Khan Academy and Mastering Voiceover: This Week on #BLPLearn

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We’ll take the best articles shared by our Learning Services, Multimedia, and Product Development teams in their weekly meetings and include them in the weekly #BLPLearn blog. Our goal is to make the weekly #BLPLearn blog a dependable source for quality, curated L&D content.

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners. Here are a few suggestions, taken from my experience with writing, recording, and directing audio narration: Communicate each idea concisely and quickly, in bite-sized chunks.

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Writing & Grammar Workshop: Funny? Do You Think That's Funny?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When writing training materials, I am always looking for new ways to introduce a lesson and keep the tone engaging. The introduction to a lesson needs to draw in the learners and get them motivated to continue the training, and the writing throughout the lesson has to keep their attention. To find an answer, I skimmed some of the writing in my shelf-full of training books. Are you an eLearning developer who has been tasked with creating an effective voiceover script?

How to write scripts for webinars, videos and eLearning

BrightCarbon

This blog article could also be called ‘confessions of a voice-over artist.’ So here are my top tips for writing a good script for webinars and videos. Writing scripts: Keep it simple, keep it snappy. Writing scripts: Use punctuation. Writing scripts: Be direct.

Writing Effective eLearning Narration: Making It Easy to Read, Say, and Comprehend

Association eLearning

Many courses rely upon voiceover to help connect with their learners. Here are a few suggestions, taken from my experience with writing, recording, and directing audio narration: Communicate each idea concisely and quickly, in bite-sized chunks.

How to Write a Script for a Video (With a Free Template!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever tried to write a script? The first thing you want to do before you create a video is write a script, even if it’s brief. And although writing a script can seem daunting, don’t worry. How to write informational or instructional video scripts.

Adopting e-Learning: Tips for reaping business benefits out of your elearning initiative

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The courses were accompanied by an audio-voiceover which compensated for the minimalistic on-screen text. To know more about business-savvy ways of e-learning adoption, write to info@gc-solutions.net or fill the form below.

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WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.**   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.**   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! by Karin Rex, COTP.

WHITEBOARD ANIMATIONS: Plan Your Way to Success

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

59% of decision makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article.**   Create a storyboard that includes descriptions of onscreen elements, onscreen text, and any voiceover scripting. Add voiceover or music – or both! Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Do you have a story to tell?

Stop Making These 5 Mistakes in Your e-Learning

Trivantis

There’s no substitute for writing proper learning objectives. Need help writing learning objectives? Take a look at this blog: 4 Tips for Creating Effective e-Learning Objectives for Yourself. Learn about white space and more in this blog: Tips from a Graphic Designer.

Retail Industry & Web Accessibility Lawsuits

3Play Media

Make images with text that communication promos or deals accessible for VoiceOver users (WCAG 1.4.5 – Images of Text). Provice information on the colour of a product for VoiceOver users (WCAG 4.1.3 – Status Messages).

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Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning

Trivantis

If you answered yes, you’re going to LOVE this blog. If you answered no, well, you should read this blog anyway because your e-Learners are going to love YOU when you present them with… a podcast! Or you can channel your inner voiceover star and record yourself.

762 New eLearning Character Images (and more, of course!)

eLearningArt

We released a ton of new character images, created a bunch of design hacks, and published four awesome blog posts. . As I write, we’re cranking out a bunch more to add in August and beyond. Speaking of the eLearningArt blog, have you been keeping up with the latest articles?

How to Create Your Own e-Learning Video

Trivantis

Unless you’re hiring a professional for the voiceover, you’ll want an external microphone, preferably the kind you can clip to your collar. Steps to Creating a Training Video: Write a Script/Storyboard. Do you ever wish you could include video in your online training?

e-Learning budgets: Doing more with less

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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. To know more, write to info@gc-solutions.net. Most corporations perceive learning to be an essential and ongoing process.

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Corporate Training Tip #3: Give Video Feedback on Designs

TechSmith Camtasia

Instead of writing down which section of your training stakeholders suggest you edit, they can record a video with voiceover and callouts to point out exactly what they didn’t understand, and why. This post is #3 in a series of blog posts about corporate training.

How To Develop A Channel On YouTube: 6 Steps To Popularity

mysimpleshow

Write Great Video Scripts The next thing you will need to start doing is writing great video scripts. You have to determine your format, set your tone, research the topic, and start writing. Always keep in mind that everything you write should be centered around B2B.

How to insert video and audio into Google Slides

BrightCarbon

In this blog post, we’re going to show you how to insert audio and video into Google Slides and give you some examples where using video can enrich your presentations and increase audience engagement.

Why People Stop Watching Your Videos (And How to Avoid It!)

TechSmith Camtasia

Write a clear headline, use your description to accurately depict the content, and people will know what to expect — and, they’ll be more likely to keep watching until the end. Use an engaging speaker or voiceover to present the topic with passion and excitement. Picture this.

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

59% of decision-makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?

Creating an online learning personality

Saffron Interactive

Some e-learning blogs include tips such as ‘use handwritten style fonts to make your e-learning engaging’ – but surely that’s like saying someone is interesting and likeable because they have a nice haircut? Blog Instructional design Uncategorized e-Learning

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

59% of decision-makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?

eLEARNING: The Struggle for Online Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

59% of decision-makers would rather watch a video than read a blog or article. Mayer established that combining images with a voiceover to be the most effective way of communicating information – 50-75% better, in fact. Since 1989, Karin has owned Geeky Girl, LLC , a boutique learning organization, where she devotes her time to writing, course development (instructor led and eLearning), and teaching. by Karin Rex, COTP. Which of the following statements do you think are true?

Design Learning Experiences – Not Instructional Presentations

Origin Learning

Our previous blog post looked at the importance of integrating elements of game thinking in eLearning design and how gamified learning makes workplace learning engaging and effective. Write to us at info@originlearning.com and let us design fruitful learning experiences for you.

Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

TechSmith Camtasia

One professor who has excelled at creating digital content for her students is Danielle DeVoss, Professor of Professional Writing and the Director of Digital Humanities at Michigan State University.

5 Examples on How to Use Explainer Videos in Marketing

mysimpleshow

She regularly writes blogs for TranslationClientZone. Most people are visual learners which makes videos the new marketing gold mines because they help them absorb information easily and in a very short time. Using videos in your marketing materials can help boost their effectiveness.

Elements of Engaging eLearning Design

Origin Learning

In this blog post, we examine some of the key elements of engaging eLearning Design. Do read this blog post as a companion piece to the infographic. Write to us at info@originlearning.com with your learning requirements and let us work together towards success.

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It’s personal

Saffron Interactive

We look at how we can make the best course possible by focusing on the technologies, design, graphics, content and writing style, but what about thinking about a course’s personality? Your guide should be believable and representative of the client company, but should also have character; a suitable voiceover can help to enhance this. Tags: Blog Instructional design

It’s personal

Saffron Interactive

We look at how we can make the best course possible by focusing on the technologies, design, graphics, content and writing style, but what about thinking about a course’s personality? Your guide should be believable and representative of the client company, but should also have character; a suitable voiceover can help to enhance this. Tags: Blog Instructional design

Client Review for Translations: Setting Expectations

E-learning Uncovered

The process goes like this: The vendor provides the translated text files and then waits for approval from the client before proceeding with voiceover recording and integration into the authoring tool. We’ve been working on a lot of translation projects at Artisan recently.

5 tips for storytelling in elearning (video & example)

Elucidat

Rowling and create a marvellous piece of fiction, you might find it easier to write about something true. You could ask others, such as an in-house expert, to write a story or record them talking about it, then turn it into something worthy of publication if it needs a helping hand.

How to Develop Training Materials the Right Way [Free PDF Guide]

Continu

Once you’ve identified an objective, you can use it to write specific goals for your training material development. A webinar can be supported by documentation, for example, or a slide deck by a voiceover video. If you decide to use a written training manual, you’ll love this guide: “How to Develop a Training Manual” is a free downloadable PDF that makes writing a training manual easy. You might be tempted to start writing your slides or scripting your videos at this point.

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Office 365 Video: Your Corporate YouTube

TechSmith Camtasia

Of note, while Camtasia is primarily a ‘screencasting’ tool, and that’s mostly what I’ve used it for, I also put it to use for an ‘intro’ video that consisted of mostly slides, stock photographs and a voiceover.

Top 113 eLearning Posts and 28 Hottest Topics for 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010. Instructional Design and E-Learning Blogs - Experiencing eLearning , July 6, 2010. Brain Learning and eLearning Design - The Learning Circuits Blog , July 1, 2010. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010. Here Are More Than 200 Free Rapid E-Learning Tutorials - Rapid eLearning Blog , April 20, 2010. Voiceover (55).