Voice Over Script Pitfalls

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional designers sometimes run into pitfalls when writing voice over scripts. Jill Goldman of Goldivox is a voice over professional who graciously agreed to share with me the issues she sometimes sees in scripts. This is part 3 of my series on writing voice over scripts.

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Vary Sentence Structure in Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

When you use voice over for elearning, do you want it to sound natural and flowing, or do you want it to sound stiff and didactic? A great voice over person can make a good script more engaging, and a great script sound fantastic. Interested in learning more about voice over scripts?

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How to choose the best e-learning voice actors


Adding voices to your online training content can help to improve your brand’s image and the quality of your course. However, you have to choose a pitch-perfect e-learning voice to make all that come through. However, it can be costly and effective.

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4 Tips to Create Voice Search Friendly Content

Hurix Digital

With the “best route to reach Lower Parel” voice command, she found the fastest route to work and reached her office in record time despite the perennial traffic jams. . Google, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon are all perfecting voice recognition technology.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. the effectiveness with which different. distributing effective, innovative learning.

5 Reasons Why Vetting The Voice For Your eLearning Course Is Important

eLearning Industry

While several key factors are taken into account when creating effective eLearning videos, the choice of a voice actor is by far the most important. The voice actor is the voice of your eLearning video, if not the face.

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Tips For Using Audio Effectively In eLearning

eLearning Industry

eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Design Tips eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverWith the advancement of technology, eLearning has become a norm in the modern teaching-learning environment. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Online assessment: the student voice

Learning with e's

Success was based on giving students a voice. Involving students in this manner not only gives them a voice in the assessment process, but also engages them in thinking about what is being assessed and how they can meet the assessment criteria.

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Student voices unheard?

Learning with e's

I also stressed how important it is to give students a voice in their own education. However, if they don't have a voice in their own learning, they are peripheral to the process, and education fails them. How do we give students a voice? Do their voices go largely unheard?

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Everyone Has a Voice

Adobe Captivate

What matters is your ability to create effective training. The post Everyone Has a Voice appeared first on eLearning. I got into the training industry by accident. The company that hired me did so because I was a subject matter expert in the area they needed to deliver training. They sent me on courses to learn the skills and knowledge required to be an instructional designer, and I’m forever in their debt. I found what I was meant to be doing.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The voice of one of the screen characters becomes the voice who is guiding my learner through the spreadsheet lesson.   But how did I get the same TTS voice from GoAnimate to Captivate?     Knowing that I would want the same voice both in GoAnimate and in Captivate, I created some fake slides in Captivate, with the dialog script for the screen characters I was creating in GoAnimate typed into the Slide Notes. by Jennie Ruby, CTT, COTP.

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The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro

TechSmith Camtasia

Chances are, if you make videos — especially how-to and explainer videos – you will need to record voice overs. In fact, depending on how many videos you create, you may have to do a lot of voice over work. Essentials of good voice over.

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How to Soundproof a Room for Quality Voice Overs

TechSmith Camtasia

No amount of set design, camera effects, or lighting tricks will help your finished video if your audio sounds like an old cassette tape. Your point gets lost in the static along with your voice. Direct sound comes from sound waves going directly to your ears (or voice recorder).

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eLearning & Training: Casting Cross-Cultural Voice-Over Talents

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adding voice-overs to your eLearning lessons can increase the interaction a learner has with your content, often boosting the lesson's overall effectiveness. Providing high-quality voice-overs is a tremendous feat in only one language or accent. Here are some facets to consider when casting cross-cultural voice talents. The desired voice-over role. A voice talent may function as a narrator, instructor, spokesperson, or actor in a storyline.

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Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

Learning with e's

It's also a chance for them to voice their hopes and fears about teaching, now they are actually in the thick of it. Live Skypes also have had the same effect giving the children a window of opportunity to immerse themselves in the topic and conversation.

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Writing & Grammar: The Power of Passive Voice

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    As writers, we know we are not supposed to use the passive voice. Nearly every writers' guide tells us to prefer the active voice. This week's challenge: Rewrite the following entirely passive paragraph using mostly active voice. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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Teacher Voices: Megan Douglas

Learning with e's

Our teamwork is smooth, neat and effective through the use of sharing files, planning and working collaboratively on documents. This is the second of my series of blog posts celebrating the achievements and progress of former students.

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Three Things to Consider for Voice-Over in eLearning


There’s a lot to consider when creating an effective eLearning course. Do you need eLearning voice-over? When it comes to deciding if you should use eLearning voice-over, consider what are the goals you want to achieve and if audio will enhance the learning experience.

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Give Learners a Voice by Incorporating Social Learning

Adobe Captivate

Create a mentorship program and provide a framework for mentors and mentees to collaborate effectively. The post Give Learners a Voice by Incorporating Social Learning appeared first on eLearning.

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Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett

Learning with e's

I like using technology in a cross-curricular way – I think it is most effective like this. Photo courtesy of Kate Bartlett Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Serious Comic – Voice Over, Music, and Sound Effects


First, let’s all agree that all serious comics don’t necessarily have to have or even need voice-over audio, nor does it need music

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Voice-Over in eLearning

The Learning Circuits

However, there was a comment on one of my posts that made me realize that the discussion of the use of voice-over in eLearning was far beyond the conversation that Joel and I were having. The most sophisticated text-to-speech cannot approach a real voice person for e-learning.

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eLearning Voiceover: Best ways to select the apt voice over for your course


After creating the content for your eLearning, the next step is to choose a voice that will bring your course to life. Voice selection has the power to diminish or elevate the quality of the training. It is imperative to know that just any voice over will not work.

Giving the modern workforce a voice: preparing businesses for the Future of Work


New EduMe survey feature addresses the engagement crisis London, 31 March 2020: EduMe, the Workforce Success company , today launched the first step in giving the modern workforce a voice.

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Why Speakers Need To Use Voice Analytics For Leadership Development

eLearning Industry

How can quantifiable insights from voice analytics help transform speakers and leaders and empower them to speak more effectively? Which speech characteristics make a great presentation? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Audio In eLearning eLearning Software Professional Development Soft Skills

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Tips for Working with E-Learning Voice-Over Talent

E-learning Uncovered

Working with professional voice-over talent can help your courses be more polished and professional, but this comes at an expense. Here are my top three tips for working with voice-over talent. The next time you work with voice-over talent, remember to….

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How Your Visual Voice Helps Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

And that’s when listening to your visual voice is critical. What is the Visual Voice? That’s because there’s a voice in the back of your head that lets you know. Each one of us has a visual voice that we can hear and learn to build better looking elearning courses.

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Day 4: Tone of voice, style and character

Good To Great

I suspect many e-learning courses are effectively nameless until they’re completed, when a descriptive but not particularly engaging label is attached. So how do you make your course’s voice more conversational?

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Voice Over in e-Learning, Sometimes

eLearning Cyclops

September's Big Question over at the Learning Circuits Blog is regarding use of voice-over in e-learning. Some courses just don't need audio to be effective and it is better to spend the time (often limited time) and effort on improving the course design than adding audio.

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A Conversation with Eric Lee about Voice Talent, Storytelling and the Industry

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to ask Eric Lee a few questions about being a voice artist , storytelling, how he got started and why high quality audio is so important for effective eLearning. Kapp: You are in a rather unique area of online learning development, you are a voice artist.

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How Postmates Quickly Scaled Effective eLearning for Frontline Workers


Rachel heads up community engagement on the company’s public policy team with the goal of bettering the Postmates platform and Fleet experience by elevating the voices of the thousands of Postmates contract couriers that deliver local food and merchandise in cities across the U.S.

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How This Leader Is Helping More Women Find Their Voice


Jennifer Hedding, SVP of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, shares how she leverages her role to encourage women to be bold, connect with others and to use their voice in the workplace. And to good effect.

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Training Simulations: An Effective Corporate Training Tool

Designing Digitally

Virtual learning and simulations are now effectively bridging that gap. . In this interactive application, users experience images and graphics interspersed with voice, background music, and special effects. .

Best Practices for Effective Soft Skills Training

eLearning Brothers

That’s why the most effective soft skills training typically doesn’t just fly off someone else’s shelf. Update the course graphics and voice of the copy to feature your internal culture and brand. Boring soft skills training doesn’t just put employees to sleep.

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Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

They don’t have to mean sacrificing creativity, engagement, or effectiveness. An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Budget limits. Deadlines.