Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Synchronous time is “premium time&# : if you just want “chalk & talk,&# just record it and let people watch on their own time. Lecture is a bad use of synchronous online learning. do they know how to adjust sound? Like a monitor speaker for music performance.

7 Tips To Look Your Best During Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Roundtable Learning

This learning modality is synchronous, collaborative, and reaches remote learners in real-time through a virtual learning platform , such as Zoom or Teams. . Tip 5: Ensure your sound levels are balanced.


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Text-to-Speech eLearning Tools - Integrated Products

Tony Karrer

Sound file operations should be transparent to the user. Background music. Adding suitable background music can support and enliven the TTS voices. Any note line can be associated with a TTS voice and a narration sound file generated from it. Multiple note lines on the slide can be associated with different TTS voices and the narration sound files generated will play in sequence when the slide is displayed.

Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Object-level audio is ideal if you want to quickly add sound effects to slide objects. Background-level audio is perfect for background music. Personally, I think background music will quickly becomes a distraction (perhaps even an irritant) for your learners, which is why I shy away from it.  If you do, you'll likely find yourself facing all kinds of object-to-audio synchronization issues as you move from slide to slide within the project.

How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]


Once you are done, run through the script again to make sure it sounds natural and you feel comfortable with the material. This makes sense so that you avoid last minute changes and audiovisual synchronization issues. This is important because high-quality equipment can improve the quality of the sound, your video as well as the lighting setup. Adding music to a video tutorial is an excellent way to make it more engaging when there is no voice-over or any other type of audio.

How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

Complements synchronous learning time by extending content life. Will they listen with sound or rely on the visual aspects? Having a script also helps you sound more professional and helps preserve your video’s focus. This may sound intimidating, but it really isn’t.

10 Computer Based Training Examples

Ed App

There are two types of elearning – asynchronous and synchronous. Asynchronous elearning pertains to online courses that learners can take at their own pace, while synchronous e-learning refers to live online training that trainees should all take at the same time. This is primarily due to the fact that most learners who are exposed to moving images, music, and text are better able to comprehend such topics.

Free learning & development webinars for December 2021

Limestone Learning

All punctuated with weather uncertainty and a stream of holiday music wherever you go. However, it’s a cognitive challenge for remote and on-site employees to engage equally in a synchronous workplace. “ Holly, leaf, plant, branch, shrub ” by Mabel Amber is licensed by Pixabay.

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Reimagining workplace learning during COVID-19

CLO Magazine

For many programs, maintaining the synchronous, cohort-based nature via a virtual classroom is critical to meet learners’ expectations. For example, the trend of “polling” in online synchronous learning is picking up.

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Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


Multiple intelligences: Theory introduced by Howard Gardner defining eight types of intelligence: logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligences. Synchronous learning: Instructor-led learning in a virtual classroom setting. Last week, we decoded tongue-twisting eLearning terms from A-L.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide


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. Creating a fantastic online course is more or less equivalent to creating one or more great videos for your students.

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make


Does it have synchronous elements or not? Choose a voice that sounds relaxed and speaks clearly. End the segment with an interactive exercise that offers music, points, and feedback. Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth. A lot of hurdles need to be toppled during the cross-over and, of course, many hearts need to be won. Despite best intentions, several eLearning developers make these common 5 mistakes.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

It sounds like Weejee is growing quickly with Ian and Tracy at the helm, but they too are frustrated with the slow adoption of informal learning. I live and breathe Minnesota sports and love golfing, boating, skiing, traveling, and attending live music.

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Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. It creates data backups, video DVDs and music CDs. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice. It will automatically synchronize files between all of your computers, regardless of whether they run the Mac, Windows or Linux OS. It installs easily and the sound quality is good.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The title was “Expanding ROI in Training Programs Using Scriven, Kirkpatrick, and Brinkerhoff,” which sounds pretty academic. I am an avid film goer, music lover, bridge walker, and supporter of the Dashe & Thomson running team.

How to Increase Your Ability to Communicate Effectively Online with Brian Casel of ZipMessage


Let’s do a live synchronous call.” Chris Badgett: That’s music to a customer’s ear or prospect? Chris Badgett: That sounds fair.

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I liked the sound of that. I live and breathe Minnesota sports and love golfing, boating, skiing, traveling, and attending live music. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer.

Instructional designers’ toolkit for a zero-budget training project


At the risk of sounding annoying, I am going to state it too: it’s possible to design and deliver qualitative, engaging, blended learning solutions with no other costs than the designer’s time and imagination. Hightail (currently acquired by Open Text) is a cloud service that lets users send, receive, digitally sign and synchronize files. It contains free art that can be used in games, but it also has a great library for music and sound effects.

ELearning is Dead, Dormant or in Denial

Wonderful Brain

I asked a colleague who was quite sanguine about this and we agreed there are virtually no new positions for directors, managers or above in the big leagues — organizations are just playing musical chairs with execs. What we have right now are courses (and in that big bucket I include webinars, collaborative learning models, synchronous chat, etc.)

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


The tool allows you to decide whether you want to record sound and web activity or not. All you need to do is add photos and videos, add audio tracks, filters, and titles, sound effects and organize your clips (you can also trim them). It is easy to use and it is rich in features as it can give your video a professional and high-quality touch, while importing your clips, trimming them, adding several elements (like music, pictures, and text) and transitions between them.

Deep Learning, Deliberate Practice, and Desirable Difficulties: An Interview with Patti Shank

Convergence Training

Sounds pretty exciting, no? And thanks for waiting, because I really did sound awful. For a few days, I didn’t sound like anything, because I just croaked. Convergence Training : Well, you’re sounding fine now, so I’m glad. Convergence Training : That sounds good. This is used in music and sports all the time. Music and sports have natural “next” things that you need to accomplish.

Lessons From The Guggenheim, Spain

The eLearning Coach

The guided audio tour integrated content and sound bytes about the architect’s dreams and plans for the structure, characteristics of the building materials, interesting anecdotes about the architect’s creative approach, quotes from others, and comments from an interview with the architect himself. Perhaps we can enhance the richness of the audio channel by including sound effects, interviews, music and different perspectives.

Quick User Guide to Creating Engaging eLearning with Adobe Spark

Origin Learning

It may sound a steep ask and the ever-continuing argument between ‘roles’ in terms of writing content and designing visuals rages on. Adobe Spark sits within Adobe’s Creative Cloud framework and the three integrated apps are synchronized with the Adobe Spark web app. Remember that Spark Video is not a tool to capture or shoot videos, you can use existing videos, music, content, and other visual elements to create an engaging video.

Taking the risk

Learning with 'e's

Why do we insist on synchronized behaviour, where everything is dependent on the clock? I saw several examples of how students are learning a combination of physics and music (analogue and digital sound engineering principles) and again physics coupled with biology (how sound waves are interpreted into impulses for hearing). I spent a very enjoyable day in North Yorkshire this week working with the teachers and students of Skipton Girls High School.

Theory-informed design tips

E-Learning Provocateur

Strengthen the association with a short burst of Italian and Spanish music respectively. • Reward correct responses to questions with a visual/verbal reward (eg a big green tick and the message “Well done!&# ) and perhaps a brief sound (eg a pleasant bing). • Flag incorrect responses to questions with a visual/verbal message (eg a small red x and the modest message “Oops, that’s not right&# ) and perhaps a brief sound (eg a buzz).

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

" real-time collaboration.hhmmm - does that sound like virtual worlds could fit in here at all ;-0 The Game Studies Download : Do not miss this annual research extravaganza from Ian Bogost, Mia Consalvo and Jane McGonigal: "Its a summary of the top ten research findings from academic game studies from the previous calendar year. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Moodle 1.9 Multimedia – Book Review

The E-Learning Curve

Broadly speaking, the text covers seven Moodle-related media-based activities: Evolution of Multimedia Using Images Sound and Music Video Web 2.0 and other multimedia forms Multimedia and Assessments Synchronous Communication and Interaction The author assumes previous knowledge of Moodle, but not prior experience of multimedia development.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

children's speech patterns) 'Performance' pieces, including poetry readings, dramatizations of literature, musical performances There are of course drawbacks to delivering content via radio broadcast or via analog tape. E-Learning resources are available on-demand, via synchronous and asynchronous channels Anywhere. So, a Wired News podcast reviewing the latest and greatest computer technologies will sound very different from a podcast about conversational French for beginners.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms


Theory introduced by Howard Gardner defining eight types of intelligence: logical-mathematical, musical, spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalist intelligence. Synchronous Learning. Synchronous Learning is instructor-led learning in a virtual classroom setting. It is created by surrounding the user of the VR system within an environment, sound, and other stimuli.

Client eLearning Examples

Breakthrough eLearning

Sony Ericsson The Sony Ericsson website in the UK has a Learn About section where its clients can click through various tutorials on how to perform tasks on its cell phones and other mobile devices, such as downloading music, transferring files, synchronizing, sending text messages, etc. Strange, given that people are learning how to use devices that transmit voice and music. And, in contrast to the Sony Ericsson approach, the RIM tutorials use a lot of sound.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers: Do You Have a Degree in ID?

Learning Visions

Even though my degree is in music education, my experience has been more relevant. In the academic field, I presume one is designing both asynchronous and synchronous distance learning experiences. It sounds like you need a Montessori School for Instructional Design. Sounds like you got a bit burned by an underqualified employee -- as you said perhaps more personality than degrees.