PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

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    If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. by AJ George.

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

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In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task.   The good news: In PowerPoint 2007, not only did you need to go in to Windows Movie Maker to convert your presentations to movies, but in doing so you lost any transitions or animation effects you may have added.   Related article: PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies. by AJ George.

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course files created Using Bespoke Adobe Flash FLA: Mostly, these cannot be quickly converted to HTML5 elearning. For most parts, these need to recreated again using an HTML5 publishing elearning tool; some assets like voiceover scripts may be extracted using Optical Character Reading software but a one-to-one conversion is not possible. PPT/PPTX/PPTA files if you converted a PowerPoint presentation to elearning.

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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. What are the benefits of converting classroom training to elearning? How to make sure you create effective elearning when converting from classroom training. Converting Classroom Training to Elearning, Transcript. Benefits of Converting Classroom Training to Elearning.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Converting Empty Phrases to Gold

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  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby.   It is important to note that empty phrases relate to the reader's amount of interest concerning your topic.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Identify all the PowerPoint presentations you want to convert to e-learning and place them in a folder.

Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Have you created a PowerPoint presentation and need to convert it into an eLearning course? Adobe Presenter 9 allows you to transform your existing PowerPoint deck into eLearning complete with voiceover recordings, interactive objects, screen characters and videos. You will learn how to set up PowerPoint with slide notes that double as your voiceover script. Then you will learn how to record and edit voiceover audio.

Adobe Captivate: Slow Down Your Speech Agent

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by Kevin Siegel      Using Captivate's Text to Speech feature allows you to quickly convert written text to voiceover audio. Prior to converting a slide note to speech, just add a bit of code (known as Voice Text Markup Language or VTML) to the text.        If you feel like the resulting voiceover audio is too fast or too slow, you can change the speed.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Three Cheers for Text-to-Speech

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During our live, online Articulate Storyline Beginner classes , we teach students how to import and record voiceover audio. The most common question we get about voiceover audio is “Can Storyline convert text to audio files?” If you’ve created a voiceover script (or have access to it), you will save yourself a lot of extra work in Storyline because you can copy and paste the script text into Storyline’s Notes area (instead of typing). by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Three Cheers for Text-to-Speech

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

During our live, online Articulate Storyline Beginner classes , we teach students how to import and record voiceover audio. The most common question we get about voiceover audio is “Can Storyline convert text to audio files?” The Notes can easily be converted to Speech.

TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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Fortunately, it's fairly easy to convert Camtasia captions to different languages.   After adding the captions, I ensured the captions and the voiceover audio were synced via the Timeline.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Voiceover for vision disability accessibility: We recorded voiceover content to help explain complex conceptual issues and maintained transcripts of the audio to include on every related page in each course. 3) Provide a Transcript for Voiceover Audio.

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6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

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When it comes to currency , converting it to that particular nation’s currency is the best way to localize. For example, when you localize an English course for Chinese employees, you need to convert the currency to Yen from US dollars.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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With the help of rapid development tools like Articulate Storyline, a PPT can be easily converted to an e-module – reducing development time considerably. Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process.

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10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

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One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. They take quite a few efforts towards achieving this goal.

Screen Readers and How They Work with Section 508 E-Learning

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They present this information to learners by converting text-to-speech and using sound icons or a Braille output device. Mac VoiceOver.

Writing & Grammar: The Power of Passive Voice

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It is sometimes desirable to convert user-defined missing values to nulls. Sometimes, you should convert user-defined missing values to nulls. Similarly, both  Wiedl  and  Michael Stein  revised number 5 this way: Converting user-defined missing values to nulls is sometimes desirable. Lisa Mileusnich  gives another good take on number 5 (similar to Stacey's): Sometimes you should convert user-defined missing values to nulls.

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

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Use text-to-speech to create placeholder content for your reviewers so that you can get the voiceover script approved before sending it out for professional recording. Below is a link to an example module where I converted some text from a blog post into text-to-speech audio.

Writing & Grammar: Avoid Using False Subjects

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It is sometimes desirable to convert user-defined missing values to nulls. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby    The subject and the verb are two of the most important items in a sentence. The subject is typically the first unit of meaning in a sentence and the verb is the second.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

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Badly converted PowerPoint presentation. Use professional audio voiceovers and video tutorials whenever your budget allows and avoid cheesy clip art graphics. You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

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  If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time does will take to produce published content. The answer I provide is dependent upon a couple of factors. For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use? Is it Adobe Captivate?

How to Reach A Global Audience

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Translation is when you convert something into another language. They are much easier and cheaper to create than having a voiceover translation of the audio.

Writing & Grammar: Editing in the Cloud

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 What is good about this kind of review is that the document stays in Word, rather than being converted to PDF, and Word's Track Changes feature is absolutely the best for tracking precise changes to text. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

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If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. Assuming you are satisfied with the original PowerPoint content, and you don't need to add additional content (beyond possibly a quiz) in the eLearning tool, the production time for converting PowerPoint to eLearning should be no more than 1 hour of production time for every minute of eLearning playtime.

The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

LearnUpon

iSpring’s big draw is that it takes PowerPoint content and converts it to eLearning courses. 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.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

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They may already have a storyboard or the content is already in an easy to convert format. Second review of the whole course end to end (and sign off on external media scripting, e.g. professional voiceover).

Why your Business needs an LMS for Performance Support

ProProfs

You can make it more impactful by adding a background voiceover. PDFs: In situations where you have lengthy text-heavy documents, you should consider converting them into PDFs. Are you aware how do employees in an organization learn?

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

Convert the existing course materials. Converting and customizing the existing learning content will make the designers’ and Subject Matter Experts’ (SMEs) job much easy. In-house SMEs and audio narrators/voiceover experts will reduce your e-learning developing costs considerably.

Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

Recording a presenter in a live classroom environment is one of the quickest ways to convert a live training session into online content. 5) PowerPoint with voiceover. One of the quickest and most effective ways to deliver online training is with video.

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

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Consider making dual use of your learning content by converting your Flash courses to into a responsive.HTML5 format that not only will play on desktop browsers but also on any mobile device. Part 2 of Part 4.

5 Translation Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

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In recent years, translation in e-learning has moved beyond converting courses into multiple languages. Savvy organizations are looking at translating the voiceover in multiple languages, to keep costs down while catering to a diverse workforce. .

Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

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Hear a Blog offers a free service where they convert the blog posts to a podcast. As a side note, if you’re looking for a voiceover career, Hear a Blog may be a great place to start. Convert the Rapid E-Learning Blog to PDF.

Adobe has posted a demo of Text to Speech in Captivate 4

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I wouldn’t recommend using Text to Speech this way as a habit, at least not for mobile devices, because what it does is embed an actual audio file, rather than converting the text on the fly. So, if you need to add speech to your content, and you cannot afford the time and expense of recording quality audio from a skilled voiceover artist, then this new Text to Speech feature in Adobe Captivate 4 might be just what you need.

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

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Lectora Inspire16 offers a user-friendly interface and is the first choice when you want to convert text-heavy courses into e-learning materials. Multilingual online content: This online course development tool allows for converting courses into Rich Text Format (RTF) files for translation.

8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

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PoeToon is cool online video maker that helps you convert your presentations, explainers, and slideshows into amazing animated videos. It helps you add voiceover in 25 languages in a variety of male and female voices and also lets you add sound effects to your message.

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The 5 Video Features That Make an Authoring Tool Easy to Use

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Any demonstration of software with a voiceover to guide learners is made very well with a screencast. Are you looking for an authoring tool that’s capable enough to accommodate your video-creating and editing requirements?

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

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Converting Live Workshops to an Online Course (Part I) - Web Courseworks , February 10, 2010. 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!