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. It wasn’t until I was older, playing with more professional toys, that I realized that you often get what you pay for in terms of recording devices.

Fostering Creative Design Opportunities

Coffee and Design

The quote below is from the music producer Brian Eno (U2, Talking Heads, Roxy Music) which comes from a book entitled Brian Eno: His Music and The Vertical Sound of Color. As Eno puts it, “start with new tools, from nothing, and toy around.” The other day we discussed how a designer’s creativity often happens during their downtime… but we are always on. So what do we do?

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Digital Easter Egg Hunt in the E-Learning Household


Inside each egg there is a little toy, a candy, or a dollar bill, as well as a piece of paper with the password. Spice it all up by using the easy-yet-fun capabilities of Storyline, such as adding funny sound effects to the correct/incorrect feedback, slick transitions between the pages, and a favorite music track to some of the screens.

Transform corporate learning through e-Learning tools


Nowadays e-learning has become like a charming toy that everyone wants to play with. I am sure you would be using social media, watching videos online, or listening to your favourite music. An authoring tool is just what it sounds like: a tool you used to author or create your course. Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.

Airtable’s Chief Product Officer on Building Products that Amplify Our Creative Potential

Actio Learning

Now, it’s credited with fueling the 2000s music festival craze—as “suddenly everyone who’s producing electronic music has a clear path how to bring [it] on stage.”. computer aided instruction in the sciences incorporating animation and sound. We’re thrilled to feature this guest post from Andrew Ofstad, Chief Product Officer at Airtable. Humans are preternaturally skilled at amplifying their inherent abilities through tools.

5 Golden Rules of Creating Course Content


The truth is that it doesn’t matter how good your camera is and how great your video content looks on screen, if the viewer can’t hear what you’re saying, or if the background is a constant hiss, or the sound of traffic is flying by your open window, then your video quality doesn’t matter. Like kittens we will typically just go find another toy to play with as soon as we get bored with the current one. So you’ve got your fancy new LMS or web training portal up and running.


Wonderful Brain

Music played and the job was happily concluded—always to spectacular results. Dad: Cornering me in the kitchen, sotto voce: “Everything is in the trunk; some of the toys have to be assembled.” Cut to the sound of jingling bells and my father and son giggling in bed—except for his rasp you wouldn’t know who the bigger kid was. You know as well as I, the toys were for fun and laughs a temporary thing.

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Storytelling and Video Solutions at ATD TechKnowledge 2018


Of course, there are no talking fish or toys in the “real world”, but they thrive in Pixar’s worlds. The smart phone’s video camera will suffice for most, and, if you need lights or sound proofing, a few dollars at your local hardware store should provide for an adequate solution. Finally, audio can make a huge difference; it sets the mood, and in keeping with your budget, search for royalty free music on YouTube. Storytelling.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant


The sound quality that comes out of it is really, really well, and it’s USB, so once you plug it into your computer it’ll recognize it and then there’s not really anything you necessarily have to download, and you’re ready to go.

57 PowerPoint Christmas cards to download and share!


To enjoy the full experience, remember to turn your sound on!)” Even though the design is very minimal, we were able to bring this heart-warming narrative to life using motion and music! New toys? The nice transitions in PPT helped keep it simple, while adding some basic sound effects helped the little animation come to life!”

eLearning Conferences 2011

Tony Karrer

link] February 9-12, 2011 Music Library Association, 80 th , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. link] March 7-11, 2011 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education , (SITE), 22 nd , Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Clayton Wright has done his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again. Past years eLearning Conferences 2010 , eLearning Conferences 2009. You can contact him at: crwr77@gmail.com.

eLearning Conferences 2012

Tony Karrer

link] February 15-19, 2012 Music Library Association, 81 st annual, Dallas, Texas, USA. link] March 9-18, 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW – Music, Film, Interactive), 26 th , Austin, Texas, USA. link] March 27-30, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Digital Game and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning (DIGITEL 2012), 4 th , Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. Clayton R. Wright has done his 26th version of his amazing list of conferences again this year and has asked me to post again.

eLearning Conferences 2012


link] February15-19, 2012 Music Library Association, 81 st annual, Dallas, Texas, USA. link] March 9-18, 2012 South by Southwest (SXSW – Music, Film, Interactive), 26 th ,Austin, Texas, USA. link] March27-30, 2012 IEEE InternationalConference on DigitalGame and Intelligent Toy Enhanced Learning (DIGITEL 2012), 4 th , Takamatsu, Kagawa,Japan. Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences for January to June 2012 Clayton R.

From EDUPUNK to ds106. 10Q: Jim Groom

Learning with 'e's

It''s a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema. I thought it might be a cool band name, but given I have no musical talent, I reserved the domain and settled for a blog. I think because I started to sound a bit like a fervent preacher when I started talking about teaching, learning and technology. Recently on this blog I featured an interview with Martin Weller , one of the keynote speakers for EDEN 2015.

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