eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Rest-assured that your voice is far better than you think and, it’s perfectly appropriate for eLearning.   Some of the top eLearning development tools include TTS for free. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Rest-assured that your voice is far better than you think and, it’s perfectly appropriate for eLearning.   Some of the top eLearning development tools include TTS for free. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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Paradiso Solutions presents its Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2020

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Professional voice dubbing.

Here is the List of Top 10 eLearning development companies for 2021

Paradiso

If you’re looking for content development you must wonder which are the best eLearning development companies in the market. Content development is something that a lot of companies and institutions are looking for and is not very easy to find. Professional voice dubbing.

Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

One common question is “how long will it take to create this elearning?” I find it helpful to refer clients to these sources, especially if they think training development should take barely any time. IconLogic also has benchmarks for development , including breakdowns for different tasks. The biggest difference in their benchmark is the time to develop in an authoring tool, which is significantly higher than if you use Chapman’s data alone.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Rest-assured that your voice is far better than you think and, it’s perfectly appropriate for eLearning.   Some of the top eLearning development tools include TTS for free. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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Health eLearning Voice Over: Medical Background Required?

Dan Keckan

A voice-over actor with over twenty years of experience in medical eLearning voice over explains whether a medical background is prescribed to narrate health-related courses. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Best Practices eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the years, I’ve taken a lot of eLearning courses; and at this point, I’ve seen it all. Some of the courses I’ve taken were clearly PowerPoint presentations and designed to be eLearning.   I’ve also seen eLearning courses developed with rapid development tools like Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline. When it comes to effective eLearning, should there be more text on the screen? Why Developers Don’t Record Their Own Audio. eLearning

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Recording Professional App Training Videos

Dan Keckan

This post was first published on eLearning Industry. 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? When recording app tutorials, it all comes down to two best practices: display monitor preparation and audio configuration for voiceovers.

6 Tips To Choose The Best eLearning Voice Actors For Your Next eLearning Course

Dan Keckan

Audio adds an engaging element to any eLearning course, but it has to be the right voice. How do you make appropriate selections for your voice talent and strike the ideal tone? In this article, I’ll share 6 tips to choose the best eLearning Voice Actors for your next eLearning course. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Top 7 tips for Innovative eLearning Development

Your Training Edge

eLearning development is a matter that is concerned to us. In particular, is an innovation in the field of eLearning. Digitalization has an important role in advancing and developing eLearning process. Here are 7 hints and tips to flavor up your eLearning courses whenever your imagination needs a shock: The Power of Templates. Incredible writing instruments offer an assortment of layouts that you can use to make your eLearning process even better.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. 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?     From there, I used the NeoSpeech voices that come with Captivate to create high-quality TTS audio files. 

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5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth. Despite best intentions, several eLearning developers make these common 5 mistakes. In this article, we examine each and determine how to avoid them early in the eLearning process. eLearning has advanced plenty in these past few years. Despite the time-tested and proven methods of eLearning design and development, most of our peers still repeat the same mistakes.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

Geared toward e-learning developers and instructional designers. Authoring Tools for developers. The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Flash course development toolkit - provides the source code, features include ability to load your movies, creates a table of contents and provides complete navigation control. The demand from developers?

How Comic Books Can Cut Elearning Development Time

The Learning Dispatch

Voice-over takes a long time to record and adds cost to any elearning project. For a professional effect, you often have to hire talent. You have to record, listen, re-record any errors, synchronize with the presentation, publish, correct any errors. Outside of the cost of hiring talent (which you can get around by using in-house), there is still the cost in time and money. Read more >> read more

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. Can you tell us what a voice artist does in the learning industry? Kapp: Why do you think voice is so important in creating effective learning online and otherwise?

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Your Perfect Elearning Development Shop: An Individual or a Team?

The Learning Dispatch

When you’re considering a new elearning project, how much thought do you give to the size of the instructional design shop that you’re engaging for elearning development? I hand off the storyboard to a developer, who works with separate graphic artists, photographers, voice-over talent, learning management systems administrators, and a project manager who keeps us all on task. And development tool templates can help maintain a consistent approach to programming.

Top 5 Narration Options For Captivate Users

Dan Keckan

About once or twice a month, Captivate users reach out to me to get my advice about getting additional voices for the text-to-speech tool included with Adobe Captivate. This article is my attempt to provide all the important options available to eLearning developers when it comes to narration.

5 Tips For Recording High-Quality eLearning Audio

Dan Keckan

While producing eLearning content or web-based training, a major decision-making factor is whether to use audio for the benefit of the end users. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE & GOANIMATE: Sharing Voices Is Quick and Easy

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In an earlier article, I described how I created an eLearning lesson that has GoAnimate characters discussing some spreadsheet problems. 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?     From there, I used the NeoSpeech voices that come with Captivate to create high-quality TTS audio files. 

The Hunt for the Perfect Image for Your Training

Reflection Software

We have some tips to help you identify content that not only conveys the learning, but also matches the voice and brand of your subject. eLearning developer Media Services Instructional DesignWe’ve all heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.”

Do We Learn Differently Now?

Upside Learning

Take writing itself as a technology, because your voice can only travel so far, the wheel which fundamentally changed transport because humans legs could only go so far, and so on. Tags: Future Technology Learning Technology eLearning Development eLearning eLearning Technology Future Learning Human Learning Instructional Design

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

The Learning Dispatch

An interaction catalog can help you develop effective elearning under constraints. Developing Effective Custom Training While Respecting Resource Limitations. Learning development is a paradox. And this is a greater challenge when it comes to elearning (and other forms of online training). There’s no time to build engaging, exciting, effective elearning. Use an Elearning Interaction Catalog for Quicker Development and Lower Costs.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts. At this stage of development, I often work with just shapes in PowerPoint and no real images. If I was going to use voice over for this scenario, this would work well. It’s probably enough for me to start developing, knowing that I’ll keep tweaking as I get into the tools working with actual content.

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5 Ways to Bring Contextual Learning to Your Association

Association eLearning

eLearning works the same way. Let’s take a look at five ways your association can add context to its eLearning. The first thing a potential learner sees about an eLearning offering is usually a promotion or description. Let’s say that an association’s eLearning explains how to fill out a specific form and stresses that it’s important to do it correctly. 5. Include a Familiar Face, Voice, or Quote. Then it exploded. By itself, this sentence doesn’t say much.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

This “Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning” provides practical steps for ensuring your online training fosters a welcoming experience for all of your learners, whether they are team members, clients, or the public. . Not to put too fine a point on it, but you need to ensure that the elearning (or online training, or web-based training) that your organization creates is accessible—that is, usable by people who have disabilities. What Is Elearning?

eLearning Freelancer Invoicing Q&A

Experiencing eLearning

These questions about elearning freelancer invoicing came from Deborah Rivera in response to my post about time estimates for elearning development. Even if I’m doing tedious or repetitive work like setting up a voice over script with file names, my time is still valuable.

Creating Branching Scenario Layouts

Experiencing eLearning

Now I’m going to show my work and my thought process for some of the development process, starting with creating layouts. At this stage of development, I often work with just shapes in PowerPoint and no real images. If I was going to use voice over for this scenario, this would work well. It’s probably enough for me to start developing, knowing that I’ll keep tweaking as I get into the tools working with actual content.

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Tips for Writing Narration Scripts for eLearning

B Online Learning

This was one of those ‘aha’ moments I had when I first started out designing elearning modules. This may not work for every single module you build but it’s a nice trick to keep in your eLearning toolkit when you are handed one of those really text heavy PowerPoints to convert to an eLearning module. It is a message, written with the reader in mind and with the right tone of voice, which is clear and concise. Which is kind of the point of an eLearning module…right?

Top 4 Proven Instructional Design Strategies to Enhance eLearning for Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

And the same applies to eLearning design for corporate training. eLearning when designed correctly with sound instructional design strategy has the potential to bring organizational excellence with a positive eLearning ROI. ” For instructional designers, designing eLearning content that keeps the learners engaged throughout the course is a challenging part. How to create Story-Based eLearning? Use conversational tone with active voice.

Why I love working with e-learning sceptics

The eLearning Nomad

I thought there must be a way in which we can develop e-learning that gives a voice to the learners. The post Why I love working with e-learning sceptics appeared first on DynaMind eLearning. Adult learning e-learning elearning design elearning development eWorkshops Instructional design online professional development professional developmentTwo weeks ago, I was contacted by someone on the L&D team of an NGO.

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A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning

eLearning Brothers

And because we’re awesome eLearning designers, there’s no way a bullet point will do. Brainstormed thoughts: One of the strengths of the instructor-led activity was the ability to see so many different perspectives, and to hear it in the “voice” of a unique individual. Each person would have a different perspective, told in a unique voice. That’s how “click next” eLearning was born!

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eLearning Design – 38 Slide Design Tips from the Pros

eLearningArt

When your eLearning slides look great, viewer engagement increases, your instructional voice is enhanced, and you hear “I love it!” ” more often. But for those of us who aren’t trained designers, slides can be a struggle.

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So e-learning can’t emulate (good) face-to-face training?

The eLearning Nomad

Because more than anyone else, they value the very important human touch, the voice of the learner, the significance of well-designed group activities, and solid learner support. Adult learning Collaborative eLearning Development sector e-facilitation eWorkshops The e-learning sector has had a problem for a long time. A lot of e-learning isn’t inspiring the learners and has very little impact. More and more decision-makers know this and their reluctance shows.

Five Resources for eLearning Developers: Little Tricks by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

be your own voice-over artist. Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Learning Media Training StrategiesAn interactive checklist, mobile authoring, animated GIF creation, a spreadsheet template for quality assurance, and how to. Maybe not something for every project, but you never know when you will need one of these. Put them in your toolkit!

But What Could *Possibly* Go Wrong? Testing Your Online Course

The Learning Dispatch

Testing Your Online Course: How to Evaluate Elearning Functionality before Launching. How does testing fit into elearning development ? It’s tempting to assume, when an elearning course has been created, that everything will just work. Here are some things that I’ve seen go wrong: If a user advances to the next screen without waiting for the voice-over narration to finish, the previous screen’s narration will continue, even as narration on the next begins.