Using Lectora to Make eLearning Accessible

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While you’re at it, include an option for synchronized captions to follow along with any narrations or voiceovers. Our friends at Trivantis have recently released a free ebook titled, “Making eLearning Accessible” , focusing on applying these principles and many others to the Lectora authoring tool. The post Using Lectora to Make eLearning Accessible appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Featured Lectora Resources Resources

What e-Learning Development Style Are You?

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How do you feel about additional tools that make it easier to create screen recordings and voiceovers? Yes, bring on the screen recordings and voiceovers! Your e-Learning team is in one location, and you also enjoy the benefits of additional tools that make it easier to create screen recordings and voiceovers for your courses. Try full-featured desktop development with a free trial of Lectora® Inspire.

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Surviving Cold Weather With the Swedish Defense

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The 2016 Lectora® User Conference brought together Lectora users from around the world—including Sweden! Major Tony Gustafsson shared how they used Lectora to train the Swedish Armed Forces Unit on Cold Weather Operations, which is extremely important to learn—one mistake in the cold environment can be fatal. Both text and voiceover were provided because more senses in use equals better learning. Sign up for a free trial of Lectora today.

eLearning Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Edition

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Free Lectora Fundamentals On-demand Video Training ($0 w/purchase). Every 2017 Lectora® User Conference registration purchase comes with free Lectora Fundamentals On-demand Video Training. Desktop microphone for voiceovers and more ($99). Registration to the 2017 Lectora User Conference ($795). The 2017 Lectora User Conference runs May 3 – 4, 2017. Stumped on what to get the eLearning developer in your life?

LUC Recap: Multimedia Localization for eLearning Content

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At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Nashville, Marlon Oneid ( YouAchieve ) and Richard Sikes ( Text&Form ) talked about using multimedia localization to address the global world that we live in. In some cultures, a female’s voice would not be the best choice, which means that localizing eLearning would need to include adapting video voiceover to be a male voice.

Join us for Learning DevCamp 2015

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10 Best Practices for Writing Voiceover Scripts for eLearning. Deep Lectora: Things you did not know you could do… – “You Build It” Session. The eLearning Brothers are excited for Learning DevCamp 2015 on June 23-25, in Salt Lake City, Utah. A learning event dedicated to online learning and collaboration. We personally would like to invite you to attend. Learning DevCamp 2014 was such a success, and 2015 will be even better. Registration is now open!

LUC 2016 Recap: Interactions in the Intrinsic World

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At this year’s Lectora® User Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Kristi Lozano, an instructional designer at Baptist Health South Florida, talked about the bright idea of using intrinsic exercises and games to prompt learning. Use your SME for the voiceover if he or she shares enthusiasm about the project and topic.

How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course Output published Earlier Versions of Elearning Development Tools: (If the Flash-based SWF output was created using earlier version of elearning development tools such as Articulate Presenter, Studio 07, Storyline 1 or 2, Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Lectora, etc. Articulate Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker, Captivate, Lectora, etc files. Are you looking for effortless conversion of your flash-based elearning to HTML5?

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5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

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Use professional audio voiceovers and video tutorials whenever your budget allows and avoid cheesy clip art graphics. Subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for more development tips, industry news and free resources. The post 5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility appeared first on Lectora. You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 Some elearning authoring software (like Trivantis Lectora) has a built-in accessibility checker. If they discuss assistive technologies, they should identify specific technologies, such as VoiceOver, JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, or PAC3.

Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning

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Or you can channel your inner voiceover star and record yourself. You can share podcasts publicly through iTunes, as well as publicly or privately through a learning management system like Lectora® Express – the Easy LMS. For more helpful e-Learning tips and ways to spice up your e-Learning, subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog. Are you an auditory learner? Do you remember things better when you hear them?

5 Reasons Learners Hate Your Online Course

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Last but not least, learners hate watching recorded PowerPoint slides with a voiceover added to “spice things up.” Subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for articles on creating better e-Learning, free resources and more! Pet peeves. Everyone has them. And as it turns out, learners might have a lot more pet peeves about your course than you realize!

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Training content developed using rapid authoring tools, such as Articulate Storyline, Trivantis Lectora, and Adobe Captivate, and (often) provided as a click-though, packaged course. And some, like Lectora and SoftChalk (PDF, 2.7 Some elearning authoring software (like Trivantis Lectora) has a built-in accessibility checker. If they discuss assistive technologies, they should identify specific technologies, such as VoiceOver, JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, or PAC3.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

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Lectora Online. Lectora , as one of the first authoring tools to ever come out, grants many different features to produce a complete, engaging, and professional eLearning course. For years, Lectora was a Windows app only. So, yes, Lectora is excellent.

Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

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I remember when the Word document was the all-powerful tool, the template for the storyboard with its neatly structured boxes/placeholders to add on-screen text, voiceover text, and instructions for the graphic designer all fine-tuned. Word to PowerPoint to Epic Editor, Lectora, and the all-powerful Storyline; the entire ecosystem has evolved to make eLearning innovative and interesting.

How to Create Your Own e-Learning Video

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Unless you’re hiring a professional for the voiceover, you’ll want an external microphone, preferably the kind you can clip to your collar. If you use Lectora® Inspire, you already have Camtasia®, so you’re set! If you don’t use Lectora Inspire… There’s this little free trial button I highly recommend you click. For more tips like this and to see the follow-up post where Christie and I post a video on How to Train Your Dragon*, subscribe to the Lectora e-Learning Blog.

Stop Making These 5 Mistakes in Your e-Learning

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You can solve both problems by taking the text on the screen and turning it into a voiceover script, and then selecting a meaningful graphic for the slide, along with a few key points in text. And don’t forget to subscribe to the Lectora® e-Learning Blog for e-Learning tips and how-tos! Hold it right there! 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.

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

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You also need to decide whether you need a male/female voiceover. For example, Adobe Captivate is widely used for creating software simulation-based courses and Lectora Inspire to convert text-heavy content into online courses. Storyline, Captivate, Lectora – An Evaluation Checklist of 3 Rapid Authoring Tools. Even a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations.

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The Top 12 eLearning Authoring Tools (2019 Update)

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Lectora Online. Both a cloud and Windows-based solution, Lectora is an eLearning authoring tool that works well for SCORM content. This means that making screen recording, image editing, voiceovers, and more is that little bit more simpler. Great eLearning starts with getting the basics right. That means investing in the best tools for your business. First, a powerful learning management system (LMS) needs to be checked off your list.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

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Lectora Inspire. As a result, two tools stood out as having sufficient features, adequate pricing and being user-friendly – Articulate Storyline 2 and Trivantis Lectora Inspire, which were the Editors’ Choices. Trivantis Lectora Inspire. You can focus on the content and its improvement by adding the perfect voiceover or translating it into several languages using professional e-learning localization services. What do you need to create a successful e-learning course?

Three Vendors Who Save Us Time and Money

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The Narrator Files for voiceover narration. We still have a folks on our team we like to use for voiceover, but when we need a slightly different sound or multiple voices, The Narrator Files is a great option. On a side note, filling out the E-Learning Guild survey is what inspired my session for this year’s Lectora User’s Conference: 50 Time-Saving Tips for Lectora Development.

Three Vendors Who Save Us Time and Money

E-learning Uncovered

The Narrator Files for voiceover narration. We still have a folks on our team we like to use for voiceover, but when we need a slightly different sound or multiple voices, The Narrator Files is a great option. On a side note, filling out the E-Learning Guild survey is what inspired my session for this year’s Lectora User’s Conference: 50 Time-Saving Tips for Lectora Development.

Recap of The eLearning Guild’s 2014 Learning Solutions Conference

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We work with translation vendors and voiceover talent to provide us with the text and audio for the courses and then piece everything together within the authoring tool. We’ll also be at the Lectora User’s Conference in Los Angeles this week! Diane is one of this year’s keynote speakers for the Lectora Power Users Showcase. Two weeks ago, the entire Artisan team had the opportunity to attend the Learning Solutions conference in Orlando. As usual, we had a great time.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

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A typical storyboard will provide a logical structure to the course, dividing the content into different modules, specifying what each screen will contain, its layout, the graphics used, voiceover practice assessments and everything that provides conceptual understanding of how the course should be developed. Yet another MOOC abandoned mid-way! Recently, Raj enrolled for a 3-week MOOC that he hoped will help him in his job as Marketing Manager.

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

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Lectora Inspire. Lectora Inspire16 offers a user-friendly interface and is the first choice when you want to convert text-heavy courses into e-learning materials. This tool can add voiceover to a character’s lines in dialogue simulations, infusing conversations with a realistic touch. How do you develop an engaging online course? The answer- right content, a well -designed storyboard, and the most important, an appropriate development tool.

The 5 Video Features That Make an Authoring Tool Easy to Use

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Any demonstration of software with a voiceover to guide learners is made very well with a screencast. Tools such as Lectora Inspire offer a stock video library with features such as videos of people speaking. Are you looking for an authoring tool that’s capable enough to accommodate your video-creating and editing requirements?

Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

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For HTML, this might be aXe; for programming in Lectora, it might be the Section 508 checker. This can be complicated—different screen readers interact with screen content in different ways (running NVDA on Firefox, for example, will be different than running JAWS on Internet Explorer, which will be different than running VoiceOver on iOS.). Making elearning accessible is the right thing to do. It’s also often a project requirement.

E-learning Translations: Tips in Design and Delivery

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While translating, you can reduce any audio to approximately half the length without losing the meaning, yet, costs involved in voiceover could work out very expensive. Authoring tools such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Lectora Inspire are great tools. . Translations of e-learning text or localization of content is much in demand by global businesses today.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

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Lectora Inspire. Lectora is the powerhouse in the authoring tools coming with libraries of assets, templates and flexible. Lectora Inspire is the choice of experienced trainers and academic course creators that look for the best-in-class authoring tool. iMovie is the iconic tool for Mac – for all apple mobile devices, offering unique features including studio quality titles, extra special effects, filters, built-in music and voiceover.