eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. I originally asked skills & drills readers their opinion on the best microphones a few years ago. It adds great sound to the finished product. On occasion I record voiceovers at home on my laptop. by Kevin Siegel.

Successful Product Training Through e-Learning: Strategies For Success


Educating and training employees on the product knowledge and selling skills are paramount to the success of the organization. If one looks at the history, most organizations offer classroom training courses to impart knowledge on new products, and sales tips to increase efficiency.

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Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

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The production times mentioned above do not include the following: Writing an eLearning script. If you're going to include voiceover audio (and I highly suggest that you do since audio has been shown to improve the learner experience), you should create an audio script. I mention below that you can save production time in your eLearning tool by creating as much of the course assets as possible outside of the eLearning tool.

The Beginners Guide to Successful Video Pre Production

TechSmith Camtasia

It All Starts With Video Pre Production. Until that is, you look back on your project after having created a few videos, and you’ve grown your skills. You’ll quickly realize how far your skills and abilities have come. Similar guidelines apply for anyone recording the voiceover.

A guide to the essential skills and experience for a modern elearning team


Learning managers often ask us what skills they need in their elearning production teams, to make them a success. Whether you’re starting up or expanding your team, here’s a checklist of roles and skills to look out for. 4 key elearning team roles and the skills to look for.

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)


It will facilitate the training process and help you achieve your goals and ultimately enhance your productivity. Using innovative approaches in presenting new information and teaching skills is always a fun and productive method. Engaged employees = higher productivity.

Develop Killer Product Training Videos Using VideoScribe

CommLab India

71% of consumers say videos are very effective at explaining product features. In fact, people across the world watch videos to learn new skills or gain knowledge. To develop such product training videos, you need an effective and easy-to-use tool. Add product images and text.

The three elements of building learning environments for VR training content


Voiceover. Many experiences also use voiceover, which is typically used to help provide a learner general guidance as to what needs to be accomplished in the experience. Instead, think of the learner as a cast member in a theater production.

E-learning For Insurance Sector: Staying Ahead With Technology-driven Approach


In an insurance industry, e-learning helps employees keep at par with changing norms and regulations, new products as well as processes in the market alone with regular mandatory compliance trainings. Banking and Financial sector was one of the first adopters of technology-based learning.

A glimpse inside the role of instructional design for Immersive Learning


I work with a dedicated group of experts, including an immersive content specialist, a solutions architect and a post-production associate. There are some areas where our skills intersect, and others where we differ, which makes collaboration lively and productive.

5 Video Editing Softwares To Use to Nail Your Onboarding Videos


So now you know why video is so effective as a content format, and what kind of videos to make to reduce churn and improve new hire productivity. The icing on the cake is the option to include your audio input and add voiceover to really showcase how to use an app or product.

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LUC Recap: Multimedia Localization for eLearning Content


Take a look at a few highlights from this awesome breakout session: Multimedia localization is the adaption of digital multimedia content, such as image films, product videos, or eLearning content, to the needs and requirements of different target cultures and markets.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: How Much Time Does It Take to Create eLearning?

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    The production times mentioned above do not include the following:   Writing an eLearning script or developing a storyboard. If you’re creating soft skills content (lessons such as conflict resolution or onboarding), I've found that it could take between 1-2 hours to write a single minute of content.   Production includes, but is not limited to: Adding/editing text content such as callouts/captions.

5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing


Simply because more and more consumers prefer watching a short video to learn more about a product than waste a few minutes reading about it. Product awareness Explainer videos for product awareness or differentiation are probably the most common use of explainer videos for marketing.

6 Ways to Knockout the Challenges in E-learning Localization

CommLab India

Want to provide localized training for sales teams in order to better position your products and services in extended markets? For example, ‘onboarding’ in modern English refers to imparting the necessary knowledge and skills to new employees.

Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative


The Case: A leading direct selling company in the country was facing the challenge of educating and training its sales personnel on their products and selling skills on an ongoing basis. The growth of the e-learning industry has been massive in the last decade.

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Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

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Valuable production time could be wasted as your reviewers question that mark and try to change it. In three hours you may find enough shortcuts and new skills to save yourself days of work over the course of a year.   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.

Microsoft Word: Customize the Status Bar

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  Word is such a workhorse program for most of us that just a few shortcuts can result in significant time savings and better productivity. In three hours you may find enough shortcuts and new skills to save yourself days of work over the course of a year.   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.

Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

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And now the training is in production? Another type of objective is a skill--being able to  do  a particular task. These job skills require a different kind of assessment. that is a skill. Challenge:  Which of these objectives are primarily about knowledge, and which ones are about skills? Label each as  Knowledge  or  Skill.

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5 steps to getting started with Immersive Learning


Strivr provides filmmakers, actors and post-production editors to execute the shoot, a unique type of moviemaking that requires a sophisticated level of artistry and skill.

Publishing Success with Digital First Publishing – Part 2

Magic EdTech

Its goal is to support ebook publishers by making the publishing process scalable from creation through production and distribution. When used with Inkling’s Content Discovery Platform (makes content discoverable by search engines), Inkling Habitat markets itself as an end-to-end solution for building, marketing, selling, and distributing digital products to multiple platforms and across third-party channels. Voiceover technology and other features allow built-in accessibility.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

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This continued into college and beyond using both film and video, with the productions growing more elaborate. 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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Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed


The time is right for senior executives, including enterprise strategists, operations leaders, product owners, and marketing heads, to map out how they might put [AR/VR] technology to use.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course


Creating courses takes skills in videography, instructional design, animation, screencasting, video editing, and that’s to say nothing of the skills needed to deliver or promote a course to students. These are perfect for recording voiceovers.

Why Are Videos a Powerful E-learning Trend?

CommLab India

Complex topics such as product demonstrations can be efficiently explained and better understood through videos because they simplify the explanation by visually showing how a product works. This is easier to understand than reading about the product.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

This understanding takes into consideration all the elements of the stakeholders, their knowledge, skills, experiences, preferences and environment, and adjusts itself around these to attain the best relationship and result. Video (existing or production).

Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Use text-to-speech to create placeholder content for your reviewers so that you can get the voiceover script approved before sending it out for professional recording. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

Good communication skills help sales people connect well with potential clients. Considering this, communication skills need to be included while training sales personnel in any field. The best way to develop communication skills would be through dialogue simulations.

Why your Business needs an LMS for Performance Support


I am sure most of the business owners would agree with me that backing up the knowledge and skills of your employees is as important as developing it. When employees have fully aware of their work responsibilities and the problems they are expected to face, their productivity improves.

Part II : Where Are You with Your Blended Learning Strategy?


XR – blurring the line between knowledge and skills training. YouTube also had the effect of lowering audience expectations for production value. New Product learning. XR – blurring the line between knowledge and skills training. Part 2 of Part 4.

Here’s a Inexpensive Way to Get Multimedia for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

However, sometimes you don’t have the time or skill to create your own assets. While the advertised costs are $5, most of the projects are limited in scope and the artists are looking for a way to market their skills and have up sells.

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


Gary and Chris speak to the importance of continuous improvement with your products and services. Be sure to check out WPSlideSync.com and GravyForTheBrain.com to learn more about the products and services Gary offers. So, voiceover is used pretty much everywhere.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Don’t make users spend their time pouring through long, wordy training manuals or documentation to learn about your product or service. In the end, you’ll be able to create effective video content that helps people learn new skills or gain new knowledge.

Using video as an alternative to create learning content


Projects which once took months to develop and deliver can now be created in a matter of days - and we don't need advanced technical skills to execute. Add a second camera angle - This will allow the post production team to switch back and forth between the different camera angles.

5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Corporate E-Learning is a Smart Move


There is a good chance you have people working for you who have the necessary knowledge that needs to be shared, but might lack the skill or time to develop a complete e-learning course. Higher Employee Engagement and Productivity.