these factors have influenced the way learners learn, making teaching more challenging than ever. What can we teach them that they can apply in their workplace? Videos enhance learning and stimulate teaching. Prepare voice overs for your videos: No matter how good your video is, it should be accompanied by a sound, or a voice, especially if you are converting your training sessions into online courses. Learning is challenging nowadays.

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Audio for eLearning: The First Steps

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti One of the key elements in multimedia and eLearning development is sound. 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 remains stable and requires few changes over time, going to external voice talent can be more cost-effective. Voice-over talent can be found at www.voice123.com and www.voices.com. Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class.

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5 Golden Rules of Creating Course Content

Appsembler

Long gone are the days of monotone voices over boxy screen captures and two hour live recordings of event lectures having the power to hold the attention of the online world at large. Oh don’t worry, the built-in microphone should be good enough” and “We can just use our phones to record the voice and sync it to the video later.”. About the Author. Blog Business Featured post Best practices course authoring engaging course development tips and tricks training best practices

I know what I like

Learning with 'e's

In total there are seventeen chapters, each offering additional voices to the growing narrative of heutagogy. Although this is a problem acknowledged by some of the authors in this volume, a great deal more effort will need to be exerted if teachers of children are to be convinced that heutagogy is a universal theory. The chapters are argued well enough for the book to sit comfortably in an academic context, featuring sound research and adequate referencing.

Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

While generally beneficial, voice-over audio is particularly important for auditory learners (those who remember best when they hear the information), those learners who may struggle with reading, those for whom English (or the course’s target language) is not their native language, and those who may enjoy listening to your course while multitasking (commuting, exercising, etc.). I need to record simple voice-only audio. The louder the sound, the larger the squiggle.

Game Film An Effective Strategy for Leadership Development

Training Industry

In my practice, I have the privilege of teaching elite athletes, who all benefit from the study of game film. The root of the word “persona” means “through the sound.” Your identity is largely conveyed through the sound of your voice and how you speak. Each time you use this game film strategy, you will notice the progress you are making and recognize there may be more authenticity, more confidence and more authority in your voice.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Recasting Sentences for Clarity and Emphasis

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby Recasting sounds like something a fly fisherman would do, but in writing and editing it means to restructure a sentence. However, the correct grammar here sounds unfamiliar or wrong to readers used to seeing who with demands , not demand. I'm teaching a 3-hour, online class later this week called Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts. During the class I'll be teaching you how to define the appropriate voice and tone for a narrative text.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

Don't worry if you've never so much as looked at a sound file before. It's one that I think will enhance the way to sense and think about the medium of sound. The very act of learning an instrument teaches you to become an active listener and a critical analyst of sound. 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.

Interactive learning content with H5P and LearnWorlds

learnWorlds

It can take your online teaching to the next level and it is suitable for both professionals and newcomer course creators, making rich educational content an easy task, without the need for complicated and expensive authoring tools. Using both H5P and LearnWorlds’ interactive video & ebook authoring , you can create a unique and engaging e-course, that will keep your students coming back for more! Language Teaching Activities. Language Teaching Activities.

5 Simple Tricks To Add More Realism To Online Training Simulations

Infopro Learning

A leader must exude authority through confidence and competence, but the way they dress has a big impact too. They focus on teaching abstract, theoretical concepts like negotiation skills and leadership challenges. In the above example, you might include traffic sounds, or ambient background noise. You could even use a professional voice actor to simulate the panicked customer. Do your employees need to experience real-world consequences without the risk?

How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

BrightCarbon

This blog article could also be called ‘confessions of a voice-over artist.’ For several years I’ve done voice-over work here at BrightCarbon, lending my voice to eLearning courses, promotional videos, and webinars aplenty. But I’ve narrated so many scripts just like this one, teaching employees about how to conduct the research phase of a particular project: This works well as a written piece. Listen to how it sounds read aloud: [link].

Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

TechSmith Camtasia

Written by guest author Gary Allen of Unbounce. Having a clear and succinct way of teaching how to use our product is incredibly important because we know Unbounce helps marketers succeed. After analyzing the video feedback from our awesome customers, we decided to focus first on a “How To” series to teach users the ins-and-outs of getting started with Unbounce. My natural, conversational voice wasn’t slow or clear enough for a screencast. About the Author.

Online Reputation Management: 9 Techniques for the Prosperity of Your Brand

Your Training Edge

One of the best ways to drown out the sound of a couple of negative reviews is to amplify the presence of your hundreds of positive reviews. Reputation management isn’t just about burying the bad news, it’s also about giving your brand a voice that your customers can relate to. That way browsers will be able to see at a glance that yours is a brand they can trust without having to worry about a few dissenting voices.

How To Write For eLearning

Your Training Edge

says Rena Hubbell, an author at Draftbeyond and Writinity. Use active voice. Passive voice sounds boring. You need to use active voice and strong verbs in order to get the message across without losing the student’s attention. Just because you are trying to teach them something, it doesn’t mean that you should be dry and dull. Format for readability. “If If you really want to reach more people, you need to create readable courses.

Tips for Writing Instructional and Training Material

Convergence Training

For example, if you’re teaching learners to make a common household item, your training shouldn’t start with a 15-minute history of that item’s development over the past three centuries. Write in the active voice. Here’s a good resource on writing in the active voice. In fact, it’s good, because it sounds more conversational. Why You Do Not Want to Sound Like a Robot” by Cathy Moore. It’s not easy to write well.

How to Add Captions or Subtitles to a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

However, there’s a huge difference between doing video, and doing video well, and one of them is knowing when to use captions vs. sound. One of the most annoying things you can find in your Facebook feed is a video that autoplays with the sound on. It’s TV ads with the sound turned off.” ( Source ). In a world without sound, captions are one of the best ways to increase those numbers. This is where video in particular can be a powerful tool, sound or not.

This Month in Learning – Summer Edition

The Learning Dispatch

At the Harvard Business Review , Edward Chang and a host of co-authors add their voices to the discussion about whether diversity training actually works (their verdict: in the way it’s supposed to, no; but it does have some unexpected benefits). What about sound? Also from Google, their new Material Sound guidelines discuss the effective use of sound and silence. Stanford News introduces QuizBot, a chatbot that teaches.

PODCAST 104: Embracing Authenticity to Connect and Drive Revenue with Shari Levitin

Sales Hacker

Shari runs her own sales consulting and training firm called The Levitin Group and is a best-selling author. She’s the bestselling author of Heart and Sell: 10 Universal Truths Every Salesperson Needs to Know. She’s received dozens and dozens of awards including from Sales Hacker itself, Top 10 Voices in Sales for LinkedIn in 2018. It sounds like it has something to do as you mentioned with authenticity and re-humanizing the sales process.

Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content

Instilled

In our recent Hollywood Hacks webinar , guest presenter, author and media producer CJ Casciotta, showcased the power of using pre-recorded video segments in your learning programs. When done right, this could be a powerful approach that elevates and emphasizes specific teaching moments, allowing more efficient knowledge transfer and retention. iii) Sound.

5 Things We Learned at Degreed LENS Lite 2020

Degreed

Sounding a similar note, Alan Richardson, Vice President of Learning & Performance at Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), said the L&D team there found that measuring its own success is the single, most important thing it can do to earn a proactive, strategic voice at the business strategy table.

PODCAST 130: Turning Junior-level Talent into Top Sales Professionals with Eddie Baez

Sales Hacker

A lot of it was exercise intensive, so we would basically teach the concepts and then immediately apply to get them work ready day one. Mainly because very few institutions actually teach a formal sales curriculum, and it’s also cultural.

Doctoring the Informal Learning Environment

E-Learning Provocateur

She authors the blog Wishful thinking in medical education , which she uses to advance thinking about the training of student doctors. They miss out on opportunities to attend meetings and teaching sessions because they don’t know they are happening. In fact they spend too long waiting around for someone else to turn up to teach them, and on activities that have little educational value. They could see the timetables for teaching.

The Year in Learning: 2019 Edition

The Learning Dispatch

voice-over talent used in elearning. Do you design sound? Also from Google, their new Material Sound guidelines discuss the effective use of sound and silence. Probably Gregory Barber’s article on using science fiction to teach about ethics and technology. Stanford News introduces QuizBot, a chatbot that teaches. Looking at the success of WeChat, Julian Birkinshaw and his co-authors suggest that an alternative to design thinking might be grand design.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

Screencast-O-Matic provides the option for screencast recordings (screen recording), webcam recordings, or both, as well as the ability to use a microphone to record your voice. The tool allows you to decide whether you want to record sound and web activity or not.

Jay Cross – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Jay is a change agent, futurist, speaker , and author whose insights and stories will expand your perspective and enliven your meetings. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. Now this distinguished-sounding fellow was telling me that people learned more by accident. Real Learning helps workers build a sound learning process.

The Top 78 Captivate Features

Adobe Captivate

Text-to-speech voices – useful for several reasons. Extend Text-to-Speech Voices – Add new dictionary words, change the way words are pronounced, and access other voice sources. Joe holds a degree in Computer Science and is a published author, having written several books, research papers and many articles about eLearning. Joe doesn’t come in to teach a class and then leaves, never to be heard from again. At the risk of sounding like a groupie, Joe Rocks!

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

Authoring Tools. Authoring Tools. Instructional designers know the elearning course creation tools as authoring tools. Instructors can customize the learning experience to suit their specific needs, teaching style or course requirements. Authoring tools are used to provide a high quality courses that can be uploaded into your preferred LMS for hosting. If you are just starting out with online courses, you might want to keep authoring tools in mind for later use.

JAY CROSS – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Jay is a change agent, futurist, speaker , and author whose insights and stories will expand your perspective and enliven your meetings. Jay is the author of Informal Learning: Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance , Working Smarter Fieldbook , Implementing eLearning , and Real Learning. Now this distinguished-sounding fellow was telling me that people learned more by accident. Real Learning helps workers build a sound learning process.