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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. I’ll have to admit, I’m no audio pro and I’m also a bit less dogmatic about audio quality than some elearning developers.

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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. Selecting an Audio Recorder. Recording 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. Clean Audio ?.

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10 Free Audio Programs to Use for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

I’m no audio engineer. So I won’t get into all of the nitty gritty details of audio editing. If you want more details, one of the community MVPs shared some tips on how to improve your audio quality. So you need to do the best you can to record good quality audio from the start.

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

CommLab India

One of the important aspects of e-learning development is music. Many instructional designers add music and/or other sound effects to make their e-learning courses more interesting for learners. Music is the language of emotions.

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Fiverr.com: When You Need a Little Audio

E-learning Uncovered

While character audio adds life and variety to a course, it comes with some logistical challenges. Or do you line up a bunch of professional audio talent and end up paying each one his/her minimum fee for just a few lines? Describing itself as “the world’s largest marketplace for services, starting at $5,” Fiverr offers many options for the audio you need. Each artist provides an audio sample, giving you an idea of what you can expect the finished product to sound like.

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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. Students read faster than they listen, so audio won’t be effective if used that way.

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Giving a go to whiteboard animations in your training program

Matrix

As powerful as imagery can be, it suffers if not backed by equally good audio. The post Giving a go to whiteboard animations in your training program appeared first on MATRIX Blog. What a great time to be an instructional designer!

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better At our seminar today on using Articulate and Moodle and "Doing More for Less" , the conversation turned (as it always does) to using audio in eLearning. They had the SME record the audio for the slides. So heres to more guerilla audio recording! Posted by Cammy Bean at 9:24 PM Labels: audio , guerrilla , instructional design 14comments: Steve Howard said.

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The Top 9 Screen Recording Tips That Will Make You a Better Creator (With Video)

TechSmith Camtasia

Audio quality matters. Let’s face it folks – one thing that turns off viewers faster than almost anything else is bad audio. The best way to record good audio is to plan for it before you even start recording.

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. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. It should also NOT play the guided audio again. Stop triggered audio.

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. I intended to take on a full audio challenge with Captivate. It should also NOT play the guided audio again. Background.

It’s Not Too Late! How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

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. If you aren’t looking to invest in high-end audio software, Audacity is a free piece of software created and maintained by a community of programmers and audio experts. Cleaning Up Audio in Video Editing….

PowerPoint 2007: Converting Presentations to Movies

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, there is a workaround if you have Windows Movie Maker  on your system (most computers using Windows do have the program by default). If you would like to add music or other audio, continue to the next step. by AJ George.

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5 Simple Tips to Create an Explainer Video

mysimpleshow

Good quality audio Good quality audio is paramount for a good explainer video! And when it comes to the audio, three issues need attention: the voice-over , the delivery speed, and background sounds: 1) The voice must be clear and not overpowered by background music.

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This is Your Brain on eLearning/Online Learning

TOPYX LMS

According to research, students who used ebooks that contained sound effects, music, audio narration, and images were able to retain and recite more information than those who were simply given traditional textbooks.” Here are some ideas to help you get started: Include video/audio in emails – An easy (and free) way to begin offering online learning to employee learners is by including video and audio in emails.

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Revisiting Learning Styles

Experiencing eLearning

I admit that when I was taught learning styles in my education program, I didn’t question it. As a music teacher, that might mean something like teaching rhythms through multiple channels. If I was teaching music today, I’d do that same kind of lesson, just not because of learning styles. That’s all based on the Kodály method , which does have research support (at least as far as I know; I haven’t dug into it since I rarely teach music anymore).

8 Tips to Help Your Learners Succeed in Their First Online Course

LearnDash

Even if you’re the type of learner that needs background noise or music to concentrate, the everyday distractions in your home may not allow you to fully absorb the concepts of your e-learning course. Are your students struggling to finish their semester from home?

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Revisiting Learning Styles

Experiencing eLearning

I admit that when I was taught learning styles in my education program, I didn’t question it. As a music teacher, that might mean something like teaching rhythms through multiple channels.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: iOS 11 Makes Mobile Demos a Snap (or a Tap)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We experimented with several techniques for capturing the app including using a program that reflected the iPhone onto the computer. (To To reflect our iPhone to the computer, we used a program called, wait for it, Reflector. by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

Legacy eLearning

CourseArc

Most of these tools force developers to be dependent on a specific vendor or program. Many of them tend to cause bugs and issues when developers try to integrate the legacy program with newer, more modern tools.

4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

It’s a very effective medium that combines the best aspects of audio, picture, and plain ol’ face-to-face teaching. Good Audio Goes a Long Way. Being someone who has dabbled in video myself, bad audio is the bane of my existence.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 10, 2020

Mike Taylor

Another thing everyone should be excited about is the fact that the voting for Jane Hart’s annual Top Tools program is now officially open. What I’m Listening to: I love 80’s music and I love remakes, so this “ 80s Covers & Remakes ” playlist is sure to be good, right?!

5 Mistakes eLearning Developers Often Make

eFront

This feature can seriously turn your eLearning program into a content disaster! Group images, video, and audio files and text for use in constructing your eLearning course. Determine how the eLearning program will be used. Watch out for Audio and Video issues.

5 Things to Keep in Mind for an Impactful Instructional Design Process

Adobe Captivate

The first thing you need to do is to create an IDD which will specify the approach you will be using to develop the strategy of the learning program. Without standardization, it would be impossible to create a proper learning program that can be equally accessed and understood by everyone. Both audio and text content have to be finalized during this stage. Additions like sound effects and background music must also be decided – but not yet added (see ‘Adding Audio’ below).

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LMS for the Next Generation of Corporate Learners: An Insight

G-Cube

Just as there are initiation programs that prepare students to assess the courses available, a thorough LMS initiation training should be conducted – irrespective of the technology know-how of the learners. As the technology around us evolves, the way we learn also evolves along with it.

How to Find a Profitable Course Topic

learnWorlds

Here are some ideas from popular courses on Udemy to get inspired: Programming & Development: Programming Languages, Python, Javascript, C++, Web Development, Game Development, Coding etc. So, you may know what you want to do … you may not.

Screencasting: From Script to Screen

TechSmith Camtasia

By pairing your audio with an action on the screen, you can clearly envision what’s happening at each point in the screencast. Record your audio. During editing, this allows you to cut, rearrange, or insert audio clips easily in between each other on your timeline.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

TechSmith Camtasia

Step 4: Select your audio. For audio, you can use music, voice narration, or a combination of the two. For the blog videos we create, we use background music exclusively.

Video Editing Basics for eLearning

LearnUpon

We regularly speak about the importance of proper planning for eLearning programs. Make sure you have enough images, video, and audio so that you don’t have to create extra later. Here are the steps to follow to edit your video: Upload your media (video, images, and audio).

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. Podcasts are truly excellent when music and language are involved, but they may be difficult to produce if the subject is visual.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

I have an old audio jack, make sure if you get them to match the jack you’ll be using. Royalty Free Music. I purchased the royalty-free stock audio from Audioblocks. That is one of the secrets to great audio. Audacity is a free, handy open source audio editing tool.

How to Make a YouTube Video: The Definitive Guide

TechSmith Camtasia

Have guests they wouldn’t expect to be on your program. For a topic focusing on “video tutorial” I would want to focus on editing, video ideas, and background music as a good starting point. Make sure to close any unnecessary programs and windows before you record. Add music.

Managing stress in the workplace through eLearning

eFront

Music. Another helpful strategy to optimize mood levels is to use music in the eLearning environment. When learners need to read large volumes of text, sometimes a subdued background music helps focus better. The goal is to keep the eLearning program simple and chaos-free.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: iOS 11 Makes Mobile Demos a Snap (or a Tap)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We experimented with several techniques for capturing the app including using a program that reflected the iPhone onto the computer. (To To reflect our iPhone to the computer, we used a program called, wait for it, Reflector. I didn't make any edits to the video but could have easily added audio, music, callouts, animations, you name it.). by Kevin Siegel, CTT, COTP.

The definitive guide to recruiting and online training for remote teams

Coassemble

If you’re a company that produces music, you might not want a candidate that posts negative things about the music industry on your team. Do they clearly exchange information with you via text, email, and video/audio calls?

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