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

360 Training

Audio can add a great deal to the quality of your course. While generally beneficial, voice-over audio is particularly important for auditory learners (those who remember best when they hear the information), those learners who may struggle with reading, those for whom English (or the course’s target language) is not their native language, and those who may enjoy listening to your course while multitasking (commuting, exercising, etc.). I need to record simple voice-only audio.

Moodle LMS: Hot Potatoes is Now Free!

The E-Learning Curve

I blogged recently about the development of the Nanogong and the Riffly audio-visual plugins for Moodle 2.0. Hot Potatoes is now free to use. The learner can ask for a hint in the form of a "free letter" from the answer. As in JQuiz and JCloze, a hint button allows the learner to request a free letter if help is needed. Tags: plugin Moodle hot potatoes content development question freeware criterion test

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How to Get Your Training Presentation From Good to Great With Images, Audio, and Video

Mindflash

Audio. Photo tip (above): Even lacking photos of your own, amateur repositories like and Snapfish and Flickr can be great sources of free images. Adding Audio. Audio tip: Embedded sound clips offer a shortcut for helping English language learners. You may have to convert – downloadable shareware and freeware converters are plentiful – particularly if your content was recorded on a smartphone with a proprietary format.

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

Not everyone in eLearning is an audio engineer, so you probably have come across eLearning audio that needs some work. Audacity is a free eLearning tool that you can download and edit your audio. Wink is a freeware for creating tutorials and presentations aimed at instructing how to use software. With E-Learning Authoring Tool, you can add text, images, audio, video, and Flash animations to your courses, which will conform to the SCORM standard.

Where are open source learning applications?

Tony Karrer

Demo + Audio recording solution - Wink is early adopter stage as well, but will soon be moving more mainstream. Think of it as freeware Captivate. * Fun Interactions - Hot Potato * Audio Editing - Audacity and I know there's some that do essentially PPT + audio, lots of ways to create podcasts, video, and the list goes on. Finally, I'm not really sure that asking about open source right now is as relevant as asking about free software as a service (SaaS) models.

3 Ways to Create Videos for your Courses

eFront

The biggest challenge eLearning program designers face is acquiring new, copyright free videos for their courses. Several freeware programs are available for video recording, such as HyperCam. You will convince the eLearner more with your video than with just an audio clip or an interactive eLearning program. Free and trial accounts are available for basic cartoon creation. Videos are perhaps the most sought after multimedia format in the eLearning world.

Top 10 Screen Recording Software for Windows

eLearning Brothers

DVD VideoSoft’s Free Screen Video Recorder. Free Screen Video Recorder allows you to capture anything on your monitor, including multiple windows, objects, menus and other screen activities. DVD VideoSoft markets their Free Screen Video Recorder as being full-featured, and safe to install and run. spyware and adware free. 100% freeware software. ad-free products. 100% free to use. Ezvid is freeware video and screen capture software.