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My son manages a team of remote tech support reps for Apple. They are mostly new hires and college students who are spread all over the US. Because his is a more traditional job than voiceover is, I asked him for his insights about best practices for working from home. Here’s what he said:
Has this ever happened to you? You record the voiceover for an eLearning project, and when you play it back, you think, “Yuck! Do I really sound like that?” Or maybe you hear your outgoing voice mail message or your voice on a video someone recorded on their Smartphone, and you think there must be something wrong with the equipment because your voice can’t possibly sound that way…
If this has ever happened to you, I have good news and bad news.
Have you ever wished you could go back in time and tell your younger self what you’ve learned so far about eLearning? That’s the premise behind John Araiza’s short little book, 26 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About eLearning. There were 4 “things” that really resonated with me.