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EnterTRAINING: The Fast Track to Learning

A guest blog written by Ronna Caras, President of Caras Training.

My brother has ten grandkids aged eight and younger and getting them together is funny, heartwarming and exhausting, just as you would expect. It is also a lesson on teaching.

Even when we are teaching children who are a lot older...

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Narration in Video and eLearning

Narration can add immense value to any eLearning experience. Not only does adding high quality voiceover add versatility to the existing footage, but also allows it to be utilized for a broader range of audiences successfully. Speech can affect the most primal aspects of learning to improve...

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Using Characters and Personas in eLearning Programs

Many complain that eLearning programs and web-based training are impersonal, which hinders student engagement and detracts from the overall experience. But eLearning has significant advantages over traditional teaching methods, including student-guided activities and the ability to review...

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How Sound Increases eLearning Interactivity and Learner Engagement

The beauty of is that its computer-based format allows for designers and trainers to include many interactive elements that make presentations experiential. Contemporary web based training programs can include mutlimedia, like pictures, sounds, and videos. By including more multimedia,...

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Creating More Effective Online Presentations with Sound

Some people say that there are two kinds of people in the world: those who like to read, and those who like to listen. That’s great—because contemporary technology allows us to create content that is appealing to BOTH groups of people.  Slide Presentations let you do both at the same time....

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The 5 Do's and 5 Dont's of eLearning Presentation Audio

Music. Narration. Dramatic Dialogue. Do you incorporate any of this kind of audio into your eLearning Presentations? There are a variety of ways to use sound in your online learning modules, all of which can enhance content and engagement. 94% of learning is influenced by sight and sound, and...

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Sound Advice for eLearning

written by Ronna Caras, President of Caras Training, a leading provider of eLearning consulting, curriculum design and facilitation.

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