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.

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

eLearning Brothers

Recently a question came up in one of the help forums: “How do I install the Captivate 8 TTS voices?” So here’s a quick overview of Captivate 8’s text-to-speech features as well as some details on how to obtain the voices, install them, and a couple related options and further resource information. So download and install the proper voice package for your licensed CP8 install (under an Admin account!), Guest blog post by Erik Lord.

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Inside the Voice Actors Studio

ATD Learning Technologies

This blog post from Ben Butina focuses on the performance aspect of voiceover. Professional voiceover actors and directors draw on a variety of techniques to get the best possible performance, and learning professionals can use these same techniques to improve our work. Click here to read full version

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Learning in the Times of COVID-19 – How to Develop Your Online Learning Material 

Hurix Digital

This version is then submitted for a review to all stakeholders. So, the recording of audio voiceovers begins only after the script has been finalized. There has to be perfect harmony between the two, and the pronunciation, diction, and voice modulation have to be perfect.

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. You can choose one of the explainer engine’s automated voices, upload an audio file, or record your own voice.

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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. You can choose one of the explainer engine’s automated voices, upload an audio file, or record your own voice.

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.

Writing & Grammar: Taller than Me? Or Taller than I Am?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Or the shorter version: Tom likes pizza more than she does. The two instructors both teach in loud voices, but Samuel is louder than her. Jennie teaches two writing classes: Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts and eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts. by Jennie Ruby. "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" " Well, maybe, but will I get the grammar right? Comparisons between people can be tricky--and not just because of the risk for insult.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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 I’ve mentioned both WCAG version 2.0 and version 2.1. Do you outsource recording narration to voice-over talent?

How to Make a Great Educational Video (Free Template)

TechSmith Camtasia

Record your voice over. With your script in hand, it’s time to record your voice over. TechSmith Camtasia comes with a built-in, easy-to-use voice recording feature and can be an excellent option. Already have a voice over recorded?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

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 I’ve mentioned both WCAG version 2.0 and version 2.1. Do you outsource recording narration to voice-over talent?

Practical tips for designing and facilitating learning experiences for neurodiverse learners

Matrix

For example, if we are talking about learners with dyslexia, voiceover is very helpful for e-learning. A less tech version is having them write on pieces of paper that the facilitator can then read.

What Microphone Is Best for Recording Video?

TechSmith Camtasia

We used this consistently across the USB microphones, despite the best practice of adjusting the level to your voice and needs. For our tests, we wanted to capture the difference between male and female voices. Overall, some mics did perform better for a male voice, and some for a female voice. Do note, that with some post-processing, or by adjusting your equalization on your mixing board you can optimize any of these mics for any voice type.

Best Microphones for Recording Video

TechSmith Camtasia

Same voice over talent for all recordings, which was Andrea Perry & Ryan Knott for the English voice overs, and Lars Grosspietsch for the German voice over. We also wanted to capture the difference between male and female voices. However, this microphone has a great overall sound for both a male and female voice. 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.

Meet Camtasia Studio 7 plus Camtasia for Mac 1.1!

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only do we have a new version of Camtasia Studio 7 available today, but we also have a new release for Camtasia for Mac 1.1 ! You can do a voice-only recording and capture the microphone audio only (skip recording the screen video). It allows you to record a voiceover. You can also scrub your audio clean from distractions like keyboard clicks, fan noise, and overly loud or uneven voice levels. The day is finally here!

Easygenerator: the next 12 months

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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. Last week, after months of intense development and user testing we launched our new Plus Plan. The Plus Plan makes it very easy for teachers and subject matter experts to create engaging learning material quickly, without a learning curve.

Why video training content is better than PowerPoint today

Matrix

Still, in 2020, with video-content consuming digital natives entering the workforce, e-learning designers have to opt for the more engaging version of rendering information. There is the written presentation, and then there is the voice-over.

How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

BrightCarbon

This blog article could also be called ‘confessions of a voice-over artist.’ For several years I’ve done voice-over work here at BrightCarbon, lending my voice to eLearning courses, promotional videos, and webinars aplenty. The use of the passive voice: The second way to make sure you’re being direct is to avoid using the passive voice. Everyone hates listening to their own voice! But – dramatic pause – this narrated version is shorter than the original!

6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

When a student enrolls in your course, they’re dedicating the next few hours to listening to your voice. Nasality can’t be easily fixed, but feedback, background noise, and fuzziness when recording your voice can be reduced with decent microphones. These are perfect for recording voiceovers. 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.

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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The 34 Best Training Video Software – Full Comparison Guide

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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 recent versions of the software offer support for 4K, 5K videos, and 360-degree video.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

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. In this case, I’m selecting the SigmaTel sound card, which takes input from the microphone that I’m going to use to record some voiceover narration. If you’re just recording voice-over narration, leave it unchecked.

Top 10 Sexual Harassment Training Courses

Ed App

If employees are not encouraged to be more open to this type of discussion, they won’t know the proper actions or the proper avenue to voice their concerns. . There are 2 course versions for managers and employees. There are 2 course versions – one for managers and one for employees.

How to Convert Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

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Do a professional voiceover. In line with the above point, a professional voiceover is also an important asset of a high quality e-learning course. A dull voice or an inappropriate speaker can ruin the overall effect. Instructor-led training (ILT) is no longer the most suitable option for company training in our intensive daily routine.

50 Tips for Better Video

TechSmith Camtasia

You may want to make a different version of the video for Facebook, YouTube, etc., About voice recording. 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!). A few hours before recording voiceovers, put down the coffee (no milk chugging, either)!

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8 Awesome Online Tools to Create Captivating Learning Videos

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You can create your own characters in no time; choose from various editable scenes that represent different industries, activities, and concepts; and give a voice to the character which will automatically lip-sync it. 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.

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How To Make Modern Video Courses Online with WordPress

LifterLMS

That’s just version one. Those programs can also capture your face and your voice at the same time, too. 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. They get a feel for your personality, and it just builds more of a connection than just voice over slides.

Product Review: Knoodle

eLearning 24-7

Video goes in and out with the audio – They explain it has to do with the latest version of Flash, but how about coming up with an alternative. Record Voiceover. On the screen, the end user can play the presentation – and any media – say voice overs, music, etc., Because I was using the free version, I was unable to use this feature and thus cannot tell you what it looked like and how it played on a mobile device. Everyone loves to receive gifts.

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 its basic version, the tool is completely free for 7 days, and full access to it is granted with a small annual fee. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Get a free PDF version so you can read it whenever you want. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Luckily, you don’t need a professional recording studio to achieve good voice-over audio.

63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

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The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts - The eLearning Coach , November 10, 2010Want to improve how you write for the ear? Post from: The eLearning Coach The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts. ADDIE Backwards Planning Model - Big Dog, Little Dog , November 22, 2010I have been working on this model for some time, so I wanted to present my latest version. Voiceover (6). Great content again this month.