My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

While I’ve covered audio recording tips and tricks in the past, one of the most frequent questions I’m still asked is about microphones. Microphone Recommendations. There are a lot of good microphones out there and they’re not that expensive.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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A Research Design to Evaluate E-Learning Projects - The E-Learning Curve , July 8, 2010 The case study design is useful when answering “how” and “why” questions, and in understanding the particulars, and diversity of a learning program. Flipcams have no jack for an external microphone.

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How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

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Using Camtasia and Blue Yeti microphones, they produced 995 videos in the first 20 months and more since then. Avaya’s video articles receive significantly more page views than their text-based articles. The team also purchased high-quality microphones called the Blue Yeti.

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However, one that might not make your radar initially is a program that I’ve personally used since 2012. The program is called Screencast-o-matic. Take it one step further by purchasing a recording microphone from Amazon.

Using Interviews to Build Your Online Course Business


Are you looking for a way to market your online course business but don’t want to write article after article? This article will help you determine who to interview, how to secure the interview, and even what questions you should ask.

5 Ways to Interact with Your Online Students


All they need is a reliable internet connection, as well as a microphone if they want to participate using their voice (should you decide to allow this). They can also share articles and other resources to help students read and interpret poetry.

The Only Time You Should Deliver Mediocre eLearning

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In this article we'll look at when delivering lower quality content can be an advantage. Organisations can be hesitant to invest in an eLearning program until they have some proof that it will ultimately deliver a return on investment.

This Coach’s Uncommon Response Reminds Us of an Important Leadership Lesson


Without hesitation, he grabbed the microphone and killed the buzz with a message to the student section. This article originally appeared on Anyone who has watched a college basketball game knows the team who is playing at home typically has an enormous home court advantage.

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Good courses for a MOOC are: STEM Sciences (Math, Physics, Programming, etc.). Article, report, essay, experiment, composition, essay audio or video product, drawing, graph, design. – Learners will be able to discriminate between the program’s peculiar features.

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Microphones. 2 Microphones. The microphone is one of the most essential pieces of your equipment. Even if you are shooting with a smartphone, consider a good lavalier microphone. A cheap option is the Lavalier Microphone that can work as an extension of your smartphone’s system. A more expensive yet – one of the best options, is the Blue Yeti-USB microphone that is the preferred choice in the industry. Steve Jobs once said, ‘Technology is nothing.

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make


In this article, we examine each and determine how to avoid them early in the eLearning process. This feature can seriously turn your eLearning program into a content disaster! Determine how the eLearning program will be used.

How to record your computer screen – Quick start guide


In the article below, I’m going to share with you my exact setup for creating video screen recordings. 1A: Grab an external microphone. You need to use an external microphone for screen recording, not your computer’s built in mic. So size the program you want to record to that are. 3C: Microphone settings-> Confirm external mic. Sometimes I realize I need to open a different program or find a file on my computer.

How to Make a YouTube Video: The Definitive Guide

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Have guests they wouldn’t expect to be on your program. The comments section of videos and articles can be a great resource for YouTube video topics. Microphone. Make sure to close any unnecessary programs and windows before you record.

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The reason behind this is that maybe a professional microphone is not used for recording (which can be understood since it’s a small startup) and above. When I told them the voices in the video aren’t clear, they replied, “we’re sorry but we couldn’t afford a good quality microphone.

Podcasts in eLearning


Have you ever used radio programs or audio CDs for learning? Audio podcasts are like radio programs, and can be used for learning. In this article, we will discover the best scenarios that call for podcasts and best practices for producing them.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

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This blog will explore more than 60 tools and technologies for successfully implementing each of these elements in your technology-enabled training program. All training courses and programs should have learning objectives. Learning objectives could provide fodder for many articles.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

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Boil down the article to it’s essentials. Most video editing programs, like Camtasia , have music tracks available for you to use within the software. If you are using voice narration for your video, be sure to use a decent microphone to capture your audio.

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The last time I presented at Learning Technologies was three years ago - whilst still being responsible for delivering an eLearning program within a huge, global organisation. Create a network of eLearning champions Most organisations will start an eLearning program with a small team.

7 Free Audio Editors for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Of course, working with audio isn’t necessarily as easy as plugging in a microphone and recording narration. The program has no installer and doesn’t write in the registry. Check out these articles and free resources in the community.

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Silence, in eLearning, is Not Always Golden


In his article How to (and Why) Produce High Quality Audio in e-Learning , Bill Cushard writes: “’Should you use audio narration in your e-learning courses?’ Think about getting a good microphone, excellent script writing, how to “do-it-yourself” and when to hire a voice-over professional.

22 Powerful Tools to Create and Edit your Own Instructional Videos


Those clickable layers are for example video cards, article cards, gallery cards, map cards, data cards (all context cards), newsletter cards, poll cards, donation cards, product cards, patreon cards.

Want to be a Great Leader? Learn from World Champion Coaches


After this year’s title he tried to avoid the microphone in order to give his players the chance to be in the spotlight. ’ In a recent article from players tribune she said this about the secret to leadership: “If there were ever a secret to being a great coach, that’s it: the connection.” He wrote, “Too many coaches lower their program’s standards and take talented players with questionable or poor character.”

The Power Of Online Training Podcasts: 9 Ways Online Training Podcasts Can Engage Remote Employees


In this article, I’ll explore 9 ways to use these powerful audio tools to engage remote employees. Here are 9 tips for using podcasts in your online training program. In addition, consider investing in a microphone and pop filter that can produce crystal clear audio.

6 Brilliant Leadership Lessons from World Champion Steve Kerr


A few years ago when the Warriors won their first NBA championship since 1975, Kerr almost refused the microphone and trophy after winning. ” This article originally appeared on Welder Leader for Organizations We are looking for forward thinking organizations wanting to modernize their leadership development programs. There are leaders, then there are great leaders. When you experience a great leader in everyday life, it’s a different experience.

How Avaya Built Its Own Version of Khan Academy

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Those are the key stats around the Avaya Mentor program, our fast-growing set of how-to YouTube videos for Avaya products that my team and I have been producing. We also went with a high-quality $80 USB microphone called the Blue Yeti.

Kern Kelley & Michael Ruffini: ISTE 2015 Presenter Profiles

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With over ten years of success in his “Tech Sherpa” program, he’ll share how you can stretch your budget with PD that is custom to your school, while letting students pursue their love of technology and learn valuable skills in the process.

How to record a video interview on your computer (for free) in under 1 hour


The overall goal of these “quick-start” articles is to take action on the eLearning trends picked by the experts. Ideally, you have an external microphone. I used YouTube, but you can use Wistia or whatever program you want.

Making the best use of the Learning Management System

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… If you missed our previous article, click here ! The ideal solution is to have dedicated rooms with headphones and microphones – and perhaps specific time slots for e‐learning! When do they have time to take part in e‐learning programs? These questions allow you to define the typical profile of your learners, and to introduce your program in a way that reflects their daily lives, adapting the functionalities of the LMS platform to the way they work.

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It should also be noted that it takes about four years (seven for Coco ) for Pixar to complete a film; it’s hard to find a learning program that has the luxury of even four months. In terms of hardware, you really just need a tripod and good quality microphone – less than $100 for the pair.

Joe Ganci – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


Joe holds a degree in Computer Science, and writes books and articles about eLearning. At home, we can watch a TV program, pause it, and then continue watching it in a different room or on our mobile devices on another day. On the other hand, mobile devices are giving us new opportunities that we have not yet tapped into heavily, such as geo-location and internal cameras and microphones. ABOUT JOE GANCI (President, eLearningJoe, LLC).

How To Make and Market Your Online Course or Get Some Help With That With Grant Weherley


Getting feedback from students on your course content can help you to shape your program around what adds the most value. They have a lot of really great programs, a lot of them are based off of the in person workshops that they ran.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona


I was like, “So you have posts and pages and posts are like articles. If we go to the front page, we see the most recent articles. I’m not reaching around my microphone.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

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Go out and get your SME to say it like it is into a microphone and share their expertise. I wrote an article recently about this -> [link] 4:01 AM Joel Harband said. I can't agree more about strategic and even (sometimes) liberal use of SME's in various programs. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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