Video Tutorials Win (again!): The Unbounce Solution

TechSmith Camtasia

When we asked new customers about what they were looking for, they overwhelmingly responded that video tutorials were the place to start. The scores are consistently healthy, but the number one takeaway is that customers want more video tutorials. Once we had our script, we would record the voiceover. Requests for video tutorials are a thing of the past, and we’re seeing positive comments about the screencasts, customers love them!

Recording Professional App Training Videos

Dan Keckan

Why do so many app tutorials on Youtube look so bad? When recording app tutorials, it all comes down to two best practices: display monitor preparation and audio configuration for voiceovers. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Development Tools eLearning Voice Over Video In eLearning Video Production Best Practices

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8 Tips To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning

TalentLMS

Are your online tutorials looking a bit drab? In this article, we’ll share 8 tips to jazz up your online tutorials in eLearning, regardless of your eLearning budget. How To Jazz Up Your Online Tutorials In eLearning. Online tutorials simplify complex tasks and topics. Here are 8 tips to take your online tutorials to the next level: 1. You must be able to focus your efforts on a specific objective and desired outcome while creating the online tutorial.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Voiceover for vision disability accessibility: We recorded voiceover content to help explain complex conceptual issues and maintained transcripts of the audio to include on every related page in each course. 3) Provide a Transcript for Voiceover Audio. If you’ve already scripted the voiceover content, it’s a simple process of keeping the script up-to-date and providing it as transcript text.

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How to Navigate Difficult Internal and External eLearning Customers

eLearning Brothers

Make a brief video tutorial that illustrates all of the required clicks, drags, and coding it takes to make a “simple revision” to an eLearning course. Changing the voiceover that we’ve already recorded is like altering the script an actress uses for her lines. “That should be easy to change, right?” . “It It costs that much to make a 15-minute course?”. After the final review, the vice president wants us to go in a different direction. So…we need to go back to the drawing board.”.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

And I’ve seen courses that included voiceover narration but little (or no) text on the screen… just some very dated clipart. Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? If you agree that combining voiceover audio, text, and images leads to the most effective eLearning, why is it that people don’t include voiceover audio? He is the founder and creator of Self-Help Online Tutorials ( SHOTs ), narrated microlearning videos. by Kelly Barett, COTP.

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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. Add voiceover or music – or both!   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By

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. Add voiceover or music – or both!   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell? A lesson to teach? A product to market? In the battle for online engagement, video is KING. By

Pause/play button and a custom drag and drop (issues)

Adobe Captivate

Pause/play toggle: I used a tutorial (and I don’t remember which one) to build a pause/play toggle button that pauses the timeline and plays again after pushing the button again. – This slide has a voiceover MP3 running in the back. The voiceover starts playing again after pushing the submit button. Hi Everybody, I’m working on a eLearning and ran into a few tiny hiccups that I think can be fixed easily.

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5 Tips for Using Video in Online Training Courses

LearnDash

6–10 minutes for guides and tutorials. Plan your demonstrations and tutorials thoroughly. Of course tutorial videos can also be highly successful, if they’re planned carefully. This has already been said a thousand times, but it bears repeating: videos that are nothing more than a PowerPoint presentation with voiceover narration are dull and difficult for learners to digest. How to use video content effectively in your online course.

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eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact.   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. 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.

How to Get Your Whole Team Making Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether you want more tutorials and how-tos for your customers or replacements for those unnecessary meetings with colleagues, video can solve a whole slew of business problems. For most business applications, including things like how-tos, tutorials, product showcases, explainer videos, etc.,

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

eLearning Brothers

The tutorial is helpful but just touches on the feature. Overall, TTS is still very much a work-in-progress and I almost always prefer to use a “real,” professional narrator (and this blog has a few nice articles on recommendations for recording voiceovers ). Guest blog post by Erik Lord. An earlier post on this blog offers Adobe Captivate Example Courses for download.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact.   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. 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.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact.   Karin has authored several technology books, including: Office 2010 Demystified (McGraw-Hill) and hundreds of user guides, reference manuals, and tutorials. 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.

Keeping Video Content Up To Date

TechSmith Camtasia

Imagine a basic software tutorial consisting of a title clip, two feature highlights, and an outro. Imagine the following beginning to a video tutorial: To start a screen recording in Camtasia 9, click on the Record button. Example: IBM’s Watson Voice Technology was used to generate the voiceover. This method is particularly helpful when updating video content: Any subsequent changes in the video voiceover can quickly be generated with a few clicks.

Live Training vs. eLearning: Which is Better? The Results Part II

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We offer task-based tutorials on how to learn our software. Some of our software packages have these tutorials built in. Over the past several years, we've added more and more e-Learning tutorials and less classroom training." Jennie is currently teaching two classes for IconLogic: Writing Training Documents and eLearning Scripts and Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts. by Jennie Ruby. Last week we focused on the benefits of classroom training.

5 e-Learning Mistakes That Damage Your Credibility

Trivantis

Use professional audio voiceovers and video tutorials whenever your budget allows and avoid cheesy clip art graphics. You’re two songs into your favorite playlist with a perfectly chilled Red Bull at your desk and no meetings all day. You’re ready to knock out your next e-Learning course, right? . Not so fast. Hit pause, move your hand away from the mouse and take a minute to make sure you’re not wrecking your course with these e-Learning mistakes.

Here’s a Free Text-to-Speech Application for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Use text-to-speech to create placeholder content for your reviewers so that you can get the voiceover script approved before sending it out for professional recording. Balabolka Text-to-Speech Tutorials. Here’s a quick video tutorial where I walk through the basics of text-to-speech conversion: Insert text and output audio. Occasionally, I get questions on free text-to-speech applications.

Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

TechSmith Camtasia

These screencasts can also include voiceover and even webcam videos, so Michael and his employees can explain what is happening on screen. Using screencasting, Quasar has been able to record in-person training sessions in precise tutorials, without losing the quality of training provided by the trainer being present. “We To try free Microsoft video tutorials from Quasar, click here.

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. Ideal for tutorials and demonstrations of how to use software or app.

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How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

mysimpleshow

– Explainer : Explainer videos include everything from how-tos and step-by-step videos to tutorials and guides. You will need to decide whether you will be simply doing a voiceover or you will be actually filming. YouTube is one of the biggest online platforms with a lot of potential for any creator. It may seem scary to start your own channel, but it’s actually not that complicated. Here’s how you can develop a channel on YouTube with these six easy steps.

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. Voiceover: did you know that in isEazy you can include voiceover and subtitles with a couple of clicks?

How Uber Eats uses EduMe to retain and keep couriers active on their app

Edume

A problem many on-demand food delivery companies face is a high courier sign-up rate, but seeing those contractors drop off after an initial 2-4 week period , i.e. they churn shortly after onboarding.

The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

learnWorlds

You can use: Screencasts are ideal to create tutorial videos, guides and onboarding training for new users or employees. Like Wideo, Powtoon is a template-based tool that helps you create software training demos, landing page videos, How To’s videos, tutorials, etc.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

Three versions (all in uncompressed.wav format) of the voiceover. A.libzip (for use with Camtasia 2018) of a few assets show during the broadcast (intro, outro, lower third) Two versions ( in.docx and.pdf) of the script used for the voiceover in this project. And my unedited voiceovers.

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How to MOOC: Technology-Enabled Learning Tools, Part 1

Your Training Edge

These videos are excellent for technology training, such as software tutorials – using a split screen, learners can simultaneously watch the tutorial and work interactively with the software. Other video tools include films, whiteboard animations, voiceover PowerPoint presentations, and Prezi presentations – you name it, your MOOC can handle it. Just in case you’ve been under a rock lately, here is a news update: the nature of training is changing, and fast!

Best Microphones for Recording Video

TechSmith Camtasia

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. 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. Choosing the best microphone for recording video is crucial. If the audio in your video is poor quality, viewers will drop off.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

5 Must-See PowerPoint Tutorials for Creating Better Training - Mindflash , September 29, 2010. Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials - Rapid eLearning Blog , April 20, 2010. Blooms Taxonomy Tutorial (Articulate Engage Examples) - Take an e-Learning Break , March 18, 2010. Voiceover (55). Here it is - the very best posts and the hottest topics for 2010.

How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

LifterLMS

When looking up tutorials, people often turn to the video section of Google or the YouTube search. But I mean, for years, I made videos both talking head and screen sharing tutorials with nothing but my laptop and my earbuds. 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? They’ll make the slides and actually hire out the voiceover talent.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

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. 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. When you look at video creation, 50% of your video (roughly) are the visuals. And the other 50% is the audio. Audio is critical to making a good video.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

For videos that don’t feature people, record voiceovers first. Use your own voice for voiceovers. A few hours before recording voiceovers, put down the coffee (no milk chugging, either)! Recording what’s on your screen (including smartphones) is a great way to make tutorials, how-to videos, and show process workflows. Creating tutorials about your company’s products or services builds brand awareness and establishes client trust.

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8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

CommLab India

It’s quite easy for you to create product demos, corporate presentations, and tutorials with this amazing tool. 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. Developing a live video can be an easy task. But an animated video? It’s a tough task.

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Free Tools for Getting the Most out of this Blog

Rapid eLearning

Currently, we use Diigo’s linkroll feature to track our community tutorials. As a side note, if you’re looking for a voiceover career, Hear a Blog may be a great place to start. I love all of the web apps and cool sites that pop up on the Internet. Many of them are cool in a gadgety way but not always practical; but they are fun to play with. And then there are some that are practical. For example, I use the social bookmarking tool, Diigo , quite a bit.

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Tutorials available immediately – support and help everywhere. Yeah you could view the tutorials, etc. Record Voiceover. Everyone loves to receive gifts. Whether it is a result of a wedding, anniversary, baby, birthday, holidays or whatever – it can be a fun and exciting time. Especially when it is wrapped all nice and neat. I’ll admit, my gifts are either in a bag, wrapped in newspaper or just handed to people. But, hey that’s me.

Video Length: How Long Should Instructional Videos Be? (New Data)

TechSmith Camtasia

And when we analyzed over 50 of our tutorials to measure our videos’ engagement and found that the average length of our tutorials is 3:13. Use storytelling techniques and/or an engaging speaker/voiceover to help even dry topics seem less boring.

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22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos

learnWorlds

After that, you add your photos, videos (you can capture video from within the app) and audio files (insert or record a voiceover). Like Wideo, Powtoon is a template-based tool that helps you create training demos, landing page videos, How To’s videos, tutorials etc. It’s not one, neither two, but 22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos.