Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?

G-Cube

The next is about going up a level on the production of learning videos and creating Movie-based Learning. No more same formal videos, but action packed “Learning Movies” to impact the learners can be the next big thing in the world of e-Learning. How Movie Based Learning & Why is it going to be different? With a movie, it is not only the content that is transmitted, but experiences of all kinds. Challenges of Movie-based Learning. Why Movie-based Learning.

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Will the ‘Sound of Silence’ create new paths in learning?

Origin Learning

Think of Simon Garfunkel and the enchanting music of ‘Sound of Silence’ compel you to break into a song. The language of silence added a ‘groovy’ and positive tone to darkness, with the lyrical format leaving music lovers everywhere delirious. The American music duo that created the song in the sixties went through a roller-coaster ride that saw them breaking up because of tepid response to the market release but later re-uniting to taste the success of their renditions.

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I’ll also show you how to use Camtasia Studio to build and produce your Old Time movie. Here is a sample old time movie made with Camtasia Studio: [link]. Here is a link to the old time movie project. You can download the project zip file, import the zip file from within Camtasia Studio, and practice making your own old time movie.

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Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). In the image below, I’ve imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3. While the process of adding background music to projects is simple, there are two bigger questions that need to be asked. Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

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PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Last week I detailed how to turn a PowerPoint 2007 presentation into a movie that could be uploaded to popular video sharing sites like YouTube.      If you wanted to add voiceover narration to the movie, however, you may have run into a bit of a problem--there is only one row in the Windows Movie Maker timeline for audio. If there was a need to add background music to the presentation in addition to narration, you would be in a bit of a pickle.

Background Music in eLearning & Copyright

Adobe Captivate

Over the past few months, I’ve received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate). In the image below, I’ve imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3. While the process of adding background music to projects is simple, there are two bigger questions that need to be asked. Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

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ELEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Background Music & Copyright

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Over the past few months, I've received more and more calls and emails about the pros and cons of adding background music to eLearning projects (specifically projects created using Adobe Captivate and TechSmith Camtasia).   First and foremost, it's a simple process to add background music using your tool of choice. In the image below, I've imported a music file called Acoustic Mellow.mp3.   Is It a Best Practice to Add Background Music to eLearning?

What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Ever wondered why movies are so expensive? Ever sit through the credits at the end of a movie? We probably all have, now that every superhero movie puts a teaser at the end. Why do they need so many people doing so many “strange” jobs to make a movie? If you’ve never seen a “really bad” movie then you know that making a good movie is easier said than done. I’ve been working in movies and television for 2 decades. Everyone watches movies and TV.

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#TwistedTropes 25. Schindler's shopping list

Learning with 'e's

At first Spielberg didn't really want to make the film, and offered it to several other directors, and also to a taxi driver by mistake, but eventually he agreed to direct the movie when he realised that one Oskar could be multiplied into several more.

Rethinking How We Use Closed Captioning in Education

3Play Media

The Associate Professor of English at Tech Tech literally wrote the book on captions: Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture. Captioning is a skill that at times requires some creative solutions, especially when you’re dealing with non-speech sounds. Captions don’t caption sounds per se. Captions don’t caption sounds; they capture meaning. The sound indicates that the bartender is turning off the tap.

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5 Integral Elements of Emotionally and Socially Engaging Learning Videos

Obsidian Learning

Paired music. Music can create powerful social and emotional connections. Have you ever watched a scary movie without the music? Look back to the video’s intent to get some perspective on the emotion(s) you want to invoke musically. Sound effects.

Bowie, Prince and teacher legacy

Learning with 'e's

It has been called 'the year the music died'. Each of these stars has left behind a legacy of their work, in the form of sound recordings, movies, interviews and videos of their performances. Many teachers don't leave movies or videos or sound recordings behind when they shuffle off this mortal coil do they? 2016 comedy education entertainment learning music TechnologySo far, 2016 has been a very bad year for celebrities.

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From the Silver Screen to Your eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Since I was little I have loved the movie theatre experience. The buttery smell of popcorn, the loud explode-y sounds that my living room could never replicate, and the spectacle of a giant screen with moving pictures on it. Apart from thousands of hours of entertainment, the movie theatre has also given me some perspective on how to make a good eLearning course. Some of my greatest movie memories have to do with the concessions I was munching on at the time.

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The Importance of Script Writing in Video Presentations

eLearning Brothers

While some screenwriters can wax eloquent in their work, most screenplays end up sounding more like this: REVERSE SHOT ON THE BACKS OF GERALD AND SCARLETT. CAMERA RETREATS BACK, BACK, BACK, until we have the tiny, silhouetted figures of Gerald O’Hara and his daughter gazing over the lands of Tara, beautiful in the sunset, to the thematic musical accompaniment which we will use for Tara throughout the picture. It’s not fair, really.

What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

Sound Learning. The use of music, narrative, and even the occasional sound effect adds a critical component to the experience. In addition, background music helps set tone and attitude. Sound effects can make it a little more fun. Use music. In the movies, the musical score is often hailed as the most impactful part of the movie. Music tells you when it’s funny, dramatic, or absolutely terrifying.

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13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

It’s easier than ever to start recording your iPhone and other iOS device screen and turn it into a movie. If the content you’re recording has its own audio—like the sound effects in a game—you will want to unmute your device so it is captured. Turn off in-app music. If you’re recording a game or app that has both background music and sound effects you should turn off music within the game settings. Use music. Friendly Music ($$).

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. For capturing location sounds, or dialog between 2 or more people, we recommend a shotgun mic. Caution though, shotgun mics are very directional, so you need to make sure you’re pointing the mic directly at the sound you want to pick up. Have you ever seen those clapboards on movie sets?

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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

No, I’m not one of those weirdos who insists that music must be listened to in the format it was originally created for; I don’t have Mozart recorded on a wax cylinder. It really doesn’t take much to please me, but when audio doesn’t please me, it really sounds like garbage. Pick a recording environment that doesn’t have cars honking and monkeys bashing cymbals—unless of course those are the sounds you need.

SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

It holds everything from our recently visited spots in our maps, to all of our photos and movies, favorite apps, passwords, music – you name it, and the cloud is probably helping you out with it. . A SaaS LMS, like most of your data these days, lives in the cloud. .

Rethinking How We Use Closed Captioning in Education

3Play Media

The Associate Professor of English at Tech Tech literally wrote the book on captions: Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture. Captioning is a skill that at times requires some creative solutions, especially when you’re dealing with non-speech sounds. Captions don’t caption sounds per se. Captions don’t caption sounds; they capture meaning. The sound indicates that the bartender is turning off the tap.

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How to Transform Video to Audio

Learnloft

As YouTube does not allow a person to download their videos regardless of being so popular ad widely used, movie seekers get it done from other sites online. To change movies from youtube to mp3 you will need two belongings.

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2 Proven Strategies for Duplicating Your High Sales Performers

Allego

Does this sound like a scene from the movie “Mission Impossible?”. A blockbuster movie has actors working from a common script. And an orchestra performs from a single musical score.

Learn eLearning Audio Production from an Expert

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Like most things technical, once you know the little tricks and gain a better understanding of the technology it becomes an easy leap from amateur audio to "wow, that's sounds great" audio. And if you are doing anything with video you will most likely will be dealing with audio as well.unless you've designed the script as a Charlie Chaplin, silent movie, experience. Are you an eLearning developer struggling with audio? Okay maybe you're not struggling.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

The tool allows you to decide whether you want to record sound and web activity or not. The objects in the library may be images, sounds, and even videos. 20 Windows Movie Maker-free. Windows Movie Maker offers support for a lot of different video and audio file formats.

Designing Micro-learning Modules – A Few Lessons from Hollywood

CommLab India

Movie #1: GoldenEye. GoldenEye, one of the most successful Hollywood movies, has an action-filled beginning. This serves two purposes – pulling the audiences into the movie instantly and setting the stage for things to come. Movie #2: Ice Age. Ice Age, one of the highest grossing animated movies in the history of Hollywood, showed computer-generated animations can be as engaging as “living” characters. Movie #3: Jaws. Movie #4: Catch Me If You Can.

Drawing Upon Your Own Life Passions for eLearning Engagement

eLearning Brothers

Athletics, cooking, music, politics, movies, beaches, hanging out with friends? Environment - Remember vivid landscapes, sounds, the colors and placement of objects in a room, a particular picture or icon. Part of our role in designing and developing outstanding eLearning is keeping our audience interested and engaged throughout the process.

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SaaS LMS vs. hosted LMS: Why the SaaS LMS rules e-learning

Docebo

It holds everything from our recently visited spots in our maps, to all of our photos and movies, favorite apps, passwords, music – you name it, and the cloud is probably helping you out with it. . A SaaS LMS, like most of your data these days, lives in the cloud. .

What is Visual Learning? Identifying and Understanding the Benefits of Visual Learning

Convergence Training

How long do you go without watching a movie at the cinema, viewing a film on Netflix, or playing a video game? Or even consider music–don’t you often experience music in a music video, or while watching a stage full of dancers? Humans are visual creatures. Going back a bit in time, vision was important to us on the African savanna to recognize predators and find food.

Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

In this 1937 movie, which recently had its third remake, the hopeful ingenue shimmies sequin-clad into the spotlight to eclipse the clapped-out has-been who shone brightly in his day but whose sell-by date has long since passed. Film was widely thought to sound the death knell for Theatre.

3 Insider Tips to Unleash Multimedia in E-learning

CommLab India

Add music and sound effects only when they enhance the learning experience. Many designers of self-paced online learning courses add music and/or other sound effects only to make their courses more interesting. states the unnecessary use of sound effects can result in poor learning experiences, as it affects the ability of learners to process information. It is important to add music and sound effects only when they result in better learning experiences.

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How to Design Attention-Grabbing E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Every time I sit down to watch a movie, I hear the same opening music that studios have been using for decades. I’ve spent so many years enjoying movies, it’s almost Pavlovian at this point. I think it’s safe to say that e-learning has to work a little harder than a movie to get people to tune in. You’ll want it to sound natural when they do. Upon hearing these few measures, I let out a breath, put away my phone, and give the story my full attention.

Congratulations ScreenChamps!

TechSmith Camtasia

Teach viewers how to recreate popular digital effects from their favorite movies, TV shows, and videogames. Kept it short, picked great music. Category advice: choose & mix music carefully, cut out fluff, use natural-sounding voice. Introducing.our 2011 ScreenChamps! Be sure to watch the full episode of The Forge for in-depth comments from the judges on what they thought worked well and could be improved across each category.

LXD Roles

Clark Quinn

There are two different skills here (look at the credits in movies!), It’s about synching the audio, but also music, and sound effects, and combining them in a way that ends up working with the video to produce an output. In my thinking about LXD strategy , I also was thinking about what roles are necessary. While you can do handoffs, what are the core skills you need to make this happen? And it’s not that you need all these people, but you need these roles.

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Should You Add Background Audio to Your E-Learning Courses?

Rapid eLearning

I get a lot of questions about whether or not to add background music to elearning courses. Some studies suggest that combining narration, ambient audio, and background music can impact retention. Think of a movie like Jaws. Probably the most memorable part of Jaws is the sound track. The music kept us at the edge of our seats, telling us, “Be careful, there’s something coming.” Music can contribute to changed behavior.

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11 Free Game Creation Software Programs (At least for 30 Days)

Kapp Notes

Scratch Computer vs. Soccer ball game created in Scratch Scratch: Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web. It allows you to make games with backgrounds, animated graphics, music and sound effects, and even 3D games. Game Maker comes preloaded with a collection of freeware images and sounds to get you started.

Imagined futures 6: Home entertainment

Learning with 'e's

Image source: Chicago Sunday Tribune Back in 1959, when television was still monochrome, and movie films ruled the entertainment industry, people were already dreaming about how we could capture the moving image for home use. This is the essence of all multi-media, where text, images, video and sound are combined to provide the user with a rich experience of knowledge and information access.

How to Add Captions or Subtitles to a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

However, there’s a huge difference between doing video, and doing video well, and one of them is knowing when to use captions vs. sound. One of the most annoying things you can find in your Facebook feed is a video that autoplays with the sound on. It’s TV ads with the sound turned off.” ( Source ). In a world without sound, captions are one of the best ways to increase those numbers. This is where video in particular can be a powerful tool, sound or not.