The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2

Edmego Learning

The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2. Producing voice overs is an acquired skill. Just because you talk all day does not mean that you are fully qualified for voice overs. As a matter of fact in part 1 of this series we referenced the fact that when we hear our own voice it can be quite disconcerting. You can quickly isolate the imperfections in your voice quality. This brings us to Part 2 of our series: The Art of Voice Overs.

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How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs

eLearning Brothers

When recording voice overs in a non-professional studio, you’re bound to run into unwanted background noises, and other pesky sounds that your microphone picks up. If you want to clean up your audio and make better voice overs for your eLearning projects than keep reading. How to Make a DIY Vocal Booth for eLearning Voice Overs. We have eLearning templates for every authoring tool. eLearning Our Favorites Resources sounds eLearning Voice Overs Voice Overs

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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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Six Advantages to Using Interactive Voice Response (IVR) in Contact Centers

Learning Pool

These changes can often result in quickly recorded messages (usually from a member of staff with a few spare minutes!) – which can impact the brand ‘tone of voice’. . About the author – Nathan Dring.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? can make the process of choosing an authoring. authoring tool. As authoring tools offer more.

Man Vs. Machine For Voice Over In eLearning - Part 2: How TTS Technology Can Enhance eLearning

eLearning Industry

Authoring tools, like Captivate and Storyline, include Text to Speech (TTS) to their environments. eLearning Best Practices Audio In eLearning eLearning Voice Over Text To Speechbut usually only for English and not always with “tune-able” results. This article explores TTS technology to see what the future can bring from this technology and how it can impact the eLearning experience. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Authoring Tool Trends

eLearning 24-7

Here now are the latest authoring tool trends (excluding the ones I posted in last week’s blog). Enables the course author to skin/brand their course with their own logo, colors, etc. . Many authoring tools give you limited color options and may/may not enable you to add your own logo. Allows courses that are being built in the authoring tool to be in another language beyond what used to be the standard norm of just English. The authoring tool is in the cloud.

Who authorizes the authority?

Clark Quinn

So, will we see broader diversity of acceptable evaluations, more evaluation of the authorial voice of any particular learning experience, a lifting of the game by educational institutions, or a growing market of diverse accreditation (&# get credit for your life experience&# from the Fly By Night School of Chicanery)?

Give Learners a Voice by Incorporating Social Learning

Adobe Captivate

Connect with the author on Twitter or LinkedIn , and follow me on Adobe’s eLearning blog. The post Give Learners a Voice by Incorporating Social Learning appeared first on eLearning. If you’re a fan of Adobe Captivate Prime, you may be aware of the new social learning features that were just released. My favorite new feature has to be the discussion boards, which allow groups of learners to share web based and user generated content easily.

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How to author eLearning content

Epilogue Systems

Authoring eLearning content isn’t as simple as writing down steps and hoping your users can follow them. Instead, authoring eLearning content requires you to be as succinct and easy to comprehend as possible while providing detailed instructions. If you author eLearning content that goes over your users’ heads, you end up with content that is completely useless. Here’s a closer look at how to author eLearning content.

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 had been judged as not meeting the teaching standards in the first two terms and a representative from the local authority came to observe me alongside the headteacher and with a little help with my planning and emotional support from my team and family I pulled off a great lesson and got enough encouragement to turn things around for the last few months.

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What is an eLearning Authoring Tool? What is the Best eLearning Authoring Software?

Pinlearn

If you are new to the eLearning sphere, you must be confused about numerous eLearning authoring tools available in the market. In this article, we will learn everything about these software solutions and understand how an authoring tool works in eLearning. After reading this article you will have a clear view of which authoring tool(s) to buy for your set of requirements. What is an authoring tool? eLearning authoring tool. Why use an eLearning authoring tool?

Survey Says… (authoring tools)

eLearning 24-7

Hi, this is the ghost of Richard Dawson bringing you another exciting episode of Authoring Tools Survey. We asked e-learning audiences around the world via the internet, what they were seeking in authoring tools. Craig – are you ready to enter the final round of Authoring tools survey? What features would you like to see in an authoring tool? End users spoke loud and clear on what feature sets they want when it comes to authoring tools.

Tips for Working with E-Learning Voice-Over Talent

E-learning Uncovered

Working with professional voice-over talent can help your courses be more polished and professional, but this comes at an expense. Over the years, I’ve discovered several tips for working with voice-over talent to help make the process easier and more efficient, which can help keep your costs down. Here are my top three tips for working with voice-over talent. Remember, your voice-over talent likely works with many different clients with many different expectations.

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5 Authoring Tool Features That Deliver Incredible Value

gomo learning

Your authoring tool can keep you on track—but only if it excels in the five key areas in this article. You still want to retain creative control over your content, but a good authoring tool will let you focus your creative energy on the parts of your course that matter the most.

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

best products that work under water (summer time) and from the e-learning prospective – the best authoring tools. Authoring tools are always changing – some for the better, others for the worst. 10: TechSmith Camtasia Studio – I’ve debated numerous times if a product that is more of a screen recorder with added feature sets deserves to be in an authoring tool set. Everyone loves lists. Lists for the best books written in 1899 (right?),

Announcing new Text-to-speech voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

And the single biggest reason is Captivate 4 voices. Many Captivate customers use TTS as the voice in the final published course. These folks have figured out how to use the dictionary to customize the NeoSpeech voices, and to use VTML tags to add more character to the voices. Loquendo's voices are expressive, clear, natural and fluent; and would be a great complement to the current set we have. Tags: Rapid Authoring

Ghost Edition – Top 10 Authoring Tools for 2013

eLearning 24-7

This year we will focus on the top ten authoring tools for 2013. For each authoring ranking, a brief true ghost story, then the vendor and why it was selected. Proof that you can create an amazing authoring tool without being based in the U.S. One of the trends I forsee in 2014 is an increase in the number of authoring tools enabling multilingual while creating a course. Scream, my friend, scream for here comes the top five course authoring tools. #5

Fears of the Course Authoring Tool Market

eLearning 24-7

Its nearly Halloween and with that comes the shocking and fearful excitement or lack thereof of the scariest things on the plane appearing at the movie theaters, in costumes, television and for us, the course authoring tool market. Just in the past two years the per license cost of authoring tools has skyrocketed. Compare the authoring tool market with the LMS space and you can clearly see the difference. LMSs, authoring tools are still way behind moving to SaaS.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool. Authoring Pro – Developer and International Edition - comes with audio editor, video editor, image editor, screen capture and screen camera. Course Authoring Tools for the masses. Tools these days come in three flavors.

Authoring Tool Market – What I am seeing

eLearning 24-7

Right now I am doing a survey on authoring tools (more on this at the end of the post) and so far 100% of all respondents state that HTML5 output is required in an authoring tool. I do believe that HTML5 output will continue to grow as an authoring tool feature. If you are an e-learning developer or instructional designer this has always been a favorite feature of authoring tools. Scenario Builders with your own voice and text.

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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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).

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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A guide to HTML5 elearning authoring tools

Elucidat

In its wake, HTML5 authoring has become the industry standard for L&D teams looking to produce modern, interactive and multi-device elearning. With the range of HTML5 authoring tools available on the market, how do you decide which one is right for your team? First off, what exactly is HTML5 authoring? Which is the best HTML5 authoring tool for you? Is it a sole author or collaborative team , and what’s the level of technical expertise?

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Through my previous blog series on text-to-speech, you have learnt about: The different text-to-speech voices in Adobe Captivate 5 (NeoSpeech and Loquendo). Tweaking the pronunciation of text generated using NeoSpeech voices. Using VTML tags to change speed, pitch, and volume of the NeoSpeech voices. In this blog post, let us learn how to tweak the speech generated using Loquendo voices. Prosodic aspects of the voice (speaking rate, volume, voice pitch and timbre).

The Voice of The Customer: Introducing gomo Customer Success Manager, Simon Waldram

gomo learning

So, what does it take to be the “voice of the customer” at gomo? This has given me experience with the majority of industry authoring and delivery tools , from eLearning to virtual reality. The post The Voice of The Customer: Introducing gomo Customer Success Manager, Simon Waldram appeared first on gomo Learning. gomo Customer Success Manager, Simon Waldram, acts as your advocate within our team.

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How to author user content for your critical applications

Epilogue Systems

Instead, authoring user content requires you to be as succinct and easy to comprehend as possible while providing detailed instructions. To help you better author your content so that it is in easy-to-digest chunks, follow these four tips: Prioritize the information: Create a hierarchy of tasks in a process and follow a logical progression of tasks and document accordingly. Try to use active voice 85% of the time and passive voice 15%.

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.

Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

Below is a list of course authoring tools – think “rapid e-learning authoring software&#. CourseLab - E-learning authoring tool that offers programming-free WYSIWYG environment for creating very nice interactive e-learning content which can be published on the Internet, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ADL SCORM 2004 CERTIFIED. MOS Solo - Content authoring tool. MLOAT - Multimedia Learning Object Authoring Tool.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Inflecting the voice?

The E-Learning Curve

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. However, be careful not to fall into monotonous delivery - what my good lady wife Mrs. E-Learning Curve calls a "robot voice."

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iSpring 8.3: Leverage New Authoring Capabilities

iSpring Solutions

The coolest enhancement is part of the TalkMaster tool, which now allows users to record voice overs for characters. Shared. Today the advanced iSpring 8.3* has been released! With this new option, dialogue simulations are even more realistic than ever before! Audio narrations can also be recorded with the QuizMaker tool now, which is available as a component of iSpring Suite. To learn more about these and other enhancements, read this article. Read more ». iSpring News

Bouncy, bubbly or British? How To Choose Voice Over Talent

The eLearning Coach

Integrating the perfect voice into an online course, video or slide show enhances the audience’s perception and enjoyment of the program. On the other hand, choosing a voice that doesn’t fit can sometimes feel like fingernails scraping across a blackboard. Voice actors must sound knowledgeable even when they don’t understand the subject. They also need disciplined voice control and excellent enunciation. Use a voice that fits the audience.

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Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker, author and diversity and inclusion expert. Informed by more than a decade consulting to Fortune 500 companies, she creates a compelling case for leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents along with empowering advocates at all levels to find their voice, and be a driving force in creating more enlightened organizations. .