Health Benefits of Music

Fort Hill Company

For years, scientists have tried to find the connection between music and health and concluded that both are significantly related. Studies show how music therapy significantly affects nerves and overall health by giving mental stimulation to manage mood and reduce stress. However, these are not the only thing patients with certain health cases can expect from music. They can listen to the 2nd act podcast and expect more positive effects.

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The Learning & Development Podcast: Podcasts For Learning with Shannon Martin from Podbean

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. This transcript is from the conversation between David and Shannon Martin on podcasts for learning. Listen to episode 65 of the Learning & Development podcast here.

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How to Successfully Add Music to Your Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Guest Post by Mike Russell, Creative Director at Music Radio Creative. Adding background music to any video you create in Camtasia will add a whole new dimension to your content. In order to add music successfully there are some simple tips you can follow. I’ll also provide some decent, legal sources of music that you can use in your videos today. Choose Background Music That Complements Your Content. I imagine their age, lifestyle and musical taste.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. Rather than typing this email over and updating it each time, here’s a post you can bookmark that I’ll keep up to date with information on the podcasting equipment setup and software we’re using now. This way, we can send info on our podcasting setup anytime someone asks. Royalty Free Music.

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.

Audio for Podcasting: Hard Disk Recording

The E-Learning Curve

When digital audio first appeared, tape-based digital recorders using Digital Audio Tape (DAT) were the only viable system for recording the relatively large amount of data required by a digital audio recording system. However, storage limitations and exorbitant costs meant that a 10MB drive could cost over $2000, and could hold only about a minute of audio. Start of an audio revolution: Cubase 1.0 Processing the audio.

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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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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.

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. How is that musical piece orchestrated? The same principles apply when you begin to podcast.

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 E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

Checking the Audacity preferences is very important step and should be done before you begin editing any audio. Set Audio Input & Outputs. Select the Audio I/O tab from the choices across the top of the Preferences Dialog box. If you’re recording music, select the Record in Stereo check box. The Quality tab is where you’ll set the quality of your audio. The higher the sample rate, the better quality your audio, but the larger the file size will be.

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.

Distributing your podcast for e-learning

The E-Learning Curve

I've just about completed all the topics I want to cover regarding Podcasting for E-Learning (for the moment). So, over the next couple of days, I want to tie up some podcasting 'loose ends.' Now read on… Today, publishing your podcast. As Jack Herrington (2005) so memorably wrote, podcasting is "blogging out loud." If you've created and posted a blog, you've already used pretty much all the technology required to distribute a podcast.

How Podcasts Saved Our Family Road Trip

Degreed

Upon getting into the car, taking one picture, and backing out of the driveway, my kids had both put in their earplugs, laid down in their seats, and asked me to turn the music down. It was at this moment that my passion for podcasts was ignited. For those that don’t know, a podcast is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to at will. I work out of my house and I love it.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences?

Learning Visions

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Audio in eLearning: Cultural Differences? Whats your take on using audio in eLearning? Do you use audio on every slide because the client says people will think its broken if you dont? Weve taken this up before and many of us IDs know the strategies for using audio most effectively by now. In the UK, Mark tells me that audio is used sparingly. In the US, Mark sees (or rather, hears) a heavy use of audio. Whats up with audio up there?

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Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment. I've previously discussed podcasting in general here , but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format. In this context, a podcast presents a learning stimulus, guides knowledge acquisition or learning through example, and elicits understanding. Does this format work for podcasting in your view?

The power of the spoken word: including podcasts in training

Matrix

Back in 1938, radio was the main means of finding out what was going on in the world, listen to music or even to the back-then really popular radiophonic theatre. Why L&D professionals should consider the podcast as a training tool. Without further ado, here are four reasons why you should consider including podcasts in your company’s training materials: Podcasts – the cool version of dramatic radio. Podcasts are a smart way of resource consumption.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Storytelling and Teaching

The E-Learning Curve

We can say then, that audio has be a core component of teaching for at least 3000 years. These devices enabled the mechanical recording and reproduction of audio, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects for the first time in history. Next time: Digital audio and podcasting for e-learning -- New E-Learning Curve’s Other Podcast episode release: In Part 5 of Transatlantic: The Flying Boats of Foynes Part 5: Foynes goes to War Appeasement has failed.

Do you know how to get the most out of audio on your e-learning courses?

isEazy

But did you know that the combination of visual and audio will engage students and reinforce their learning? Audio, for example, is an excellent resource to complement text and image on the screen. If you combine the information on the screen with audio, you can draw attention to important items and reinforce key concepts on each screen. Tip: Remember that audio shouldn’t be a repetition of the text that appears on the screen. As always, analyze when to include audio.

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Communicating with sound

Clive on Learning

Your audience can listen to a podcast or a radio programme while they’re busy doing other things like walking, driving or keeping fit. You can add narration and sound effects to your animations and videos or leave it to music to set the mood. audio podcasting soundSound is a medium that matters. Sound is a medium the learning professional can master without the need for in-depth technical skills and professional tools. Perhaps it's time to listen in.

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The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 ? Part 6: Podcasting

Limestone Learning

For the time-strapped multi-tasker trying to shoehorn learning into a workday without sacrificing productivity, podcasts are a logical fit. Podcasts can be entertaining and relaxing while still filling our heads with information. Listening to podcasts can be highly productive, especially for auditory learners , and if a podcast is scripted with visually evocative imagery or tactile references, it can be just as effective for visual and kinesthetic learners too.

Listen Up! It’s Time to Add Podcasts to Your e-Learning

Trivantis

Do you need to be listening to music, or a book on tape, no matter what you’re doing? If you answered no, well, you should read this blog anyway because your e-Learners are going to love YOU when you present them with… a podcast! Why am I so excited about a podcast? Anyone with a microphone and a computer can create a podcast. A podcast is like a high tech version of the village storyteller sharing legends with children gathered around a fire.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona

LifterLMS

Learn how to start and grow a podcast and build an online course empire with Joe Casabona in this episode of the LMScast podcast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Joe runs a podcast called How I Built It. Chris and Joe discuss concepts that apply to both podcasting and course creating in this episode. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. If you actually go to podcast search engines, they’re not that good.

Podcasting and the listening culture

Learning with e's

On Wednesday I was over at the University of Bath , keynoting the Higher Education Academy sponsored Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes SIG workshop on podcasting. Podcasting is quite a new technology, but its roots run deep back to the broadcasting cultures first emerging in the middle of the last century when radio was the prime method of mass communication. Podcasting and the Listening Culture View more presentations from Steve Wheeler.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

Anthony Bates, author of Technology, e-learning and distance education (2005) states that audio (via radio broadcast) has been used in education for over seventy years. children's speech patterns) 'Performance' pieces, including poetry readings, dramatizations of literature, musical performances There are of course drawbacks to delivering content via radio broadcast or via analog tape. First of all, a (longish) pre-amble.

Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

This post on podcasting for e-learning professionals will consider some aspects of narrative, and debunk an urban myth. The term pace has already entered this series of E-Learning Curve Blog articles about creating podcasts. When a podcast has a lack of pace, it is often down to another, subtler fault: a lack of organization in the underlying form of a podcast's content. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Online Course Marketing That Works with Tom Libelt from the Smart Brand Marketing Podcast

LifterLMS

We discuss online course marketing that works with Tom Libelt from the Smart Brand Marketing Podcast in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Tom is a serial entrepreneur who has a background in the music industry as a Polish rap star and a documentary filmmaker. He is the founder of the Smart Brand Marketing Podcast where he and his guests share their knowledge and expertise on how you can grow your business online. So you know audio really well.

eLearning: Two Awesome Microphones

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Each of these microphones delivers high quality sound for eLearning and podcasting applications. Without an amplifier, dynamic microphones produce recordings with low audio levels. For example, you can press a button to change from voice-over to music mode. You can also adjust levels, mute audio, and monitor your recording directly from the microphone.   Do you want to learn more about eLearning audio? Audio e-learning eLearning

Reflective Practitioner – A Learning Curve – Experiment #7

Adobe Captivate

Initially she wished to splice the audio file into several podcasts but was grappling with the idea of making her learners do more than just listen. Once completed, they would then move on to listening to the podcast. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. The interview/audio file was over 16 mins long (9M so i immediately had a red flag raised for the project size. It should also NOT play the guided audio again. Background.