E-Learning Provocateur

My favourite is Audacity. Are you looking for a good audio recorder/editor? I’ve got the Beta version (1.3.5), and it works very well for me. Oh, yes, it’s free!

Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

TechSmith Camtasia

For most TechSmith tutorials, the narration track is actually recorded first with a handheld microphone or a podcaster USB microphone that feeds straight into Audacity (an open-source audio editor). So, with the friendly disclaimer that I really have no idea whether this is the 100% absolute best way to edit narration in Audacity, I proudly present to you my personal workflow, full of small tricks and an overbearing attention to detail. How to change the Audacity project rate.


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How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity


Audacity is the perfect introduction to the world of editing audio. With Audacity, you can trim files to reduce their length, remove background noise, edit out silence, adjust volume and much more. Download Audacity here to get started. It’s simple to remove some of the ambient noise from your audio track using Audacity. In Audacity, you can do this by: Highlighting a section of recording where no deliberate sounds were made. Find out more about Audacity.

Editing Audio with Audacity

The Learning Dispatch

tools like Audacity at your disposal. or later) Audacity (free download here ) An audio file (Audacity natively supports major formats like WAV , AIFF , MP3, and OGG. Zooming in on a Clip When you first open up an audio file in Audacity (File -> Open), it may look something like this, depending on how long it is: Good grief! Editing audio is a fairly straightforward process, especially when you have excellent (not to mention free!)

Best Practices for Voice-Over


Technology – Even if you don’t have an expensive microphone, consider using a simple pop filter to help reduce the popping sounds of words that start with “p” or “b”, or the hissing noise that comes with “s” There are many free audio recording tools on the market that can be used to record voice-over, but Audacity is our favorite one. Instructional Design Online Learning audacity audio narration pop filter voice over

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‘Getting Started with Audacity 3.1? Review

The E-Learning Curve

I'm taking a break from no-formal learning today to look again at one of my favorite e-learning production tools: Audacity audio editor. ‘Getting Started with Audacity 3.1′ Tags: e-learning Audacity audio editor elearning open source oss Packt Publishing review ′ Review is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

Setting Audacity Preferences on Your Computer Before beginning a recording project in Audacity, it's necessary to configure your version of Audacity’s preferences in the Edit Preferences dialog box. Follow this step-by-step procedure to configure Audacity for your computer and operating system. Configuring Audacity You Try Launch Audacity Check the Preferences.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording with Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Having given you the ha'penny (or dime) tour of Audacity , it's time to talk about recording audio with a digital editor. Audio Production Process [Click to enlarge] And these are the steps in detail: Activity Requirement Audio source A Narrator Capture A Microphone Encoding Audio editing software Audacity Sound Forge WaveLab GarageBand Once you have your narration script, your mic, and your audio-enabled computer you may begin recording.

Audition, Audacity, and More…Oh My! – Part Two of Tools Review Blog Series

TLC Media Design

In part one of this blog series, we evaluated various presentation tools you can add to your toolbox. Now we’re going to take a look at some audio tools you can use. Audio can be an integral part of the work you do for various types of projects including podcasts, presentations, videos, and eLearning|blended learning. Audition Development Tools eLearning Software Reviews

The Audacity of MOOCs

eLearning Evangelist

The conversation about MOOCs continues on the WCET blog. I've said before, I see MOOCs as transitory. They're the media's focus now, just as Second Life was a few years ago. I think Richard's opinion piece hits some of the reasons that MOOCs have caught the attention of the educational media, and some folks in the field.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

In my previous post , I discussed interface metaphors, and showed a video example of the process behind the analog tape-editing metaphor used by most media editing tools - including Audacity. Figure 1 shows the primary menu options and functions of Audacity. Figure 1 The Audacity UI [Click to Enlarge] The menu bar contains all of the functions for Audacity. Using Audacity These are the Rules of Audacity (according to ) One audio clip per track.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity. I chose Audacity because it’s free (as in speech), it’s available for Linux/Unix, Mac OS and various Windows operating systems, and most importantly, it’s a very impressive media editing tool.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

Audacity (12). Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface , September 4, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording with Audacity , September 9, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences , September 8, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars. Metrics for the Modern CLO: How to Measure Formal and Informal Learning. Thursday, October 08, 2009.

Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

In so doing, I created Audacity Crash Course and The Wide World of MOOCs. As a reader of my blog, please use the following coupon coded links to secure discounts for both: Audacity Crash Course [link]. It seems like every time you blink, another free tool becomes available to help you create online learning resources. One of them is Udemy – a web-based platform that enables anyone to create and deliver online courses for free.

Best Free eLearning Tools of 2010 – eLearningTV, November 17, 2010


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Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth

E-learning Uncovered

Audio and Video How-To Videos Audacity Audition CamtasiaIf you’re like me, then you must travel for work. Thankfully, it is very easy to stay connected almost anywhere you go which means you can keep up with work and see some interesting places all at the same time. This week I am coming to you from the coast of North Carolina because I + Read More. The post Better Audio with an Impromptu Recording Booth appeared first on E-Learning Uncovered.

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Awesome little PowerPoint tip

Technology Enhanced Learning Blog

You may also find it useful to work on the audio files to either clean them up and/or change the files to MP3 format … I use Audacity for that kind of stuff. eLearning Audacity Audio Education Technology Instructional Design iOS Learning Technology PowerPoint WindowsIf you’re a regular/power user of PowerPoint you’ll have learned a number of shortcuts and tips to help you get the most out of it.

My Top 10 Tools for Learning 2021

Experiencing eLearning

Audacity. Audacity is free, open source, and does everything I need for quick audio revisions. It has been several years since I last added my top 10 tools for learning as part of Jane Hart’s annual survey.

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eLearning Voice Over Tip: How to Eliminate Background Noise

eLearning Brothers

In my video, I’ll be using Adobe Audition and Audacity, which is a free tool. So if you don’t have Adobe Audition, you can watch the end of this video and see how you can use Audacity. Also, you can download Audacity here. Video on How to Eliminate Background Noise in Adobe Audition and Audacity. Annoying background sounds in your eLearning voice over courses can be frustrating.

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Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 10, 2020

Mike Taylor

7 Audacity Tips for Better Audio Editing on a Budget. Audacity is a really great tool for any type of audio recording and editing. Here are a few editing tips to make working in Audacity a lot faster and easier. 7 Audacity Tips for Better Audio Editing on a Budget.

ELO Conference Resources

Kapp Notes

Audacity: Free Download: [link]. Basic Steps for Saving an Audacity File from Karl Kapp. Here are resources for the March 7th workshop. We’ll cover a variety of products in our Maker Faire. Some of these slideshows will change slightly as we get closer to the event based on changes to the software. PowerPoint. Taking Notes Right in PowerPoint. Take Notes Right on a PowerPoint Slide from Karl Kapp. Branching in PowerPoint. Branching in PowerPoint from Karl Kapp.

Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview

The E-Learning Curve

Tags: e-learning Audacity interview learnign standards podcast production workflow xyleme voices

Weekly Bookmarks (7/10/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Splitting recordings into separate tracks – Audacity Wiki. tags: audacity audio howto. The method of labeling and using “Export multiple&# worked really well for creating audio for Captivate. I Came, I Saw, I Learned…: Adobe Captivate 5: Make Quick Work Out of Adding Audio to a Project. Tips for streamlining the process of adding multiple audio files to Captivate. tags: e-learning captivate audio howto.

A Recipe for Success: Recording Clear Audio for Your E-Learning Courses

E-learning Uncovered

1 software application for audio recording (such as WavePad , Audacity , or GarageBand ). Uncategorized Audacity audio GarageBand narration WavePadThe ability to record and edit audio is becoming easier and easier due to user-friendly technology. Most computers are sold with software preloaded that makes audio recording a snap. Here is the recipe we use for our in-house audio recording. Audio Ingredients: 1 narrator with a good, clear speaking voice.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

While there are many excellent commercial, free-to-use, and open source audio editing applications applications available, the editor I will talk about during this series is called Audacity. Audacity is an open source, easy-to-use multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio. So, let's download and install Audacity. Audacity 1.2 Audacity 1.0

Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post about Podcasting for E-Learning covers editing and rendering multitrack audio using the open-source audio editor Audacity. Tags: audio editor Audio Audacity sound content production post-production podcast multitrack audio

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Podcasting like a pro! (Part 2) – How to edit and publish your podcast recording


First step is to download Audacity & AoA Audio Extractor , and if you would like to use introductory and closing music you can find links to free resources in this post. Step 2: Familiarize yourself with Audacity by visiting any of the following. Audacity Quick Help (should be installed locally, internet version if it isn’t). Audacity Manual (should be installed locally, internet version if it isn’t). Use Audacity to import audio files & edit.

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Audacity. If you aren’t looking to invest in high-end audio software, Audacity is a free piece of software created and maintained by a community of programmers and audio experts. More on that later… Here’s how it works: How to reduce audio noise in Audacity Select your room tone or silent section from your audio Drag your mouse over an area with no (or little) audio. Audacity is great for cleaning up audio for a podcast or music.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 9, 2021

Mike Taylor

Is Audacity Really Spyware? Audacity will start collecting limited personal data for sharing with law enforcement and third parties including things like your IP address, OS version, OS name, CPU details, error codes, and crash reports.

Demonstration: Editing an Audio File. Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post is a demonstration outlining how to edit an audio file using the Audacity open-source non-linear sound editor. Tags: audio editor Audio Audacity sound content production post-production podcast editing audio Click on the play button on the YouTube video to view the demo at 240x320 size (which will give you an overview of the editing techniques I'm using), or click here to view the demo (1024x768, broadband connection recommended) to see the editing techniques in detail.

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Recording Virtual Field Trips

E-Learning Acupuncture

I used Audacity. Two colleagues of mine, Susan and Christine, had a great idea! They wanted to do a virtual field trip in Second Life for students in a graduate course they are designing. However, they didn’t want students to have to get their own Second Life account in order to experience the field trip. So they wondered if they could ‘record’ the instructor experiencing the field trip and simply show the recording to the students. Answer: YES!

On camera

Learning with e's

I only wish I could have got my hands on Flipcameras, Audacity and Moviemaker 25 years ago. Tags: video Moviemaker fieldtrip Audacity digital storytelling podcast visual media video podcast Back in 1985 (strewth, is it that long ago?) I started using video with groups of nursing students.

Online Learning Maker Faire Pre-Session Downloads

Kapp Notes

If you don’t have audio software, you can download Audacity for free and us that software. Audacity. On Wednesday of this week, I am conducting with 6 other folks an exciting event at Online Learning. We are doing a Maker Faire of elearning development. Below describes the Faire and the resources we are going to use.

Training 2015 Conference: eLearning Maker Faire Resources

Kapp Notes

Next: Please download Audacity and create a short introductory script as an audio file. Download Audacity here. Directions for Creating an Audio File are below: Basic Steps for Saving an Audacity File from Karl Kapp. Welcome and excited you will take part in the eLearning Maker Faire at Training 2015. Before the conference, you need to download the following to your laptop or mobile device. Microsoft PowerPoint (Version 2010 or later).

E-Learning Magic: Explaining Complicated Procedures Simply

SHIFT eLearning

If you’ve ever found yourself tearing through your whole house looking for an instruction booklet to fix a phone, tablet or other device that had the audacity to stop working just when you needed it most then you know how important it is to know the procedure for things.

Gas makes a splash in 3D worlds

E-Learning Acupuncture

I spent about 15 minutes this morning with Tim Allen, Head of Technology for Crompco Corporation. I wasn’t in his office, I wasn’t on the phone with him, our time together wasn't even a series of email exchanges – it was in a 3-dimensional virtual world: Second Life! With about 150 staff members and 65 trucks in its fleet, Crompco services gas stations from Maine to Florida on the I-95 corridor.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

open source software options: Audacity. Mixer–no open source ones out there, but Audacity does a lot. At the other end of the spectrum, you can use a headset mic and Audacity. Audacity. Audacity has its own tutorials, including video. He records in Audacity, then puts the pieces together in Camtasia. Podcast logo. Liveblogged notes from the TCC online conference. My comments in italics. Presenters: Dr. John R.

Daily Bookmarks 07/25/2008

Experiencing eLearning

tags: captivate , e-learning , audio , audacity. » Captivate Audio Output Settings Comparison - Part One - Encoding Bitrate. Results of an experiment on the encoding bitrate for Captivate. Mark Siegriest is trying to find the best audio settings to balance sound quality and file size. The most surprising finding in this is that at the lowest bitrates, the file size actually went up, not down. 32kbps was the smallest file size in his sampling.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Audacity. Audacity is a free, open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sounds. With Audacity, record live audio, cut, copy, or mix sounds together, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and more. When creating an online course, you often need to capture a live video, audio, or screen recording. We’ve narrowed it down to 12 great eLearning audio and video tools to help you get started easily. iMovie.

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Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Audacity. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down. An increased number of educators, organizations, institutions, and individuals of various industries are creating online courses that enable them to grow as professionals and gain more knowledge.