ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Text-to-Speech to Final Voiceover

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While working on a recent eLearning project in Articulate Storyline 360, there was a delay in getting the voiceover audio back from our voiceover professional. The dealy was particularly problematic because several slides had image builds that had to be synchronized with the voiceover audio.   To keep the project moving forward, I copied the voiceover script into the Notes window on each Storyline slide.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective. Adobe Captivate Camtasia e-learning eLearning Storyline

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Adding Closed Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        Closed captioning (CC) allows you to provide descriptive information in your published eLearning project that typically matches the voiceover audio contained in your Camtasia project. During this post I'm going to show you how you can add the captions manually (by typing or copying/pasting from an existing script), and how to have Camtasia transcribe the voiceover audio using the Speech-to-text feature.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. You can hear samples of audio created using the Mac's built-in headset by viewing any of the videos I've created within the past 6 months on our YouTube channel. On occasion I record voiceovers at home on my laptop. by Kevin Siegel.

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

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Welcome to the pre-release beta of the newest Camtasia feature, with some automatic goodness: Camtasia Rap-ify (For Windows and Mac). Click on the new effect option, Rap-ify – and after a short re-render process, your video will be updated with a new music style makeover – music, voiceover, and general look and feel all will be updated. . The post From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts appeared first on TechSmith Blogs.

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

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Danielle has been a Camtasia user for years, using it in her in-person classes. Camtasia allows us to create robust, engaging content to share or stream.”. With Camtasia, Danielle was able to “better package” content for her students and create the online classroom she was looking for. As a Camtasia user, she knew that using webcam video alone wouldn’t allow her to create the online learning experience that she wanted for her distance-learning students. “A

5 Asynchronous Communication Examples For Better Remote Work

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Here are five examples of asynchronous communication that will keep your remote office on track for success. These videos don’t have to be highly produced — even a screen recording with a voiceover can be much more effective than sending out long emails with directions.

eLearning & Grammar: Should eLearning Text Contain End of Sentence Punctuation?

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For example, a bulleted list on a crowded web page looks cleaner and simpler without periods at the ends of the items, and a quick survey of websites reveals that lists on the Internet are typically done with no periods.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. In this example, I wanted to see how well Polly handled a tongue-twister so I typed out a portion of the famous Peter Piper tongue-twister most of us learned as children.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. In this example, I wanted to see how well Polly handled a tongue-twister so I typed out a portion of the famous Peter Piper tongue-twister most of us learned as children.

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How to Record Lectures: 3 Methods for Online Learning Success

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For example, is it better to pre-record lectures or will students better learn in a Zoom or other online meeting environment? Once you’ve created and edited your video in Camtasia, you can share it directly to Knowmia Pro. Trust me, Camtasia makes it SUPER easy.).

50 Tips for Better Video

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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)! It’s not necessary at all in most training videos, for example (except maybe in an intro/outro). White-balancing can help offset a yellow light while recording, for example. For example, you can use a clock wipe to show time passing.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. In this example, I wanted to see how well Polly handled a tongue-twister so I typed out a portion of the famous Peter Piper tongue-twister most of us learned as children.

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What Matters in Video Right Now: 2020 Edition

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In the research for our ebook, Video Viewer Habits, Trends, and Statistics You Need to Know , we asked survey participants to submit examples they believed were great instructional and informational videos. Try Camtasia for free. Download Camtasia. For example, PowerPoint Slides is relatively low on the list, showing up in just over 10% of the videos. A whopping 75% of the videos we analyzed had clear and easily understandable voiceovers. Try Camtasia for free.

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Effective Training Methods for Your Online Learning Programs

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For example, in many webinar tools, learners have the option to raise their hand to ask a question or share feedback, making the experience as close to in-person as you can get. . Our favourite video editing software has to be Camtasia by TechSmith.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

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When changes are introduced to a software interface or workflow, for example a new dialog, it is often only a section of the pre-existing content that is affected by this change. Greetings, software version numbers, small interface changes, references and corporate branding elements come as regular examples to mind. Imagine the following beginning to a video tutorial: To start a screen recording in Camtasia 9, click on the Record button.

Why People Stop Watching Your Videos (And How to Avoid It!)

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Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Check out this post for information on how to be better with voiceovers. Include practical, real-life examples that your viewers can easily apply to their own lives. As part of our research, we analyzed nearly 100 videos submitted to us by survey participants as examples of great videos. Take our YouTube Channel for example. Want to give Camtasia a try? Picture this.

Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter: Which One Is Right For You?

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You can use it to take existing PowerPoint slides, add voiceover narration, optionally record a self-video while presenting the lesson, add eLearning scenes and characters, add interactive elements, add a quiz, and publish the lesson to an LMS. But after recording, you can edit the recorded steps to add highlights, additional captions, voiceover instructions, hints, feedback messages, and much more.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

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Voiceover for Videos. If you want to emulate the classroom training, add voiceover to your videos. Voiceovers are easier to prepare nowadays, with various websites offering professional VO services on the cheap. A popular caption creating software is Camtasia Studio. They capture a process or an application in progress through screen capture software like Camtasia and Screenr. For example, you need to show your learner how to create pivot tables in Excel.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

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While there are tons of mobile apps, desktop software, and online video editing tools, we’ll show you how to edit a video with Camtasia (Windows/Mac). Download a free trial of Camtasia to quickly and easily edit your own videos. A sample.mp4 video that has been completed and ready to post to an online service (Camtasia PPT Green Screen Experiment). mp4) and Camtasia ready (.tscproj) mp4) and slightly edited for time for Camtasia (.tscproj)

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Featured Online Classes

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  Got Captivate or Camtasia as your eLearning tool?   Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts You can write step-by-step instructions like a pro, but now you have been asked to create voice-over narratives for e-Learning scripts. Practice writing narratives with our planned examples, or, if you choose, work with an actual project of your own. Choose between practicing with our planned examples, or working with an actual project of your own.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

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For example, it allows you to storyboard your courses and then dictate the path that your learner takes. Camtasia. First and foremost a video capture tool, Camtasia content can be exported as SCORM packages. A neat feature is that it integrates with Camtasia and Snagit. This means that making screen recording, image editing, voiceovers, and more is that little bit more simpler. Great eLearning starts with getting the basics right.

How to Create Your Own e-Learning Video

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For example, you could show learners: How to Perform CPR. 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 you use Lectora® Inspire, you already have Camtasia®, so you’re set! This is where you get to have fun with Camtasia (or whatever tool you’re using). Do you ever wish you could include video in your online training?

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

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For example, my iPhone 6 can record 1080p videos at 60fps. My Macbook Pro, for example, can record 1080p resolution at 60 fps. These are perfect for recording voiceovers. The Blue Yeti has a few more features than the AT2020—different recording modes, for example — but I like the way I sound on an AT2020 better. Camtasia is an industry favorite screencast software with all of the previously-mentioned features.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

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8 Camtasia. Camtasia’s screencasting tool offers a lot more flexibility in terms of creating long videos and adding overlays. Camtasia Screenshot. After that, you add your photos, videos (you can capture video from within the app), and audio files (insert or record a voiceover).

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

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Camtasia. Camtasia is perfect for this. What’s more, Camtasia comes with reports on test scores that are sent to you daily to monitor your learners’ performance. Go with Camtasia if you: Want not only a screen recorder but also a powerful video editor. So, if branded eLearning content and uniqueness are among the things you’re looking for in your courses, you might consider going with some other eLearning tools examples. You want your courses to be fantastic.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

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Camtasia. TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8. As a minimum, the software should allow you to insert video links, while some of the more functional tools such as Articulate Storyline 2 and TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8 will allow you to record video directly using your webcam. Articulate Storyline 2 and Elucidat are examples of authoring tools that are on the pricy end of the scale, however, they offer a bunch of features that might be worth the investment.

Seven ways that video can transform learning at work

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Screencasts A screencast is a demonstration of some aspect of a piece of software, usually with a voiceover. These can be extremely simple to produce using software such as Adobe Captivate, Camtasia and any number of low-cost alternatives. The best early examples came from Common Craft (check them out on YouTube), who used a technique called ‘papermation’ to present explanations of complex technical subjects. Video is very much the medium of the moment.

Using video as an alternative to create learning content

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Record presenter's screen - If the presentation is supported by on-screen slides or a software demonstration, use screencasting software such as Camtasia or ScreenFlow and then splicing key sections of content amongst the video will keep the learner engaged. Check out this excellent video as an example. One way to increase the value of a recorded webinar is to break the content down into smaller, bitesized lessons like we did with this example. 5) PowerPoint with voiceover.

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

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Animation’s great, so like set the scene, and like show all these good examples, and bad examples. Chris Badgett: Yeah, and if you wanna see an example of Kim’s work go to theurldr.com, and there was a, I believe, correct me if I’m wrong, there’s like a bathroom video for the work place? Like, what kind of gears involved, or like how do you record the voiceover? Chris Badgett: What are some of the scenes like just as some examples out there?

How to Have Fun in Mandatory Training?

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For example Zombies. I saw this example used at a conference in Los Angeles and they used it to create engaging eLearning scenarios. It was death by PowerPoint and voiceover. In the example I saw, the trainers used some creative themes, zombie apocalypse theme being one of them (because that is all the craze right now) but it can be whatever creative theme you feel is appropriate. Using Integrative Technology to Create Engagement!

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

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Those clickable layers are for example video cards, article cards, gallery cards, map cards, data cards (all context cards), newsletter cards, poll cards, donation cards, product cards, patreon cards. 8 Camtasia. Camtasia’s screen casting tool offers a lot more flexibility in terms of creating long videos and adding overlays. Camtasia. After that, you add your photos, videos (you can capture video from within the app) and audio files (insert or record a voiceover).

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

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A feature such as having a student watch an entire video may be something course creators look for if they are working with legal requirements for time spent watching content, for example. Chris Badgett: But let’s say for the example I was describing about the workplace safety, you could choose to not allow people to fast forward, as an example. The play button could be the same color as your headers, for example?

Seven ways that video can transform learning at work

Clive on Learning

Screencasts A screencast is a demonstration of some aspect of a piece of software, usually with a voiceover. These can be extremely simple to produce using software such as Adobe Captivate, Camtasia and any number of low-cost alternatives. The best early examples came from Common Craft (check them out on YouTube), who used a technique called ‘papermation’ to present explanations of complex technical subjects. Video is very much the medium of the moment.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

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A live stream video is just one example, but you can use this same method for nearly any video you make. In case you’re wondering, here’s an example of a recent video I shot with Matt Pierce, TechSmith’s Learning and Video Ambassador.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

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As an additional part of the most recent research project, we looked at nearly 100 examples of “great videos”. The 2018 analyzed video examples show a preference towards shorter video formats with a viewer willingness to watch content that is up to 20 minutes long. The third example makes it clear what the video is about, what it is for, and how it is presented. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement.