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. Interested in learning more about voice over scripts?

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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.

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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 Richard Mayer Voice Overs voice principle

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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.

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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.

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Teacher voices

Learning with e's

I want to share these teacher voices with you. Photo by Tom Wilkins Teacher voices by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Voice Over Scripts: Writing Style Tips

Experiencing eLearning

Instructional designers often need to write voice over scripts, but many of us have never received any formal training on how writing for voice over is different from other writing. She did a terrific job and brought energy and life to my script (as a great voice over professional can).

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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.

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Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett

Learning with e's

Photo courtesy of Kate Bartlett Teacher Voices: Kate Bartlett by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 This is a continuation of my series of interviews with former students who are now teachers.

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Teacher Voices: Stewart Matthews

Learning with e's

Here's another post in my continuing series on teacher voices. 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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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. You can quickly isolate the imperfections in your voice quality.

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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.

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. In the video below you’ll get a peek into our voice over recording session.

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Teacher Voices: Megan Douglas

Learning with e's

Photo courtesy of Megan Douglas Teacher Voices: Megan Douglas by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Student voices

Learning with e's

Photo by Pedro Ribiero Simoes on Wikimedia Commons Student voices by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 bett2014 BETT show BYOD collaboration education interaction learner autonomy learning student voice Technology university video

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Teacher Voices: Tyla Elworthy

Learning with e's

Photo courtesy of Tyla Elworthy Teacher Voices: Tyla Elworthy by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Teacher Voices: Chris Nesbitt

Learning with e's

Photo courtesy of Chris Nesbitt Teacher Voices: Chris Nesbitt by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

How to Soundproof a Room for Quality Voice Overs

Visual Lounge

Your point gets lost in the static along with your voice. But for anything with a voice over, on-screen dialog, or interview, you’ll want to make sure the sound quality is as good as possible. Direct sound comes from sound waves going directly to your ears (or voice recorder).

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How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

There are several things you can do before, during, and after recording to make your voice overs for eLearning sound more professional in your courses. This is probably the most important aspect to having a professional sounding voice over. Mic placement is important for voice overs.

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Podcast: Writing Voice-Over Scripts for eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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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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.

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eLearning & Training: Casting Cross-Cultural Voice-Over Talents

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Adding voice-overs to your eLearning lessons can increase the interaction a learner has with your content, often boosting the lesson's overall effectiveness. Providing high-quality voice-overs is a tremendous feat in only one language or accent. Here are some facets to consider when casting cross-cultural voice talents. The desired voice-over role. A voice talent may function as a narrator, instructor, spokesperson, or actor in a storyline. by Jen Weaver.

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Tips for Working with E-Learning Voice-Over Talent

E-learning Uncovered

Working with professional voice-over talent can help your courses be more polished and professional, but this comes at an expense. Here are my top three tips for working with voice-over talent. The next time you work with voice-over talent, remember to….

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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?” A dialogue box appears (shown a few pictures down), allowing you to select a slide and add the text which the selected voice will speak, at least to the best of its ability.

Teacher Voices: Naomi Hancock

Learning with e's

It's also a chance for them to voice their hopes and fears about teaching, now they are actually in the thick of it. It's great to catch up with former students and discover what they are doing. That is exactly the purpose of this series of blog posts.

How to do Voice Overs for eLearning – Post Editing (Part 3)

eLearning Brothers

There are several things you can do before, during, and after recording to make your voice overs for eLearning sound more professional in your courses. Now that you’ve finished your voice over recording, you have an unedited audio clip that needs to be touched up.

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Guide to Selecting the Best Voice Over Microphone

iSpring Solutions

Shared. Recording a voiceover is a field of knowledge that includes many disciplines from learning how to speak into a microphone to selecting the right software for recording your audio narrations by reading a script.

The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts

The eLearning Coach

Post from: The eLearning Coach The Art Of Writing Great Voice Over Scripts. Tags: AUDIO DESIGN MEDIA STORYBOARDING narration scripting scriptwriting voice over Want to improve how you write for the ear? Then you'll want to read these tips.

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.

Voice Over Tips for eLearning – During Recording (Part 2)

eLearning Brothers

For voice over tips there are several things you can do before , during, and after recording to make your voice overs sound more professional in your courses. Here are some simple voice over tips to think about as you begin and while you are recording your next project. .

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Teacher Voices: Lloyd Chilcott

Learning with e's

Photo courtesy of Lloyd Chilcott Teacher Voices: Lloyd Chilcott by Steve Wheeler was written in Singapore and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Finding out what former students are doing now they are qualified, is one of the joys of teaching.

Teacher Voices: Hannah Shelton

Learning with e's

Photos courtesy of Hannah Shelton Teacher Voices: Hannah Shelton by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 This is post number four in my ongoing series of interviews with former students.

Going Pro: Voice Actors Enhance eLearning Voice-overs and Soundtracks by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Consider using professional voice talent to ensure quality audio. The audio track is as important to a polished, professional eLearning module as the navigation or visual content. Design Strategies Getting Started Learning Media

Interaction with Digital Devices through Voice Commands – The Future of Learning

CommLab India

The mobile learning module is searched and the specific answer is voiced. When I say, ‘interacting with digital devices’, it’s much more than voice or speech recognition. At your voice command. You can navigate through Google Glass by your voice commands.