The Rise of Training Podcasts in a Blended Learning Program

Unboxed

Blended learning is not just a trend— technology is being integrated into learning in all sorts of innovative ways, and that includes training podcasts. Training podcasts can be leveraged as part of a larger blended learning program to increase retention and reflection.

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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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.

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

TalentLMS

I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. This way, we can send info on our podcasting setup anytime someone asks. Here’s a quick view of my podcasting equipment setup at my desk.

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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Audio in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

Audio is a powerful and impactful tool, but it is often used incorrectly within e-learning courses. A common question is "Should we have audio in the e-learning module that exactly matches the text on the screen?" It’s not that you can’t learn from audio and text, it is just that the learning is more productive if the two are separate (audio that enhances what is on the screen not repeats it word-for-word). Is it good to have audio to describe graphics on the screen?

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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.

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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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.

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? In the UK, Mark tells me that audio is used sparingly.

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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. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Editing and Producing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

You don’t have to edit audio in a beginning-middle-end sequence. You can also drop in new files, split audio, modify the volume (or amplitude), “top and tail” the recording, and add effects, before generating a rendered file which contains all of the modifications you made to your audio.

Chuck Lorenz on Adapt – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast

Sponge UK

It means you can create one course that can be accessed on any type of device with a modern web browser whether you have programming experience or not. Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast. Join us in two weeks for the next episode of the Sponge UK elearning podcast.

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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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….

Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

Publicists are telling their clients, “Get a podcast.” Podcasting is the new talk radio, the new advertising, and the new book tour. It’s time your association gets a podcast too. By adding podcasts to your online learning curriculum and communication strategy, you will attract the attention and loyalty of members, customers, and prospects, while enhancing the impact of your educational content. Who’s listening to podcasts? Advertisers love podcasts.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

Blue Sky eLearn

They’re the very reason for your membership program in the first place. While no membership programs actively neglect their engagement techniques, it can still be incredibly easy to forget about the foundation of your success: member engagement. Podcasts and Other Audio Content.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson

Learning Visions

Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Kineo Rapid e-Learning Podcast with Gabe Anderson Another good podcast from the folks at Kineo : an interview with Stephen Walsh (Kineo) and Gabe Anderson ( Articulate ). eLearning Guild’s 2010 Salary Report ID Live with John Graves ► April (5) Audio Interview with Tom Kuhlmann of Articulate Book Review: Love is the Killer App Kineo Insights Webinar: Aligning eLearning with B.

3-prong Program for Continuous Workforce Improvement and Organizational Success

G-Cube

We created an engaging e-learning program based on three major aspects- Self-paced learning, Reinforcements, and Learner Performance Assessments. This program is designed as per the personalized needs of individuals and their custom learning styles and preferences. ?

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. Since its inception in 1969, the British Open University supplied about one-fifth of its output via radio programming.

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.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, we are counting down 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program! Record a few webcasts or start a podcast series to get you going.

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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.

How to Build an Online Learning Program with a Limited Budget

WBT Systems

You know your association should provide online learning programs to members and others in your industry. Here are some ways to build an online learning program with a limited budget. Know your competition and their programs. Define your online learning program’s focus.

The Tone from the Top – Modeling integrity, ethical behavior and compliance through compliance training

Interactive Services

What better vehicle than compliance training to show (through videos, podcasts, messages) that everyone from the CEO down is engaged in the protection and elevation of the organization through ethical and compliant practice. Click here to learn about our innovative integrity training programs.

10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether you’re a solo eLearning hero or you’re like the Avengers and you have a whole squad, check out 10 tips that’ll help you put some POW into your program! Record a few webcasts or start a podcast series to get you going.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Can captions be added to audio-only content?

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program. Can captions be added to audio-only content?

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

An accessible video includes captions, a transcript, and audio description and is delivered in an accessible media player. Transcripts are a plain text version of the audio. Transcripts are not time-synchronized, so they’re typically best for audio-only content like podcasts.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning

Learning Visions

Thursday, October 01, 2009 Interview with Tony Karrer on Informal and Social Learning Be sure to listen to the latest Kineo podcast with Dr. Tony Karrer. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Online Marketing for E-learning Part I: Content

LearnDash

You have to be producing content in the form of blogs, videos, infographics, and even podcasts, if you want to draw attention and stand out from the crowd. Content can basically be split into three main groups: audio, visual, and text. Or, in online terms: podcasts, videos, and blogs.

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Text To Speech Synthesizers

The eLearning Coach

It also seems appropriate when there isn’t time or budget for recording and syncing visuals and audio, particularly for dummy audio when you need to show sponsors and SMEs how the media elements of an online program will be integrated prior to the recording. Their engine can be used by developers in a variety of ways, but they also have an online pay-as-you-go service, called Pronuncia , to use the engine for recording audio files. Podcasts For Learning.

Tips for Developing a Learning Culture

LearnDash

Most organizations understand the inherent benefits of a robust learning program (both live training and elearning) , but they don’t always know how to create a culture that is conducive to such programs.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Styles

Learning Visions

In the context of e-Learning (back then it was just plain old CBT), this meant you had audio/video on the screen with timed text bullets. The learner could listen to the audio if her preferred style was auditory, OR read the text if her preferred style was visual. This means that I learn best through my visual channel, next kinesthetic, with audio being my weakest channel. I always tune out the audio and read ahead.

How to Design Evergreen eLearning Content

CourseArc

Evergreening through Podcasts. If you offer audio lectures as part of your course, here’s another case where modular design can come in handy. When using this technique, you should archive your old podcasts or audio segments and keep them easily accessible in your editing program.