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

E-learning Uncovered

Depending on the source, stock music can be expensive and in a climate in which it’s hard to get any purchases approved, it may be viewed as frivolous. Here are my top tips for finding and working with stock music. 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. Do you use music in your courses?

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Fresh Finds

Mike Taylor

Everypixel.com – my personal favorite source of free stock photos and graphics. Audacity.

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

TalentLMS

I purchased the royalty-free stock audio from Audioblocks. Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool. Then, I export it and do some pre-editing in Audacity , which is free. All of the prerolls and post-rolls I record into Audacity and export.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Frankly a few deserve coal in their stockings. Audio editing – still no match to Audacity, a free program. I love the end of the year. It enables you to look back and see the triumphs, the disappointments, the good and the bad. Many people look back and are amazed.

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

eLearning Learning Posts

Audacity. 5 Super-Easy Techniques for Removing Backgrounds from Stock Images - Mindflash , June 1, 2010 Have you ever found yourself struggling to find a stock image with a transparent background? Best of eLearning Learning. June 2010. Another great month for eLearning content.