Podcasting: Is It Right For Your Content Mix?

Talented Learning

Today we feature podcasting advice from Shelly Kramer , Co-CEO of V3 Broadsuite and President of Broadsuite Media Group. Have you added podcasting to your organization’s content mix yet? Well, podcast adoption statistics are impressive by any measure.

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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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.

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Why Training Needs Video

Learning Rebels

The shift has arrived, and video is King! You may or may not be shocked by this but not enough of us are creating video to help the people in our organizations. However, we hesitate to produce video. It seems for a lot of people video is a skill that is unreachable.

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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. Podcasting wasn’t a new idea.

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.

This Week in mLearning Podcast – Video in #mLearning [Episode 4]

mLearning Revolution

Welcome episode #4 of our new podcast entitled “ This Week in mLearning. ” In this episode, Robert and I talk Adobe CS6, Google Drive and the impact of Video in mLearning, as well as SceneChat, the Khan Academy, the Flipped Classroom and more. The video revolution: some stats.

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 ?. Video

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Uses for Audio in eLearning

Integrated Learnings

First, the audio narration slowed me down. Since I didn’t need the visuals to understand the audio, I decided to listen to the course like a podcast while glancing at email and other stuff. So when is audio worthwhile? Although I had never designed an eLearning course to include full audio narration, the experience reinforced that I probably shouldn’t go down that path in the future. When do you use audio in eLearning? By Shelley A. Gable.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Benefits of Digital Audio

The E-Learning Curve

The first principle of digital audio is: Digital audio is the study of discrete values. This characteristic is very important: it allows us to manage audio information very efficiently. In a previous post, I discussed a little about the basics of digital audio.

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Podcasting for E-Learning: Audio Editing + Audacity

The E-Learning Curve

Previously in this series of E-Learning Curve Blog posts about Podcasting for E-Learning, I discussed downloading and installing the open source audio editor called Audacity. In this YouTube video, Rod Summers demonstrates how to edit a piece of analog magnetic tape.

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.

Demonstration: Editing an Audio File. Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Today's post is a demonstration outlining how to edit an audio file using the Audacity open-source non-linear sound editor. Now, some context: in my previous post in this series about Podcasting for E-Learning, I described the pre-edit stage of post-production.

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Podcast 27: What Makes Microlearning Work? – With Karl Kapp

Talented Learning

To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. So I pulled up a 5-minute how-to video on YouTube and followed step-by-step instructions. But video is getting most of the glory these days?

Julie Dirksen – Sponge elearning podcast

Sponge UK

You’ll be hearing her views on helping learners to form good habits, how to avoid some common design mistakes and what we can all learn from video game designers. Is there an example of video in elearning that has definitely got it right?

3 Secrets to Creating Better Video

3Play Media

It’s predicted that 82% of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2020. If you’re publishing video content for training, marketing, or other purposes, that’s a great first step to keeping up with the trends. How to Create Accessible Video.

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Podcasting for the Classroom

OpenSesame

. The days of families huddling around radios to listen to their favorite nightly programs may be long gone, but the market for engaging audio programs hasn’t entirely diminished. However, podcasts aren’t only for entertainment. Ready to start podcasting your classroom lectures?

How I Make an Audio Podcast for Website Information

e-Learning Academy

Question from a client: We have new information to tell our clients, but we aren’t ready to make videos. We’d like to create an interim audio podcast to provide this information in a simple and accessible format. There is still a role for audio podcasts on websites. [.]. Client question Development PodcastHow do we do this using a PC?

Why video is the superior tool for learning

Your Training Edge

While these courses include a broad range of subjects, and are present on various different platforms, one thing that almost all MOOCs have in common is the emphasis on conveying content to the learner through video. The choice of the video is not evident.

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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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eLearning: What's the Best Microphone for Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

I received an email asking the following: What specific advice can you give about the kind of microphone to purchase for making good quality audio narrations to accompany my Captivate training sessions, minimizing echo and other audio problems? each can produce awesome eLearning content that will be enhanced if you include voiceover audio. I was surprised by how good the audio was considering the poor experiences I've had with most built-in microphones in the past.

David Kelly – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast

Sponge UK

Interactive video. Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or mobile device. Interviews Podcast David Kelly interview podcast

How to Convert Video to MP3 Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

Whether you’re a podcaster, teacher, or speaker, you may be interested in getting more value from your content by extracting the audio from a video file. Podcasts are still alive and well, and the rise in prevalence of smart phones has only helped fuel more growth.

360° interactive video for learning – Sponge UK Podcast

Sponge UK

Kate Nicholls, Learning Technologies Designer of the year and Head of Innovations at Sponge UK has spent the last year investigating how 360° interactive video can be used for workplace learning. 10:10 – What have you learnt about where VR and 360° video is going to work within learning?

Elliott Masie – Sponge UK Elearning Podcast

Sponge UK

Read highlights and see video of Elliott Masie in our blog post. Ways to listen to the Sponge UK elearning podcast. The full interview is available to listen to using the player above, you can stream the audio directly to your computer or device. Podcast Elliott Masie podcast

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Death of the Podcast

Moodle Journal

While I used the MP3’s in audio form, I also decided to tryout driving an avatar with the audio and so give them all something to look at while listening, basically duplicating the material. Was the podcast just a blip?

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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Podcast - The Missing Piece of Great eLearning: An Interview with Marie Hoffman

InSync Training

When we begin creating eLearning or video elements for blended learning , our first thought often includes technology. In this episode of our Modern Learning on the Air podcast series, InSync Training’s Phylise Banner explores the topic of audio narration with voice talent Marie Hoffman. We invest in platforms to create high-end designs. The polish usually ends there.

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 – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface

The E-Learning Curve

In my previous post , I discussed interface metaphors, and showed a video example of the process behind the analog tape-editing metaphor used by most media editing tools - including Audacity. Most important is the audio waveform itself. Edit/Duplicate will not create a new audio file.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

Video Killed the Radio Star debuts. Everyone watches it – because it is the first video to be seen on the station. 2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. Grab your Video.

How to Get the Perfect Audio Recording for Captioning

3Play Media

With the following tips, you’ll be able to choose the perfect microphone, create the perfect recording space, and capture the perfect audio. They are perfect for recording podcasts or webinars because they are less sensitive to background noises. No one likes poor audio.

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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. Why podcasts are the next big thing.

How Podcasts Saved Our Family Road Trip

Degreed

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.

LMS Tracking of Podcasts and Video Casts

Tony Karrer

They currently provide some podcasts and video casts, but would like to track the new content that is being developed now. You can put the audio or video inside a SCORM course and load it into an LMS. I received an interesting question from someone who is working on providing content to a remote sales force of about 40 people on topics such as selling process, products and selling skills.

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3 Brilliant Common Craft Instructional Videos

eLearning Brothers

Common Craft has an extensive library of informative and instructional videos. Today we’re taking a look at 3 videos in particular that will really spice up your next project. This handy video teaches just that, and it can make research—or even simple curiosities—a cinch.

Design - Audio - Podcasting - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Video: Bring your presentation alive - Dont Waste Your Time , September 10, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning – Tour of Audacity’s User Interface - The E-Learning Curve , September 4, 2009. Podcasting for E-Learning: Recording with Audacity - The E-Learning Curve , September 9, 2009. Where to get pre keyed (green screen) video footage for your web video or online project. 3D video conferencing , September 8, 2009. Audio (18). Podcasting (20).