How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

In this post, we’ll show you how you can use a free audio program to create high-quality audio for your eLearning courses. Audacity is the perfect introduction to the world of editing audio. Download Audacity here to get started. Find out more about Audacity.

Editing Audio with Audacity

The Learning Dispatch

tools like Audacity at your disposal. There are a host of different ways to use this program to your advantage; but in this post, we''ll just cover some of the more essential functions that will probably be most useful to you in your training or course development work.

Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

In so doing, I created Audacity Crash Course and The Wide World of MOOCs. You can also add your course to the Udemy affiliate program, which makes it available for others to promote for a share of the spoils.

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. Audacity is great for cleaning up audio for a podcast or music.

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. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio. So, let's download and install Audacity.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Audacity. I’ve mentioned Audacity before. The video kind of reminds of all of the lame training programs I’ve been in where we had to write and perform songs based on what we learned. I’m no audio engineer. And odds are that neither are you.

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Recording Virtual Field Trips

E-Learning Acupuncture

I used Audacity. Look for it under Start -> All Programs. 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.

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. My gestures are programmed to look realistic and to provide you with the feeling of interaction with an actual person.

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.

30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Customize the ribbon in any Microsoft Office program. Edit out noise in Audacity. Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio. What if you can’t use any samples of your existing work due to confidentiality or security requirements?

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

TalentLMS

Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. Then, I export it and do some pre-editing in Audacity , which is free. Kip and I have a shared folder in Dropbox and I export with two tracks out of Audacity into Dropbox.

The dawn of a new generation

E-Learning Provocateur

Ron has made sure that there is a comprehensive training program to cover all aspects of the job. Well firstly I think Ron should retain his formal training program. So in this case I suggest it would be best to build on the foundation of the training program.

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How to Design Evergreen eLearning Content

CourseArc

When using this technique, you should archive your old podcasts or audio segments and keep them easily accessible in your editing program. For bonus points, add labels to the sections of your audio files within your program so you can easily find the sections that may need to be updated later.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I find that if I try to record my audio after-the-fact (in the tool itself or in an external program), it's more difficult to synchronize my audio with what's happening in the video.  by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience.

How to Animate Your Lesson Videos with eLearning Video Creator Kim Merritt

LifterLMS

So, I started using, at that point it was GoAnimate, which is an online animation program that is very easy to use, and it’s kinda really made for anybody. Audacity. Chris Badgett: Audacity.

Technology Skills for Instructional Designers

Experiencing eLearning

You don’t need to know both programs, but I recommend at least a basic understanding of at least one of these tools. I use the open source tool Audacity for audio editing.

How to Record Voice Overs for eLearning (Part 1)

eLearning Brothers

If you are familiar with Adobe’s Creative Suite then Audition would be a good program to use to record and edit your voice overs. There are a lot of open source options out there as well, including Audacity, Reaper, and NCH Software.

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A Glimpse of Your Future Workforce – Now in Middle School

Janet Clarey

Suarez, who is self taught, started to build, create and sell his own apps and even created a club for fellow students where he shares what he knows about programming.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Audacity 101: Hands-On Audio Editing* * Collaboration in a Virtual World Each workshop is a half-day.

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

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Of course, I'd be remiss if I failed to mention that the features you will find in dedicated audio-editing programs like Adobe Soundbooth or Audacity are light-years better than the options you will find in Captivate, but it's nice to know what you can accomplish without leaving Captivate.

eLearning Art and Design Tips: Using GIMPShop Repeatable Textures

eLearning Brothers

It’s an open source program that replicates lots of Photoshop’s features. In future eLearning art and design blog posts, we will do more open source tutorials with GIMPShop, Inkscape, Audacity and other free alternatives.

7 Free Audio Editors for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Audacity. Audacity is probably the most popular of the free audio editors. The program has no installer and doesn’t write in the registry. Even though many elearning applications have their own audio tools, I usually don’t use them.

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How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

I prefer recording, editing, and enhancing my audio with recording programs outside of my main e-learning authoring tool. These programs offer higher-end features that can significantly improve audio quality. We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it.

Tools and Tips for Transcribing Videos Faster and Easier

TechSmith Camtasia

The following transcription programs have limited free versions with affordably priced upgrades: Express Scribe by NCH Software (Mac or PC). For example, you might tell the program to expand “tsm” to “thanks so much.”

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. Audio Best Practices.

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6 Essential Tools for Creating an Awesome Online Course

TalentLMS

Both of these programs allow you to import the footage you record, splice-and-dice your video, and layer on voiceovers and music. To improve audio quality when using these programs, you could consider a piece of audio editing software like Audacity.

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

eLearning Brothers

Audacity and NCH Wavepad are also other good options for editing voice overs. If you normalized to 100% then the program you are using would find the loudest point of audio and raise that to 100% along with the rest of the clip, respectively.

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Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

Integrated Learnings

However, I’ve never come across a collection of development “best practices” commonly found for other programs such as Photoshop. 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. There are many hotkeys unique to Lectora as well as those common to most Windows programs such as undo (ctrl+z). By Joseph Suarez.

A Toolkit to Develop E-Learning in an Open (XML) Environment

The E-Learning Curve

Returning from content development theory , the gratis/libre debate, and the pros and cons of each approach, this post will focus on the range of tools that you need to develop e-learning content in a (relatively) open environment.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

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. Audacity.

ScreencastCamp 2013 Session Content

TechSmith Camtasia

Mike explains the benefits of both programs and how people are using them to complete projects. Audacity Power Users. Find out about some powerful tricks in Audacity ranging from noise filtering to compression. What is ScreencastCamp?

9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

If there’s a beta program or new software application, I’m quick to sign up and play around with it. Audacity. Audacity is an open source audio editor. That’s easy to do with Audacity. Click here for Audacity tutorials.

The Top 10 Most Used Online Employee Training Tools: Part 1

TalentLMS

What’s a little more difficult however is picking the right tools to help you with course design, content creation, learning assessment and all the other tasks you need to run a successful eLearning program.

Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

I mean I watch programming that could be slid under learning, “The story of the Magna Carta”, that is learning I tell you! Audacity – It is a free, open-source audio tool.

Great FREE Software Downloads

The eLearning Coach

Audacity. Audacity is an audio recording and editing application with a lot of the features you find in commercial products. It works on all platforms and is probably the most popular free audio program around. This chat program gets rave reviews.

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

CommLab India

Tools Used: Sound Forge, Audacity are examples of tools that can be used for Podcasts, but there are several other options that can be explored online. Traditionally, employees were given a physical training manual at the end of a training program.

4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Audacity 101: Hands-On Audio Editing* * Collaboration in a Virtual World. (seriously, Sid Meier is a keynoter and it only cost $250 for the whole conference!).