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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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  And voices other than mine are heard over the audio connection, adding variety and interest to that dimension of the class.     Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  And voices other than mine are heard over the audio connection, adding variety and interest to that dimension of the class.     Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way.

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TEACHING ONLINE: Get People Talking

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Ask them to help you teach the class! Would you like to get up here and teach the class?”  And voices other than mine are heard over the audio connection, adding variety and interest to that dimension of the class.     Jennie Ruby, CTT,  COTP , is a veteran eLearning developer, trainer, and author. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. People like to hear themselves talk. I don’t mean that in a bad way.

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Top Tools for Online Teaching

eFront

Recently Top5 Online colleges.org published a list of the 99 Top Tools For Online Teaching , including eFront. Teaching Tools & Technologies. Articulate Studio is a tool for authoring eLearning course materials, and the company keeps a blog that updates on happenings concerning education and how it ties into technology. SmartBuilder is a suite of point-and-click authoring tools for elearning courses. Resources for Teaching Online.

Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

Learning with 'e's

It's also a chance for them to voice their hopes and fears about teaching, now they are actually in the thick of it. I got into teaching because I wanted to continue my backpacking lifestyle in Thailand but needed some funds so teaching TEFL English was my ticket. I continued like this for a couple of years and then made the decision to come home to get my teaching qualification and pursue the first career I felt truly passionate about.

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How This Leader Is Helping More Women Find Their Voice

Everwise

Jennifer Hedding, SVP of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, shares how she leverages her role to encourage women to be bold, connect with others and to use their voice in the workplace. So we connected with Hedding on how she’s helped women find their voices in the workplace, who helped her find hers, and how she’s celebrating women professionals around the world on International Women’s Day this March 8. The author is 100% right.

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

eLearning Brothers

Articulate is a widely used authoring tool for developing eLearning courses. Writing eLearning Voice-over Scripts. One thing that can make or break you course is the voice-over. If the script is cringeworthy at best, there’s not a whole lot the voice actor can do to fix things. IconLogic hosts a variety of 3-hour mini-courses that are presented live online.

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Discovering Communication Mastery Our Voice Is Not Simply Our Mind Out Loud

Training Industry

We all have a tendency to speak too quickly, we don’t breathe tactically, we tend to pitch our voices too high – especially when rushing or in stressful situations – and much more. With your lips gently together, hum a pitch, not loudly but somewhat nasally (this enhances resonance in our speaking voice.) Descend on this pitch to the bottom range of your voice. He is well known as a teacher/mentor who has made it his life goal to Change the World through Voice.

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New Authoring tool rankings #11 to #20

eLearning 24-7

Initially I wasn’t going to post authoring tool rankings beyond the top ten, until July. 20 eLab - The user interface is intriguing and enables anyone to build a course, without having the typical “ooh that looks so lame” with some rapid content authoring tools. No reason, I just love saying that) Mzinga shows up with a true social learning authoring tool. One of the first tools that enabled lip synching (your voice or whomever with the avatar/actor).

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.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Inflecting the voice?

The E-Learning Curve

A few weeks ago, I was talking to a newly-accredited Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) instructor. Equally, it emphasizes the point that we, as content authors and producers, can never assume that a word has one meaning. shows interest in the other person In most western languages (it's different for tonal languages like Mandarin Chinese) voice pitch - or inflection - is used to trigger certain responses in the listener.

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Podcasting for E-Learning – Storytelling and Teaching

The E-Learning Curve

Sound – especially the human voice - has been a fundamental part of the transmission of information and knowledge since pre-history. Half a millennium later the philosopher Plato , founder of the Academy in Athens - the first institution of higher learning in the Western world - chose to render the teachings of his mentor Socrates as a series of dialogs. We can say then, that audio has be a core component of teaching for at least 3000 years.

The changing face of Learning!

Adobe Captivate

Voice […]. Adobe Presenter Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Adobe Captivate 7 Adobe Presenter 9 Blooms Taxonomy Collaboration Flipped Classrooms Learning Learning Analytics teaching For years, the teachers were given the role of collector of information and disseminating that information through a sage-on-a-stage classroom. However, with the rapid increase in the reach of Internet, information is now freely and easily accessible.

How to Write Compelling eLearning Content

360 Training

An author may be doing creative and persuasive writing in one course, and technical writing in another. Whatever your course topic, eLearning authors need to create interesting, inspiring content that delivers concepts clearly to the audience. Here are a few quick tips for writing compelling eLearning content for your online courses : Avoid passive voice when writing. Whenever possible, use the active voice; it is simpler and more concise.

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?

Commit yourself to learning

CLO Magazine

One of them, my friend, mentor and co-author Norman Vincent Peale, famously said, “If you stop learning, you may as well just lie down and let them throw dirt on you — because you’re already dead.”. What’s more, in the spirit of the well-known phrase “when one teaches, two learn,” teaching another person something you’ve learned not only benefits that person, it also reinforces your new learning. Leadership Development Lifelong learning teaching

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning

Learnnovators

QR Codes in the Classroom : This brilliantly curated list from Marianna Talei includes 44 QR Code tools and resources helpful for anybody who wants to have a detailed understanding of the implementation aspects of QR Codesfor teaching &learning. Using QR Codes for Mobile Learning : This presentation (by Stephanie Richter) explores the uses and the different strategies to use QR codes to teach in classrooms.

How to Break into eLearning

360 Training

Ready to kick-start your online teaching business? As you begin, identify the industry that you can teach in. Search through different online course catalogues and identify the topics that interest you and that you may be qualified to teach. Write a list of action-oriented, performance-based objectives expertly exhibited by someone who successfully masters the skills you teach. By now, you have a firm understanding of the steps involved in authoring an online course.

How Digital Content Can Make Classrooms Culturally Responsive

MagicBox

Education Technology now provides the tools needed for culturally responsive teaching. Culturally Responsive Classrooms: Teaching Students to Navigate Adulthood in a Diverse Society. What can Culturally Responsive Teaching Achieve? Larson, author of Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School Social Studies: Methods, Assessment, and Classroom Management. Students develop and achieve more when classrooms adopt teaching methods that reflect their communities.

TOP 18 INCREDIBLE RESOURCES ON USING QR CODES IN E-LEARNING & M-LEARNING

Learnnovators

QR Codes in the Classroom : This brilliantly curated list from Marianna Talei includes 44 QR Code tools and resources helpful for anybody who wants to have a detailed understanding of the implementation aspects of QR Codesfor teaching &learning. Using QR Codes for Mobile Learning : This presentation (by Stephanie Richter) explores the uses and the different strategies to use QR codes to teach in classrooms.

5 Critical Skills You Must Develop to Become a Great Leader

Learnloft

Teaching. Set aside time in your schedule or find time in a moment of need, but either way don’t hesitate to grab a white board and teach. About the Author John Eades is the CEO of LearnLoft, a leadership development company which exists to turn managers into leaders and create healthier places to work. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Industry.com.

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Two Easy Ways to Make Training Webinars More Personal

Mindflash

I’ll admit it: When it comes to teaching, classroom programs are my favorite. People sitting in on a webinar usually don’t know the presenter or instructor; he or she is just a voice behind the curtain. Though many have moved away from classroom teaching for financial reasons, we should try to implement some of how it was effective as we develop our technology tools. He is the author of Fire Up!

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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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

How Auto-Owners Insurance Made Insurance Training Interactive and Efficient With Lectora

Trivantis

This training teaches a company standardized writing voice, which is used when an associate is approaching customers or during intercompany communications. That’s why the company manages their standardized writing voice with appropriate training to avoid any misinterpretations and regulatory issues. Authoring Tools Blog Case StudiesOn the Trivantis® blog today, we’re featuring a case study excerpt on Auto-Owners Insurance.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You may feel uncomfortable with this, but it's a time-proven technique that will help you understand the strengths and weaknesses of your voice. Be honest with yourself when evaluating your voice. Ensure that the modulation of your voice includes emotion, emphasis or just plain life. Rick teaches our Audio Basics for eLearning online class.

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Audio for eLearning: The First Steps

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. by Rick Zanotti One of the key elements in multimedia and eLearning development is sound.

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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. education heutagogy learning schools teaching Technology

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here's some simple techniques to make your voice sound deeper. The faster you talk the higher your voice gets. Getting closer will engage what's called the "proximity effect," lower the sound of your voice, and make it sound fuller. 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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Create an e-Learning course: The didactical flow

easygenerator

Step 2: Set the goal : It is important to keep in mind both the authors’ perspective and the learners’ perspective. Do I want to teach or test? Here the author needs to focus on specific skills. Clear and measurable criteria should be drafted, for guiding the teaching, learning and assessment process. Also consider different types of presenting the content to the learners (video, voice-over, text…).

Preparing for the Inevitable Disruption to Higher Education: Kadenze, Inc.

Kadenze

At lunchtime students gathered in the open-air atrium – maintaining social distance they danced, music exploding from portable speakers, bodies leaping, voices singing with excitement, tinged with fear. We were all scrambling to move our teaching fully online with only a few days turnaround.”.

Five Lessons Learned from Prototyping

E-learning Uncovered

Seeing their face or hearing their voice when they see the way something is conveyed the first time can be a great indicator of how well (or poorly) you met their vision. We typically include at least one (often a few) of each of the following slides: menu, teaching, click-to-reveal, drag-and-drop, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and results. At Artisan E-Learning, we work with our clients to craft their own custom solution for their courseware needs.

Programmatic Chatbots vs Machine Learning

Mobile Coach

Bots that interact with people have been envisioned for decades, starting with sci-fi films and becoming a reality with voice-activated personal assistants embedded in our phones (Siri and Google Assistant) and home devices (Alexa and Google Home).