Effective eLearning Voiceover Audio: Sell It!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Do you think your eLearning is going to change behavior if it is boring, and contains lackluster voiceover that's delivered in a monotone? The first rule of an effective voiceover is "sell it." Voiceover is like acting or singing. It's a long way from your microphone to the end user's ears and eyes. Voiceover audio that has a monotone delivery is not going to keep your audience engaged through all those distractions. by Jeff Hanley.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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. Is there a particular microphone you use? (I've

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

    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.   Note:  You can use the microphone built in to your computer for narration.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And I’ve seen courses that included voiceover narration but little (or no) text on the screen… just some very dated clipart. When it comes to effective eLearning, should there be more text on the screen? Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images?

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What Matters in Video Right Now: 2020 Edition

TechSmith Camtasia

Video is the fastest, most effective, and efficient way to highlight new product features, provide quick and easy customer support, or teach someone a new skill or concept. But most importantly, all of it reinforced what we already knew: Your videos don’t need to be perfect to be effective.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Use effective visuals, like images and icons to illustrate your concepts. Picture this.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Highly produced corporate-style videos are not as effective as those that learners can more easily relate to and that have a more personal feel. Don’t simply repeat on-screen what the voiceover or instructor is saying, as there isn’t much point to this approach.

TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notes typed on a laptop seem to be just as effective for learning rote facts and details.  For example, if I know one of my learners for eLearning software is going to be creating training videos for active-duty nurses, I might mention a few ways to engage learners without audio voiceover.   I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore! 

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

One of the quickest and most effective ways to deliver online training is with video. I don’t want to dismiss the effectiveness of interactive eLearning completely - I have delivered several successful projects with these tools. 5) PowerPoint with voiceover.

The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

eLearning Architect

This also meant that I was going to be consciously delivering content that wasn’t as effective. Yet here I was consciously deciding to deliver content that wasn’t as effective or engaging as it could be, because I just didn’t have the time or budget to deliver everything to that level.

TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notes typed on a laptop seem to be just as effective for learning rote facts and details.  For example, if I know one of my learners for eLearning software is going to be creating training videos for active-duty nurses, I might mention a few ways to engage learners without audio voiceover.   I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore! 

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TEACHING ONLINE: Instructors Take Note!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Notes typed on a laptop seem to be just as effective for learning rote facts and details.  For example, if I know one of my learners for eLearning software is going to be creating training videos for active-duty nurses, I might mention a few ways to engage learners without audio voiceover.   I teach online courses by myself in a room full of computers, monitors, and microphones. by Jennie Ruby, COTP. That’s right: note taking. It’s not just for students, anymore! 

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Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Anyone with a microphone and a computer can create a podcast. Or you can channel your inner voiceover star and record yourself. And here’s a list of free podcast tools from eLearning Industry for a cost-effective way to make your own. Are you an auditory learner?

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. A.libzip (for use with Camtasia 2018) of a few assets show during the broadcast (intro, outro, lower third) Two versions ( in.docx and.pdf) of the script used for the voiceover in this project. And my unedited voiceovers.

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Meet Camtasia Studio 7 plus Camtasia for Mac 1.1!

TechSmith Camtasia

The library makes your videos look awesome - it comes stocked with a range of professionally-designed assets like audio effects, background images, and more from Digital Juice. You can do a voice-only recording and capture the microphone audio only (skip recording the screen video).

How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

just about anyone can create professional-quality videos with little more than a good screen recorder/video editor, a low-cost microphone, a webcam, and a smart phone. No more hunting for your most-used callouts, transitions, or other tools and effects.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

More specifically, it allows you to share photos and videos that are accompanied with cool special movement effects and music accompaniment. In this interactive environment, you can add short texts, images and photos, sounds, video and a range of special effects that are necessary to create an online multimedia presentation. Microphones. 2 Microphones. The microphone is one of the most essential pieces of your equipment.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

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)! About microphones. Invest in a good microphone.

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The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

She made a bold statement, which was to the effect: Throw out the learning objective and focus on what you want the learner to actually do. By having a script, you know that you will cover everything that needs to be said in a concise and effective way.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

Screencast-O-Matic provides the option for screencast recordings, webcam recordings or both, as well as the ability to use a microphone to record your voice. It has a simple interface with powerful editing, interaction features, animated backgrounds and special effects.

How to Make Video: Before Starting Your First Video, Part 2

TechSmith Camtasia

By having a script, you know that you will cover everything that needs to be said in a concise and effective way. If you are recording voice overs, you will want to make sure you have your microphone, microphone stand, and other audio gear ready to go, and everything is working.

Planning A Video Production

The eLearning Coach

You’ll need to learn how to show rather than tell and you’ll need to know the effect that varied camera shots can have on your script. This includes editing, voiceovers, special effects and conversion to various formats.

#EDCMOOC: being human – reasserting the human

Good To Great

In a nutshell, Kolowich asks why distance education can be just as effective as classroom education but struggles to retain students.

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How to Get Publicity and Influencer Marketing for Course Creators with Esther Kiss

LifterLMS

Sometimes we hear that joint venture partnerships can be an effective way to grow, or to launch, or to scale. Esther Kiss: Now this again doesn’t mean anything super fancy, but something like for example, right now I have my little Yeti microphone in front of me.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

The problem is many companies struggle with how to create and deliver engaging and effective instructional videos that viewers will actually watch. In the end, you’ll be able to create effective video content that helps people learn new skills or gain new knowledge.

Free eLearning Webinar: Creating Quality Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to eLearning, voiceover audio almost always enhances the learner experience. The good news is that you don't have to be a professional voiceover talent or use expensive hardware and software to create effective voiceover audio. In except when the audio is of poor quality.