ARTICULATE STORYLINE 360: Text-to-Speech to Final Voiceover

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

While working on a recent eLearning project in Articulate Storyline 360, there was a delay in getting the voiceover audio back from our voiceover professional.   To keep the project moving forward, I copied the voiceover script into the Notes window on each Storyline slide.

Adobe Captivate: Six Ways to Use Voiceover Scripts

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by Jennie Ruby    I often point out in my classes on  writing eLearning voiceover scripts  that a script is necessary so that when you record the audio you don't skip anything, don't stumble, and don't say "um." " However, using a voiceover script for eLearning is way more useful than just that. Since Captivate comes with several high-quality computerized voices from NeoSpeech, this is a viable option.

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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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Adobe Presenter: Managing Voiceover Scripts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Adobe Presenter has a pretty nifty way to help you display your voiceover script while recording audio. Instead of having to manage a printout while simultaneously recording your voice and clicking through slides, you can view your script in a moveable pop-up box that functions much like a heads-up GPS display. All is well and good until you find an error in your script or want to make a change in the voiceover. by Jennie Ruby.

eLearning Voiceover: Best ways to select the apt voice over for your course

CHRP-INDIA

After creating the content for your eLearning, the next step is to choose a voice that will bring your course to life. Voice selection has the power to diminish or elevate the quality of the training. Experienced L&D developers are aware of the importance of voice-overs to help reduce employee retention and creating an effect. It is imperative to know that just any voice over will not work. You must select a conversationalist voice with dynamics.

Top 10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your eLearning Voiceover Artist

Dan Keckan

Increasingly Instructional Designers are called on to curate voiceover for their projects to compete for attention in a peak TV era. How do you talk with a voiceover and direct performance in order to get the best results, so that your client is raving about the vocal part of the project? eLearning Best Practices Editors' Choice eLearning Voice Over Instructional Designers Voice-Activated eLearning

Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

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by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices. However, I wouldn't use this technique for voiceover audio.   As for voiceover audio, I don't recommend that you add it to a project as the background. If you're not concerned with saving production time, perhaps my second reason for adding voiceover audio at the slide level will get your attention.

PowerPoint: Text-to-Speech Voiceover Tools

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You could, of course, record a voiceover in PowerPoint, but maybe you have a cold and your voice isn't up to par. Or maybe your own voice sounds like fingernails on a chalkboard to you. Several new tools allow you to type the text you would normally say, and have text-to-speech technology (TTS) generate the voiceover for you. Later, if the content changes, editing the typed text will be way easier than re-recording an entire voiceover.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

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by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.

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.

Get Voiceover Right First Time with this Essential Checklist

eLearning Architect

More and more learners are demanding voiceover in their eLearning courses and for good reason – a great voiceover can bring your content to life. Question 1: What is your voiceover preference? Seems like a straightforward question – but what type of voice will engage with your learners? We have all battled our way through mediocre compliance training with a monotone voice, so what personality will bring your content to life? Do you want a male or female voice?

How to Write a Good Voiceover Script

GO1

Are you creating an online e-learning course that needs a voiceover? We all know that having a good voiceover for e-learning videos is crucial in communicating ideas and information. Of course, a lot of time is put into finding the perfect voice for the part. But, in reality the most important part of the voiceover […]. The post How to Write a Good Voiceover Script appeared first on GO1 Learning.

eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

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each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. On occasion I record voiceovers at home on my laptop. I have a radio background so I do the voice overs. While you have to hold it manually, there's no variation in voice. See also: eLearning Voice-Overs Microphone Guideline and Tips for Capturing Audio. by Kevin Siegel.

Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can write step-by-step instructions like a pro, but now you have been asked to create voice-over narratives for e-Learning scripts.   In this interactive half-day class you will learn to define the appropriate voice and tone for a narrative text and take specific steps to create the engaging and personable writing style that voice-over narratives require. Establish the appropriate voice, tone, and vocabulary for that audience.

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

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When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Then I selected Matthew as my voice

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Then I selected Matthew as my voice

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Recording Professional App Training Videos

Dan Keckan

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

Pro-Tips for B2B Voice Actor Demos

Cinecraft

Pro-Tips for B2B Voice Actors. If you are a voice actor looking for B2B jobs, this post offers you an insider’s perspective on creating a professional B2B demo that will reach the client. If you are a marketing or training professional, consider these Pro-Tips as background information to aid you in the process of choosing the “right” voice for your upcoming video or training course. Here are four tips that will help you, the voice actor, get your demo to the client.

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Discover the Right Way to Choose A Voiceover for Your Digital Learning

eLearningMind

Voiceovers are a lot like design: you only really notice it when it’s bad. That’s because a good voiceover is so seamless that it becomes an integral part of your digital learning, instead of sticking out like a sore thumb. Voiceovers that are condescending, boring, or even a little too homemade can turn learners off and make them focus on anything but the subject matter. A good voiceover helps learners put themselves in the same scenarios portrayed in the video.

Writing & Grammar: The Power of Passive Voice

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by Jennie Ruby    As writers, we know we are not supposed to use the passive voice. Nearly every writers' guide tells us to prefer the active voice. This week's challenge: Rewrite the following entirely passive paragraph using mostly active voice. Join her online and learn about  Writing Effective eLearning Voiceover Scripts  and  eLearning: Writing Step-by-Step Scripts and Training Documents.

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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?” 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.

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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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Polly Want a Voice?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to audio in eLearning, my experience strongly suggests that adding voiceover audio to your project enhances the learner experience. Does this mean that you need to hire professional voiceover talent? However, home-grown audio featuring you as the voiceover talent works great. I know, I know, you hate your voice. Yikes, I mean we hate the sound of our own voice, not yours.) Then I selected Matthew as my voice

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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. . Always perform a soundcheck before you actually start recording your voiceovers. Using headphones is more or less a preference when it comes to voiceover recording.

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eLearningNarrators.com Offers Curated List of Voice Actors by News Editor

Learning Solutions Magazine

eLearningNarrators.com, a collective of independent voiceover professionals sponsoring DevLearn 2017, offers voice actors. specializing in eLearning narration. Development Strategies Learning Media

ID and E-Learning Links (7/24/16)

Experiencing eLearning

Voice Realm. Hire voice over with free auditions. tags: voiceover. Bookmarks mobile learning plagiarism research voice overHow Relearning Old Concepts Alongside New Ones Makes It All Stick | MindShift | KQED News. Rather than studying and practicing a single skill in blocks, it’s more effective to use “interleaved” or variable practice of multiple skills. You remember better this way.

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How Do I Hire Voice-over Talent for Video or eLearning? Can I Narrate?

Cinecraft

How Do I Hire Voice-over Talent for Video or eLearning? If you you need to make a training video or an eLearning course and have identified voice-over narration as the method to tell your story, then this blog post is for you. We always suggest using professional voice actors, also known as voice talent, voiceover artists, or VO talent. The hourly cost of professional voice talent ranges from hundreds to thousands. Type of voice.

Guide to Selecting the Best Voice Over Microphone

iSpring Solutions

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. Picking the right recording gear is the lion’s share of the overall success in recording a professional voiceover. Shared.

A Conversation with Eric Lee about Voice Talent, Storytelling and the Industry

Kapp Notes

The other day I had a chance to ask Eric Lee a few questions about being a voice artist , storytelling, how he got started and why high quality audio is so important for effective eLearning. Kapp: You are in a rather unique area of online learning development, you are a voice artist. Can you tell us what a voice artist does in the learning industry? Kapp: Why do you think voice is so important in creating effective learning online and otherwise?

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How would I make my Interactive Deck more engaging? Is there any way I can have a background voice for my deck?

QuoDeck

You can definitely set a background voice-over audio to your slides. Step 2: Go to the tools tab and from ‘Deck Settings’ section, enable voice overs. Step 3: Now check that in your slide creation form, a new section has been added, called as “Voiceover” Step 4: You can now upload your voiceover media files for each slide via this section. Hey, we have backed you on this. Follow below steps to do it.

Voice Over Training Tips that will make Training Stick

Mindflash

Learning to do voiceovers doesn’t have to be terrifying or daunting; it can actually be fun and exciting. Your level of confidence and tonal quality of your voice will tell the learner whether or not you care about the subject matter and whether he or she should too. Breathe & Center – your confidence and capacity for conveying a message and information comes through your voice.

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4 Examples Of How To Effectively Use Audio For Your eLearning

Dan Keckan

We’ve all come across those dull voiceovers reading exactly what you see on screen (but much slower). eLearning Best Practices Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over Learners EngagementNot exactly a riveting piece of learning! However, there are some great examples of audio in eLearning—it just needs to be used in the right way to deliver an engaging learning experience. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Lesson 4. Action! Tips And Tricks For Audio/Video Narration And Editing

Dan Keckan

Different ways to consider voiceover and some of the nuts and bolts of working with audio and video for your eLearning course. eLearning Design and Development Audio In eLearning eLearning Narration eLearning Voice Over Video In eLearningRead more! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

eLearning Freelancer Invoicing Q&A

Experiencing eLearning

Even if I’m doing tedious or repetitive work like setting up a voice over script with file names, my time is still valuable. Communicating voice over expectations. Regardless of whether I charge by project or hourly, I always help the client select the voice over artist.

How to Localize Your E-Learning Training (and Get Ahead of the Competition)

ICDTranslation

How do I add voice to my modules? Unless you have experienced voice over talents and a special recording video, once again the best solution is to seek professional external help. There is also the option to hire a well-established expert in the field to add voice to your training modules. Make sure to use all available tools, like innovative forms of learning, proper translation and localization, professional voice over, etc.

How to easily translate explainer videos into other languages

mysimpleshow

Animated explainer videos lend themselves perfectly for fairly-easy, straight-forward video translation as they usually only have a narrator that needs a voice-over. there are no multiple characters that require a number of voices for the voice-over.).

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In my Interactive Deck, Under tools section, there is an option that says: “Copy Slides to Script”, what does it do?

QuoDeck

This option enables you to copy all your slide text, to voice-over script field, which can then be exported to an excel file. So consider you need to record voiceovers for your deck slides, and you want the slide contents for this process, you can have it on a click of button. e-Learning Learning Management System Mobile Learning Q & A QuoDeck QuoDeck Creator Queries QuoDeck Learner Queries elearning Learning management systems learning technology