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

Weekly Bookmarks (7/10/2011)

Experiencing eLearning

Splitting recordings into separate tracks – Audacity Wiki. tags: audacity audio howto. Updated from previous link since the site was reorganized.). 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.

Gas makes a splash in 3D worlds

E-Learning Acupuncture

Learning about a 3-D construction layout in a 2-dimensional diagram wasn’t perfect for students so sometimes they were lucky enough to find a gas station in construction where they could do a site visit.

Fresh Finds

Mike Taylor

Duarte’s Diagrammer site. Audacity. You may or may not have seen that Karl Richter and I have started an experimental monthly show that explores learning design and just about anything related to the tools and techniques for making it better.

1st update on 10 Tools Challenge 2013

Jane Hart

30- Wikispaces 32- Google Sites 88- PB Works. 29- Audacity 47- iTunes and iTunesU. It has been good to see the varied interest in the 10 Tools Challenge both on my blog and Twitter as well as on other social channels – so here are a few updates.

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30+ Ideas for eLearning Portfolio Samples

Experiencing eLearning

Edit out noise in Audacity. Check out the course lists on Udemy, Open Sesame, ed2go, Lynda, or similar sites. Whether you’re working freelance or looking for a full-time job, you need a portfolio.

12 eLearning Audio and Video Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

Audio created here can be emailed, embedded and shared by URL or through social media sites. 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.

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2015 Top Tools for Learning

Performance Learning Productivity

Whether it’s my colleague Jane Hart’s C4LPT site, Harold Jarche’s Adapting to Perpetual Beta site, Jay Cross’s Internet Time blog, Clark Quinn’s Learnlets , Nick Shackleton-Jones’ fascinating Aconventional site, or Tom Stafford’s unbelievably extensive MindHacks neuroscience and psychology resource (I remember Tom when he was just a schoolboy – we can certainly learn a lot from the next generation).

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20+ eLearning Tools and Resources

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. Audio created here can be emailed, embedded and shared by URL or through social media sites. An easy to use free photo site, with thousands of high-resolution images.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

Visual Lounge

Here are some royalty free music sites you can look into: Premiumbeat.com. 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.

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20 tools for legacy learning

Learning with e's

Most hosting site provide the facility for you to add audio that synchronises with your slides. Tools to look out for: Podbean, Libsyn , Audacity. I'm not going to be around for ever, and neither are you.

What’s in Your Technology-Enabled Learning Toolbox?

Your Training Edge

Audacity. Evernote — collect resources from various sites and then save as a web page.

9 Free Tools That Help Me Build Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Usually what I do is use Pixie to pick a color from an image (or logo) and then go to the color scheme site to create a color scheme to go with it. I also like to use other sites such as Kuler and Color Scheme Designer. Audacity. Audacity is an open source audio editor.

Learning Tools – Do these really belong?

eLearning 24-7

Heck, where are the textbook sites? Audacity – It is a free, open-source audio tool. My initial post was going to be on a completely different topic today, but I decided to shelve it for another week, because of something that I saw on Linkedin this week.

10 Social Media Tools For Learning

The eLearning Coach

Audacity. Podcasts are fairly easy for anyone to make and with the free downloadable software, Audacity , it becomes an inexpensive option. Users can record and edit audio with Audacity and it runs on most operating systems, including Mac OS X and Windows.

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

The E-Learning Curve

According to elearningplanet.com : Millions of e-learning Web sites are available in Cyberspace. There are Web sites that include only e-learning blogs; some include e-learning forums, information on e-learning jobs, reviews on e-learning products, and so on.

A few of my favorite things

Web Tools for Learners

Audacity - open source audio creation and mp3 coding. LearnHub - a social network and course deployment site. Like most people who develop and manage training for a living, especially at small to medium sized companies and non profits, I have learned to do a lot of work using free and open source software tools. I will explain how I use these tools in a series of posts but for now I just want to list some of them in case you want to check them out for yourself.

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. The publisher provides a list of sites where you can download the application. I like this for uploading and downloading files to and from FTP sites.

10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Audacity. I’ve mentioned Audacity before. If you want to learn more, go to the site and check out the demo and tutorials. Here are a few sites that offer sound effects and free music. I’m no audio engineer. And odds are that neither are you.

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Kluging: An LMS Alternative

Web Tools for Learners

Instead I kluge together a loose collection of free web applications, ( Eduspaces Community blog, PBwiki , Pageflakes , Audacity , a password-protected mark site, and whatever free file-hosting service my current students recommend.) Instead of keeping my students within a walled (and very expensive for the institution) garden, I am requiring them to learn how to use sites that are easily available to them for their personal and professional purposes.

The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

Visual Lounge

Online video course sites like Udemy, Lynda.com, and Skillshare are growing to tens of millions of students. I recommend using Audacity or Adobe Audition to remove mistakes and any extra noise from your audio. You can also share directly to your favorite social media site.

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Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

But assuming you’ve determined that using some music is a good design decision for your project… Try stock photo sites you already use. A lot of stock photo sites also have music and sound effects. On sites that don’t have the ability to search by contributor, look for a “ Find More Like This” link or button. When searching for music, some sites display the key signature of each piece; some even let you filter by key signature.

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Quick and Dirty Video Production

eLearning Weekly

I’ve become a big fan of the site, readitfor.me , which provides "the world’s most engaging book summaries" in video form. My friend (and incredible business/leadership consultant ), John Spence, told me about this site and I’ve been glued to it ever since. Audacity can be used for editing audio. Essentially, Steve Cunningham reads mainstream business books and then produces a short, entertaining video summarizing his take on the book.

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Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

And then I take that color information to a site like Color Schemer to create a color scheme. As I was searching previous posts to answer his question, I ran into a lot of the tools and sites that I’ve recommended in previous blog posts. Kuler : site to create custom color schemes.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Audio editing – still no match to Audacity, a free program. APIs of various social sites with Linkedin growing at a quick pace. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad.

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A Dozen Handpicked E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Following are the ten audio sites that I profiled. Audio production: Audacity , Myna , and Levelator. It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching the last quarter of 2010. This year seems to have flown by.

Web Communications (Almost Always) for Free

Web Tools for Learners

Social networking site. Also, if you create a video, you can upload it for free at a number of sites, including YouTube and Vimeo. There’s free recording software called Audacity – [link] – and lots of tutorials available on it. The other day I wrote up a collection of information for a non-profit starting to get into social media. Thought I might as well share it more broadly. Blogs can be free – for example.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

eLearning 24-7

After clicking to view the tutorial, you go to the Articulate community web site and often it takes you to the top of the page, so you have to scroll down to see the tutorial. Video – from file, from web site, record webcam. If you prefer to have multiple layers of recordings for one record, I strongly recommend using Audacity (which is free), then save and export the recording to Storyline.

An Open Source Environment for E-Learning Content Development

The E-Learning Curve

Consequently, as I implement new features (such as my podcasts), and maintain and enhance site functionality, I adhere to the approach, principles and methodologies of the Open Source movement in as far as is practicable.

When your LMS BFF is no longer

eLearning 24-7

I mean you may look at their web site (vendor) or you may not. If you require employees to use a VPN to enter the company’s site prior to going into the LMS, that internet access speed is important, since some people will say “I can’t access” only to find out it is because of their speed hitting the VPN and then going through it (which slows it down). I’ve been there.

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Top 70 eLearning Posts for June and Hot Topics including iPad and Mobile Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

At the conclusion of the webinar they gave a tour of some of the available resources on their site. Audacity. Introduction to Social Networking - Learning and Working on the Web , June 21, 2010 As our Work Literacy Ning site (2008) is in danger of getting bumped off the Net due to Ning’s new pricing policy , I will post some of the key articles here so we don’t lose them. Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.

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What Tools Should We Learn?


There are a wide variety of Audio and Video editing tools available, so it’s a good idea to be familiar with the more popular ones like Audacity , Adobe Soundbooth , and SoundForge for Audio. Create a bookmarking site and share it.