Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from Karen Hyder’s webinar, Key Steps to Preparing Great Synchronous Interactions from the Training Magazine Network. Synchronous time is “premium time&# : if you just want “chalk & talk,&# just record it and let people watch on their own time. Lecture is a bad use of synchronous online learning. do they know how to adjust sound? Voice & Language.

The Best Way to Add Voice Over to PowerPoint

TechSmith Camtasia

By adding voice over to your PowerPoint slides you can share your presentation with a much wider audience. So, what’s the best way to record a voice over for your PowerPoint presentation? The Easiest and Fastest Way to Record and Edit Voice Over for PowerPoint!

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?”

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Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 12/24/2009

Experiencing eLearning

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The power of Voice in online classrooms

E-Learning Acupuncture

Of course, you have several challenges: The students are geographically distributed and, therefore, using an audio-enabled online synchronous presentation room (such as Elluminate Live!) But somehow the mechanics of this activity sound so ‘artificial’. Does this sound like a daunting scenario? These voice comments can also be augmented with annotations to the images that highlight areas of interest – much like pointing to a section of a slide while talking in class.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Through my previous blog series on text-to-speech, you have learnt about: The different text-to-speech voices in Adobe Captivate 5 (NeoSpeech and Loquendo). Tweaking the pronunciation of text generated using NeoSpeech voices. Using VTML tags to change speed, pitch, and volume of the NeoSpeech voices. In this blog post, let us learn how to tweak the speech generated using Loquendo voices. Sound effects. Sound effects. Sound Effects. Play sound.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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).   When I create video demos with Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, or TechSmith Camtasia Studio, I tend to record my voice at the same time that I'm recording the screen.

Top 10 Tips for Drama-Free Virtual Sales Meetings


Frontstage Activities : Synchronous communication and collaboration where you and the participants interact live through a virtual meeting, a phone call, Facetime, or in person. Examples of this include a text message, email, video, voice mail, or a digital sales room.

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Using Text-to-Speech in an eLearning Course

Tony Karrer

In the first two posts, Text-to-Speech Overview and NLP Quality and Digital Signal Processor and Text-to-Speech , we introduced the text to speech voice and discussed issues of quality related to its components: the natural language processor (NLP) and the digital signal processor (DSP). In this post we will begin to address the practical side of the subject: How can e-learning developers use Text-to-Speech (TTS) voices to narrate their courses? It sounds really easy and it is.

Telepresence in the flesh

Clive on Learning

A year ago I posted about Telepresence: upping the stakes in synchronous communication. Cisco's 21st century video conferencing solution certainly sounded like something special. The video quality is wonderful and the sound is positioned correctly on the stereo spectrum, so voices appear to come from the people that are speaking.

Asynchronous Leadership: How to Efficiently Lead Remote Teams


Chief among the strategies has been a deep reliance upon communication and collaboration tools to enable synchronous team management. While many of these operational technologies are asynchronous, there may be added stress when having to build synchronous tasks into their daily schedules.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2022

Limestone Learning

Join this webinar to learn how to step up your elearning and make it sound better. PT: Five Steps to Stellar Voiceover with Artificial Voice Training materials with a voiceover element are versatile, engaging and effective, but creating them is time consuming, expensive and disruptive.

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How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

Complements synchronous learning time by extending content life. Will they listen with sound or rely on the visual aspects? Having a script also helps you sound more professional and helps preserve your video’s focus. Record your voice over.

How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course


Voice Overs and Screen Captures. There are a myriad of ways to put together a great training video, but I wanted to take you through how we do this at Mindflash to give you some insight on how to get great sounding audio for your voice overs and compelling screen captures and video. The AKG 820 is the microphone used in most Mindflash voice overs. It is a great high-quality mic and will give you a natural sounding result. Sound Shield.

Fundamentals of Virtual Selling for Financial Services


” Gates was sounding a clarion call that a technology revolution was coming sooner than anyone thought. Examples of this include a text message, email, video, voice mail, or a digital sales room.

Micro-learning Through The Mobile Platform: Is That Where Learning Is Heading?


They want continual training suitable to their requirements, which would be synchronous with their work schedule. With only three to five minutes in hand, a sound instructional strategy needs to be in place to determine what can be imparted in that time, and the best way of doing so. It need not be just a voice-over. Modern employees have a definite wish to acquire information to attain professional growth.

How To Conduct Live Online Classes- What Tools To Use


The audio quality might not be as great as the sound quality with dedicated external mics. . It features essential communication functionalities along with the most important feature, Dolby voice, which ensures extremely clear audio.

How To: Creating the Mindflash Example Course


Voice Overs and Screen Captures. There are a myriad of ways to put together a great training video, but I wanted to take you through how we do this at Mindflash to give you some insight on how to get great sounding audio for your voice overs and compelling screen captures and video. The AKG 820 is the microphone used in most Mindflash voice overs. It is a great high-quality mic and will give you a natural sounding result. Sound Shield.

Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices.   Object-level audio is ideal if you want to quickly add sound effects to slide objects. If you do, you'll likely find yourself facing all kinds of object-to-audio synchronization issues as you move from slide to slide within the project.

Should You Take an Online Course Before You Teach One?


If this sounds like you, there’s no reason that should dissuade you from your own dreams of becoming an online instructor. However, a group project, or a few synchronized learning moments where the whole class got to have a discussion in real time might have helped to break the ice. If the learners in your course seem to voice some common criticisms, or ask many of the same help questions, then that’s something you could work to improve in your own program.

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How to Record Lectures: 3 Methods for Online Learning Success

TechSmith Camtasia

You might hear this type of learning referred to as “synchronous” learning. Recommended Reading: Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Communication: How to Use Both. The quick and dirty method is as easy as it sounds.

Elements of a Virtual World/Metaverse

Kapp Notes

Using a virtual world or metaverse for training is not as science-fiction as it sounds. The first software element that makes up a virtual world is a synchronous learning tool similar to WebEx or Adobe Connect or Saba’s Centra. Synchronous learning tools allow for real-time interaction on a computer among learners separated by great distances. Then instructor and learners have the ability to speak with one another through text or voice-based chat.

How to Make a Tutorial Video Step-by-Step ?? [With Examples]


Once you are done, run through the script again to make sure it sounds natural and you feel comfortable with the material. Decide if you want to do a voice over, using a blackboard for your tutorial, or showing your face on the screen. In the first case, you will need to record your voice over before writing down the script. This makes sense so that you avoid last minute changes and audiovisual synchronization issues.

Moving to the Virtual Classroom: A Trainer’s Roadmap to Success with Cindy Huggett #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

She wrote the book: Virtual Training Basics Two types of virtual training: webinar vs. classroom One def of virtual training: “an online synchronous instructor led class with participants in dispersed locations, that uses a virtual classroom software program” vILT (virtual instructor led) Step #1: Clarify definitions and expectations. Pay attention to your volume, rate, tone and overall sound. Record a virtual class so you can hear your own voice – then listen for 10 minutes!)

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

About five minutes into the presentation, with me alone in my office, and everyone muted (literally there is zero sound coming back through) and no prepared stopping points for interaction. Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses.

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Designing Elearning without Audio

The Learning Dispatch

Of course elearning needs sound! Effective Voice-Over. If your elearning needs to be accessible (complying with regulations like Section 508), you’ll need to include captions, and those captions will need to be synchronized with onscreen events. Audio needs to be recorded, checked, and synchronized with visual content (and if the elearning needs to be revised, the process needs to happen again). Or does it? Here are some ways to construct elearning without audio.

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Course Content Authoring Tools – Open Source (Free)

eLearning 24-7

SCORM compliant learning object generator, customized editing interface, web based media player that works across multiple platforms, video/audio, image slides, text synchronization. Freez Screen Video Capture - Screen-capture & screen-recording tool to record screen activities and sounds into standard AVI video files. You can record any part of the screen’s activities,plus use a mic for voice-overs (narration).

How to Create an Employee Training Video: A Beginner’s Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

If your video will have any voice over, I highly recommend starting with a script. Having a script also helps you sound more professional. This may sound intimidating, but it really isn’t.

Creating Custom Learning Programs for Online Learners

Hurix Digital

While some people are auditory learners, i.e. they learn by sound, intonation, and voice, many others are visual learners, i.e. they learn by videos, images, and pictures. . “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.

How to Effectively Shift to Online Teaching: The Ultimate Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning – What makes a quality online course? Synchronous vs. asynchronous learning. What is synchronous learning? That’s called synchronous learning. That doesn’t mean that synchronous sessions aren’t appropriate at times.

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10 Free Flashcard Software

Ed App

The learning experience platform ’s content creation tool also allows them to design flashcards from scratch by providing text, image, and sound options and even HTML and CSS customization capabilities.

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

elearning animgallery - from e-doceo, provides a simple version but also offer more robust features including avatars, adjustment parameters, functions interpolation movements, the effects of camera to give depth, movement of avatars, plus it comes with 5,000 media objects including flash animations, videos isolated, sounds, voice-overs, illustrations (2D and 3D), characters, mascots, interiors and exteriors, objects. Tools these days come in three flavors.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide


Screencast-O-Matic provides the option for screencast recordings (screen recording), webcam recordings, or both, as well as the ability to use a microphone to record your voice. The tool allows you to decide whether you want to record sound and web activity or not.

How to perpetuate agility rituals remotely? The feedback example


This also needs to be objective, you don’t want it to sound fake or like sterile motivation. . Even if it sounds simpler, it drowns the message and it loses its sense and impact. . This feedback must absolutely be given via synchronous tools.

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5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make


Does it have synchronous elements or not? Choose a voice that sounds relaxed and speaks clearly. Migrating from a traditional learning environment to an eLearning environment is not always smooth. A lot of hurdles need to be toppled during the cross-over and, of course, many hearts need to be won. Despite best intentions, several eLearning developers make these common 5 mistakes. In this article, we examine each and determine how to avoid them early in the eLearning process.

The Building Blocks of a Successful e-Training Program

ICS Learning

The most important components of success are: A sound plan with a well defined mission and objectives. A sound design process begins with a thorough analysis of the training needs and a determination of the learning objectives. The initial plan will include a basic top down analysis that identifies the key elements of a sound and successful training program. Synchronous e-Learning. Synchronous e-learning can also place extra demands on the instructor.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

I don’t mean to sound dated, but sometimes I use the type of software that installs on my hard drive rather than an online application. Dropbox seems to be the file synchronization software of choice. It will automatically synchronize files between all of your computers, regardless of whether they run the Mac, Windows or Linux OS. VOICE OVER INTERNET (VOIP). It installs easily and the sound quality is good.