Press Play: 5 Tips for Writing Audio Scripts

SweetRush

Do you want to write blockbuster audio scripts that will make stars of your on-screen characters and have your audience reaching for popcorn and hoping for a sequel? If you’re already visualizing your acceptance speech, keep reading for our top five tips for writing audio scripts.

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Designing Effective Podcasting

CourseArc

A user holding a tablet with an audio podcast with different formats. The podcast that put mainstream podcasting on the map – “ Serial ” – sparked a new wave of using audio-only as entertainment. Podcasting wasn’t a new idea. Series such as “This American Life” on WBEZ have been using the medium of podcasting long before the launch of “Serial.” Storytelling is one of the simplest yet most memorable and effective ways to present content.

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What makes audiolearning an effective learning tool!

Coorpacademy

Coorpacademy has partnered with Bookboon , the world‘s leading publisher of ebooks and audio learning for professionals. A new way of consuming online content has recently taken off: podcasts. That’s why audio formats are now to be part of digital learning catalogues and offers!

Podcasting: Is It Right For Your Content Mix?

Talented Learning

Today we feature podcasting advice from Shelly Kramer , Co-CEO of V3 Broadsuite and President of Broadsuite Media Group. Have you added podcasting to your organization’s content mix yet? Well, podcast adoption statistics are impressive by any measure. alone, 50% of people have listened to a podcast at least once, and 32% have tuned-in during the last 30 days. But listening to an audio file is even easier and more convenient.

Why You Need to Try an Audio-First Workflow for Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

There are many ways to build video tutorials, but how could an audio-first workflow optimize your process? An audio-first workflow for visual content might sound awkward, but it’s one of our preferred methods for creating tutorial videos. The four-step audio-first workflow.

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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. AAC (m4a)–audio. Podcast Gear.

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio Best Practices. Nothing turns off viewers faster than a video with bad audio. Unless you have a higher end camera that has a built-in shotgun mic, you are going to want consider recording audio separately from your video. They do a great job of picking up only the audio that is close by. Selecting an Audio Recorder. So you’ve picked out your microphone and now you need a recorder to capture the audio. Most audio recorders use XLR or ?”

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Audio learning is the way to go: a new exclusive partnership between Coorpacademy and Bookboon

Coorpacademy

Bookboon , the world‘s leading publisher of ebooks and audio learning for professionals, and Coorpacademy , an EdTech startup offering smart learning experience platforms to one million learners, signed an international distribution deal. .

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What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

Using eLearning Audio Can Make or Break the Success of Your Learning. People who don’t value audio haven’t been paying attention. Not just in terms of eLearning audio, but even in general. Audio Driven Lives. Our lives are based on audio. Look at the recent incredible growth of podcasting. Without the audio narrative of great storytellers, much of what we know would likely have never been learned. Benefits of eLearning Audio.

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PODCAST 104: Embracing Authenticity to Connect and Drive Revenue with Shari Levitin

Sales Hacker

This week on the Sales Hacker podcast, we speak with Shari Levitin , CEO of Levitin Group. We talk about how to make sure that your training and coaching is effective, the value of authenticity, and what is (or isn’t) coachable. Subscribe to the Sales Hacker Podcast.

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. If you’ve taken the time to install and run the app you should see something similar to Figure 1: this is the Audacity audio editor user interface (UI) in Windows XP. Similarly, there are Cut, Splice and digital sound effect features and functionality that replicate these processes in the analog world.

Podcast 36: How to Deploy B2B2B Certification Rapidly – With Ha Nguyen McNeill

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. We also combine audio, video and text. … …FOR COMPLETE ANSWERS TO THIS QUESTION AND MORE, LISTEN TO THE FULL 30-MINUTE PODCAST!

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. 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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Essential Tools You Need to Record Audio for eLearning

JCA Solutions

Audio for eLearning is Only As Good As the Tools You Use. We have to have not just pictures and words, but captivating audio and video as well. Without audio for eLearning courses, today’s courseware will not be very engaging or effective. Good audio can create a great course. Bad audio can distract and disengage. Go Professional Audio for eLearning When You Can. There is recording equipment and a computer for processing the audio.

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Things to know about podcasting for employee development

Matrix

There are numerous options for learning designers, various platforms, apps and templates — all aimed at making corporate education both engaging and effective. The option I’ll discuss today is podcasting: a learning facilitation method that is convenient and non-invasive. Why podcast?

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain. And 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 ?. How to Reduce Audio Noise in Audacity. It accepts a wide range of audio file types and has a perfectly serviceable noise removal tool.

The Power Of Online Training Podcasts: 9 Ways Online Training Podcasts Can Engage Remote Employees

TalentLMS

Are you ready to launch your own online training podcast series? In this article, I’ll explore 9 ways to use these powerful audio tools to engage remote employees. Online training podcasts give your organization the ability to impart online training tidbits and helpful tips. However, producing award-winning online training podcasts takes careful planning, organization, and most importantly employee involvement. Online training podcasts are interactive.

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. In that post I discussed audio has been recorded, the master file was saved and imported into your audio editor. Now, you can actually edit the audio content.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

My previous blog posts on podcasting have focused the human side of podcasting: narration, story-telling, communicating with your audience. Now, it's time to spend a little time understanding the technical aspects of podcasting. As you begin to hone your podcasting skills, you'll find that you're also taking a remarkable learning journey. The same principles apply when you begin to podcast. Technical Elements : Podcast should take advantage of appropriate Web 2.0

Continuous Learning: The Social Give and Take of Podcasting

Talented Learning

That’s been my experience with podcasting. I spent decades traveling for business and have long been addicted to audio learning content in all forms – including audio books , audio courses , talk-radio and now podcasts – to learn and help pass the travel time more quickly. Music is great, but on a seven-hour drive, nothing is better than audio learning. What I didn’t expect were the unintended, social learning benefits of podcasting.

Podcasts in eLearning

TalentLMS

Have you ever used radio programs or audio CDs for learning? Audio podcasts are like radio programs, and can be used for learning. In this article, we will discover the best scenarios that call for podcasts and best practices for producing them. The TEDx podcasts have a million-count audience. This expresses the popularity and ease of access that such podcasts to the general public. So what are the best practices for creating podcasts for eLearning?

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. Generally a podcast is composed of the following: General intro with music [file].

Podcasting for the Classroom

OpenSesame

. The days of families huddling around radios to listen to their favorite nightly programs may be long gone, but the market for engaging audio programs hasn’t entirely diminished. In place of old-fashioned radio sets are headphones, smartphones, and apps that allow users to plug in and listen to thousands of audio programs covering a range of topics. However, podcasts aren’t only for entertainment. Did you know that podcasts can actually be an effective teaching tool?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Those with hearing disabilities often use captions to access content related to sound (such as podcasts or video). How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about.

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. You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio.

Dave Buglass – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast

Sponge UK

Dave Buglass, Head of Capability and Development at Tesco Bank is the guest for this episode of the Sponge UK podcast, recorded at the Learning Technologies 2016 conference. Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Join us in two weeks for the next episode of the Sponge UK elearning podcast.

Podcast 27: What Makes Microlearning Work? – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. Effective microlearning is not just bite-sized content. But “one-and-done” training doesn’t always work, so microlearning may also be integrated into a larger curriculum, where continual reinforcement is very effective. It’s designed to teach individuals how to give effective presentations.

Why You Need Audio Descriptions to Make Online Course Videos Accessible

TechSmith Camtasia

Not only does the ADA Section 504-refresh highlight the need for audio descriptions in higher education videos, but it’s also an accessibility best practice that has the potential to benefit all students. Learn the different types of audio descriptions, how they work, and how to create them so your institution stays compliant. Are audio descriptions like captions??. Audio descriptions (AD) talk through what’s being seen. Audio descriptions help many types of learners.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Those with hearing disabilities often use captions to access content related to sound (such as podcasts or video). How About: Accessible Elearning Is Effective Elearning. Designers and developers are focused, in other words, on making sure that they create effective digital content. And, really, creating effective digital content is what digital accessibility is all about.

Podcast 31: Inside Open Source Learning Systems – With eThink CEO Brian Carlson

Talented Learning

To find out more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. That’s why I invite innovation leaders to share updates in these 30-minute audio sprints. And no one else has done it as effectively.

Robert Pratten – Sponge UK elearning podcast

Sponge UK

02:11 – What makes this type of scenario based learning effective? Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast. The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Subscribe to the Sponge UK elearning podcast to get the latest episodes automatically. Join us in two weeks for the next episode of the Sponge UK elearning podcast. Thought leaders podcast transmedia

Everything Gets Easier When You Know Who Your Ideal Client Is with Agency Operator and Podcaster Jason Resnick

LifterLMS

Learn how everything gets easier when you know who your ideal client is with agency operator and podcaster Jason Resnick in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can find his podcast over at Rezzz.com if you’re interested in checking that out.

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eLearning Learning Posts

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5 Podcasts Doing Transcripts Right

3Play Media

With so much content to navigate, transcripts help make content more accessible, searchable, shareable, and digestible… Particularly when it comes to podcasts. Podcasts have become image-less theater productions, full of sound effects and music to immerse the listener in the story. So while podcasts are meant to be heard, that doesn’t mean the transcript has become dispensable. Note: this is a podcast show that began in 1995. 5 Podcast Doing Transcripts Right.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

There are also a range of audio-specific functions including the facility to analyze the audio signal, generate white noise, a pure note tone, or a click track, as well as a range of audio effects including: Noise reduction (NR) to remove background noise Normalization (increasing or decreasing the amplitude of an entire audio signal so that the peak amplitude matches a desired target. Most important is the audio waveform itself.

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.

The Human Factor: Five Tips for a Better Audio Podcast by Mary Arnold

Learning Solutions Magazine

Podcasting (audio recordings on the Web with an associated RSS feed) has been around for several years, but it can be a surprisingly effective tool for eLearning and for mLearning – especially if you apply the five tips in this month’s column.

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