Do You Hear That? It’s Your eLearning Course Sounding Better

eLearning Brothers

Even if you happen to have a microphone, it should be noted that there are tremendous differences in audio quality between the plethora of mics available. However, when you record a voice, the microphone picks up those breaths much louder than we’re used to hearing. Most rapid authoring tools work best with the MP3 file format, and if you’re dealing with narrations, there’s no need to export higher than 128 kbps (CD quality). Quality audio is more important than you realize.

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8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos

Capytech

Even to video professionals, the difference in perceivable quality between a compressed video and a full-sized video when watched on a mobile device is marginal. Compressing them will reduce the file size, which will reduce download times and put less strain on learners’ phones while playing.

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Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011

eLearning Weekly

Developers of elearning must know a bit about image sizing and file sizes and be able to edit disparate images so that they look like they belong in the same module. With video production software available at incredible, affordable prices, and high-quality digital video cameras and microphones available cheaply for both rental and purchase, teams are capable or setting up a studio, running a production, and editing videos for their elearning needs.

How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

Ultra-high resolution means larger file sizes which take longer to download and stream. As a starting point, make sure audio is recorded with a microphone in a quiet location. How to Optimise Video Content in Your E-Learning Courses.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

If you are using voice narration for your video, be sure to use a decent microphone to capture your audio. Producing it means you are converting it from an editable project file format, to something universally accepted by standard video players. Our workflow typically includes saving as an MP4, which is the most common video file format, but also uploading to a hosting site.

Screencast of the Week - Red Gate, Coding by the Sea

TechSmith Camtasia

Pay as much attention to your audio as you do to 'what's happening on the screen' * Static photos with a good voice narration work very well because your speakers can talk more freely without a camera in their face and videos with moving heads + lips need a really high frame rate to look good so you'll save on overall file size without them. I'm always amazed at the screencasts I see Camtasia users create. And, you're in for a treat with this week's Screencast of the Week!

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

In this case, I’m selecting the SigmaTel sound card, which takes input from the microphone that I’m going to use to record some voiceover narration. The higher the sample rate, the better quality your audio, but the larger the file size will be. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development Audacity content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast

Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden

Mindflash

Think about getting a good microphone, excellent script writing, how to “do-it-yourself” and when to hire a voice-over professional. Creating downloadable audio files for later use ( performance support ). How audio file size affects performance. If you’re creating your first eLearning course with a new LMS, here’s a tip: Grab your slide deck (PowerPoint, Haiku Deck —whatever you use) and upload it. You can always delete this “test course” later.

The Ultimate Video Marketing Playbook (2021)

TechSmith Camtasia

Microphone. Whether for your mobile device, input directly into your camera or computer, a microphone will improve the overall quality of you your video. So, to start, I would focus on getting an external USB microphone to improve the quality of your audio.

ScobleShow: Joe Kraus of Jotspot and vlogging key learnings

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

It looks like Joe had the only microphone clipped to his shirt and Robert went without. Video makes for a HUGE file size even if it is streaming, so make it worth the wait. On my flight to San Francisco I watched the ScobleShow for the first time on my iPod. I've been keeping up with Scobleizer for about a year and so it was about time to check out what took him away from Microsoft.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

This growth can partially be attributed to the ever-increasing video file size, quality, and the rise of video streaming services. Right-size your video. A low-cost microphone and a quiet place to record can make a huge difference.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

create videos in a variety of commonly used file types. CamStudio’s website claims its software is so easy to use, you can learn it in a matter of minutes, thanks to their built-in help files. CamStudio’s website claims the file size of the videos you create with their software will be smaller in size than other leading video screen recorders, and have great quality. built-in help file.

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Video Recording

TechSmith Camtasia

Built in microphones on mobile devices are very limited. Get Mobile Video Files Off Your Device. Once connected, you can click and drag your video files right into any folder you desire. Instead of storing your files on your mobile device or computer, the files are stored on a server somewhere out there in the world. Email services put a cap on file size, usually around 25MB per email, so this option can be limited, but still works if you are in a bind.

The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

It can reduce files sizes to about 5% of their original size, although some detail is lost in the compression. . Portable Network Graphics is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression. You can use your computer’s microphone and speakers to communicate. In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across.