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

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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. On many kinds of eLearning products, there may be nothing moving at all, as a still slide rests on the screen or a still screenshot sits waiting for the next interaction.

Product Review: Knoodle

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Confusing once you dive into the product – see below. Video goes in and out with the audio – They explain it has to do with the latest version of Flash, but how about coming up with an alternative. Record Voiceover. I love products that are fun to use and create.

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

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Many sales personnel are aware of the strong points of the company’s products or services but fail to communicate them to the client or adapt their presentation according to the client’s needs.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

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When it comes to accessibility, Adobe's products have always been some of the best available. To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. This process remains unchanged from earlier versions of Captivate.).

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

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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. In addition, a separate version of the module was developed to cater to marketing needs.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

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Most private companies still want to make a good-faith effort to deliver courses and products that are as accessible as possible. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images).

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Should you use a script for your systems training videos?

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Screencasting is simply a technique for capturing your screen with voiceover and then sharing it online. What message will these videos convey about your product or brand? BONUS: This post contains video examples to help you determine your best process.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

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When it comes to accessibility, Adobe’s products have always been some of the best available. To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. This process remains unchanged from earlier versions of Captivate.).

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

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The speed and number of release cycles is increasing rapidly and product updates are requiring more frequent updates to all visuals. Depending on the audience and goal, content designed for a previous version might still be relevant.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. This rough-cut can then be transcribed and edited to create the final script for the audio-voiceover. If you are contemplating buying a developmental tool, choose the free trail versions before investing in it.

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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. Although newer versions of Word (2007 and beyond) track and link moved text, you still have to first move, then edit the text to see any tracked changes within the moved text.   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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  In Word 2003 (and earlier versions), grayed-out shortcuts line the status bar at the bottom of the screen.   Word is such a workhorse program for most of us that just a few shortcuts can result in significant time savings and better productivity.   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.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

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I want to be able to list the changes in 2013 from the 2010 version of the software, and show just a quick mini-vid of things that have been changed. 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. I ignore the fact that my video camera is now showing my face--I'm not going to display that aspect of the video in my end product.

From flat to phat: New Camtasia feature drops the needle on screencasts

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At the end of the day, we keep pushing forward, because we want to make amazing products that help you communicate and educate in better ways, especially visually. Or a Polka version of your videos?

E-Learning Localization – It’s All About the Details

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Basically, the idea of internationalization is to create a product that can serve the users globally with little or no adaptation. It will be very difficult if not impossible to achieve the same effect in the translated version, so steer clear of sentence separation. Voiceover talents.

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

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These are perfect for recording voiceovers. It costs $15 per year for the full-featured product, which has the watermark in the corner removed. The full-fledged version is only for PC users. You think you have what it takes to create an online course, huh? It won’t be easy.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

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CANDEE: Here’s the Reader’s Digest version. So what is the final product? In addition, we offer traditional elearning courses that look like a PowerPoint deck with voiceovers and assessments and those types of things.

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Writing & Grammar: More and More Confusing Words

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I said that getting good service was  different than/different   from  getting products for no cost. I remember playing the first version of that  classic  game back when I was 12. A while / awhile-- use the two-word version only after a preposition, such as  for, in  or  after , like this: I stared at the words  for a while.

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How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

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But this doesn’t just apply to random words, I’ve seen it plenty of times with product names: Product A is the one-stop shop for all your data management needs. Product A streamlines the way your company uses data.

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

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Don’t make users spend their time pouring through long, wordy training manuals or documentation to learn about your product or service. Get a free PDF version so you can read it whenever you want. This provides another useful lesson for you: Good content trumps perfect production.

The Best E-Learning Software Tools

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When it comes to rating the best e-learning software we would like to present you two lists compiled by the experts who have tested different products and chose their favorites. Both are offered as one version with no option to upgrade to another plan.

Mobile Training Madness: Break Out of The Outdated Workplace Training Model

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a version of this post was published by Training Mag ). Training materials aren’t going to be effective if they consist of hours-long drawn-out PowerPoints with flat voiceovers that are about as exciting as a congressional filibuster. Today’s smartphones are go-to tools for entertainment, research, learning, productivity, collaboration, and communication.

Best Microphones for Recording Video

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You can use it to record sounds, voiceovers, and interviews directly to an SD card, or you can plug in and record from up to 2 XLR microphones. Also, there is a new version of the H4N available , which boasts of newer better microphones, among other features.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

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This is why, in this category, you’ll find the four best authoring tools for beginners so you can start experimenting without getting lost in manuals and product tours. Don’t want to pay every time you have to update to the most recent version. You want your courses to be fantastic.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

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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. the version 2.1

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

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LifterLMS Advanced Video will be included in the LifterLMS Infinity Bundle , so if you own that product you can look out for it to drop on September 15th. That’s just version one. You can always do a voiceover later, and for some-.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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. the version 2.1

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

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But how do you get audio that is going to work for your video production? You can use it to record sounds, voiceovers, and interviews directly to an SD card, or you can plug in and record from up to 2 XLR microphones.

8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

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It’s quite easy for you to create product demos, corporate presentations, and tutorials with this amazing tool. Also, the built-in templates come in handy for business presentations, product promos, and showcases. Developing a live video can be an easy task. But an animated video?

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50 Tips for Better Video

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Pre-production prep is a crucial process in creating better video. You may want to make a different version of the video for Facebook, YouTube, etc., to plan it out on paper, as opposed to later in post-production. For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first.

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Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018

The Learning Dispatch

On the other hand, if you’re designing a new product, then a strict standard might not provide the level of accessibility and positive user experience that your audience needs. Making elearning accessible is the right thing to do. It’s also often a project requirement.

Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

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I used the latest version of Camtasia on the Mac (2.10.3 Of note, while Camtasia is primarily a ‘screencasting’ tool, and that’s mostly what I’ve used it for, I also put it to use for an ‘intro’ video that consisted of mostly slides, stock photographs and a voiceover.

Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

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It made my life a lot easier and more productive. As a side note, if you’re looking for a voiceover career, Hear a Blog may be a great place to start. Now you have a PDF version of the post with comments included.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

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Productivity Tools & Other. It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. In its basic version, the tool is completely free for 7 days, and full access to it is granted with a small annual fee. The basic version of Pixton is free, but there is an extra charge for the use of additional premium features. Productivity Tools & Other. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

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ADDIE Backwards Planning Model - Big Dog, Little Dog , November 22, 2010I have been working on this model for some time, so I wanted to present my latest version. We are its product. Voiceover (6). Great content again this month. And I feel honored that social signals came in granting my post on eLearning Strategy top spot. But I’m always more interested in finding great posts that I may have missed.