eLearning Voiceover: Best ways to select the apt voice over for your course

CHRP-INDIA

Using a machine voice could help in reduced costs for your training program, but it will not bring out that narrative which will engage your learners. Depending on your content, the voiceover would vary. CHRP-INDIA specializes in voiceover for eLearning.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.

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. To some extent, the type of lesson will determine how much voiceover is proportional to each action. The writing style of your voiceover text will greatly affect how "listenable" it is.

Discover the Right Way to Choose A Voiceover for Your Digital Learning

eLearningMind

Voiceovers are a lot like design: you only really notice it when it’s bad. That’s because a good voiceover is so seamless that it becomes an integral part of your digital learning, instead of sticking out like a sore thumb.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. In addition, we offer traditional elearning courses that look like a PowerPoint deck with voiceovers and assessments and those types of things.

The Successful Orientation Program: Training is Key

OpenSesame

The results of an effective training program are enormous when everyone is supported, educated, and on the same page. There are many challenges in a work environment, and all employees should review the answers to each challenge in monthly training programs.

Why Translation Is Crucial For The Success Of Your Training Program?

CommLab India

If translating the voiceover of a video is not gelling well with the onscreen visuals, consider using subtitles. Translation, if done right, can add many more stars to your training program and thus to your company. This increases the effectiveness of your training program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

The 11 online courses we developed and delivered using Articulate Storyline will become the main focus of NASWA-ITSC and DOL’s unemployment compensation education program—which also includes supplementary webinars with experts on unemployment compensation law.

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

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  Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Remember that you can IMPORT graphics into most whiteboard animation programs. Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP.

eLearning: Sync/Align With the Playhead in Captivate or Storyline

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As you're listening to the audio, you'd like a screen object to appear in sync with the voiceover audio or some other screen action. One technique that I use when I want to match screen actions to voiceover audio is called Sync with Playhead (in Captivate) or Align with Playhead (in Storyline). by Kevin Siegel. You're developing an eLearning module in Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline. There's a slide that plays for 45 seconds.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

Similarly, engaging eLearning Design is the foundation of an ideal and effective eLearning program. The core foundation on which any eLearning program is designed is good content. A small portion of a larger learning program can be designed as a mixed reality-based learning nugget.

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Remember that you can IMPORT graphics into most whiteboard animation programs. Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Remember that you can IMPORT graphics into most whiteboard animation programs. Add voiceover or music – or both! She’s also developed an extensive number of learning programs for a wide variety of global clients. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market?

5 Tips on Using Videos for eLearning

eFront

eLearning programs are seldom developed without videos. Connect the learner directly to the real-world, and they immediately recognize the value of their learning program. Voiceover for Videos. If you want to emulate the classroom training, add voiceover to your videos.

Corporate Training Tip #3: Give Video Feedback on Designs

TechSmith Camtasia

The best way to assess the effectiveness of any training program is to allow your stakeholders to view your training content and give feedback on your designs.

Grammar Workshop: i.e. versus e.g. and such as versus like

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Desktop publishing programs , such as QuarkXPress, PageMaker, and FrameMaker , enable you to create publication-quality page designs. 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.

Estimating Time for Rebuilding an Existing Course Library with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Recently I was asked to estimate how long it would take to re-build five e-Learning courses created with another software program in Captivate. Tap into the audio path into the brain by replacing large blocks of onscreen text with voiceover narration.

What differentiates isEazy from the rest of the tools?

isEazy

With the passage of years, most software has enormously improved its user experience, but a great many programs continue to need the user to take a short course or tutorial to be able to make the most of all its benefits.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Is It Website or Web Site?

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I was able to find out that the word app can be used on the second reference to a program designed for a smart phone.   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.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

So, I started using, at that point it was GoAnimate, which is an online animation program that is very easy to use, and it’s kinda really made for anybody. Like, what kind of gears involved, or like how do you record the voiceover?

Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed

Learnbrite

They are hoping to reduce engineer training time by 75% by using the Microsoft HoloLens to teach engineers about equipment via text pop-ups and voiceover guidance. Their aim is to make this lab the centerpiece for a construction management program.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Converting Empty Phrases to Gold

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Is it because it is one of the major functions of Photoshop, without which you cannot operate the program?   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.   It is important to note that empty phrases relate to the reader's amount of interest concerning your topic.

eLearning Network Instructional Designers Survey

Learning Visions

programming (17%) audio engineer (13%) voiceover artist (20%) [me too!] As Instructional Designers, it appears we're a wide-ranging lot. Not only do we do instructional design, but we also do a whole lot of other stuff. Clive Shepherd tweeted about a survey recently done by the eLearning Network , a non-profit eLearning community based out of the UK. This survey shows that in addition to design, IDs also: project manage (82%) [me too!]

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Editing the Custom Dictionary in Word and PowerPoint

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Technical terms, program names, proper names, and acronyms can light up your Word or PowerPoint screen with red zigzag underlines, causing not only annoyance but also a risk that you will overlook an actual misspelled word. by Jennie Ruby.

Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter: Which One Is Right For You?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

But what are the key differences that tell me which of these programs to buy? You can use it to take existing PowerPoint slides, add voiceover narration, optionally record a self-video while presenting the lesson, add eLearning scenes and characters, add interactive elements, add a quiz, and publish the lesson to an LMS. But after recording, you can edit the recorded steps to add highlights, additional captions, voiceover instructions, hints, feedback messages, and much more.

Captivate 8: Working with Text-to-Speech and Voices

eLearning Brothers

You would think those voice installers would be available on the main Captivate Download page , but they’re not, though the patches for the Captivate program itself are there (have you upgraded to the latest version?). Guest blog post by Erik Lord.

Writing & Grammar: Where Did My Name Go?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Microsoft Office has so many settings, across all the programs, that it is easy to feel gas-lighted by apparently bizarre and inexplicable behaviors. 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. I had a student from one of my Editing with Word classes write to me in desperation.

My review of Captivate 2019 New Interactive Video Feature

Adobe Captivate

During my master’s program, one of our assignments was to create a project in Captivate and save it as a video. The voiceover was created using Amazon’s AWS Polly. I first learned to use Adobe Captivate during the completion of my master’s degree.

Jargon Watch: Just Say "No" To Trainings and eLearnings

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Definition of trained in our field includes degree, certification, and certificate programs. Check out Jennie's  eLearning writing classes  and ensure both your voiceover scripts and eLearning scripts are ready for prime time! by Jennie Ruby  From the sound of crickets chirping in my inbox, I can only assume that I have now been written out of the lists of true grammarians for my defense of "trainings"! 

mysimpleshow VS. Presentation Tools

mysimpleshow

Users tend to describe difficulties in selecting and editing objects, and overall is not simple to work through until you master the program. Once on a local machine, users can create basic videos with voiceovers, only if they are self-recorded or uploaded.

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Benefits of Bilingual Education and E-learning  

ICDTranslation

Students in such bilingual education programs are referred to as bilingual learners. Some educational institutions can also offer programs that use more than two languages – three or four but that is much rarer. . Nowadays more and more kids are growing up bilingual.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

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Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. She’s also developed an extensive number of learning programs for a wide variety of global clients. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?   A. By 2019, 80% of ALL web traffic will be video.   B. 64% of customers say they are more likely to buy a product online after watching a video. 

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.   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.

Localization & Training: The Logistics of On-Site Interpretation

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Additional services may include foreign language subtitling or voiceovers. Preparing in advance for these important details will help ensure the success of your training program with a multi-lingual audience. by Jen Weaver. Sun Tzu is credited with saying "The line between disorder and order lies in logistics." " As professional trainers, you know this truth all too well.

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eLearning: Become a Pedagogical Agent

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by Jennie Ruby  If you've taken any of our  Adobe Captivate, Adobe Presenter, or Articulate Storyline classes , you are probably aware that these programs provide a selection of screen characters--cut-out pictures of professional actors in business, medical, or business-casual clothing posed as if they are talking to you. Join me for an  afternoon mini course on writing voiceovers  to find out.