Video Fatigue is Real

Meridian

Some are choosing to enter Zoom calls with their camera turned off and audio muted, others are using fun video effects to take pressure off and are deft at limiting the amount of video calls they participate in. It can feel less stressful using the “voice only” option. When you’re tuning into a business meeting, use your phone and focus on listening and taking paper-and-pen notes rather than doing “double screen”. We are experiencing a time of great uncertainty.

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Practicing Shortcuts, CrazyTalk Animation, and Working with SMEs: This Week on #BLPLearn

Bottom-Line Performance

I wanted to find something that was effective — but ideally would also be fun to help him remain engaged and as enthusiastic as possible. Simply import images, specify the facial feature points, and record your own voice as it automatically generates lip-syncs to create 3D life-like, talking videos: CrazyTalk7. Many of them don’t find their voice or their red pen until the very end of the project when it is almost too late or when big changes will derail your timeline.

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7 Simple Ways To Leverage Your Brand In Corporate Training

Roundtable Learning

Custom training content is often considered more effective than off-the-shelf content because these materials are more learner-centric. Brand Voice — Build consistency in communication across channels.

9 Cutting Edge Training Trends to Watch Out For

KnowledgeAnywhere

A single upgrade isn’t going to be the magic feather of effective training. However, where IoT really shines is in business automation, especially when combined with the voice controls of the smart “home” hubs. Paired Learning with a ‘Pen Pal’.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

For example, while we quickly adapted to virtual meetings and virtual learning events, we didn’t realize the effects of being almost constantly online. The virus itself can have lasting effects on the body, including the brain. MARGIE MEACHAM - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Universal Design for Learning: Multiple Means of Action & Expression

KnowledgeOne

For this guideline to be applied effectively, educators need to focus on allowing students to demonstrate what they know using diverse formats — as there are no unique means of action and expression optimal for all students.

What’s in My Conference Bag? ATD ICE 2018

Learning Rebels

Notebook/Pen(s)/Highlighters: Sometimes you need to go old school. Evernote (how did we ever effectively collaborate before Evernote?): A good voice recorder: Video is great, but maybe you don’t have the best view and who really wants to hold up a phone for an hour session? Voice recording allows me to tweet away, and then go back for needed context. It’s 2018, What’s in my Conference Bag? Just want the good stuff?

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Someone might argue that text is just a necessary evil in a video lecture, and you should be paying more attention to visuals and the tone of your voice. As with voice recording and animations, presentational writing has its dos and don’ts. Inconsistent fonts look unprofessional and imply the author’s negligence – an effect you definitely want to avoid. Do you need extra effects? Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training?

How to Add Color and Use Creativity at Work

ej4 eLearning

So, since we all need to use creativity at work, whether you’re putting pen to paper, or pointer finger to mouse, we have to try different ways to get our creative juices flowing. Don’t forget about smartphone apps such as Notes and Voice Recorder and even keep a dry-erase marker on the bathroom mirror. • As obvious as it might seem, brainstorm: Two minds are better than one, and so are five or six.

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Email template: Announcement for upcoming training

TalentLMS

Once you’ve got all of the essential practical information in place, it’s time to customize it further by: changing the tone depending on your company culture or the “voice’’ of whoever is sending it. Email templates. They’re great.

Reboard to new cultural norms

CLO Magazine

An employee opened the door maintaining the social distancing protocol, and then I was asked certain questions concerning exposure to COVID-19 and required to sign a form to that effect with a sanitized pen for me to use. Do I take my shoes off at the front door? Do I wear a mask?

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

Polls and surveys are another effective way to find out what your audience is interested in. Some of you may choose to use a good old-fashioned notebook and pen to jot down your thoughts. Record a quick voice memo and at least you’ll ensure you don’t forget your light-bulb moments. If you use hand-written or voice-recorded notes, transfer them to one of these apps every so often (say, once a week).

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own

learnWorlds

Effective Design. Visual images accompanying spoken exposition are more effective when they are constructed on-the-fly by the lecturer (ex. The level of the human embodiment varies widely between video lecture formats from full shots that include the audience heads to screen capturing of the tip of the pen. Voice over screencasts. The presenter is either absent or present with their voice.

What's different about mobile learning?

The Learning Circuits

And of course, mobile devices can also be used for voice communication. The gestural UI removes the intermediary device (mouse, pen, etc.) Instead, it demands more effective information design, to provide quick and searchable access to content. Rather than take notes, a trainer can voice record his or her thoughts on how to improve a workshop.

The Ultimate Guide: What is Screencasting and Why Use it?

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting allows you to train your new hires effectively and free up your time. Recording a screencast allows the person on the other end to actually hear your voice, and provides important context to your words. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a screencast instead! A screencast is a digital video recording of your computer screen and usually includes audio narration.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Tools these days come in three flavors.

What is Screencasting?

TechSmith Camtasia

Screencasting allows you to train your new hires effectively and free up your time. Recording a screencast allows the person on the other end to actually hear your voice, and provides important context to your words. So the next time a webpage, PDF, or video edit is sent to you for feedback, consider dropping the red pen and record a screencast instead! Screencasting is when you record a video of your computer screen, oftentimes for teaching or sharing ideas.

Posts that Influenced Me in 2009

ID Reflections

That is when I thought of penning this down for further analysis and to examine the pattern of influence. And unless we are conscious of this phenomenon, we are likely to block out the "Other" voices and worldviews thus restricting our understanding. Only through sharing of stories and experiences, the larger pattern and the connections emerge, the information becomes knowledge that we can then effectively use.

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Friday Finds: Tips to Keep You Focused and Productive!

Trivantis

The app offers a wide range of functions like a pen, highlighter, typewriter, voice recording and date stamp. These effects were found for 2-3 cups of tea consumed within a time period of up to 90 minutes. NeuroscienceDC reports that when you drink coffee plays into how effective it is.

There are three vowels in 'learning' (and 'i' comes last)

Clive on Learning

Analogies help learners make connections: 'The heart is like a pump’, 'The pen is to a writer like the voice is to a singer’, 'Working memory is like the random-access memory of a computer'. If we skimp on this, can we be really sure we are doing an effective job? Digital learning content comes in many forms.

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How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

There’s also more to great narration than a “good sounding voice.” In almost every instance where we’ve experimented, users get more distracted by the robot voice than any benefit it brings from time savings. This took a social, pen-and-paper activity and translated the spirit of it into a keyboard-and-mouse (or touchscreen) activity. As an ID, you create courses that people need to take.

Organizing Course Content with Storyboards

learnWorlds

When you see your course on a map, you are more able to evaluate the effectiveness and also, put components in the right order. The design is nothing without hitting effective learning objectives, and storyboarding helps ensure content is focused on those objectives before any cutting edge art, or character design takes over the production schedule. Paper by 53 is an excellent iPad drawing app for capturing ideas anywhere just as if you had a paper and a pen.

13 eLearning Scenario Tips that 60 Experts Agree On

eLearningArt

Scenarios are one the most effective types of eLearning. Rather than waste 20 years learning, I’m going to save you some time … I asked the world’s most respected scenario authors, professors, bloggers, and speakers a single question: What’s your #1 tip for creating effective eLearning scenarios? The more authentic it is, and the more dangerous it feels, the more effective it will be. What’s your favorite tip on building effective eLearning scenarios?

How to Make People Love Your eLearning

ThinkingKap Solutions

There’s also more to great narration than a “good sounding voice.” In almost every instance where we’ve experimented, users get more distracted by the robot voice than any benefit it brings from time savings. This took a social, pen-and-paper activity and translated the spirit of it into a keyboard-and-mouse (or touchscreen) activity. As an ID, you create courses that people need to take.

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. Get started by grabbing a pen and paper to doodle with. 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. Voice Over: Similar guidelines apply for anyone recording the voiceover as when looking at shooting locations and working with talent.

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. Get started by grabbing a pen and paper to doodle with. 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.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Meaning there’s no audio, no sound effects whatsoever. True don’t say something with 15 words when you can say it effectively with five. And I like the sound of my own voice, so I like recording audio, so I save that so I could savor that piece later on.

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Tech Toolbox #08

Mike Taylor

Create videos with exciting video effects, titles, audio tracks, and animations. Epic Pen: Write and draw over any software with this screen marker! — epic-pen.com . Epic Pen is an easy to use yet powerful desktop annotation tool for windows.

eLearning Conferences 2010

Tony Karrer

link] December 18-20, 2009 One Voice International Conference and Forum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. link] January 3-6, 2010 One Voice Australia , Sydney, Australia, sponsored by the One Voice Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education. link] January 5-8, 2010 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2010), 23 rd , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Clayton Wright just sent me his incredible annual list of eLearning Conferences.

The Learning & Development Podcast: The Impact Of COVID-19 On L&D with Sukh Pabial

looop

I think “our solutions” are so insubstantial that we require so much support from elsewhere and they’re so fragile and largely ineffective that we need so much more support from others to make them a modicum of effectiveness. They’re going to have their pens out.

Writing Amazing Business Reports

KnowledgeCity

These effects are meant to be used sparingly and can make text hard to read when done in excess. Putting pen to paper in order to make a point is just one phase of the writing process. We’ll help you establish the purpose of your report, as well as how to find the voice that best resonates with your target audience. Does the idea of writing a business report send a cold shiver of panic down your spine? Or do you feel a general sense of dread? You’re not alone.

To eLearn or Not To eLearn? The 8 Types of Learners

OpenSesame

Friendly voices, graphics, and courses that these learners can take at their own pace helps. If you are learn best by writing, bring a designated notebook and pen along to the computer with you at all times to write down information to make sure it sticks around long after you close the internet tab. However, courses such as simulations would benefit these learners best, as the learner would still be manipulating events and experiencing cause and effect.

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] December 10-11, 2010 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , hosted by the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. link] December 17-19, 2010 One Voice San Francisco International Conference and Forum for Educators sponsored by the One Voice Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education, San Diego, California, USA. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

50 tips for better presentations

Clive on Learning

Control leakage There’s a great temptation when the adrenaline is running to pace backwards and forwards (inducing the Wimbledon effect) or rock up and down on your heels (inducing seasickness). Don’t fiddle Fiddling is another form of leakage, so put that pen down before you do what everyone’s expecting, which is to draw a line across your nice white shirt or blouse. However, avoid pointing your finger as the effect of this is always negative. Voice 15.

2018: This Year in Learning– 109 Curated L&D Articles from 2018

The Learning Dispatch

And yet, every time I see a warning about distracting background music, I think about the effects of soundtracks on how people feel about sharks.) Wanda Thibodeaux reminds us that pausing to reflect on content is among the most effective ways to commit information to memory. Prototyping can be just as effective with learning design as it is with software design. Voices.com talks to Tom Kuhlmann to get some ideas for casting the perfect voice talent.

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How This Leader Leverages Core Values For Team Success

Everwise

And ultimately, that process led Ciulla to pen his first book: WeCulture. I learned to find a common ground that could become the building block for effective teamwork. You learn about your coaching’s effectiveness when the bias or politics of your own organization is removed. Outside context and an outside voice can bring a lot of value to employees.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

From body language to voice quality, this course has it all. insert dramatic music effect*. When it comes to project management, this woman is one of the best, high-authority voices. You’ll learn some basic video production, how to edit so you can reflect your brand’s voice, and promote your product for engagement and conversions. From voice search and chatbots to AI and GDPR, this series covers everything you could ever imagine. It’s a gig economy we live in.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Learnlets , May 10, 2010 In response to a query about why someone would question the concept of the LMS, I penned the (slightly altered, for clarity) response that follows: What seems to me to be the need is to have a unified performer-facing environment. These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

Live Online Learning: Everything you need to know

anewspring

Is it tailored to the participant and what are the most effective and efficient learning methods? All that was needed was a table, chairs, pen and paper. Live Online Learning: Everything you need to know. Many learning providers, trainers and teachers are offering online classes.

eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 7-8, 2012 Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education , 3 rd , organized by the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the IT-Academic Core Processes and Systems, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. link] January 3-6, 2013 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Conference (ICSEI 2012), 26 th , Santiago, Chile. Clayton R. Wright has done his 28th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year.