eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? Here are the two most important factors: Make it proportional and make it conversational. Make the Voiceover Proportional to the Action. In a recent informal test at a conference for instructional designers, the audience started waving and yelling "Stop! e-learning eLearning mLearning Online Training

Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can insert audio using any of the following methods: Object-Level Audio   Right-click any slide object and choose  Audio > Import to  or  Audio > Record to. However, I wouldn't use this technique for voiceover audio. You will also have options to lower the background audio if there is competing audio on the slide, and you can elect to loop the background audio. First, there's a production speed benefit.

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5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design. If web accessibility issues for disabled users aren’t accounted for and addressed at the outset of the design process, the back end of a project can morph into an imposing labyrinth of alt-text, tabbing, transcript, and template color contrast nightmares. The U.S.

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Supporting 508 compliance in eLearning through our latest SCORM Engine release

Rustici Software

As a recent Rustici Software hire, I’ve been impressed to see that the spirit of collaboration we so actively promote in our office also extends to how we work with our clients. The case is made in the collaborative relationship we have with D2L , who wanted to make their Brightspace LMS 508 Compliant. That way, our clients can confidently provide the support they desire for their customers! Learn more about the additional changes made to Engine in the 2017.1

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Well, there is the law.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Training managers have a lot to do. Well, there is the law.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Don’t fast-forward through the analysis phase. Develop a content strategy that honors the difference.

Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Interview with Microassist’s senior learning architect and instructional designer Brandon Winston on what it takes to convert instructor-led training to elearning. Topics covered include: What is elearning? What are the benefits of converting classroom training to elearning? Advantages of elearning over classroom training. How to make sure you create effective elearning when converting from classroom training.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

Just like writing a script for VR is very different than for a movie, designing a scene for VR training is very different than for your typical 2D training video. The VR filmmakers who specialize in building these 360-degree experiences are called immersive content specialists. The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology.

E-learning For Insurance Sector: Staying Ahead With Technology-driven Approach

G-Cube

Banking and Financial sector was one of the first adopters of technology-based learning. In an insurance industry, e-learning helps employees keep at par with changing norms and regulations, new products as well as processes in the market alone with regular mandatory compliance trainings. There are different training’s that can be created for different learning needs within the organization. e-Learning Insurance Sector

6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

As a training manager in a multinational organization, are you finding it challenging to deliver the same quality training to your workforce spread across the globe? Want to provide localized training for sales teams in order to better position your products and services in extended markets? You’ve got to rely on the translation and localization of training. The process has its own complexities. Prior planning can solve the issue.

Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Making elearning accessible is the right thing to do. Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny shares conference insights on how to include accessibility in your elearning development process. He’ll introduce using pattern libraries for accessible elearning development, explaining how they can make your development process more efficient. . CSUN Session Takeaways for Developing Accessible Elearning. Does the image filename work? (No,

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

Adobe Captivate

When it comes to accessibility, Adobe’s products have always been some of the best available. Closed captioning is the process of adding text to the screen to support learners with a hearing disability. The idea behind closed captions is for the hearing challenged learner to see exactly what the narrator is saying as the narrator is saying it. Adobe has raised the bar quite a bit with Captivate 2017. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

Just like writing a script for VR is very different than for a movie, designing a scene for VR training is very different than for your typical 2D training video. The VR filmmakers who specialize in building these 360-degree experiences are called immersive content specialists. The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology.

Benefits of Using Animation in E-Learning

Capytech

Benefits of Using Animation in E-Learning. One of the main advantages of choosing e-learning over other forms of training is the ability to include different types of content using a variety of media. Enables Multi-Sensory Learning. e-learning technology

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. I'm hoping that others will join the effort. We strongly believe the #LCBQ offers an opportunity to have something online that's like a sophisticated cocktail party. Lots of discussion and debate around interesting questions for eLearning professionals. Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Learning apps. Tony Bates - eLearning Outlook for 2011 1.

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

eLearningArt

The eLearningArt engine was crankin’ in July and it’s only picking up more steam here in August! But before we jump into that, let’s jump into all of the eLearningArt updates! . So, it’s a new month, and there’s someone new in the eLearningArt cutout character library … Join me in welcoming Malini to eLearningArt! We think she’ll fit right in the the eLearningArt cutout character team, because, really, what’s not to love about Malini? . The trick?

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

My live blogged notes from eLearning Foundations Intensive with Bob Mosher. J.I.T. = “just in time” – the acronym was born in 1992. What does this mean to the learner? they expect it, informal, interruption, necessary eLearning invented J.I.T. Once eLearning came along, learners starting asking for help! Contextual learning. The promise of JIT and the reality as it played out in the 90s. What is a holistic learning ecosystem?

LearnX Asia Pacific 2009 - Day 1

E-Learning Provocateur

I attended the annual LearnX Asia Pacific conference this week at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. While the weather was dreary, I found the sessions topical and thought provoking. Below I’ve shared some of the key messages that I drew from Day 1… The Magic of Speed Thinking: Ken Hudson , Director of The Speed Thinking Zone , kicked off proceedings with a keynote address about working smarter, not harder.