Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. In this second post, we are going to look at tactics that can be immediately deployed to improve your blended learning strategy. Interactive video is also a great, cost-effective entry-point to XR if you are considering adding it to your Blend in 2019.

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

In this post and others, Ross points out several characteristics that make for quality learning videos: • Match the visuals, titles, and voiceover – a seamless integration of these elements seems effortless. by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music. Voiceover should never read the text directly off the screen – it tends to get in the way of people’s learning.

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Why online learning is better than in-person learning

Learnkit

There are so many different forms of online learning, from MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), to online tutoring , to online components of blended learning courses. Without online learning, there is no blended learning. Blended learning is gaining steam within academia and it is moving quickly into the corporate space as HR leaders, learning professionals, and heads of talent realize its potential. Without the latter, there is no blended learning.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

Add a voiceover that helps to make the transition from one point to the next and you have a compelling piece of video training. Innovation Uncategorized Video YouTube eLearning mobile learning technology blended learning elearning video web-based training youtubeI’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life. Three high school friends and I produced a slew of super-8 movies that played to typically strong reviews (those I choose to remember anyway) in my high school.

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Buy the Course Get the Source

B Online Learning

More important than the blend of technology, Uber thrived on the basic notion that “there must be a better way”. The classic example of this is putting out your 3000 course catalogue of courses only for your learners to complain that the voiceover and stock images are not Australian, how can this training possibly be valid for me if it was built for an audience in another country, with another culture, with different legislation and laws.

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Authoring eLearning with Articulate Storyline—How it Works, Pros, and Cons

Maestro

With Storyline, you build slide-based lessons that blend instruction, audio, video, and interactions to create engaging online courses. Voiceover-driven. Depending on your content, voiceover-driven can either be a pro or a con.

Why Harry Redknapp is the best instructional designer this industry never had

Saffron Interactive

“People say it’s a complicated game now,” came Redknapp’s voiceover in a video the BBC ran last week, “but the last time I checked there were still two goals and the ball was still round, so it can’t be that much different.” Blended learning Blog Development e-LearningAs the approver-in-chief of our blog is an Arsenal fan, I’m unsure that this entry will ever make it on to our website, but here it goes anyway.

Why Harry Redknapp is the best instructional designer this industry never had

Saffron Interactive

“People say it’s a complicated game now,” came Redknapp’s voiceover in a video the BBC ran last week, “but the last time I checked there were still two goals and the ball was still round, so it can’t be that much different.” Blended learning Blog Development e-LearningAs the approver-in-chief of our blog is an Arsenal fan, I’m unsure that this entry will ever make it on to our website, but here it goes anyway.

Tips to Make Professional Training Videos at Home

mysimpleshow

Record a voiceover to accompany your explainer video as well as if you were actually directly communicating with real-life people. If you have no other option but to record in the artificial light, consider investing in led lamps and a blend to reflect the light.

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Tips to Make Professional Training Videos at Home

mysimpleshow

Record a voiceover to accompany your explainer video as well as if you were actually directly communicating with real-life people. If you have no other option but to record in the artificial light, consider investing in led lamps and a blend to reflect the light.

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Free learning & development webinars for October 2021

Limestone Learning

Opportunities for working together range from co-creation in virtual workshops and events, to best practice blended learning journeys, to multiplayer gamification. “ Flying dog, Batman, bats ” by Andrea Bohl is licensed by Pixabay. It’s that spooky time of year again.

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Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

TechSmith Camtasia

Folding in illustrations, examples, clips, and other bits of media — with captions, voiceover, music, and more — is crucial for creating useful online course content.”. Further, faculty who teach blended classes could use Camtasia to post and share materials. Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement.

Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

TechSmith Camtasia

These screencasts can also include voiceover and even webcam videos, so Michael and his employees can explain what is happening on screen. This blended learning approach provides trainees with access to engaging learning materials whenever they need them. Meet Michael Shane, the director of Microsoft Desktop and Soft Skills Training Company, Quasar.

Why your Business needs an LMS for Performance Support

ProProfs

Although performance support and online training are two different instructional entities, thanks to the technological advancement the learning management systems (LMS) can be leveraged to blend some aspects of performance support into online training effortlessly. Well, this issue can be resolved when businesses use a blend of both informal and formal training. You can make it more impactful by adding a background voiceover.

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Do a professional voiceover. In line with the above point, a professional voiceover is also an important asset of a high quality e-learning course. Blended learning – this type of learning combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods. If you are planning to train your employees and your company structure allows it, it can be a good idea to consider the blended approach.

How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

But even classes that are 100% in-person or feature a blended in-person and online format benefit from educational videos. Content can be used in blended learning environments when face-to-face courses are available. Recommended Reading: The Best Way to Record Voiceover for PowerPoint.

To Peeve or Not to Peeve?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here, "learnings" refers to any training course--classroom, blended, or online." Check out Jennie's  eLearning writing classes  and ensure both your voiceover scripts and eLearning scripts are ready for prime time! by Jennie Ruby  According to  vocabulary.com , "A peeve is an annoyance, and a pet peeve is an annoyance that's nurtured like a pet--it's something someone can never resist complaining about.

What new designers really need to know

Clive on Learning

How it can fit into a blend. How to write for the screen and for voiceover. In my post last week, I identified four elements that I felt needed to be in place if an organisation was to make a success of in-house e-learning development: tools, talent, training and, above all, time - the four Ts. I made the point that, more often than not, new designers are provided with plenty of instructional design theory, but nowhere near enough time to practise and get feedback.

Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We also develop custom blended learning, custom instructor-led training, we also do some work with webinars. And then the last sort of complication to toss in there is blended training, which I think is a real growth opportunity for elearning. Let me just throw that PowerPoint deck into an elearning system and then just set it up, record some voiceover of people reading the slides to you and hit Next,” and that leads to the boring elearning that we were talking about.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

Its latest features include speaker speed control (control the speed of narration), camera shake, and various blending modes (to combine videos). You can also layer these in various ways e.g., blending, overlaying, and masking, and each object can be edited, moved, and cut independently.

How to Develop Training Materials the Right Way [Free PDF Guide]

Continu

blended learning approaches. A webinar can be supported by documentation, for example, or a slide deck by a voiceover video. Are you confident that you’re producing the best training materials possible? Or is your training material development procedure lacking? Training materials are one of the core pieces of your training program—if they’re not compelling and useful, your training is going to lose effectiveness. You might think that training materials aren’t all that important.

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Creating an online learning personality

Saffron Interactive

And if your learning solution is a blend you’ll need the involvement of, say, the classroom trainer and the social media expert. Check your style is consistent at every level – don’t lose your learner by overlooking details such as the style of the audio voiceover and check the writing style right down to image captions and launch page text. It’s the office Christmas party and everyone’s taking their seats at the table.

The Role of Memory in Learning: Encoding

Obsidian Learning

Using appropriate voiceover, however, can help improve retention. However, it can very easily be used in blended learning in the “face to face training” pieces. As we discussed in the previous blog article in this series, there are three main steps in the memory process: encoding, storing and retrieving. Here, we will take a closer look at the first step – encoding – and its role in learning.

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LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

Extending your reach: Learning at a distance: Glen Hansen, National L&D Manager at Employment Plus , shared his organisation’s experience of using web conferencing to transition from traditional face-to-face learning delivery to a blended model. Adam Morgan and his crew promoted the advantages of employing professional actors (rather than “Tim from Accounts&# ) to produce the voiceovers in your e-learning courseware.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

There’s people who are creating courses from their expertise to sell for money, there are like schools who are doing blended learning, university professors are using it, and corporations are using it to train their people, and when I see a lot of the internal training as it’s called LMS’s, I think they’re really prime candidate for animation. Like, what kind of gears involved, or like how do you record the voiceover?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Going from classroom to blended learning: Put it all in the blender and hit go! - Voiceover (55). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010. How do we come up with these - well it’s based on social signals (clicks, views, twitter, delicious and more). So, really, you’ve been voting on this all year long just based on your activity. Congrats to all for making the list!

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

Cut down on unnecessary voiceovers. Blend compelling visuals with concise text. Reading Time: 4 minutes What is M icrolearning ? At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Millennials learn differently: they want to pull information on their own at the time they require, rather than being pushed from the other side.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first. Use your own voice for voiceovers. A few hours before recording voiceovers, put down the coffee (no milk chugging, either)! Good music placement blends into the story, unless it’s the sole focus. Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

After that, you add your photos, videos (you can capture video from within the app) and audio files (insert or record a voiceover). Its latest features include speaker speed control (control the speed of narration), camera shake and various blending modes (to combine videos). You can also layer these in various ways e.g. blending, overlaying, and masking, and each object can be edited, moved and cut independently.

10 Training Video Software

Ed App

You can even create your own character to use in your videos and add voiceovers with auto lip-sync so you don’t have to worry about editing it later on. It also allows learners to use the software to give peer presentations, which is perfect for a blended learning approach.

Unicorn Client Day - LIVE BLOG

Unicorn Training

Will have video functionality by time its launched by 1 Sept but really open to hearing the other thoughts/feedback of functions people may like to add to post-launch roadmap (audio for walkthrough voiceovers one function suggested a few times today). Blended learning: how to combine events, webinars, online courses, eBooks and more into complete blended solutions How do we maximise the value of SkillsServe and support job performance by integrating other services?

How to Develop Cost Effective Game Applications for the iPhone

Upside Learning

The application should include the use of voiceover audio as one interface to communicate feedback to user. •. Ultimately we determined that a blended approach of using HTML plus Objective C function calls to iPhone components. So by blending traditional web development with native iPhone development we were able to develop a cost effective mobile application. Recently we’ve been developing mobile applications for the iPhone.

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When It Makes Sense to Pay for Professional Narration

Rapid eLearning

It’s just you and your voiceover talent. And speaking of retakes, if you find you want to do audio edits down the road, having the pro audio makes it easier to seamlessly blend different recording sessions because the audio levels and quality is controlled. Your rapid elearning software makes it easy to record your narration. Most of the time that works for you. However, there are times when recording your own narration doesn’t make sense.

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How to Develop Cost Effective Game Applications for the iPhone

Upside Learning

The application should include the use of voiceover audio as one interface to communicate feedback to user. •. Ultimately we determined that a blended approach of using HTML plus Objective C function calls to iPhone components. So by blending traditional web development with native iPhone development we were able to develop a cost effective mobile application. Recently we’ve been developing mobile applications for the iPhone.

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