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.

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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.

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 SourceForge.net ) 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.

TCC09: Podcasting with Section 508

Experiencing eLearning

Podcast logo. This presentation will be an overview of the different methods in the planning, producing, publishing and promoting of hybrid podcasts with instructions on the building of a 508 compliant podcast. Method of delivery will be a hybrid podcast via the web with interaction either via email or a forum. Market research on US podcast audience. Focus on enhanced podcasts, including visuals/slides/etc. RSS feed–podcasts are syndicated.

Podcasting Equipment Setup and Software I use on the 10-Minute Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. Rather than typing this email over and updating it each time, here’s a post you can bookmark that I’ll keep up to date with information on the podcasting equipment setup and software we’re using now. This way, we can send info on our podcasting setup anytime someone asks. Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool.

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

eFront

So you’ve gone through the steps of creating a podcast series and you have your first recording in hand. It’s now time to edit and publish your podcast for a professional result! 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. Editing sound quality using Audacity.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

So far in this series of posts about Podcasting for E-Learning from the E-Learning Curve Blog , I've covered a lot of material, including: A Brief History of Audio in Education The Four 'P's' of narration Introduction to Audio Production Digital Audio Basics Now, it's time to look in some depth at editing and producing podcast content. 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.

Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview

The E-Learning Curve

to participate in their Xyleme Voices series of podcasts. Role of Standards in Learning: Xyleme Voices Podcast Interview is a post from: E-Learning Curve Blog. Tags: e-learning Audacity interview learnign standards podcast production workflow xyleme voices In late 2009, I was privileged to be invited by Colorado-based LMS provider Xyleme Inc.

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. Start thinking about a topic for your next podcast, which will be even better than this one! Tags: audio editor Audio Audacity sound content production post-production podcast multitrack audio

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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. Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning , September 21, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. September 2009. Upcoming Free eLearning Webinars.

Podcasting to Accelerate Sales for Course Creators with Craig Hewitt from Castos

LifterLMS

Learn how to use podcasting to accelerate sales for course creators with Craig Hewitt from Castos in this LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Starting a podcast is all about getting into the habit and building up a portfolio. I’m joined by a special guest, another podcaster.

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. Now, some context: in my previous post in this series about Podcasting for E-Learning, I described the pre-edit stage of post-production. Today’s demonstration is a section of the master file from my E-Learning Curve Podcast episode Flash and Captivate.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Introduction to Audio Production

The E-Learning Curve

Having outlined the conceptual terrain of podcasting, it's time to look at the nuts and bolts of podcast production. Today, I'm going to talk about digital audio, and the basic hardware and software you'll need to begin creating your own podcasts. Today, I will describe the essential hardware and software you’ll need to begin recording and producing good quality audio for integration for podcasting and e-learning.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording Audio

The E-Learning Curve

You've prepared your script, warmed up your voice-over artist, set up your mic, and launched Audacity. Tags: Audio recording content production content development educational media technology in education podcast podcast scriptwriting Now you can record your narration. Typically, audio narration is recorded longform – that is, you record a large segment – maybe 10 minutes or so in one take.

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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.

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface - The E-Learning Curve , September 4, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording with Audacity - The E-Learning Curve , September 9, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface , September 4, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences , September 8, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording with Audacity , September 9, 2009.

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Learning with e's

It was great this evening to attend a seminar/workshop presented by Professor Derek France (Chester University) who spoke to us about using video (or in his words digital storytelling and video podcasting) with students on geography fieldtrips. 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

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.

20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with 'e's

Podcasting is a popular method for conveying knowledge in audio format. Tools to look out for: Podbean, Libsyn , Audacity. blogging education learning photographs podcasting slides Technology videoI'm not going to be around for ever, and neither are you. As teachers, we only have a short time to make an impression on our students, and that time goes by very quickly. So what legacy do we leave behind when we stop teaching?

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. In addition, you can create screen recordings that can be published as SCORM compliant eLearning, interactive flash, podcasts, HTML, videos, or even social media. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 28, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. The Learning Uncut podcast explores Lessons from converting and facilitating lessons online with Jennifer Waltmon, Dr Cathryn Lloyd and Chemene Sinson. Podcastle – Convert your favorite news and articles to podcasts.

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

Fonts are listed with a helpful glyph library and the site features a newsletter and podcast if you really want to dig into the art of typography. Audacity (Audio editing). Audacity allows you to record, import, mix, and combine audio.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 5, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Audio] – AudioMass is an online audio editor – sort of like Audacity online. “If you want peace, work for justice.”. Recent events have left me speechless. Global pandemic, local curfews and utter chaos. Nothing I can think to say that will be sufficient.

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Screencast of the Week - Ian Ozsvald and ProCasts

TechSmith Camtasia

The video was recorded with Camtasia Studio 5 and audio recorded using his sE2200a mic in Audacity. And, this series formed the basis of a 40 minute podcast interview in Joel Spolsky's Business of Software forums. You can listen to the podcast here and read the discussion here. This week's Screencast of the Week comes to us from a professional screencaster, Ian Ozsvald of ProCasts ! I liked this screencast for several reasons.

Essential Tools You Need to Record Audio for eLearning

JCA Solutions

Audacity. Audacity is open source software, so it is essentially free. Like Audacity, it is basically free although you are asked to contribute or donate to keep development going. Most podcasting microphones fall into this category. Blue makes several models of podcasting microphones but the Snowball and the Yeti are the most popular and easy to use. Audio for eLearning is Only As Good As the Tools You Use. We live in a multimedia society.

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The Edupreneurial Toolkit

Superb Learning

Podcast/Audio tools. Podcast/Audio. One of the most effective ways to learn online is with video and podcasts, which means that you need audio tools that work well for your online courses.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

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. Audacity is great for cleaning up audio for a podcast or music. But for vocal tracks in video, it’s time consuming to export your audio tracks, clean them up in Audacity, and resync them again. The sensitivity slider in Camtasia works the same as in Audacity.

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20 free teacher tools

Ed App

Audacity. I love using podcasts revision tools and for flipping the classroom. I’ve also had great success engaging students in the actual podcast creation and production process.

What to do during the holidays to understand the New Knowledge Order

The Learning Circuits

including Blogs), Computer Games and Simulations, Digital Cameras, Podcasts, Widgets and other Ubiquitous/Ambient Information, and Cell Phones (just to name a few), it is hard to argue that we are all not in the midst of a New Knowledge Order. For one, I would suggest that everyone (who has not already) to download the free iTunes and find a few podcasts to subscribe to and listen to. If you like movies, I would suggest the wonderful Filmspotting podcast. Between Web 2.0

…and the ‘Blogger of the Week’ award from E-Learning Planet goes to…

The E-Learning Curve

I just received an e-mail from the discerning people over at E- Learning Planet notifying me that I'm their Blogger of the Previous Week for my ongoing series of posts on Podcasting for E-Learning. Tyro selected the E-Learning Curve Blog for the ‘Blogger of the Week’ award because During the previous week, Michael posted five blog posts on podcasting for e-learning. In one of his posts, Michael listed the advantages of hard disk recording to store digital audio for podcasting.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Audacity. Category: Podcasts. Although podcasts are a one-way form of communication, they enable the creation of user-generated content. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option. Podcasts are a great medium for distributing an organization’s content and expertise because they can be played on hand held devices and computers.

How to Use an E-learning Company to Develop Training Assets

CommLab India

Podcasts. Podcasts are audio files that can be used to provide quick reminders, checklists or messages from SMEs. Typically, if there is a how-to guide or a checklist in PDF format, this content is converted into a Podcast so that it becomes easier for employees if they want to make use of their driving time, to brush up their knowledge. You have recently got a brand-new Learning Management System (LMS) installed in your organization.

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

TechSmith Camtasia

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. More on that later… Here’s how it works: Noise Removal Audacity – Create, Discover and Share GIFs on Gfycat. Noise removal in Audacity. Audacity is great for cleaning up audio for a podcast or music.

The Complete Guide to Doing Voice Overs Like a Pro

TechSmith Camtasia

I have a friend who regularly records his podcast in his car. My favorites are Audacity , a free open-source software that’s easy to use and produces solid audio, and Adobe Audition CC , which comes bundled with the Adobe Creative Suite. ” Most audio recording software (including Audacity and Audition mentioned above) will have red indicators that let you know when your audio is in the danger zone.

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How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

These tips could also easily be applied in free audio editing software such as Audacity. Mike Russell is a voice over, audio producer and podcast host who is interested in internet business and marketing. Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative. Adding background music to any video you create in Camtasia will add a whole new dimension to your content. In order to add music successfully there are some simple tips you can follow.

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