Teacher Voices: Stewart Matthews

Learning with 'e's

Here's another post in my continuing series on teacher voices. The use of webcams to stream the hatching of eggs with reception children really allowed staff to break down the home/school divide and provided an opportunity for children to engage in their learning environment at home. Photo courtesy of Stewart Matthews Teacher Voices: Stewart Matthews by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Discovering Communication Mastery Our Voice Is Not Simply Our Mind Out Loud

Training Industry

In our daily discourse, we tend to “stream data” rather than consistently communicating effectively. We all have a tendency to speak too quickly, we don’t breathe tactically, we tend to pitch our voices too high – especially when rushing or in stressful situations – and much more. With your lips gently together, hum a pitch, not loudly but somewhat nasally (this enhances resonance in our speaking voice.) Descend on this pitch to the bottom range of your voice.

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Data & learning: Where are we?

Learning Pool

And that’s not to mention the uncanny valley opened up by the voice-enabled device sitting in your kitchen. Blog Learn & Connect e-learning personalised learning Stream LXP

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Data & learning: Is learning analytics stuck?

Learning Pool

In voicing this analysis, Don Taylor draws not only on the data he has gathered over a number of years through this survey but also on a substantial body of opinion in the industry. Blog Learn & Connect e-learning personalised learning Stream LXP

TechSmith Tips – Getting Started with Video Webinars

TechSmith Camtasia

A lot of webinars simply show a set of slides with the presenter’s disembodied voice over the top. While setting up the system for live streaming video can be complicated and pricey, we’ve found it to be well worth the investment of time and money. Building an audience ahead of any live streaming is vital. Tips & How To's Live stream techsmith tips Video webinar wirecastWhat is a Webinar? Webinar is the infinitely clever portmanteau of web and seminar.

Five Interactive Learning Trends That Could Be the Game Changer This Year

Raptivity

However, with AI becoming main-stream, if a system is built that could evaluate learners through intelligent logic rather than what is framed, that could make learner interactions and the learning process fantastic. Voice Technology Usage in Courses Put simply, voice recognition in any software or hardware is the ability to understand and interpret the human voice – and then it allows the user to either operate a device, or perform an action without any keyboard input.

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5 Ways to Interact with Your Online Students

LearnDash

Live stream on social media. Live streams allow students to feel like they are part of something that is happening right now. Watching a live stream can therefore be much more exciting than working through a series of pre-recorded videos. During a live stream on social media, students can also leave comments and questions that the presenters can respond to in real time. You can use either YouTube or Facebook Live to stream live content to your students.

Non-Profits: 13 Ridiculously Simple Ways To Improve Your On-Demand Learning

Spark Your Interest

With on-demand and streaming content, you cue up your show at whatever time is convenient for you. “I would ask you to question who’s at the table and who’s not at the table and to think about those voices that aren’t represented when you’re making decisions.”

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

An accessible streaming platform should have: Keyboard accessibility. Voice recognition. Voice recognition. Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? Finding ways to connect online has become more important than ever before.

eLearning videos: The ultimate guide for successful video-based learning

TalentLMS

For many, learning by watching another human is easier than reading words on a screen or listening to a voice-over. Voice-over videos. Using image and sound to convey information, voice-over videos engage both visual and auditory learners.

Using Punctuation and Mark-Up Language to Increase Text-to-Speech Quality

Tony Karrer

One of the concerns raised by various comments during the series has been around the quality of the results of Text-to-Speech (TTS) Voices and if that was suitable for eLearning. In this post we’ll take a different cut at it by looking at how authors can use punctuation and mark-up language with TTS voices to bring out the meaning of the text more accurately and to make them more interesting. A great deal more information per slide can be transferred with voice than with plain text.

3 Tips for Taking Conferences and Events Online

3Play Media

An accessible streaming platform should have: Keyboard accessibility. Voice recognition. Voice recognition. Before you cancel your upcoming event, have you considered taking it online? Finding ways to connect online has become more important than ever before.

How to use Mayer’s 12 Principles of Multimedia when creating your course content

Superb Learning

The Segmenting Principle It’s not easy to learn when information is presented in one long, drawn-out stream. The Voice Principle Think about what would be easier to follow if you were listening to a presentation or class; a computer voice, or a human voice?

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Top 10 interactive training software

Ed App

Top 10 Interactive Training Software #3 – Stream LXP. Another training platform that delivers on interactivity is Stream LXP. Interactivity also comes from Stream LXP’s bot which can inject learning events directly into a learner’s curriculum.

25 Tools to Create Training Videos That Engage Learners

TalentLMS

From filming to editing, streaming, or hosting, these tools have everything you need to create an employee training video — in one neat package. Voice over videos. When you want to create training videos with voice over, Audacity is one of the go-to options in the market.

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Top 10 Tips for Drama-Free Virtual Sales Meetings

Allego

Examples of this include a text message, email, video, voice mail, or a digital sales room. Virtual selling is a new way to sell—and it’s so much more than simply moving your meetings online.

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Things to know about podcasting for employee development

Matrix

While those are obviously highly efficient, there are instances when a voice-only rendering will work best. Where to stream from? Employee development is crucial for any organization as it is a sure way of moving forward, getting better results, and maintaining a good market share.

The 15+7 Best Webinar Platforms: Comparison Guide for 2020

learnWorlds

The best thing about it is its unique live-streaming capabilities that allow you to host massive events with up to 10,000 participants and its interactive features – chat, polls, and Q&A. It offers the ability to stream to YouTube and Facebook Live.

PKM is our part of the social learning contract

Jane Hart

Selecting media and tools: Deciding where and how to start, whether it be with blogs, activity-streaming, podcasts, video, etc. Finding your voice: Using a probe-sense-respond approach, participants can test out a new medium within our community of practice. Yesterday, Harold Jarche shared the image on the right, in his post To learn, we must do. For me this is spot on.

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#BIN2012 edition of #TalkTech: Mars Curiosity and Twitter, Gamers as Citizen Scientists and Learnist

Bottom-Line Performance

NASA has taken a fascinating approach with the social media account for their latest Mars mission, using a conversational voice and a dash of humor to bring the mission to life. Curiosity’s Twitter account has become the main information source for photos, information, and streaming content on the mission…with the Mars Curiosity twitter page and related content surpassing even CNN’s coverage in total traffic. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

#BIN2012 edition of #TalkTech: Mars Curiosity and Twitter, Gamers as Citizen Scientists and Learnist

Bottom-Line Performance

NASA has taken a fascinating approach with the social media account for their latest Mars mission, using a conversational voice and a dash of humor to bring the mission to life. Curiosity’s Twitter account has become the main information source for photos, information, and streaming content on the mission…with the Mars Curiosity twitter page and related content surpassing even CNN’s coverage in total traffic. #TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats.

Increasing Social Awareness in Higher Education

Nick Leffler

Pooling effort in that way makes it easier to find a stead stream of quality content to share. It’s going to build an authoritative voice for the program because they’ll be sharing first hand knowledge that’s relevant to the industry. The last piece of the puzzle I did was to organize a way for a steady stream of original content written about Instructional Design to be published on the MSIDT website news section.

Bring Content Curation Into Your Corporate L&D Strategy

Docebo

With Docebo Discover, learners get more of a voice in the content they want to see directly in the platform, eliminating the need to jump in and out of the platform to find necessary content to spur engagement and growth. Professional Development – Motivate and engage your learners to grow in the areas that they want to develop with a free content stream tailored to their skills of choice.

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Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

While generally beneficial, voice-over audio is particularly important for auditory learners (those who remember best when they hear the information), those learners who may struggle with reading, those for whom English (or the course’s target language) is not their native language, and those who may enjoy listening to your course while multitasking (commuting, exercising, etc.). I need to record simple voice-only audio. Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course.

Challenges and Solutions of creating e-Learning Solutions for an Enterprise-Wide Global Audience

G-Cube

For instance, instead of creating audio narration with animated video and having to translate voice-overs, re-record as well as re-sync , “audio bookends” can be created to frame the animation – thereby removing the issue of exact timing. Facilities like streaming video may not be available to all the learners. In recent years, the market for e-learning services and platforms is growing rapidly in the corporate environment.

How to Easily Create Powerful Customer Education

Spark Your Interest

Customer education can differentiate you as a leading educational voice for your industry. Creating an extra revenue stream. Unscripted Live casting or live streaming – this is a growing trend.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

LEARNNOVATORS : You have been voicing your concerns on the poor quality of e-learning courses. Artificial Intelligence is all around us, in our banking, our online shopping, even our streaming services for entertainment. MARGIE MEACHAM - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Gong vs. Chorus – How Conversational Intelligence Tools Benefit Bigtincan’s Customers

Zunos

Shared screens and video streams are also recorded. There is still more… Revolutionary voice analysis software. VoiceVibes’s unique offering analyzes the tone of the voice, or its “vibe,” to help sellers come across more friendly and approachable.

AT&T and Braidio to Power Next-Generation Mobile Applications

Braidio

DALLAS, February 12, 2020 — Braidio has selected AT&T to provide voice, messaging, chat and video capabilities in future apps. The marketplace makes it easier for businesses to transform their customer service model by making advanced voice and collaboration solutions more accessible.

Podcasts: Effective ways to train your sales team

QuoDeck

Podcasts are recorded using certain software online recording programs, exported to a digital warehouse like Spotify, and then downloaded/streamed by anyone who searches for that topic or anyone who has a direct link to the podcast itself.?. Click the record button to record your voice.

Publisher Wins Customers Back with Animated Video Books

Knowledge Synonyms

Voice-over narration and sound effects were used to make the content more engaging and interactive. A new revenue stream got opened for existing customers and more new customers got acquired. Publisher Wins Customers Back with Animated Video Books. Customer Size: 20000+ Employees across USA, Europe and Africa. Country or Region Africa. Industry: Education. Work Engagement Type: Animated Comic Books, Characters, illustration, Video. Business Need.

How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

360training Learning Content Management (LCMS) offers streaming video download (MP4 format) that allows users to upload larger files. Prepare voice overs for your videos: No matter how good your video is, it should be accompanied by a sound, or a voice, especially if you are converting your training sessions into online courses. If you want to use your own voice in the background, go ahead as long as it is clear. Learning is challenging nowadays.

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10 Golden Rules to Optimize Your E-learning Content For Mobile Learning

Docebo

Indeed, applications for mobile devices nowadays go well beyond sending and receiving emails, but instead mobile has changed the way we interact with all digital content, no matter the medium (written, voice, video). Give learners an excellent experience across all their devices. The growth in popularity among smartphones and tablets users for everyday activities is undeniable.

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Become Better at Screencasting: Tips from Anton Bollen

TechSmith Camtasia

We had just replaced the computer we use for streaming and recording, plus we hadn’t tested the audio system. You might even recognize his voice from the Jing Project tutorials. Stop hating your voice. It’s yours, it’s the way you sound ( Why your voice sounds different ). He suggests that, even if you have an accent or some other distinguishing feature of your voice, you should embrace it. You might find, as he has, that you will be recognized by your voice.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | September 15, 2020

Mike Taylor

In addition to easy editing, the Overdub feature lets you create ultra-realistic text to speech of your own voice. Discord | Your Place to Talk and Hang Out Discord is the easiest way to talk over voice, video, and text.

Importance of LMS Software During Covid-19 Pandemic

PSB

After all, having several people in one virtual conference call can make it difficult for each of their voices to be heard. They can conduct their independent study or watch live streams of lectures with the rest of their classmates.

Donald Clark – To ignore AR and VR in learning would be madness

Sponge UK

14:09 – How do you think workplace learning will change as we move away from touch command to voice command computing? The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Donald Clark has over 30 years of experience in learning technologies, we spoke to him about the latest emerging tech and how it will impact the workplace learning industry.

3 Uses of Chatbots in E-learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

Chatbots are represented visually in the form of a cartoon or an avatar, and in some cases, a voice or text stream. A Chatbot, popularly known as a conversational agent, is a computer program designed to simulate an intelligent conversation with one or more users (human) through audio or text. They are designed to express human-like conversations through artificial intelligence. But, how are they related to e-learning? Can we use them in e-learning?

No going back: A conversation with Netflix Culture Deck creator Patty McCord

Ed App

Before becoming a household name as the world’s leading streaming service, Netflix went viral in Silicon Valley for creating one of the most revolutionary documents in people management – the Netflix Culture Deck.

Which webinar tool do I use? Part 2

Superb Learning

Google Hangouts allows chats and video calls, phone calls using WiFi or data, and text messages using Google Voice numbers. Presentation Streaming. Webinar tools allow us to connect with each other even if we are unable to meet in person.

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