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. The Art of Writing Great Voiceover Scripts. Submitted by Drew Darby, Learning Designer.

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? 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! " after less than two sentences of voiceover text was read for one PowerPoint slide.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. It adds great sound to the finished product. On occasion I record voiceovers at home on my laptop. This is a hand-held dynamic microphone designed to plug into a computer; cost about $50 5-10 years ago. by Kevin Siegel.

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.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Similarly, engaging eLearning Design is the foundation of an ideal and effective eLearning program. In this blog post, we examine some of the key elements of engaging eLearning Design. Structure First – Design Later. Designing Learning Experiences.

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How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)

ICDTranslation

It will facilitate the training process and help you achieve your goals and ultimately enhance your productivity. Is design important for the overall results of my training? You can find more about the importance of e-learning design here. Engaged employees = higher productivity.

Recording Professional App Training Videos

eLearning Industry

When recording app tutorials, it all comes down to two best practices: display monitor preparation and audio configuration for voiceovers. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Tools eLearning Voice Over Video In eLearning Video Production Best PracticesWhy do so many app tutorials on Youtube look so bad? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

A glimpse inside the role of instructional design for Immersive Learning

STRIVR

Instructional design is a pillar of enterprise Learning & Development programs. But great instructional design in a traditional environment does not necessarily translate to great instructional design in Virtual Reality (VR). Instructional design for highly engaged learners.

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And now the training is in production? Jennie also teaches  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts. by Jennie Ruby  Many of us start writing a quiz when we are sitting in front of our quiz-making software, and the software asks us whether we want a multiple-choice question or a true/false. We then go on instinct to make up a question that we feel relates to the topic just covered in the training.

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Custom E-Learning Design

Designing Digitally

With custom E-Learning design , we help companies and government agencies create the right environments for employees to expand their skills and learn critical tasks they need to do their jobs safely. Designing Digitally, Inc. Voiceover talent selection. Designing Digitally Inc.

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. Designing a realistic soundscape. Voiceover. A glimpse inside the role of VR instructional design.

Develop Killer Product Training Videos Using VideoScribe

CommLab India

71% of consumers say videos are very effective at explaining product features. Incorporating short 2-3 minute videos in product knowledge training will help sales teams understand complex features easily and also act as reinforcement tools. What Makes A Good Product Training Video?

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. But this doesn’t mean designing for 508 compliance is an impossible mission.

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mysimpleshow VS. Presentation Tools

mysimpleshow

The tool is highly accurate as users choose all characters, sounds, designs, and actions from a variety of options available to them. Once on a local machine, users can create basic videos with voiceovers, only if they are self-recorded or uploaded. Uncategorized Product Applications

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What is Transition Management and How Does It Impact eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

What can this “TM” moment teach us as eLearning designers? Make sure the meaning is clear by restating the words, speaking the full definition in a voiceover, or using visuals to make sure that participants know what that acronym means. product.

E-learning Translations: Tips in Design and Delivery

CommLab India

Let us see some important e-learning translation tips that should be followed to design and deliver content as required. Tips to Design E-learning Translations. The content is designed to ensure that it is relevant and sensitive to cultural sensitivities across the globe.

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.   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both!

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. Instructional design principles are still paramount.

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When Should You Use Video in eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

Instead of including a second rate video production, consider using other types of interactions (quizzes, simulations, or games) to engage learners. Developer Resources eLearning Featured Instructional Design Resources ResourcesLights, camera, action…everyone loves a video!

Elements of Ideal eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Similarly, efficient eLearning Design is the foundation of an ideal and effective eLearning program. In this blog post, we examine some of the key elements of ideal eLearning Design. Structure First – Design Later. Designing Learning Experiences.

How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

Another way to help your customers and clients understand what you do is by illustrating your design process using something that’s familiar to them. Changing the voiceover that we’ve already recorded is like altering the script an actress uses for her lines.

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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.   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both!

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.   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both!   Karin is a Certified Online Training Professional (COTP), certified synchronous facilitator, designer, and producer, with a master’s degree in professional writing. by Karin Rex, COTP.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

Let me clarify what I mean by each term: Direct – the content is designed and built based on the clients stated requirements, the developer uses their experience to adapt existing concepts to suit the content being built ie. Instructional design approaches.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

She’s Air Force veteran with a doctorate in instructional design. So by the time design and development started, we were ready to roll instructional design methodologies into our courses and other content. So what is the final product?

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Weekly Bookmarks (3-21-2010)

Experiencing eLearning

Estimates for the production part of Captivate development. That doesn’t include storyboards, scripts, voiceover scripts, or creating templates or skins. Includes best practices and universal design information. Learning in Tandem: Instructional versus experiential design: do you have what it takes? Differentiating instructional design vs. experiential designdesigning for complex environments with situation based learning.

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Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Sound design is one of the most overlooked elements in the process of creating elearning, but it could be just what you need to take your elearning project to the next level. “You are 66% less productive in a noisy open plan office.”

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Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

TalentLMS

But designing a perfect learning experience can take a lot of time. Authoring tools for instructional designers. If you’re a beginner who might not even know what eLearning software instructional designers use, you want to start small with basic tools that will just get you started.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

Creating courses takes skills in videography, instructional design, animation, screencasting, video editing, and that’s to say nothing of the skills needed to deliver or promote a course to students. These are perfect for recording voiceovers.

A guide to the essential skills and experience for a modern elearning team

Elucidat

Learning managers often ask us what skills they need in their elearning production teams, to make them a success. For example, a Graphic Designer who is also an Authoring Tool Expert, and can build out content and layouts directly. Learning Designer. Graphic Designer.

6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

Want to provide localized training for sales teams in order to better position your products and services in extended markets? Solution: You can overcome region-specific issues by designing the English course keeping these changes in view.

Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

It baffles me that digital learning designers don't use this technique more frequently! Add a second camera angle - This will allow the post production team to switch back and forth between the different camera angles. 5) PowerPoint with voiceover.

Why Are Videos a Powerful E-learning Trend?

CommLab India

Complex topics such as product demonstrations can be efficiently explained and better understood through videos because they simplify the explanation by visually showing how a product works. This is easier to understand than reading about the product.

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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Fiverr.com: When You Need a Little Audio

E-learning Uncovered

There are two methods you can use to find voiceover services. Each artist provides an audio sample, giving you an idea of what you can expect the finished product to sound like. Plus, like other online marketplaces, Fiverr provides community ratings and designations such as “top-rated seller” to help guide you in making your choice. One thing you’ll want to watch for is voiceover artists who take liberties with your script. Sometimes this makes the end product better.

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