Adobe Presenter Video Express: Synchronizing Voiceover Audio with Slide Builds

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by Jennie Ruby  Suppose you have hired voiceover talent to record the audio for your Adobe Presenter project. You give the voiceover artist the script. When you get the voiceover recordings back, you just import each segment to the slide it belongs to. To attend my class, all you need is access to the Internet, Microsoft PowerPoint, and a trial version of Presenter.

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.

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Voiceover Scripts That Engage Learners

ATD Learning Technologies

How can you use your voiceover script to keep a learner’s attention within an e-learning lesson? Click here to read full version Here are the two most important factors: Make it proportional and make it conversational.

Voiceover Scripts That Engage Learners

ATD Learning Technologies

How can you use your voiceover script to keep a learner’s attention within an e-learning lesson? Click here to read full version Here are the two most important factors: Make it proportional and make it conversational.

eLearning Localization – Details to Consider

ICDTranslation

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. Voiceover talents.

Create Effective Dialogue Simulations for Online Sales Training with iSpring Version 8.3

CommLab India

They provide the option of adding voiceover to a character’s lines in dialogue simulations, adding a realistic touch to the conversations. How important is it for sales personnel to say the correct thing at the correct time to a potential customer? It is very important. Communication or dialogue is a significant part of any sales process. Good communication skills help sales people connect well with potential clients. Their lack will result in lost clients and deals.

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. Launching the Learning Management System Version.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

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To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. This process remains unchanged from earlier versions of Captivate.).   At this point, you can add the caption by typing or copying/pasting from an existing voiceover script. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT. When it comes to accessibility, Adobe's products have always been some of the best available. Nevertheless, Adobe found a way to improve them.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

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Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? If you or the subject matter expert updates the PowerPoint presentation outside of the eLearning tool, does the eLearning version update or do you have to re-import? If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint.

New 1-Hour Live, Online Course: Microsoft PowerPoint to eLearning via Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, or Presenter

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Does the voiceover audio you added to your PowerPoint slides still work when the slides are imported into your eLearning tool? If you or the subject matter expert updates the PowerPoint presentation outside of the eLearning tool, does the eLearning version update or do you have to re-import? If you intend to create an eLearning course, it’s a good bet that you’re going to start the development process in Microsoft PowerPoint.

8 Expert Tips for Making E-Learning Videos

Capytech

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.

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. Maybe the previous version of your video did not have a watermark and you now want to add one for branding purposes.

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TechSmith Camtasia Studio: Localizing Closed Captions

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During a recent Camtasia class, a student asked about providing the captions in other languages than English (she was asked to create versions of her project in a dozen languages).   After adding the captions, I ensured the captions and the voiceover audio were synced via the Timeline.

9 Tips to Localise Your E-Learning Courses

Capytech

This could be in different countries, for example, such as one version of the course for your team in the UAE and a different version for your team in KSA. Therefore, an e-learning course that has been fully localised would feature different house images on each version.

LAMS Activity Planner

Moodle Journal

Teachers can use the LAMS Activity Planner to easily adopt and customise powerful teaching strategies in less than 10 minutes.The LAMS Activity Planner is now ready for beta testing - that is, the system still has some bugs and rough edges, but is ready for exploration by those who'd like to try out an early version and provide feedback.

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

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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. This version of the sentence sounds really smooth, but now the implication is that you are ordering general supplies, whereas including the word the meant that you were ordering the specific lumber, etc.,     Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? by Jennie Ruby.

E-learning For Insurance Sector: Staying Ahead With Technology-driven Approach

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In addition, a separate version of the module was developed to cater to marketing needs. Audio-voiceovers were changed and animations were introduced to create interest in the mind of the customer. Two distinct versions of the module were able to address two distinct needs – training and marketing. Banking and Financial sector was one of the first adopters of technology-based learning.

How To Update Explainer Videos In No Time

mysimpleshow

Maybe you feel that the voiceover or background music needs to be replaced with something more up to date or current. Maybe the previous version of your video did not have a watermark and you now want to add one for branding purposes.

Adobe Captivate 5: Control the Volume of Background Audio

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One of the options missing from RoboDemo and older versions of Captivate was the ability to control the volume of the background audio on slides that already had audio (voiceover audio for instance). by Kevin Siegel. Captivate developers have been able to add background audio to their projects since Captivate was known as RoboDemo. The process of adding background audio hasn't changed much over the years.

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Writing & Grammar: Name that Mouse Move!

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We received many correctly categorized versions of this list, formatted at least 5 different ways.   An interesting version to me was one submitted by  Matt Smith , which illustrates a business-style list. Jennie teaches two writing classes:  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts.

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How to Convert Flash courses to HTML5 Efficiently

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Flash SWF Course Output published Earlier Versions of Elearning Development Tools: (If the Flash-based SWF output was created using earlier version of elearning development tools such as Articulate Presenter, Studio 07, Storyline 1 or 2, Adobe Presenter, Captivate, Lectora, etc. The more recent version of source files you have, the better the chance that you could quickly convert these to HTML5 using the latest software to republish old courses.

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e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

G-Cube

Your SME can double up as your audio-voiceover artist. 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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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. In contrast, the scripted example took an hour to record and edit the voiceover, another hour to record the screen and then a couple more hours to edit the audio and video together afterwards.That’s a total of 2½ hours for the unscripted video, and 4 hours for the scripted version. BONUS: This post contains video examples to help you determine your best process.

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.

PowerPoint 2010: Converting Presentations to Movies

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In previous versions of PowerPoint, converting presentations to movies  could be a bit of a laborious task.   Related article: PowerPoint 2007: Adding Voiceover Narration to Presentations Converted to Movies. by AJ George. PowerPoint 2010 has a new feature allowing presentations to quickly and easily be saved directly to.wmv (Windows Media Video) format. Open the presentation within PowerPoint 2010.

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ADOBE CAPTIVATE 2017: Improved Closed Captions

Adobe Captivate

To add closed captions, add voiceover audio to a slide and then choose Audio > Audio Management. This process remains unchanged from earlier versions of Captivate.). At this point, you can add the caption by typing or copying/pasting from an existing voiceover script. by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT. When it comes to accessibility, Adobe’s products have always been some of the best available. Nevertheless, Adobe found a way to improve them.

Microsoft Word: To Track or Not to Track Changes

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Although newer versions of Word (2007 and beyond) track and link moved text, you still have to first move, then edit the text to see any tracked changes within the moved text.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class.

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.

Microsoft Word: Customize the Status Bar

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  In Word 2003 (and earlier versions), grayed-out shortcuts line the status bar at the bottom of the screen.   Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby.

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.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: Creating Software Demos

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I want to be able to list the changes in 2013 from the 2010 version of the software, and show just a quick mini-vid of things that have been changed. Next I created a script (you can't do anything without a step-by-step script, and possibly a voiceover script to go with it), and opened my target application, Word 2013, in maximized view. by Jennie Ruby.

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

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Or the shorter version: Tom likes pizza more than she does. 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. Pronoun usage can change the meaning of a comparison and leave your grammar lacking.

Writing & Grammar: Do You Need a, Comma?

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Sometime after 2012 is when support for version 3.5 Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents. by Jennie Ruby    Do I need a comma after "In 2008"? That is one of the most frequent questions I am asked in grammar classes. The answer I must give is that the comma is usually optional.

Writing & Grammar: Nauseated by Nauseous

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Just as software experts have to keep up to date with the latest versions of software, professional writers and editors have to keep up with the latest versions of English. Use the latest usage, not the traditionalist usage, to complete these sentences with some version of the word nausea. Jennie teaches two writing classes: Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts and eLearning: Writing Effective Scripts. by Jennie Ruby.

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

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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? If so, consider attending Jennie's  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class.

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

eLearning Brothers

You would think those voice installers would be available on the main Captivate Download page , but they’re not, though the patches for the Captivate program itself are there (have you upgraded to the latest version?). Where previous versions of Captivate had five voices, CP8 adds three more for a total of eight “agents,” including a Korean voice, Yumi. Guest blog post by Erik Lord. An earlier post on this blog offers Adobe Captivate Example Courses for download.

Writing & Grammar: Editing in the Cloud

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For this kind of review, each of your reviewers must have a compatible version of Word and have a basic knowledge of how to use Track Changes. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script? If so, consider attending my Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts class. by Jennie Ruby. You have a Word document and you need multiple people to review it and get back to you with changes.

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.

Tech Tuesday Toolbox | Issue #3

Mike Taylor

Just type your voice over text into presenter notes, and upload it to Narakeet, and it will create your slideshow with voiceover. If you’d prefer to get this exact same information in smaller, daily doses you can subscribe to the daily version of this newsletter at [link].

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