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.   Open the.wmv file in Windows Movie Maker. You are now ready to upload your movie to a video sharing site.

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jennie Ruby    How can you use your voiceover script to keep the learner's attention within an eLearning lesson? Make the Voiceover Proportional to the Action. " after less than two sentences of voiceover text was read for one PowerPoint slide.   The learners we address with our eLearning projects are bombarded with information, often in the form of movies, videos, and television.

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PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task. You won't be clicking your mouse to continue the presentation once it is a movie and you may find that the default transition time goes too fast (or not fast enough) for your liking. Using this method will allow you to make a movie from your presentation in which the video will play. by AJ George.

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How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

For example, many people understand the amount of work required to create a movie. (It Refer movie production examples when you’re talking about your eLearning course: If we need to replace the characters in the eLearning course, it’s similar to removing and replacing an actor from every scene in which they appear. Changing the voiceover that we’ve already recorded is like altering the script an actress uses for her lines. “That should be easy to change, right?” . “It

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Why Engaging eLearning and a Fancy LMS is Not Enough

eLearning Architect

Advantages of breaking down content In addition to breaking the content down to help the learner quickly find what they need, the modern LMS has powerful content management features which gives the learner even more benefits including: 1) Reducing learner commitment I prefer watching box-sets to movies. Quite often I will watch three or four episodes of a box set, which is the same duration of TV as watching a movie. But it is the commitment to watching a movie that I don’t like.

Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Dashe & Thomson

A good training video can bring out a similar level of engagement as a good movie or television show. In this post and others, Ross points out several characteristics that make for quality learning videos: • Match the visuals, titles, and voiceover – a seamless integration of these elements seems effortless. by using a variety of methods – titles, voiceovers, different camera angles, music.

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Writing & Grammar: Less than or Fewer?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The movie lasted less than 2 hours. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. Many people who know that "10 items or fewer" is correct and "10 items or less" is wrong still get confused by amounts of money and time.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Next I created a script (you can't do anything without a step-by-step script, and possibly a voiceover script to go with it), and opened my target application, Word 2013, in maximized view. Now I can save my project, then use Adobe Presenter to publish it as one continuous movie, with my embedded videos playing automatically in between explanatory slides. by Jennie Ruby.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

I’ve been a movie and video nut for most of my life. Three high school friends and I produced a slew of super-8 movies that played to typically strong reviews (those I choose to remember anyway) in my high school. We’ve gotten used to the ‘cool’ factor of Flash movies over the years. Add a voiceover that helps to make the transition from one point to the next and you have a compelling piece of video training.

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The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

Just like writing a script for VR is very different than for a movie, designing a scene for VR training is very different than for your typical 2D training video. Voiceover.

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

A clear goal is the same to a video that a theme or central idea is to a movie. Voiceover for Videos. If you want to emulate the classroom training, add voiceover to your videos. Voiceovers are easier to prepare nowadays, with various websites offering professional VO services on the cheap. eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos. If you have ever experienced one without videos, you may have noticed how lifeless it is.

Writing & Grammar: Do I Italicize the Comma After an Italic Word?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here is an example where the commas are part of the italic material:   We rented the movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles.     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. "And do not underline the colon at the end of a heading."

5 Integral Elements of Emotionally and Socially Engaging Learning Videos

Obsidian Learning

Have you ever watched a scary movie without the music? The first note of music, the rich texture added by a skillful voiceover professional, the color scheme, and independent of whether the video is animated, stop-motion, or real footage – each element should be purposeful and holistic.

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The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content

STRIVR

Just like writing a script for VR is very different than for a movie, designing a scene for VR training is very different than for your typical 2D training video. Voiceover.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

20 Windows Movie Maker-free. Windows Movie Maker provides a quick and simple way to edit videos for your YouTube channel for Windows 7 users. Windows Movie Maker offers support for a lot of different video and audio file formats. Windows Movie Maker Screenshot.

How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re trying to make Hollywood blockbuster movies, it’s going to take a long time, be expensive, and require professional skills and equipment. As if video editing wasn’t daunting enough, many (if not most) videos you create are going to need a voiceover.

Writing & Grammar: More Confusing Words and Usage

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I thought it was an incredible/incredulous coincidence that my dentist was at the movie theater and saw me buy the popcorn. Join her online and learn about Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby      Here's another challenge on confusing words and usage. Take a stab at the correct answers and send them to me. 

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

TalentLMS

If you’ve got PowerPoint or Keynote, add audio to a set of slides and then save it as a movie. 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

The tool provides templates, page layouts, drag and drop interfaces for visuals, movies, all with automatic text flow. 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.

Press Play: 5 Tips for Writing Audio Scripts

SweetRush

The persona provides guidelines not only for the audio script writing but also for the voiceover actors and the design teams who are bringing the characters to life. Do you fancy yourself the Greta Gerwig or Bong Joon Ho of the eLearning world?

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How to Write a Script for a Video (With a Free Template!)

TechSmith Camtasia

The reality is, whether you’re writing a screenplay, tv shows, a movie, or a simple explainer video, a good script makes all the difference. I’ll walk you through just one example of a script that works particularly well for screen recording videos, animations, and videos that are mostly voiceover. Have you ever tried to write a script? Or have you hit the record button on your computer only to instantly realize you don’t know what to say?

To Peeve or Not to Peeve?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

There are all kinds of pet peeves, like littering, misusing punctuation, driving slowly in the fast lane, or talking during movies. Check out Jennie's  eLearning writing classes  and ensure both your voiceover scripts and eLearning scripts are ready for prime time!

Top tips to creating engaging learning videos

Leo Learning

Creating a Jason Bourne-type movie can be tempting – and, sometimes, a thrilling, all-action style works – but it’s not necessarily the right answer. Three events that happen to someone in a day don’t equate to a story, and nor do a series of beautifully presented points combined with a voiceover. Want to motivate and inspire your learners?

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

CommLab India

Videos can be edited with Windows Movie Maker. In-house SMEs and audio narrators/voiceover experts will reduce your e-learning developing costs considerably. Instead of hiring voiceover professionals for audio narration, you can choose a person from your team who can lend his voice. This will help you avoid voiceover costs. Is it possible to develop high quality e-learning courses in a cost-effective manner? Yes, of course!

Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

5) PowerPoint with voiceover. Just like being captivated by a good movie or taken down a rabbit hole into YouTube, keeping our audience watching is important and therefore mixing up the format for how you create videos is an essential strategy. 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.

What Does it Take to Create Interactive Online Learning Solutions

CommLab India

Right Storyboard: A storyboard is the term borrowed from the movie and advertising world. 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!

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

LifterLMS

You can find voice-over in ads, movies, and presentations everywhere. So, voiceover is used pretty much everywhere. You get people doing voiceover for ads. You get people that if you get a movie scene and it’s got a lot of background noise, they’ll have to recut that and do voices for it. 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.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

This app (also available for your PC) makes it easy to transform photos and videos into edited movies. Recently, Magisto released Magisto Shot, which turns photos and text into a micro-movie. At first, you select the video format – either movie or Hollywood style trailer, and then you select a theme for transitions, titles, and chapters. After that, you add your photos, videos (you can capture video from within the app) and audio files (insert or record a voiceover).

Instructional Video Styles: Choose Your Own

learnWorlds

There is a variety of tools out there you can use to create such presentations and add a voiceover. A screencast is essentially a movie of the changes over time that a user sees on a computer screen, enhanced with audio narration, so the agency is quite strong. Before you even begin creating your instructional video , you will need to consider your lecture style. Are you going to use a white-board, do a selfie-style video or an animation?

10 Commandments for Mobile App Onboarding Content

Disprz

The advent of internet and smartphones has shrunk the size of what we consume, be it music or movies. Use interesting tropes: Simple, clean infographic, Meaningful animations, Clear, engaging voiceover, etc. What about movie screens. Well, there won’t be movie halls in the future, so no worries there!). Reading Time: 7 minutes. Gone are those days when we made our employees travel to a central place and attend the Onboarding training for one week.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

LifterLMS

As a young child Chris carried around his parents’ VHS camcorder, and he would record himself climbing and make short movies. As a young child, I used to carry around my parents’ VHS camcorder, and then when I got into climbing and everything, I was always hauling my little digital video camera up the cliff and making little movies. You can always do a voiceover later, and for some-. They’ll make the slides and actually hire out the voiceover talent.

Ten Commandments for Mobile Onboarding Content

Disprz

The advent of internet and smartphones has shrunk the size of what we consume, be it music or movies. Use interesting tropes: Simple, clean infographic, Meaningful animations, Clear, engaging voiceover, etc. What about movie screens. Well, there won’t be movie halls in the future, so no worries there!). Reading Time: 7 minutes. Gone are those days when we made our employees travel to a central place and attend the Onboarding training for one week.

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85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

learnWorlds

With Magisto , you can transform your ordinary videos to amazing and memorable movies that you want to watch again and again using an easy and automated tool. Once you create your movie, you can share it with others online. It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.