Most corporate and adult continuing education eLearning courses include audio tracks, mostly as voiceover, but also for animated characters. As a result, many eLearning professionals find themselves writing audio scripts as part of their work. What are the skills needed to produce better audio?

In this session, you will learn 10 tips for producing better eLearning audio. Each tip aims to make your eLearning course much more engaging, improving retention. You will learn the science behind the methods that will help you improve your script writing, recording, and editing to better ensure improved learner performance after completing your courses.

In this session, you will learn:

  • Seven tips for writing better scripts
  • The cognitive psychology behind why these seven methods work
  • Three tips for recording and editing audio tracks
  • How to use aural techniques to capture and retain the attention of learners

Audience:
Novice and intermediate designers and developers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Adobe Audition, Audacity, recorders, and other audio recording and editing software and hardware.

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