Communicating with sound

Clive on Learning

Sound is a medium that matters. You can add narration and sound effects to your animations and videos or leave it to music to set the mood. Sound is a medium the learning professional can master without the need for in-depth technical skills and professional tools.

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Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops. Stock Audio. Bring your courses to life with audio clips. Music, sound effects, and loops. Adobe After Effects and Apple Motion source files included!

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Sound Effects in E-learning: Top 8 Sample Music Sites

CommLab India

Many instructional designers add music and/or other sound effects to make their e-learning courses more interesting for learners. So, why don’t we provide background music and/or other sound effects in our e-learning courses ?

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Designing Elearning without Audio

The Learning Dispatch

Of course elearning needs sound! Here are some ways to construct elearning without audio. Who doesn’t love audio narration in elearning? Yet audio can be difficult, for both the learner and the training program. Effective Voice-Over. Or does it?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. When they’re set up within an effective authoring tool, you don’t need to attend to every. and is displayed in the most effective way possible. the effectiveness with which different.

Freebie Friday: The Sweet Sound of Free Stock Assets 

eLearning Brothers

Anyone who has ever edited audio knows that quality sound effects are an essential part of the process. Lucky for them, we have an expansive library full of sounds that will add a little something to your eLearning course. Which of these free sounds was your favorite?

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Part 1: Say What?! A Guide to Camtasia Sound

eLearning Brothers

If you spend any amount of time exploring what Camtasia has to offer you’ll stumble across the Audio Effects option in the left side menu ribbon. Here live five extremely useful tools to enhance your video’s audio. When to use it – This effect is best used on dialogue.

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eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Audio, Text, or Both?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When it comes to effective eLearning, should there be more text on the screen? Should there be voiceover audio combined with text and images? In fact, the study says that most people learn best with a combination of audio and visual. Why Developers Don’t Record Their Own Audio.

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Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness

G-Cube

But it seldom attains an effective impact of not supplemented by visual or vocal re-enforcement. It pays to be prepared as a Presenter: Conference calls will be more effective if you take extra effort in planning and preparing for your conference call.

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The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. That’s all fair, and we should seek to accommodate as many people as possible in our pursuit of effective training.

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Audio Basics for eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Are you an eLearning developer planning to include voiceover audio in your eLearning lessons? audio will enhance the learner experience. Good audio will enhance the learner experience. But what about bad audio? bad audio might still work, but it could also diminish the effectiveness of your lesson. Looking to get a jump start on the road to creating quality audio for your eLearning lessons?

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How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

Poor audio quality is one of the most frustrating things you can subject your learners to. Not everyone has access to studio quality equipment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have great audio in your training courses. Audio editing tools. Is your audio track too loud?

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. If you’re recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. Selecting an Audio Recorder.

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What is a good site to get Adobe Captivate Sounds clips?

Adobe Captivate

I want to add some more sound effects to my e-learning module? The post What is a good site to get Adobe Captivate Sounds clips? Audio Discussion Media audio blog mediaAny ideas to where I can get some? Thanks. appeared first on eLearning.

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Adobe Captivate: Methods for Attaching Voiceover Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel    When it comes to adding narration audio (voice-overs), Captivate developers have plenty of choices. If you choose  Import to , you will be presented with an  Import Audio  dialog box.

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. Clean Audio ?.

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PowerPoint 2010: Working with Audio

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Adding audio to a PowerPoint 2010 slide is simple. All you need to do is choose Insert > Audio and then open the audio clip. However,  However, when it comes to adjusting the audio, the option you might be looking for can be difficult to find.      In a perfect world, you would be able to make adjustments to an audio clip by either right-clicking a slide's sound icon, or by using the Audio Tools.

How to Record Great Audio In Any Environment

TechSmith Camtasia

An important part of creating good video is good audio. Not everyone will be fortunate enough to have a sound booth or an environment that is ideal for recording audio in, but you don’t have to let it ruin your videos. Sound hits the blanket and just gets absorbed.

Serious Comic – Voice Over, Music, and Sound Effects

NuggetHead

Posted in Uncategorized I could probably bore you with a few more posts just on character development, instead I want to share some important lessons learned in designing the audio assets for a serious comic.

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Tips for Audio in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Audio and narration are great ways to enhance e-Learning. We all know what a difference sound effects make when we watch a great action movie. All too often we forget that eLearning can also have audio. Effective effects.

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Manual audio calibration in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Prior to Adobe Captivate 5, content developers or authors had very little control over the volume of audio while recording narration in a project. Manual calibration in Adobe Captivate 5 lets you decide the audio input levels before recording. To manually calibrate your audio input : 1.

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My Favorite Microphones for Recording Audio Narration

Rapid eLearning

While I’ve covered audio recording tips and tricks in the past, one of the most frequent questions I’m still asked is about microphones. So today, I’ll show you the different mics I use and demo how they sound. Simple Audio Recording Tips.

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. Sound Learning.

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Help! What software tool should I use to record audio?

360 Training

Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. Many devices and industry-standard elearning tools offer simple and effective software for recording audio. I need to record simple voice-only audio. The louder the sound, the larger the squiggle.

Tips for Audio in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Audio and narration are great ways to enhance e-Learning. We all know what a difference sound effects make when we watch a great action movie. All too often we forget that eLearning can also have audio. Effective effects.

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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. CourseArc supports adding transcripts for any type of audio or video.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.   But when should you record your audio?

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. Are audio descriptions like captions??. How to add audio descriptions.

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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. Audio Technica AT-2020USB.

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Developing Quality eLearning at the Speed of Sound

Trivantis

As instructional designers are pushed to create content faster and deadlines are moved up, the concept of creating courses at the speed of sound becomes more commonplace. Are they doing it effectively or are there ways to speed up the process?

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9 Tips To Choose The Best Audio Recording Software For eLearning

eFront

Do you need to polish your audio narrations? Want to add a creative flair with sound effects? In this article, we’ll share 9 tips to choose the best audio recording software for your eLearning course. How To Choose The Best Audio Recording Software For eLearning.

Using Audio in e-Learning (or not…)

Bottom-Line Performance

You’d think that, given any chance, I’d want to use audio and video and animation in my e-learning courses. But I recently had a situation where I was the one making the case to avoid using moving pictures and audio. Like any other tool at our disposal, audio is appropriate in some cases and in appropriate in others. There are some very good reasons to use audio, and some very good reasons to avoid audio. Good Reasons to Use Audio.

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Factors to Consider Before Adding Audio to an E-learning Course

CommLab India

In eLearning courses, embedding audio enhances learner engagement and also helps them acquire information more effectively. To make your eLearning course effective, it’s important to use audio judiciously; this goes a long way in delivering a rich learning experience.

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Audio for eLearning: The First Steps

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Rick Zanotti One of the key elements in multimedia and eLearning development is sound. If you're not using audio in your eLearning you are losing more than half your audience, and that is never a good thing. If you think audio is too expensive to use, think again! The first step to consider is whether you do your own audio or hire a voice talent to do it for you. If your content changes often, make sure you budget enough money to re-record audio as needed.

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Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

The answer is in having a secondary audio track with either sound effects, or music. In the video below I’ll be outlining two types of essential audio mixing skills for dealing with at least two tracks of audio: Ducking, and Notching.

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Effective Storyboarding

Integrated Learnings

Storyboarding for an eLearning course can be a very effective way to lay out the overall look and feel of your course, as evidenced by this post by Donna Bryant. I recently attended a webinar presented by Trivantis, the company that owns the eLearning development software Lectora , on effective storyboarding. By Dean Hawkinson.

Experiencing E-Learning » Daily Bookmarks 12/24/2009

Experiencing eLearning

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