Khan Academy and Mastering Voiceover: This Week on #BLPLearn

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We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Our goal is to make the weekly #BLPLearn blog a dependable source for quality, curated L&D content.

Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success

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Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency.

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Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

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It made my life a lot easier and more productive. In today’s post, I thought I’d share a few that work well with this blog and allow you to access the blog posts in a different format. Listen to a Podcast of the Rapid E-Learning Blog.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. Knowing the end now lets you figure out some critical information in your pre production planning: Where is the video going to end up? You may want to add extra elements that identify the product, company, or organization.

Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative

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The Case: A leading direct selling company in the country was facing the challenge of educating and training its sales personnel on their products and selling skills on an ongoing basis. The courses were accompanied by an audio-voiceover which compensated for the minimalistic on-screen text.

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LUC Recap: Multimedia Localization for eLearning Content

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Take a look at a few highlights from this awesome breakout session: Multimedia localization is the adaption of digital multimedia content, such as image films, product videos, or eLearning content, to the needs and requirements of different target cultures and markets. Blog LUC

Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed

Learnbrite

Countless articles, blogs, and opionion pieces have touted the positive implications of virtual reality (VR) on education, corporate learning and development, and healthcare education.

762 New eLearning Character Images (and more, of course!)

eLearningArt

We released a ton of new character images, created a bunch of design hacks, and published four awesome blog posts. . Speaking of the eLearningArt blog, have you been keeping up with the latest articles? Posts blog

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

Adobe Captivate

When it comes to accessibility, Adobe’s products have always been some of the best available. To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. Blog Closed Captions section 508 accessibility compliance

Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Voiceovers and audio recordings often make up part of the content, however, it’s equally important to be aware of the whole soundscape that your elearning will exist in and create. “You are 66% less productive in a noisy open plan office.”

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How to Create Your Own e-Learning Video

Trivantis

Unless you’re hiring a professional for the voiceover, you’ll want an external microphone, preferably the kind you can clip to your collar. If your budget allows, hiring pros is a great option because it ensures a cleaner end product and less editing time for you.

11 Mind Blowing Uses Of Virtual Reality In Enterprise L&D And HR

Learnbrite

According to Rayna Hollander of Business Insider : Boeing plans to cut engineer training time by 75% by using the Microsoft HoloLens to train engineers in recognizing and combining different pieces of equipment, aided by digital text pop-ups and a voiceover providing guidance.

Top tips to creating engaging learning videos

Leo Learning

In our latest blog on making the most of learning videos, Frank McCabe, LEO Learning’s Executive Producer of Moving Image, offers a few top tips. Three events that happen to someone in a day don’t equate to a story, and nor do a series of beautifully presented points combined with a voiceover.

New Research Reveals Failing to Focus on Visual Communication Threatens Productivity and Engagement Levels

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Our research reveals lack of visual communications threaten productivity and engagement levels — and not just with millennials, but with workers of all ages. People perform better and feel more engaged than with plain text — and that could boost productivity.

Mobile Training Madness: Break Out of The Outdated Workplace Training Model

Braidio

Training materials aren’t going to be effective if they consist of hours-long drawn-out PowerPoints with flat voiceovers that are about as exciting as a congressional filibuster. Today’s smartphones are go-to tools for entertainment, research, learning, productivity, collaboration, and communication. Blog Mobile Training Workplace

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A product to market? 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP.

Creating an online learning personality

Saffron Interactive

Some e-learning blogs include tips such as ‘use handwritten style fonts to make your e-learning engaging’ – but surely that’s like saying someone is interesting and likeable because they have a nice haircut? Blog Instructional design Uncategorized e-Learning

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

Marie-Claire Ross wrote a blog post conveniently called “How to make the Best Training Video”. by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music. It’s a nice-looking production although there are a few things that could be improved as well.

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A product to market? 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.** Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

A product to market? 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. 59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.**   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. This rough-cut can then be transcribed and edited to create the final script for the audio-voiceover. Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process.

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5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing

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Simply because more and more consumers prefer watching a short video to learn more about a product than waste a few minutes reading about it. Product awareness Explainer videos for product awareness or differentiation are probably the most common use of explainer videos for marketing.

Voice Over Tips for eLearning – During Recording (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

Always perform a soundcheck before you actually start recording your voiceovers. Using headphones is more or less a preference when it comes to voiceover recording. Avoid milk products if at all possible.

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Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

In our first blog on the evolution of digital first publishing Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing , we discussed how the publishing industry led by decreased sales in education textbooks initially adopted a general digital first workflow. This second blog will discuss how technology entrepreneurs facilitated the implementation and reach of the workflow. . Voiceover technology and other features allow built-in accessibility.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.  59% of decision-makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. 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.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

The speed and number of release cycles is increasing rapidly and product updates are requiring more frequent updates to all visuals. Example: IBM’s Watson Voice Technology was used to generate the voiceover. The post Keeping Video Content Up To Date appeared first on TechSmith Blog.

How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

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As a B2B-focused channel, you will need to dedicate more time to product demos and trade shows. People love hearing expert opinions on a product or service they want to try. You will need to decide whether you will be simply doing a voiceover or you will be actually filming.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we examine some of the key elements of engaging eLearning Design. Have clarity on the content; get it approved by key stakeholders before production; and ensure that it is in harmony with the learning objectives mapped in the original design document.

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eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.  59% of decision-makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. 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

64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video.  59% of decision-makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. 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.

How to Write a Script for a Video (With a Free Template!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Another type of script format is for informational, like product demos or explainer videos. These can be great whether you need show off products or services. appeared first on TechSmith Blog. Have you ever tried to write a script?

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

TechSmith Camtasia

At the end of the day, we keep pushing forward, because we want to make amazing products that help you communicate and educate in better ways, especially visually. The post From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Another challenge is that many blogs in our industry create linkbait lists of text-to-speech applications, but for the most part, those lists are worthless. Below is a link to an example module where I converted some text from a blog post into text-to-speech audio.

Qarbon Camtasia and Adobe Captivate

Tony Karrer

Also every screen would have audio (voiceover with my voice) accompanying it. To present a moving demo I need to integrate another product called Viewlet cam. Subscribe to the Best of eLearning Learning for updates from this blog and other eLearning blogs Question from a reader, hoping you can provide your thoughts: I am in the process of selecting an elearning tool that is easy to use, quick to create the demos and does not bloat the file size much.

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

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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. New Product learning. Part 2 of Part 4.