Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Tap into the audio path into the brain by replacing large blocks of onscreen text with voiceover narration. In this article, I will share with you how I determined how many hours it would take me to re-build an existing catalog of courses in Captivate and show you examples of documents I created to assist me in the process.

Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

He’ll introduce using pattern libraries for accessible elearning development, explaining how they can make your development process more efficient. . I’d like to briefly discuss what I took away in terms of standards , process , patterns libraries , and testing , and then wrap up with how learning and development teams can use these perspectives to make online training and related digital content more accessible. How Can Pattern Libraries Help Ensure Accessibility?


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Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

They had one slide within one old course that needed updating, but because the courses were all self contained, replacing even a single slide with a different voiceover would ruin the whole course. So they had to replace the voiceover for the whole course, which was an unfortunate waste of time and money. Personally, I would always consider a bigger library of content to be more valuable.

Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success


Together, a well-rounded course library can provide the learners the knowledge and confidence required to sell well. The courses can be accompanied by a voiceover to compensate for the minimalistic on-screen text. • Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization.

6 easy steps to create an explainer video

Superb Learning

An explainer video (or edumercial) is simply an animated video that uses a voiceover to explain a topic, while animations and diagrams help to support the explanation and make it clearer. Record Your Voiceover.

10 Common Problems faced by Learners in Online Learning


Raptivity, a Rapid eLearning tool, helps address some of the above content related issues with its 190+ customizable interactions library. 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. They take quite a few efforts towards achieving this goal. However, do those efforts covert into a comprehensive success? Well, not always.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2021

Limestone Learning

PT: Best Practices for Writing Voiceover Scripts for Elearning Courses For adding narration to your elearning courses, you need to change your writing style a bit to make it sound more natural to the ears instead of the eyes.

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eLearning Holiday Gift Guide 2017 Edition


Desktop microphone for voiceovers and more ($99). eLearning Brothers Stock Asset Library subscription ($489). The eLearning Brothers Stock Asset Library includes all of the stock images, audio, and video that you need to develop awesome courses. This is a growing library of assets that can be used in all of your learning content. Stumped on what to get the eLearning developer in your life? Holiday gift buying doesn’t need to be stressful!

How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

You can choose from Camtasia 2020’s library of pre-built templates or create your own and share them with your team. Now you can share templates, asset libraries, themes, shortcuts, favorites, and presets in a single file. You can record and edit voiceovers right in Camtasia.

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The ability to locate a print booklet in our library on the seventh floor of our building. Jennie also teaches  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts. by Jennie Ruby  Many of us start writing a quiz when we are sitting in front of our quiz-making software, and the software asks us whether we want a multiple-choice question or a true/false.

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Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Just type your voice over text into presenter notes, and upload it to Narakeet, and it will create your slideshow with voiceover. Create Amazing Images in Minutes with Our Mockups | Placeit Promote your business with professional images made with our massive mockup library.

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Meet Camtasia Studio 7 plus Camtasia for Mac 1.1!

TechSmith Camtasia

The last one I wanted to share with you was Camtasia Studio's new library. The library makes your videos look awesome - it comes stocked with a range of professionally-designed assets like audio effects, background images, and more from Digital Juice. You can find additional free library content here. The library makes it easy to store your callouts, title slides and other assets so you can use them again in your next project or even share them with colleagues.

eLearning videos: The ultimate guide for successful video-based learning


Did you know that there are more learning-related videos on YouTube than books in the Library of Congress? For “How to” guides, product or technical training, screencasting (recording what’s on your computer screen with a voiceover overlaid) is effective and affordable.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

Evolve provides team collaboration, Live Preview, and its single asset library allows users to make quick revisions across a course. Voiceover technology and other features allow built-in accessibility. In our first blog on the evolution of digital first publishing Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing , we discussed how the publishing industry led by decreased sales in education textbooks initially adopted a general digital first workflow.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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.). If they discuss assistive technologies, they should identify specific technologies, such as VoiceOver, JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, or PAC3. Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. A.libzip (for use with Camtasia 2018) of a few assets show during the broadcast (intro, outro, lower third) Two versions ( in.docx and.pdf) of the script used for the voiceover in this project. And my unedited voiceovers.

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


So, it’s a new month, and there’s someone new in the eLearningArt cutout character library … Join me in welcoming Malini to eLearningArt! elearningArt image library! Simultaneously, 5 more design treatments were added to the eLearningart library. It’s gotta fit with the voiceover, the look and feel of the program, the [CRAP principles,] and so forth. Log into the eLearningArt library, and there it is: Filtering.

Making the most of animation in elearning


Bringing in humor through the tone of the voiceover and the playful animation grabs attention without overshadowing the serious subject matter – something that would have been hard to achieve in a sensitive way through film. Each animation is combined with audio voiceover to bring the characters to life, providing an effective and engaging visual alternative to a text-based quote. Animated video can be a powerful way to convey a concept and engage your learners.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

" Whether used before or after live training, e-Learning is seen as providing variety to learners that are diverse in their needs and learning styles: "Our company uses both instructor-led webinars and a self-paced video library as key components in the learning process. Jennie is currently teaching two classes for IconLogic: Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts and Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts. by Jennie Ruby.

5 Video Editing Softwares To Use to Nail Your Onboarding Videos


The icing on the cake is the option to include your audio input and add voiceover to really showcase how to use an app or product. So now you know why video is so effective as a content format, and what kind of videos to make to reduce churn and improve new hire productivity.

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The Successful Orientation Program: Training is Key


Chriest founded PowerSplash Project in 2007 with a mission to create a library of awareness projects for employees, managers, trainers, and students. In addition, Mr. Chriest is a voiceover artist and proud member of SAG/AFTRA. On creating a business orientation series for temporary employees, new employees and seasoned professionals alike, I have always felt that true education and transformation occurs when the whole of a subject is presented rather than just a part.

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

CommLab India

Any demonstration of software with a voiceover to guide learners is made very well with a screencast. In-built stock video library. Having a stock library is useful in a number of ways. Tools such as Lectora Inspire offer a stock video library with features such as videos of people speaking. Using the built-in library, you can even sync the person’s gestures with your audio , giving a more natural feel to your e-learning.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide


With Animaker you can just as easily create animations by choosing from a variety of characters available in the library, deciding a specific movement and facial expression for the character and changing it as many times you need.

Using video as an alternative to create learning content


Break content down into microlearning - It's a huge buzzword in eLearning at the moment and for good reason, breaking your content down into 2 to 5 minutes videos will let you create a bigger library and a simpler way for your audience to search content. 5) PowerPoint with voiceover. One of the quickest and most effective ways to deliver online training is with video. In this article we'll look at ways to use video to deliver meaningful digital learning content.

How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

Recommended Reading: The Best Way to Record Voiceover for PowerPoint. Then, open your screen recording from your library and drag it to the timeline and over over the template placeholder. Creating educational videos helps students learn better — even when classes are in-person.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine


With an extensive library of pre-built templates (and of course the ability to build a course from scratch), Elucidat allows you to explore its features and capabilities from the moment you log in. You want your courses to be fantastic.

Learning From the World’s Biggest Brands, How to Consult, and Scaling Up a Niche Course Subscription Platform with Gary Fox of WP Slide Sync


So, voiceover is used pretty much everywhere. You get people doing voiceover for ads. So, [inaudible 00:02:51] has been in the business of working with lots of big brands and gaming industries and games is another key part of voiceover. And he does The X Factor voiceover here. There were people that were in, but they kinda needed a bit more upping their skills or maybe wanting to try different part of voiceover.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools


This can be the possibility to embed webpages, a rich image library, quiz creation, etc. 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? An experienced instructor, great content and the right authoring tool.

10 Free Authoring Tools

Ed App

There’s an option to add voiceovers, videos, links, and cards. The built-in stock libraries of photos and videos that can be combined with doodles, infographics, animations, and transitions. You may be interested in this Team Cohesion course from EdApp’s free content library!

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

You can use it to record sounds, voiceovers, and interviews directly to an SD card, or you can plug in and record from up to 2 XLR microphones. Also, if you can, record your audio in a space that doesn’t have a lot of echo (think about recording in a walk-in closet, or a library or office with lots of books, or throw a comforter over your head). When you look at video creation, 50% of your video (roughly) are the visuals. And the other 50% is the audio.

Fantastic Five: Know Your E-learning Development Tools

CommLab India

Library of media elements: Captivate 9 also comes with an asset store containing more than 25,000 media elements that is a boon to developers. The tool has a library of interactions and characters that can be used to enhance course design. 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?

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Library not visible on the screen – unless you add media/files, etc. Once you add slides or media, it goes to your Library – which is fine, but to add more you have to use the buttons. The following is available: Choose from Library. Choose from Library. Record Voiceover. Everyone loves to receive gifts. Whether it is a result of a wedding, anniversary, baby, birthday, holidays or whatever – it can be a fun and exciting time.

8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

CommLab India

You can make beautiful presentation-like videos using the various objects in its library. It helps you add voiceover in 25 languages in a variety of male and female voices and also lets you add sound effects to your message. Developing a live video can be an easy task. But an animated video? It’s a tough task. You need to understand the 12 principles of animation , you need to learn animation software, and you need to spend hours to get the right effect and quality.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


After that, you add your photos, videos (you can capture video from within the app) and audio files (insert or record a voiceover). With Animaker you can just as easily create animations by choosing from a variety of characters available in the library, deciding a specific movement and facial expression for the character and changing it as many times you need. The objects in the library may be images, sounds, and even videos.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first. Use your own voice for voiceovers. A few hours before recording voiceovers, put down the coffee (no milk chugging, either)! Some people have been known to retreat to libraries, closets, or under blankets. Straight from the studio, we’ve put together this infographic of fifty practical tips that will drastically improve the quality of your videos.

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Make E-Learning Globally Competent

CLO Magazine

As a result, voiceovers may not sync with moving mouths and the course may increase in duration. The library of “pairs” grows with each translation and can be “recycled,” or applied to future content to reduce the total volume of new translation needed. With budgets tightening and workforces becoming more diverse and dispersed, here’s how to develop global e-learning programs efficiently and on budget.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators


Lectora is the powerhouse in the authoring tools coming with libraries of assets, templates and flexible. Apart from the ones that are already in the library, you can either edit them or create yours entirely from scratch. 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. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

Develop Killer Product Training Videos Using VideoScribe

CommLab India

You can also select images from the images library available in VideoScribe. You can upload music and voiceover to the videos. You can also pick soundtracks from the library of VideoScribe. When you hear something, you may remember only 10% of that after three days. Comparatively, the retention rate of information presented through images is as high as 65%. 71% of consumers say videos are very effective at explaining product features.

10 Quizmaker Software

Ed App

To spice up your quizzes and make them more interactive, you can also add various media such as images, videos, or even voiceovers. Whether you’re a manager providing training to your employees or a teacher giving lessons to your students, you can benefit from quizmaker software.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content


This might sound like an easy out, but by focusing your time and energy on content that is relevant and aligned with your learning strategy, you will end up with a library of courses that are useful for learners and serve your business goals.