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.

eLearning Localization – Details to Consider

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As strange as it may sound to you, internationalization is the basis for efficient eLearning localization. Furthermore, if the English text is squeezed on the screen, it means that there won’t be sufficient space for the translated version, since translations usually take about 20% more space.

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How To Update Explainer Videos In No Time

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Maybe you feel that the voiceover or background music needs to be replaced with something more up to date or current. For example, choose a different background music track to give your video new sounds, or upload your own music file!

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8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos

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Think About Translated Voiceovers, Subtitles, and Closed Captions. Your options if you need your video to be multilingual include recording voiceovers in different languages or adding subtitles. 8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos.

Writing & Grammar Workshop: Do I Have to Repeat "a" or "the" in a List?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Here is the revised version, a simple list: You must order the lumber, the nails, the concrete and the sealant at the beginning of the project. The grammar is correct, but to me, the sentence now sounds too rushed or clipped. Now it sounds like lumber, nails, concrete and sealant are all one big thing to be ordered as a unit.     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? by Jennie Ruby.

How To Update Explainer Videos In No Time

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Maybe you feel that the voiceover or background music needs to be replaced with something more up to date or current. For example, choose a different background music track to give your video new sounds, or upload your own music file!

Should you use a script for your systems training videos?

Litmos

Screencasting is simply a technique for capturing your screen with voiceover and then sharing it online. But on the whole, the video flowed well and sounds very natural. Scripted: The next example is the same video, but this time I was using a script: [link] As you can see, this video sounded more professional – there were no pauses or hesitations and didn’t wander off on any tangents. BONUS: This post contains video examples to help you determine your best process.

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. If that sounds too ambitious, the SME can at least provide the right script to begin with. 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. Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process.

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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

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

Depending on the audience and goal, content designed for a previous version might still be relevant. Greetings, software version numbers, small interface changes, references and corporate branding elements come as regular examples to mind. By purposefully leaving out the version number in the second example, the video content can likely be repurposed for the next version of the Camtasia software without causing user confusing.

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

Writing & Grammar: Should I Put a Comma after But?

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by Jennie Ruby Here are some sample sentences to consider:   "[Switching from video games to electric cars] may not sound like the most obvious career shift, but , given Frohnmayer's location, it might be a smart one." But the new Windows Phone 7 platform is easier to use than previous versions."     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script?

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

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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. This ensures that the sound source and playback options are set correctly as well as bit-rate, quality indicators and so on. I/O is short for Input Output and is where you’ll tell it to record your sound from and where to play it back. Sound Quality Tab.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Click on the new effect option, Rap-ify – and after a short re-render process, your video will be updated with a new music style makeover – music, voiceover, and general look and feel all will be updated. . One of the problems that we’re working hard to overcome is that we don’t want every video to look, feel, and sound the same. Or a Polka version of your videos? TechSmith has never been an organization to shy away from innovation and being on the cutting edge.

Best Microphones for Recording Video

TechSmith Camtasia

with the sound input level set to 67%. However, this microphone has a great overall sound for both a male and female voice. This microphone has a small stature, but a great sound. Both microphones have a good sound and picked up minimal background noise in our quiet environment. The Yeti sounds a little smoother, but the AT2020 also has a nice sound and has been the workhorse mic used for TechSmith’s tutorials for multiple years now.

Writing & Grammar: More and More Confusing Words

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I remember playing the first version of that  classic  game back when I was 12. She slept  soundly,  knowing that the puppy was safe. soundly. The statistical analysis is interesting this week, as several words proved to be no challenge: everyone correctly answered  led ,  soundly  and  latest. by Jennie Ruby    Several respondents called these word-choice challenges fun, so let's do this one more time.

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What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

Our objective was not to try to get all of the settings perfect for a singular recording, but we wanted to compare the microphones against each other so you could hear how they sound. We tested all of our microphones in our sound studio. and set the sound input level to 67%. However, this microphone has a great overall sound for both a male and female voice. This microphone has a small stature, but a great sound.

Writing & Grammar: More Confusing Words

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I remember playing the first version of that classic/classical game back when I was 12. She slept fitfully/soundly knowing that the puppy was safe. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby    Because the results of last week's challenge were so revealing (see below), I bring you a similar challenge this week.

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Easygenerator: the next 12 months

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Teachers and subject matter experts will be able to create instructionally sound eLearning with two new question types, a new type of course and extended media options: Two new question types: Hotspot question. Video & Sound upload. . Voice Over: Add Voiceovers to all content and questions. The current pro version is for Windows only, but we are bringing easygenerator Pro to the Web as well. Easygenerator: the next 12 months.

How to Edit Video (With Step-by-Step Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

tscproj) versions of both the intro and outro webcam videos (YouTube Intro and Outro Videos). tscproj) versions of the YouTube screen process. Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. And then I also did a voiceover.

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How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

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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. Recommended Reading: The Best Way to Record Voiceover for PowerPoint. This may sound intimidating, but it really isn’t.

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

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As strange as it may sound to you, internationalization is the basis for efficient e-learning localization. Furthermore, if the English text is squeezed on the screen, it means that there won’t be sufficient space for the translated version, since translations usually take about 20% more space. 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.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

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The tool allows you to decide whether you want to record sound and web activity or not. The objects in the library may be images, sounds, and even videos. If you choose to purchase Plus or the Ultimate Pinnacle Studio versions, you’ll be able to edit 3D and 4K videos.

Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

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CANDEE: Here’s the Reader’s Digest version. It sounds like your member companies could have many thousands of learners that interact with your Academy, right? In addition, we offer traditional elearning courses that look like a PowerPoint deck with voiceovers and assessments and those types of things. Sounds great. WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW!

5 Video Editing Softwares To Use to Nail Your Onboarding Videos

Edume

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. 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.

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How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

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Listen to how it sounds read aloud: [link]. This is one of the most impactful ways to make a script sound like a person is talking to you. As we saw earlier, the passive voice is one of the key contributors to making things sound indirect, which, in turn, puts a greater distance between the presenter and the audience member and so increases that perception of formality. But – dramatic pause – this narrated version is shorter than the original!

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

You may want to make a different version of the video for Facebook, YouTube, etc., Video may have killed the radio star, but believe it or not, sound is fifty percent of the value of your video. For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first. Use your own voice for voiceovers. We know you think it sounds bad, but to other people your voice on video sounds just like you in person. Your voice sounds fine (maybe even great!).

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6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

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These are perfect for recording voiceovers. The Blue Yeti has a few more features than the AT2020—different recording modes, for example — but I like the way I sound on an AT2020 better. The full-fledged version is only for PC users. Both of these programs allow you to import the footage you record, splice-and-dice your video, and layer on voiceovers and music. You think you have what it takes to create an online course, huh? It won’t be easy.

Best Content Development Techniques for eLearning Courses

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With this type of eLearning content, you get an immersive atmosphere consisting of sound effects, backgrounds, dialogues, and characters that mimic the actual environment. . Such modules are an amalgamation of live images, text, voiceovers, and graphics.

Top 11 eLearning software tools to make your courses shine

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But it’s much simpler than it sounds. Don’t want to pay every time you have to update to the most recent version. The idea might sound simple. Active Presenter is an online, user-friendly video editor that allows you to record your screen, a voiceover, and/or a video of yourself.

8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

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It helps you add voiceover in 25 languages in a variety of male and female voices and also lets you add sound effects to your message. Interestingly, you also have a mobile app for iOS users and the Android version is coming soon. Developing a live video can be an easy task. But an animated video? It’s a tough task. You need to understand the 12 principles of animation , you need to learn animation software, and you need to spend hours to get the right effect and quality.

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10 Free Authoring Tools

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CourseLab version 2.4 There’s an option to add voiceovers, videos, links, and cards. Moovly also allows users to upload their own media, such as videos, pictures, text and sounds. Learning has never been easier.

85+ Top Tools & Resources for Course Creators

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It is important to note that the free version of this tool allows up to 1 minute and 30 seconds of movie creation. Also, you can add sound comments, a record of your voice, give more detailed directions, and manage the number of students who are watching your video lessons. In this interactive environment, you can add short texts, images and photos, sounds, video and a range of special effects that are necessary to create an online multimedia presentation.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

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That’s just version one. Sounds like a good deal. You can always do a voiceover later, and for some-. Ali Mathis: Let’s talk a little bit about that, because if you do voiceover, that involves video editing, right? Just record that and that can be your version one. Ali Mathis: … the PowerPoint … Hit the record button, go through your PowerPoint, and do a voiceover while you’re clicking through your PowerPoint.

#EDCMOOC week 1: utopias and dystopias

Good To Great

I did this partly out of curiosity about MOOCs generally and partly because this particular course sounded like it might be interesting. The TV is very different from the radio – it conveys picture as well as sound, it introduces colour into a fairly monotone landscape, and it moves itself around. But the second example – of the bird changing her song in imitation of the sounds of modern life – is less clear to me.

#EDCMOOC: utopias & dystopias – looking to the past (part 1)

Good To Great

I did this partly out of curiosity about MOOCs generally and partly because this particular course sounded like it might be interesting. The TV is very different from the radio – it conveys picture as well as sound, it introduces colour into a fairly monotone landscape, and it moves itself around. But the second example – of the bird changing her song in imitation of the sounds of modern life – is less clear to me.

Rapid Authoring Tips to Tackle Legacy Flash eLearning Content

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This might sound like an easy out, but by focusing your time and energy on content that is relevant and aligned with your learning strategy, you will end up with a library of courses that are useful for learners and serve your business goals. States are different versions of an object.