Effective eLearning Voiceover Audio: Sell It!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  What's the objective of your eLearning? Do you think your eLearning is going to change behavior if it is boring, and contains lackluster voiceover that's delivered in a monotone? The first rule of an effective voiceover is "sell it." Voiceover is like acting or singing. Voiceover audio that has a monotone delivery is not going to keep your audience engaged through all those distractions. e-learning eLearning voiceover audio

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology. Voiceover. This way, the locations and learning experiences feel more fluid and natural.

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10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning

Raptivity

One of the key goals of any Instructional Designer, educator or SME of an online course, is to engage learners into the course and help them successfully achieve the learning objectives. To know why, we need to look at online learning experiences from learners’ perspective.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

The sights, sounds, and people learners come across in the training module are all part of spatial design – one of the core components of the Immersive Learning methodology. Voiceover. This way, the locations and learning experiences feel more fluid and natural.

Stop Making These 5 Mistakes in Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Before you send that e-Learning course to your boss for approval, take a moment and make sure you’re not guilty of these five common e-Learning mistakes. Lack of Learning Objectives. There’s no substitute for writing proper learning objectives.

A glimpse inside the role of instructional design for Immersive Learning

STRIVR

Instructional design is a pillar of enterprise Learning & Development programs. But in the VR headset, wherever they turn, they see and hear the learning experience. But I also realized that Immersive Learning is a vast departure from traditional instructional design.

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Well, measure the learning, of course. But in order to measure the learning, we need to have a clear idea of what the learning should have been. And to have that clear idea, and then to make sure the quiz is actually measuring it, we need to have started preparing to write the quiz quite a while ago: when we were writing the objectives for the training. You didn't write objectives? But acquiring knowledge is typically only part of our learning objectives.

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When Should You Use Video in eLearning?

eLearning Brothers

Just like any other content, the video needs to help you meet the learning objectives. Make sure you keep the objectives in mind at all times when you’re considering whether or not a video will add impact. Lights, camera, action…everyone loves a video!

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

Connect the learner directly to the real-world, and they immediately recognize the value of their learning program. By visually demonstrating the learning concepts, videos can hook learners right from the start! Without a clear goal and matching objectives you cannot create a video.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

CommLab India

Even a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations. Do you wish to go in for e-learning as your training solution, but unsure of how to proceed? Set Measurable Learning Objectives.

Game-based Elearning Simulation

42 Design Square

Reiterative messages abound and the voiceover plays the devil’s advocate. The demo highlights the possibility of game-based micro-elearning, when learning objectives are critical enough to require intensive interactions with real-time audio and visual feedback.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: More on Funny. or Not

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

That story proves the point of another reader, who stated that the use of humor is not a distraction as long as it helps cement a point that directly relates to the learning objective. I received stories about one trainer who had a roomful of people singing out loud, and another who cracked up a group with a fun "test" question that let learner's admit that the software they were learning could be a pain. Click here  to learn more.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

The success of any online learning solution depends on how well the student embraces the solution and actively engages with it. Lack of interactive learning is what causes many students to drop-out of e-learning courses mid-way. This is not the case with e-learning courses.

Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed

Learnbrite

Countless articles, blogs, and opionion pieces have touted the positive implications of virtual reality (VR) on education, corporate learning and development, and healthcare education. LearnBrite’s VR-ready eLearning tool allows medical students to learn in a risk-free environment.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?

CraneMorley

Thank you for joining us on our second part of our 4 part blog series on which we examine a different type of Blended Learning strategies, and how you could start strategizing or implement these ideas onto your current training plans. Micro-learning – as RLO (re-usable learning objects).

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Designing Learning Experiences. Companies can only thrive if they go the extra mile and offer truly exceptional course content that satisfies both the client and the end-users who will take up the learning.

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What new designers really need to know

Clive on Learning

In my post last week, I identified four elements that I felt needed to be in place if an organisation was to make a success of in-house e-learning development: tools, talent, training and, above all, time - the four Ts. In my view, the best way to learn how to make stuff is to make stuff yourself and test it out on people. To accelerate the learning and minimise the damage to real learners it probably helps if this process is somewhat directed and supported.

How to Develop Training Materials the Right Way [Free PDF Guide]

Continu

Start With Your Learning Objective. But it’s better to have a set of specific learning goals outlined: Users are able to log in and troubleshoot login problems. If you don’t have an overall objective for your training program , start with that. Once you’ve identified an objective, you can use it to write specific goals for your training material development. When possible, your learning objectives should answer these questions: Who will be learning the material?

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Live Training vs. eLearning: Which is Better? The Results Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

This week, I planned to focus on eLearning or asynchronous learning alone. One reader tells us that surveys show that classroom training is preferred by learners: "As a global organization, we have encountered the e-Learning vs. classroom battle as well.results from internal surveys have shown that the preferred method of learning is via classroom training." there can be both e-Learning and instructor-led training being done in the classroom."

E-Learning: 7 Simple Tips to Do More with a Limited Budget

CommLab India

Is it possible to develop high quality e-learning courses in a cost-effective manner? You can do much, even when your e-learning budget is tight. Here are seven simple tips to develop effective e-learning courses with nominal resources. Use E-learning templates.

8 Tips To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning

TalentLMS

You must be able to focus your efforts on a specific objective and desired outcome while creating the online tutorial. Are you trying to reinforce a learning behavior? A clear learning objective is the backbone of your online tutorial.

Custom E-Learning Design

Designing Digitally

With custom E-Learning design , we help companies and government agencies create the right environments for employees to expand their skills and learn critical tasks they need to do their jobs safely. Learning analysis and planning. Voiceover talent selection.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

And I learned exactly what you need to do to make your first video. It’s okay to learn. Learning Objects vs. Outcomes: Narrow the Focus. I was recently in a conference workshop with Shannon Tipton (Learning Rebels). Learn more about captions.

Make E-Learning Globally Competent

CLO Magazine

With budgets tightening and workforces becoming more diverse and dispersed, here’s how to develop global e-learning programs efficiently and on budget. By preparing e-learning programs with global distribution in mind, learning program managers can reduce the cost and time, as well as improve retention and engagement. Global e-learning initiatives, however, can present technical and content design challenges.

9 Tips to Create Engaging Microlearning Content

Disprz

At the risk of stating the obvious, microlearning is a brief and targeted learning approach where learners consume instructional content in short chunks or bites. Their attention span is also falling, and the world is shifting fast from degree-based to skill-based learning pedagogy.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. When I see a need for a text heavy pages, I eliminate audio so as not to "depress learning." Listening aint learning. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

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10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

These days, they talk of nuggets and micro-learning. A micro-learning unit comprises multiple nuggets with the total seat time of no more than 20-25 minutes. The same applies to working on micro-learning. Does your learning content have the ‘Like’ button? Learning Grades.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. programming (17%) audio engineer (13%) voiceover artist (20%) [me too!] Best of Learning Visions Essential Reading for Instructional Designers The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Dr. Kevin Gumienny is our senior learning architect and leads Microassist’s instructional design team. He frequently shares about accessible elearning development through our Learning Dispatch blog and newsletter. They do a great job when creating interactive learning.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. Learning Analytics 6. It may or may not involve learning.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

We already ensure that elearning is available on multiple platforms, including learning management systems and mobile; we focus on learning and performance (not just learning and development); we align training outcomes with business goals.

Ten Commandments for Mobile Onboarding Content

Disprz

These days, they talk of nuggets and micro-learning. A micro-learning unit comprises multiple nuggets with the total seat time of no more than 20-25 minutes. The same applies to working on micro-learning. Does your learning content have the ‘Like’ button? Learning Grades.

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Elements of Ideal eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Designing Learning Experiences. Companies can only thrive if they go the extra-mile and offer truly exceptional course content that satisfies both the client and the end-users who will take up the learning.

Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Interview with Microassist’s senior learning architect and instructional designer Brandon Winston on what it takes to convert instructor-led training to elearning. I’m the Senior Learning Architect here at Microassist, and I work with the learning development team to help develop learning products. We also develop custom blended learning, custom instructor-led training, we also do some work with webinars.