The Learning & Development Podcast: The Impact Of COVID-19 On L&D with Sukh Pabial

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The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. Listen to episode 68 of the Learning & Development podcast here. David James: Welcome to the Learning & Development Podcast.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

Setting Audacity Preferences on Your Computer Before beginning a recording project in Audacity, it's necessary to configure your version of Audacity’s preferences in the Edit Preferences dialog box. If you’re just recording voice-over narration, leave it unchecked. Tags: digital audio file format Audio content development Audacity content production process educational media technology in education podcast authoring podcast

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording Audio

The E-Learning Curve

You've prepared your script, warmed up your voice-over artist, set up your mic, and launched Audacity. Only the very best professional voice-over artists will get everything right in one long take, and even they will never get it right first time, every time. This version of the file is the working version, where you will apply digital signal processes and make your edits.

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Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post about Podcasting for E-Learning covers editing and rendering multitrack audio using the open-source audio editor Audacity. The demo is about seven minutes in duration, and requires Flash Player version 7 or better. An MP3-formatted version of your project file is rendered according to the settings entered in the Preferences tab. Start thinking about a topic for your next podcast, which will be even better than this one!

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Putting it all together

The E-Learning Curve

I've been discussing one of the lesser-covered aspects of podcasting: delivering effective voice-over narration. This speech pattern is most apparent when a podcast has not been designed, planned and scripted properly. Here are two excerpts from podcasts about archeology from iTunes U. I have edited this piece down a little but in the unedited version of this podcast, the lecture proper does not begin until nearly two minutes into the podcast.

ID and eLearning Links 9/29/20

Experiencing eLearning

Alan’s blog post explains how he built the random events (which were originally a card draw in the physical version). The SVG version of the download has editable layers, so you potentially could edit it for other expressions.

TOP 18 INCREDIBLE RESOURCES ON USING QR CODES IN E-LEARNING & M-LEARNING

Learnnovators

Place QR Codes on e-learning course screens for viewing additional information (such as history, timeline, podcasts, webinars, detailed instructions) with rich media (that help enhance the information) for those who are interested. Tag my Doc : This is a tool that automatically adds a QR code to your documents tohelp you ensure that you are always working with the most up-to-date version of the document.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « First Look Viewer for Second Life Has Voice | Main | Who Are the Beavers? » June 24, 2007 100 of the Best Legal Free Full Version Games You Can Download Online (PC Gaming Blog) This is a great list.and the following post is 50 MORE games !

5 Things You Must Have to Create More Leaders

Learnloft

” What does it take to help another person develop into a better, more educated, more well-rounded version than yourself? Last week on the Follow My Lead Podcast, Whitney Johnson seconded Ossip. All 5 of these things reference someone who is a living example of what professional relationships should be all about – helping others become the best version of themselves. Follow My Lead Podcast Leadership

5 Simple Habits Bad Leaders Can’t Seem to Shake Off

Learnloft

Dabo Swinney the Clemson football coach has a brilliant perspective about this, “I care more about the 30-year-old version of my players than the 19-year-old version. Then, 4 years ago I was introduced to the world of podcasting and Audible books and it changed my leadership journey forever. I was so inspired that I started my own leadership podcast, the “Follow My Lead” Podcast. A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Narakeet is video presentation maker with voice over. Use it to convert PPT to video easily, add background music for videos with automated narrator voice online. Text to Voice, 20+ Languages, 100+ Voices. App of the Week. Create Narrated Videos Quickly with Narakeet! .

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | November 20, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Here are three podcast episodes from this week that are worth a listen: Learning Uncut Podcast – Resource-Led Learning Strategy with Sebastian Tindall From Scratch Podcast – Cutting through the Leadership Development BS.

An Educator’s Lessons from YouTube with Valerie Pennington

TechSmith Camtasia

You can watch the video on this topic at the top of this post, to listen to the podcast episode, hit play below, or read on for more… Humanizing educational YouTube videos. It’s that voice in your head saying, I feel like an idiot. Want to learn how to master YouTube?

6 People Successful Professionals Have in Their Network

Learnloft

As I picked up the phone, my feelings were quickly relieved when the voice on the other end of the phone said, “John, you don’t know me but thank you for writing what needed to be written, it took a lot of courage.” On a recent episode of the Follow My Lead podcast, Bob Beaudine called this role a “personal board of directors.” A version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com. Leadership podcast management networking

Lessons From The World Cup: The Best Teams Have Learned These 4 Things

Learnloft

During the first season of the Revisionist History podcast, Malcolm Gladwell highlighted the research of economists Chris Anderson and David Salley around their idea of weak-link vs strong-link networks. A version of this article just appeared on Inc.com. John was named one of LinkedIn’s 2017 Top Voices in Management & Workplace and was awarded the 2017 Readership Award by Training Industry.com.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Customer education can differentiate you as a leading educational voice for your industry. Customer education pre-purchase takes many forms and often includes the following: Blog posts, e-books, and podcasts – direct to a customers inbox. Podcasts – a growing trend is an audio channel.

Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

This is how you start to think about voice characters after listening to them through text to speech synthesizers (TTS). Of course computer-generated voices do not have the warmth and richness of a human voice, nor can they display the range of talents found in a skilled narrator. TTS can also be effective as the voice of an avatar or guide, like the Ben character from MediaSemantics above. mp3 formats and comes with two or four voices. VOICE PUBLISHERS.

5 Must-Have Gifts for Trainers

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

It’s one of the highest-rated USB microphones on Amazon for both beginners and professional voice over stars. As you know, having the right audio can make or break a training video or podcast, so starting off on the right foot is essential. So, What’s on Your List?

Effective e-learning videos: how to use them the right way

isEazy

Ideally, this should be consumed quickly, so compress videos before embedding them, or create versions that can be viewed with a low bandwidth. If your budget allows it, use professional or voice-over actors.

5 Things You Need to Know About Camtasia 2021

TechSmith Camtasia

You can watch the video on this topic at the top of this post, to listen to the podcast episode, hit play below, or read on for more… 1. Manually audio ducking (balancing music and voices) is challenging, time consuming, and tough to get right.

Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

Podcasts and videos are the way to go. Versioning is easier. Why create a class when you can create a video that is sustainable and easy to version? This is the technique used in the Tasty video above, there is no voice over to worry about, no narration that might be out of sync. The shift has arrived, and video is King! You may or may not be shocked by this but not enough of us are creating video to help the people in our organizations.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Those with hearing disabilities often use captions to access content related to sound (such as podcasts or video). Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. And third, there are sixty-two total criteria in WCAG version 2.0 (the the version 2.1

Tips for Writing Instructional and Training Material

Convergence Training

Write in the active voice. Here’s a good resource on writing in the active voice. There’s a free version and a premium, paid version. Another podcast hosted by Connie Malamed. It’s not easy to write well.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

We used this consistently across the USB microphones, despite the best practice of adjusting the level to your voice and needs. For our tests, we wanted to capture the difference between male and female voices. Overall, some mics did perform better for a male voice, and some for a female voice. Do note, that with some post-processing, or by adjusting your equalization on your mixing board you can optimize any of these mics for any voice type.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Those with hearing disabilities often use captions to access content related to sound (such as podcasts or video). Those with cognitive challenges might need a simplified version of the text, support within the text (such as definitions of unusual words), or highly structured text (using headings and sections), to make the points covered in the text clearly comprehensible. And third, there are sixty-two total criteria in WCAG version 2.0 (the the version 2.1

TCC08: Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible

Experiencing eLearning

Steven: physical disability–unable to use standard mouse or keyboard, voice is soft & hard to understand. Video files & audio podcasts. Provide the script for narrated presentations & podcasts. Electronic version of all reading materials, including textbook. Making Distance Learning Courses Accessible to Students with Disabilities. Presenters: Adam Tanners, Doctoral Student in Exceptionalities, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.

There’s a New Batch of Teachers and their Names are Siri, Alexa, and Cortana

Frooxl

This scene from 1986’s Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home was a hit with audiences, because most people found it absurd to try to interact with a computer using only your voice. We now have many realized versions of this concept: Google Assistant, Alexa from Amazon, Microsoft’s Cortana, and, of course, Apple’s Siri. Previously, you could listen to an audio lesson while doing those tasks, but you couldn’t pause the lesson for a few seconds with an easy voice command.”.

Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

Before I present you the list I would like to answer two important questions: 1) Why not use Human voice over? However, you should consider the following factors: It is more expensive It needs more time It is difficult to maintain the training Few professional have the necessary skills It is difficult to update the eLearning course The pace is not steady It is difficult to maintain your organizations identity 2) If I use text why I need to use voice? As of version 4.3,

8 tips to drive performance through scalable learning

Elucidat

The term was originally coined by John Hagel, co-founder of the Deloitte Center for the Edge and still the most authoritative voice on the topic. With scalable learning billed as the key strategic differentiator in the 21st century, it’s an exciting time for corporate learning teams.

Need YouTube Video Ideas? Where You Need to Look for Inspiration

TechSmith Camtasia

I then look at the search results and decide if it’s a saturated area or there’s room for me to create my unique version. Podcasts. Or maybe you’re out walking and get inspired by a podcast you’re listening to. Record a quick voice memo and at least you’ll ensure you don’t forget your light-bulb moments. If you use hand-written or voice-recorded notes, transfer them to one of these apps every so often (say, once a week).

Hollywood Hacks: 4 Ideas for Affordable, Professional-Quality Video Learning Content

Instilled

Looking to Netflix documentaries and sprawling narrative-based podcasts for inspiration, we can see the power of dispensing messages in short intervals: the most effective examples in these genres will shift gears in some fashion around every 30 seconds or so.

LeBron James Says Being a Great Leader Means Improving More Than Yourself

Learnloft

In a rare hourlong interview on Tim Ferriss’s podcast , King James offered a completely different perspective. ” When you understand and are action oriented about raising other people up, including them and helping them become the best version of themselves they can be, you will start to become a real leader. A Version of this article originally appeared on Inc.com.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether they’re jogging, reviewing a video lesson at night with headphones while their roommate sleeps, or watching videos on a jostling bus, there are many reasons why having the option to treat the lecture like a podcast makes sense. There are two main ways to add audio descriptions: Embedded voice descriptions – In this method, audio descriptions are their own separate digital “track,” behind the scenes.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

Unicorn Training

Before I present you the list I would like to answer two important questions: 1) Why not use Human voice over? However, you should consider the following factors: It is more expensive It needs more time It is difficult to maintain the training Few professional have the necessary skills It is difficult to update the eLearning course The pace is not steady It is difficult to maintain your organizations' identity 2) If I use text why I need to use voice? As of version 4.3,

Reflective Practitioner – A Learning Curve – Experiment #7

Adobe Captivate

Initially she wished to splice the audio file into several podcasts but was grappling with the idea of making her learners do more than just listen. Once completed, they would then move on to listening to the podcast. I was later able to tweak the appropriate messaging for the potential learning object, and asked another team member to provide us with a voice narration. It’s my version of a cheap trick that you can try too. Disable Podcast_Launch_Button.

A learning experience isn’t just the content

Learning Pool

In some ways, content is a problem that’s easy to solve,’ said David Perring on the Learning Hack Podcast, ‘that’s why we spend so much time trying to solve it.’ It is odd to think now that the design of these systems manifested an assumption, not often explicitly voiced, but nonetheless clear, that technology could handle pretty much the whole of the learning process unaided by human trainers. It looked too much like a modern version of B.F.

7 Things in Leadership That Require No Talent But Lead to Enormous Success

Learnloft

Mike Schmitz summarized it well on this week’s episode of the Follow My Lead podcast: “The primary mission of a leader is to raise people up around them both professionally and personally.” Author Mike Erwin, the founder of the Positivity Project, told me on a recent episode of the Follow My Lead podcast, “Because of the information we all live in, people are more in tune with all the challenges and negativity in the world.