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Advanced Screencasting: Editing Narration in Audacity Tutorial

Visual Lounge

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). How to change the Audacity project rate.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.   But when should you record your audio?

Best Practices for Voice-Over

CourseArc

Oftentimes, the subject matter experts record audio themselves. ” Two hundred words typically equals 1 minute of produced audio, so if you are trying to keep the multimedia clip short, you may need to trim the script. Studio microphone and pop shield on mic stand.

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Editing Audio with Audacity

The Learning Dispatch

Editing audio is a fairly straightforward process, especially when you have excellent (not to mention free!) 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.

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12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

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. Fine-tune every cut and transition, edit color and audio, and fix shaky video. Chirbit is a useful and fun tool that enables you to record, upload, and share your voice or audio files easily. Audacity. The post 12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools appeared first on.

Audacity

E-Learning Provocateur

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

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

E-learning Uncovered

The 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. 1 clean audio script (See below).

‘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.

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

TLC Media Design

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.

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eLearning Voice Over Tip: How to Eliminate Background Noise

eLearning Brothers

Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, that’s why I wanted to make a quick video on how to take out noise reductions in your voice over projects. In my video, I’ll be using Adobe Audition and Audacity, which is a free tool. Also, you can download Audacity here.

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It’s Not Too Late! How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

Visual Lounge

Recording clean audio can be tough, especially in noisy environments. Whether it’s background noise or less-than-ideal equipment, sometimes you end up with hissy audio. Take a listen to what software noise removal can do: Noisy Audio. Clean Audio. The Free Way – 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.

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. In that post I discussed audio has been recorded, the master file was saved and imported into your audio editor.

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.

What is the Best Microphone?

Visual Lounge

Ever heard the saying, ‘Audio is King’? One of the most difficult parts of a video is getting quality audio, in my opinion. And, there have been studies that show that the quality of your audio affects your audience’s perception of the quality of your presentation more than the visuals. Poor audio = people think poor presentation. I struggle with audio especially when I’m out of a controlled environment.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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. Configuring Audacity You Try Launch Audacity Check the Preferences.

How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

Visual Lounge

Camtasia comes with two handy ‘audio fx’ to help you. Bonus Audio Tips for Your Videos. These tips could also easily be applied in free audio editing software such as Audacity. Import the music track to your audio editor and tweak the EQ.

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Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Audacity. Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, so you probably have come across eLearning audio that needs some work. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. Guest post by Robert Morris.

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.

Lets try audio

Moodle Journal

How do students feel about audio feedback? So how can you record the audio feedback? Well I made use of Audacity and if you wish to export to MP3 format then you will also need to download the Lame MP3 Encoder plugin as well, all very straightforward.

Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

Integrated Learnings

While Lectora has its own multimedia editors that have useful capabilities, such as syncing audio , they are rather limited. If you’re using a tool such as Audacity or those in the Adobe creative suite, you can have Lectora automatically edit objects in those programs by going to File > Preferences > Editors Tab. Lectora Audio Best PracticesBy Joseph Suarez.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can also drop in new files, split audio, modify the volume (or amplitude), “top and tail” the recording, and add effects, before generating a rendered file which contains all of the modifications you made to your audio.

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Getting started with Audacity 1.3, a New Packt Publishing Book

The E-Learning Curve

How could I refuse when Packt Publishing asked me to review Getting started with Audacity 1.3 Getting started with Audacity 1.3, Tags: e-learning Audacity audio editor elearning open source software oss Packt Publishing by Bethany Hiitola? a New Packt Publishing Book is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production

The E-Learning Curve

Today, I'm going to talk about digital audio, and the basic hardware and software you'll need to begin creating your own podcasts. In the last five years however, the price of recording audio has gone down, while the quality of consumer recording devices has increased exponentially.

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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. Figure 1 describes the end-to-end audio production process. You Try: Launch Audacity In default configuration, a new, empty project will open. If you're going to record a mono signal, set the number of recording channels to 1 (Mono) on the Audio I/O preferences dialog box. Well done: you have made your first audio recording in Audacity!

Adobe Captivate 4 Audio Editing: Shhhhhh! I Mean Speak Up!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel When working with audio in Adobe Captivate, one issue you are likely to face is audio levels that are all over the map. Right-click any audio file on the Library, choose Edit with Adobe Captivate and you'll open the Edit Audio dialog box.

20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with e's

There are many tools available for sharing slides, and if you really want to give your slidedecks impact, record an audio commentary to accompany it. Most hosting site provide the facility for you to add audio that synchronises with your slides. 5) Audio.

How to do Voice Overs for eLearning – Post Editing (Part 3)

eLearning Brothers

Now that you’ve finished your voice over recording, you have an unedited audio clip that needs to be touched up. There are several effects and techniques that are available when post editing your audio. Audacity and NCH Wavepad are also other good options for editing voice overs.

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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. Make a cup of your favorite hot beverage Open the audio package in your software media player.

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). You’ll need an audio converter of some sort and then some software that allows you to record and edit the audio that you capture with your mic.

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20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

DigitalChalk eLearning

Whether you are looking for a SCORM, audio, or video application, let us help! Audio. 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. An easy to use audio recording tool allows the user to upload a file from a prerecorded file.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

In the case of dealing with difficult calls, audio would be a more authentic choice; visuals wouldn’t add anything to the learning experience – in fact, they’d probably be distracting.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

Audio Recording and Editing. The ability to record audio in real time or post time makes a lot of sense and eliminates the need for using Audacity (albeit it is a wonderful and free product). However, just placing the ability to record audio pre or post is not enough. There are more vendors who do not offer the ability to post – i.e. add audio afterwards it is quite amazing. Editing Audio. People want to edit their own audio, but here is the thing.

LearnTrends Audacity and More - Best of eLearning Learning September 2009

eLearning Learning Posts

10 Tips for Recording Audio on Screencasts , September 15, 2009. 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. Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning , September 21, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009.