Professional eLearning Voiceover
All of us are learning something new every day. eLearning voiceover is a large part of how we consume learning material in the modern age. Whether it is in the education sector, the workplace, or consumer level. And the environment in which we absorb this information continues to change. Long gone are the days of the slide projector, film strips, and the clatter of a film reel on the spool of a projector. eLearning voiceover requires a sound that is trustworthy and approachable. It needs to be delivered by someone knowledgeable about the subject matter. Often referred to as a Subject Matter Expert (SME).
Now, more than ever, the media used in providing this path to learning must immediately grip the attention span. An essential part of that performance is the use of a credible voice actor.
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The Use of eLearning is Growing by Leaps and Bounds
It is estimated that eLearning is currently a $35 billion industry, and by 2025, it will explode to nearly $325 billion. eLearning voiceover is not just having a talent read your PowerPoint presentation. For something critical to the success of your organization, the voice-over must be personable and initiate a connection with the learner.
There are many types of media platforms that fall under the eLearning umbrella. Some of these include:
VR (Virtual Reality): A fully immersive, computer-simulated environment that gives you the feeling of being in that environment instead of the one you are actually in. A headset is often used to project realistic 3-D images. Tactile feedback allows user interaction as well. A voice-over will also be used to guide the viewer to different areas of the VR program.
AI (Artificial Intelligence): Interaction that occurs with AI is created by computer systems that function intelligently and independently, performing tasks that would typically be done by humans. For instance, when you interact with your mobile phone to get directions or find a restaurant.
AR (Augmented Reality): This allows the overlay of digital or virtual images and sounds into a real-world environment. For example, when you use face recognition in a camera, augmented reality can then add images to that face.
Micro-Learning: A form of learning which delivers targeted, single-concept lessons to employees within their workflows so they may naturally learn new behaviors over time.
The one common requirement for each of these platforms is the use of professional voice talent to guide the participant through each segment of the process.
We Must Remain Teachable to Reach our Full Potential
Remaining teachable is admitting to ourselves that we don’t know everything. Most of us don’t know what we don’t know. It’s been suggested we should never stumble over the same stone twice. In other words, it is acceptable to allow yourself to make mistakes, but if we learn and gain knowledge from them, we will avoid another occurrence.
Exposing yourself to new experiences, new ideas and new information will energize your ambition for personal growth and improvement. Teachable people take advantage of these opportunities. Being a lifetime learner helps you avoid mental stagnation. One of the true benefits of eLearning is that a plethora of detailed and concentrated, subject-focused material can be obtained in just a few clicks. Whether it is through a local library, internal company communications, online learning, or as part of a course of study at a place of higher education.
How Does eLearning Voiceover Improve My Pproject?
It is very common for the text of your eLearning script to be very dense and include a lot of technical jargon. When choosing a voice actor to deliver this information, they need to be engaging and carry the message in a conversational and friendly way. For example, if the listener is hearing a reassuring tone in the voice-over while watching a training video, they are more likely to remember the material and immediately demonstrate retention in their job performance.
Do yourself and your organization a favor, and invest the time and effort in vetting a qualified and experienced voiceover artist. The right partner for your project will be someone who has an extensive portfolio for your review, testimonials from satisfied clients, and works in a professional manner.
Work with the Best on Your eLearning Voiceover Project
A variety of personnel will collaborate with the voice talent on an eLearning project. Most common is the Project Manager or Instructional Designer. They are familiar with the latest technologies and have a well-rounded understanding of the pertinent points in their educational or training content.
A trained voice actor will have the same level of commitment and dedication to the success of your project. This is helpful for articulating to the voice artist your exact needs and expectations. Having confidence when joining forces with this type of experienced team player will eliminate the uncertainty and stress that sometimes comes when working with a beginner.
eLearning Voiceover That Supports Your Goals
Good audio augments and supports visuals, adding another layer to the learning experience. Instead, it doesn’t steal the show but works with it to help keep the learner’s attention and interest. Whether voicing a step-by-step, bite-sized guide or a long-form eLearning module, John Henry’s pacing, emphasis, and diction all come together to create a valuable learning experience. He includes natural emphasis at pivotal points and slows down when the content becomes too heavy. Allowing the learner to have a breather to absorb better and retain information.
With the increased popularity and adoption of eLearning, there is also an increased expectation that content will be higher quality. John Henry uses his considerable skill set to ensure a polished final product. His crisp, clear voiceover connects on a one-on-one level that motivates and engages the listener. Through careful vocal choices, John meets your needs and the needs of your audience. High-quality audio that helps drive behavioral change and increase retention.
Educational Benefits of eLearning Voiceover
One of the most effective ways to engage your learner is through clear, compelling, and entertaining voiceover. A voice actor who can tell a story and mix enthusiasm, authority, and a vocal delivery tailored to your audience. John offers box standard, high-quality voiceover, or a boutique experience. No matter your industry, John’s has the voice to suit your needs. These are just a few of the sectors that can currently benefit from eLearning voiceover:
- Medical, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and wellness
- Compliance and legal training
- Employee Onboarding
- University, K12 courses, and modules
- Academic courses
- Corporate eLearning
- Manufacturing, training
- Continued Learning
- Government and non-profit
John had a decade of B2B and B2C sales and marketing experience to lean on. This knowledge is invaluable when it comes to delivering enthralling content. John is available to Local, regional, national, and international clients with his fully equipped home studio. And collaborations, tweaks, and new projects are a breeze through Source Connect Standard, Zoom, Skype, and Phone Patch.
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eLearning Voiceover Projects Anywhere
Recording voice-over for eLearning projects, or any other voiceover for that matter, is the ability to service local, regional, national, and international clients. John’s fully equipped home studio includes Source Connect Standard, Zoom, Skype, and Phone Patch, giving you the ability to listen in and direct the session while he’s recording your script. This is especially beneficial for time-sensitive projects as it allows all the corrections to tone and pace to be done immediately on the spot.