Voice Over Script Pitfalls

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional designers sometimes run into pitfalls when writing voice over scripts. Jill Goldman of Goldivox is a voice over professional who graciously agreed to share with me the issues she sometimes sees in scripts. This is part 3 of my series on writing voice over scripts. Read the rest of series: Writing Style Tips for Voice Over Scripts. Formatting Tips for Voice Over Scripts. One of the most common pitfalls in voice over scripts is writing numbers.

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Vary Sentence Structure in Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

When you use voice over for elearning, do you want it to sound natural and flowing, or do you want it to sound stiff and didactic? A great voice over person can make a good script more engaging, and a great script sound fantastic. However, if the script itself is completely stiff and unnatural, there’s only so much a voice over person can do. One common problem in writing for voice over is overly complex sentences. Voice Over Scripts: Writing Style Tips.

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Voice Over Script Review Checklist

Experiencing eLearning

I’ve written several posts with tips on how to write voice over scripts. Voice Over Script Review Checklist. For further explanation of the above points, review the previous posts in the series: Writing Style Tips for Voice Over Scripts. Formatting Tips for Voice Over Scripts. Voice Over Script Pitfalls. This review checklist summarizes all of the tips from the previous three posts into a single Word document you can download and use yourself.

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Sell and Scale Like Outdoor Voices

Wisetail

The post Sell and Scale Like Outdoor Voices appeared first on Wisetail LMS. All L&D Best Practices LMS Best Practices LMS LMS culture mobile learning outdoor voicesThe Wisetail LMS has the tools to boost engagement and better your business. How do we do that? With gamification, an intuitive user interface, and social and collaborative features.

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. 12 Ways to Get the Most. Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. from a modern authoring tool? saturated market, we’ve designed.

Rise Against Robotic Voice-Overs

eLearning Brothers

One might think that eLearning voice-overs would be the place to take your enunciation skills to the max, but that’s not quite true. This is also big reason why a human voice is usually a wiser choice than a machine voice. Mayer’s Voice Principle states that, “People learn better when the narration in multimedia lessons is spoken in a friendly human voice rather than a machine voice.”

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6 Quick Voice-Over Tips

eLearning Brothers

You want your eLearning audio to go smoothly, especially voice-overs. Using your voice properly is a skill in itself. This will prevent unintended mouth sounds and keep your voice consistent though out your session. #4. If you have any other voice over tips for eLearning , please share in the comments section below! The post 6 Quick Voice-Over Tips appeared first on eLearning Brothers. eLearning Featured tips tips and tricks voice over voiceover

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Formatting Tips for Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

If we as instructional designers write scripts that are easy for voice over talent to understand, the voice over professionals we work with can record and edit those scripts faster. This is part 2 in my series of posts on tips for creating voice over scripts. Part 1: Voice Over Scripts: Writing Style Tips. Jill Goldman of Goldivox shared several tips with me about what she looks for in scripts from her perspective as a voice over professional.

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Best Practices for Voice-Over

CourseArc

If you are designing and developing eLearning, you are most likely going to need voice-over work. Voice Principle – People learn better when the narration in multimedia lessons is in a friendly human voice, rather than a machine voice. Using professional voice-over is expensive and time consuming, so many projects opt to use “in house” voices. Here are some tips for creating great voice-over. Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand.

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Finding The Right "Voice Over" For eLearning

eLearning Industry

eLearning Best Practices Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverWhat should I consider and the questions to ask. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Additional Voices for Captivate

Adobe Captivate

Hi, where can I find and purchase additional voices that are compatiable with and I can use with Captivate. We already have the NeoSpeech voices, but looking to add more variety. The post Additional Voices for Captivate appeared first on eLearning. Media Question Text to Speech media question text to speech voices

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The Benefits of Using Professional Voice Talent

InSync Training

Now, all you need to do is have somebody voice these modules. How about Mary or Joe in Accounting – (such a nice voice)? You’ve put the finishing touches on the script for your client. Your company has just spent thousands of dollars creating the perfect visuals , countless hours perfecting the story , and you’ve even decided on some cool background music. It all looks fantastic, should be a huge success. Right? eLearning

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eLearning Voice Over Tip: How to Eliminate Background Noise

eLearning Brothers

Annoying background sounds in your eLearning voice over courses can be frustrating. Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, that’s why I wanted to make a quick video on how to take out noise reductions in your voice over projects. Once you know how to do it, it will make your voice overs sound clean and professional. The post eLearning Voice Over Tip: How to Eliminate Background Noise appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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How to choose the best e-learning voice actors

Wizcabin

Adding voices to your online training content can help to improve your brand’s image and the quality of your course. However, you have to choose a pitch-perfect e-learning voice to make all that come through. In this article, you’ll find every information and tips you need to choose the best voice actors to create your e-learning courses. 5 Tips To Choose The Best e-learning Voice Actor For Your e-learning Courses. Choose human voice over automated voice.

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How To Use AI Voices In Your eLearning Courses

eLearning Industry

Modern AI voices are realistic and engaging. Learn how to use AI voices and create accessible and engaging learning experiences for your students. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2

Edmego Learning

The Art Of Voice Overs – Part 2. Producing voice overs is an acquired skill. Just because you talk all day does not mean that you are fully qualified for voice overs. As a matter of fact in part 1 of this series we referenced the fact that when we hear our own voice it can be quite disconcerting. You can quickly isolate the imperfections in your voice quality. This brings us to Part 2 of our series: The Art of Voice Overs.

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Putting a Voice to Your Courses

LearnDash

If you are a writer then you have probably heard how important it is to develop your unique “voice” In fact, writers spend years trying to perfect their voice. It often becomes their “brand” Anything we put in a digital format has a “voice”, even videos. Yes, we can actually hear the voices in a video, but in this context it makes more sense to talk about the feeling people get as they watch.

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How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs

eLearning Brothers

When recording voice overs in a non-professional studio, you’re bound to run into unwanted background noises, and other pesky sounds that your microphone picks up. If you want to clean up your audio and make better voice overs for your eLearning projects than keep reading. How to Make a DIY Vocal Booth for eLearning Voice Overs. The post How to Make Your Own Sound Booth for Better Voice Overs appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Rest-assured that your voice is far better than you think and, it’s perfectly appropriate for eLearning. Nevertheless, there are times when you simply don’t want to use your own voice, and you cannot afford to hire professional talent. But what if you don’t like the free voice choices or quality that come with your eLearning tools? by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Rest-assured that your voice is far better than you think and, it’s perfectly appropriate for eLearning. Nevertheless, there are times when you simply don’t want to use your own voice, and you cannot afford to hire professional talent. But what if you don’t like the free voice choices or quality that come with your eLearning tools? by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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Are You Prepared To Combat Voice Search?

eLearning Industry

Google reports that 55 percent of teens and 40 percent of adults use voice search daily; and, according to Google’s Behshad Behzadi, the ratio of voice search is growing faster than type search. Educational Technology Educational Technology Tools eLearning Trends Voice-Activated eLearning

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4 Priorities For Your Voice Over Recording

eLearning Brothers

Whenever the camera is on our actress, we used a boom microphone to record her voice. If the voice over audio sounds different from the camera-recorded audio, you may be in trouble. Many times you can tell when a voice over was done in a recording booth as opposed to being recorded on site with the camera. In the video below you’ll get a peek into our voice over recording session. The post 4 Priorities For Your Voice Over Recording appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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How To Add Voice Over On PowerPoint and Google Slides

Thinkific

Voice-over presentations create a better learning experience because it’s a more engaging way to learn. Some students learn through visual… The post How To Add Voice Over On PowerPoint and Google Slides appeared first on Thinkific.

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The Importance of Voice Search and Virtual Classrooms in Learning Platforms

Origin Fractal LXP

Here are some interesting stats on voice search: 20% of all searches on Google are voice-based 31% of smartphone users use voice search at least once a week 50% of all online searches will be voice-based by 2020 Almost 20% of all voice search queries are triggered by just 25 keywords Global voice commerce is expected to be worth $40B by 2022. offers further insights on the emerging market for voice search. Voice Search in Fractal LXP.

Hiring A Voice Actor For eLearning/Explainer Videos

eLearning Industry

Are you considering hiring a voice actor for eLearning/explainer videos? eLearning Best Practices Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Voice Mobile Reflections

Clark Quinn

I have only recently upgraded to a phone with any meaningful voice capabilities, an iPhone with Siri in my particular case. Then, finding out m’lady was out and about, I decided to see if I could text by voice as well (which my brother assures me is how he always does it on his Android device). And I really hadn’t put it to the test, but that changed this past weekend. I had a long solo drive home and time to think.

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Podcast: Writing Voice-Over Scripts for eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Voice-Over Scripts for eLearning. IconLogic's Kevin Siegel and Jennie Ruby recently sat down with the folks at the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and discussed Writing. We talked about how critically important it is to. write the scripts in advance.    Learn some important Dos and Don'ts you can put to use. immediately. Audio eLearning mLearning

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Voice of the Employee, What is it all about?

Nvolve

Voice of the Employee or VOE measures employee experience and engagement. What is a Voice of the Employee Program? Voice of the Employee programs can improve the employee experience, improve workplace culture, boost productivity and refine business processes.

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Health eLearning Voice Over: Medical Background Required?

eLearning Industry

A voice-over actor with over twenty years of experience in medical eLearning voice over explains whether a medical background is prescribed to narrate health-related courses. eLearning Best Practices eLearning Development Best Practices eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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Voices from Future Learners

KnowledgeStar

Good idea to take a moment and watch and listen to the video … feels like they sent a camera into a time machine and came back with this report. If you want to move forward you’ll pay attention to where education (aka learning) is headed. Future of education future of learning

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5 Reasons Why Vetting The Voice For Your eLearning Course Is Important

eLearning Industry

While several key factors are taken into account when creating effective eLearning videos, the choice of a voice actor is by far the most important. The voice actor is the voice of your eLearning video, if not the face. eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over Video In eLearning

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Man Vs. Machine For Voice Over In eLearning

eLearning Industry

eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverThe complexities of communication add to the dynamics of man vs. machine, when it comes to learning, translation and speech. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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9 Criteria To Select The Perfect eLearning Voice Over Artist

eLearning Industry

Voice overs add a personal touch to eLearning and improve memory retention. In this article, I’ll highlight the 9 top criteria to select the ideal eLearning voice over artist. eLearning Career Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice OverThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

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4 Tips to Create Voice Search Friendly Content

Hurix Digital

With the “best route to reach Lower Parel” voice command, she found the fastest route to work and reached her office in record time despite the perennial traffic jams. . Google, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon are all perfecting voice recognition technology. Voice assistants like OK Google, Siri, Cortana and Alexa are already prevalent in your house, office, car and really, everywhere you go. Voice recognition from Google already has an accuracy of 95%.

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Everyone Has a Voice

Adobe Captivate

The post Everyone Has a Voice appeared first on eLearning. I got into the training industry by accident. The company that hired me did so because I was a subject matter expert in the area they needed to deliver training. They sent me on courses to learn the skills and knowledge required to be an instructional designer, and I’m forever in their debt. I found what I was meant to be doing.

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