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

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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."

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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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Adobe Presenter: Managing Voiceover Scripts

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Adobe Presenter has a pretty nifty way to help you display your voiceover script while recording audio. 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.

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

eLearning Industry

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?

Localizing Video For eLearning: Best Practices For Multilingual Voiceovers

eLearning Industry

When localizing video for eLearning, you have a choice between subtitles or voiceovers. Subtitles are more cost-effective, but voiceovers are better for demonstrations. Avoid problems during eLearning localization by following these best practices.

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.

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? Which style of voice reflects your brand or the subject matter being delivered?

PowerPoint: Text-to-Speech Voiceover Tools

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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 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? I know, I know, you hate your voice. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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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? I know, I know, you hate your voice. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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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.

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: 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.

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

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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.

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. Here are four tips that will help you, the voice actor, get your demo to the client.

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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.

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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.

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.

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? I know, I know, you hate your voice. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

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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. .

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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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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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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. 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.

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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.

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Recording Professional App Training Videos

eLearning Industry

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.

4 Examples Of How To Effectively Use Audio For Your eLearning

eLearning Industry

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 Engagement

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

eLearning Industry

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.

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. E-learning plays a vital role in corporate training.

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

eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

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And I’ve seen courses that included voiceover narration but little (or no) text on the screen… just some very dated clipart. Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? Simply put, many people don’t like the sound of their own voice. by Kelly Barett, COTP.

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