ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Text-to-Speech to Final Voiceover

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While working on a recent eLearning project in Articulate Storyline 360, there was a delay in getting the voiceover audio back from our voiceover professional. While these kinds of delays are common, they don't need to derail the entire development process.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? Worse, what if your eLearning tool doesn’t include TTS at all?

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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. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? Worse, what if your eLearning tool doesn’t include TTS at all?

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

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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. When it comes to effective eLearning, should there be more text on the screen? eLearnin

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eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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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 been creating eLearning for years (and years and years). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.

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

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It doesn't matter if you use Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline or TechSmith Camtasia Studio as your eLearning tool of choice. each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. While I'm not saying that the resulting audio is world-class, when it comes to creating "just in time eLearning," it works great. I wanted to get some opinions on good microphones from other eLearning developers.

Tips and Tricks for eLearning Project Management

eLearning Brothers

There are many moving parts to an eLearning project. You might be working with instructional designers, developers, and contract workers like voiceover artists or videographers.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

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One of the more common questions that I get from new eLearning developers is how much time does will take to produce published content. For instance, which eLearning tool are you going to use?   Here's another factor: how many minutes of eLearning playtime are you looking to produce? In my experience, it will take you approximately 2 hours of labor to produce 1 minute of eLearning playtime if you use Captivate or Storyline.

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners. Clearly, this is not what you want to have happen with your eLearning! Also, if the narration is unnecessarily complex and long, it’s harder for the voiceover talent to say.

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. 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?

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

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One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content.   e-learning eLearning GoAnimate

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners. Clearly, this is not what you want to have happen with your eLearning! Also, if the narration is unnecessarily complex and long, it’s harder for the voiceover talent to say.

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. . What Is Elearning? What do we mean by “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. . What Is Elearning? What do we mean by “elearning”?

eLearning: Two Awesome Microphones

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In this article, I cover two of my favorite microphones for voiceover recording: the Heil PR-40 and the Shure MV51. Each of these microphones delivers high quality sound for eLearning and podcasting applications.   Do you want to learn more about eLearning audio?

5 Questions to Ask a Custom Vendor: #4 How Experienced Is Your Team?

eLearning Brothers

Outsourcing gives you access to talent and experience you might not have in-house—anything from instructional design know-how to voiceover talent. eLearning instructional design custom solutions custom eLearning development custom eLearning custom development

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B Online Learning

B Online Learning is certainly one of those companies that look for new and innovative ways to deliver digital solutions, but also actively support their staff in their own personal development and research and experimentation.

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Audio Basics for eLearning

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Are you an eLearning developer planning to include voiceover audio in your eLearning lessons? Looking to get a jump start on the road to creating quality audio for your eLearning lessons? Attend this live, 3-hour online class and learn the basics of creating good sound for your eLearning projects that will improve the quality of your courses. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Audio eLearning

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Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

Making elearning accessible is the right thing to do. Senior Learning Architect Kevin Gumienny shares conference insights on how to include accessibility in your elearning development process. CSUN Session Takeaways for Developing Accessible Elearning.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

There is a multitude of ways to do a simple task, like measuring a piece of string, you would expect there to be an exponentially wider array of approaches to a more complex task, like developing a piece of digital learning content. Existing one to reuse or develop new template.

GOANIMATE: Character-Based eLearning Made Easy

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One of the hottest new tools for eLearning development is GoAnimate.   I’ve been working more and more on ways to integrate GoAnimate with more traditional eLearning lessons and content. Suddenly, the mouse starts moving, the voiceover from the GoAnimate is still talking us through the lesson (I’ll explain the trickery with the voiceover in a later article), and we are into a software simulation demo on Excel.

How to Be Culturally Sensitive with Your eLearning Courses

eLearning Brothers

The same is true when we’re creating content for eLearners. How does an eLearning designer create culturally-sensitive content? As you embark on another year of eLearning development, take some time to examine your presumptions.

5 Reasons Why eLearners Feel Grateful for Your Content

eLearning Brothers

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States this week, it offers the perfect opportunity to reflect on why your eLearners are grateful for the learning content you create. Reason 1: eLearning helps learners become proficient. Reason 3: eLearning engages learners.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos. Videos add the “human” element to eLearning. In this article, we discuss some essential tips on creating eLearning videos. Videos are rapidly becoming the leading Internet traffic pathway in eLearning environments.

eLearning & Grammar: Should eLearning Text Contain End of Sentence Punctuation?

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  Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. Jennie also teaches the Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts  and the Complete Review of Grammar  class.   Camtasia Captivate eLearning mLearning Writing & Grammar

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content. While in those tools, you’ll add the necessary eLearning features and then publish your content. But what happens to your beloved PowerPoint slides when they get incorporated into today’s eLearning tools?

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint. However, PowerPoint is missing some key eLearning features to allow you to output finished eLearning content. While in those tools, you’ll add the necessary eLearning features and then publish your content. But what happens to your beloved PowerPoint slides when they get incorporated into today’s eLearning tools?

Buy the Course Keep the Source

B Online Learning

B Online Learning is certainly one of those companies that look for new and innovative ways to deliver digital solutions, but also actively support their staff in their own personal development and research and experimentation.

Keeping Your Learners’ Attention: How Our Brain Decides What to Focus On

Learnkit

A common concern arises when the topic of elearning comes up. These thoughts can be true for some, but if elearning is presented effectively, with the learner’s attention span in mind, we can see a shift in this ideology. How do we apply this to elearning methods?

eLearning Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Edition

Trivantis

Stumped on what to get the eLearning developer in your life? You could go the tried and true Starbucks gift card route, or you could really show your favorite eLearning pro how much you care with these great gift ideas. Desktop microphone for voiceovers and more ($99).

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. It will help you hire new people, contract-in or develop your current team’s capabilities. 4 key elearning team roles and the skills to look for. Voiceovers.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. You will use the powerful Camtasia Editor to add animations, voiceover audio, graphics, music, annotations, closed captions, and quizzes to a project.

762 New eLearning Character Images (and more, of course!)

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These are the golden poses that make eLearning come alive! eLearning Design: Yes, You Can Control the Design Conversation. eLearning Design: Design Success is Just a Few Clicks Away! eLearning Development: It’s Easier When Slides Have Jobs.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

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Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. You will use the powerful Camtasia Editor to add animations, voiceover audio, graphics, music, annotations, closed captions, and quizzes to a project.

"TechSmith Camtasia 2018: The Essentials" Step-by-Step Workbook Now Shipping

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Using TechSmith Camtasia, you can quickly create software demonstrations, software simulations, and soft skills eLearning. You will use the powerful Camtasia Editor to add animations, voiceover audio, graphics, music, annotations, closed captions, and quizzes to a project.