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 ?.

Designing Elearning without Audio

The Learning Dispatch

Here are some ways to construct elearning without audio. Who doesn’t love audio narration in elearning? Yet audio can be difficult, for both the learner and the training program. In addition, audio can significantly increase production time and cost.

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Using Lectora to Sync Audio

Integrated Learnings

Most multimedia developers are familiar with audio timing in frame based applications like Adobe Flash and other movie editing software. This concept is a little different when using Lectora to sync audio. Lectora allows developers to set events that occur at flagged times within audio.

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How to Improve Audio Quality with Audacity

LearnUpon

Poor audio quality is one of the most frustrating things you can subject your learners to. Not everyone has access to studio quality equipment, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have great audio in your training courses. Audio editing tools. Is your audio track too loud?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

audio elements, including your voice. provide processing on video and audio content. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Auto-Play Audio with Google Chrome

Adobe Captivate

I learned that Google has changed its browser so audio doesn’t auto-play. I’ve found a “work around” with using a transparent button and program it to play the audio…for whatever reason, this works. The post Auto-Play Audio with Google Chrome appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question audio LMS question scorm 2004Has anybody figured out a way around this?

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Best Practices: Audio in the Virtual Classroom

InSync Training

For example, as anyone who has taught or participated in a virtual learning environment knows, audio plays a key role in a program’s success. Audio connectivity issues can quickly derail a session, making effective planning essential.

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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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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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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How to Sync Audio and Video Sources

TechSmith Camtasia

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.

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PowerPoint: Playing Audio Sequentially. and Automatically

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Last week I covered how to play multiple audio tracks at the same time. That wasn't so hard, but what can get a bit complicated is playing multiple audio tracks sequentially. Select the Audio Tools Playback tab.  by AJ George.

Editing Audio with Audacity

The Learning Dispatch

Editing audio is a fairly straightforward process, especially when you have excellent (not to mention free!) or later) Audacity (free download here ) An audio file (Audacity natively supports major formats like WAV , AIFF , MP3, and OGG.

ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate

However, the audio is not coming working. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate? . In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. As a test, I imported mp3 audio onto a PowerPoint slide and then took the slide into Captivate.

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Captivate HTML5 – Audio Doesn’t Play in Moodle

Adobe Captivate

Last year, using the same programs (slightly older versions), and processes, I published these packages as swf files, and the audio played without any issues. The audio plays in Captivate Preview, but when I upload them as SCORM files to Moodle, the audio only plays on the first slide. When I publish the same file as SWF/HTML5, the audio plays perfectly. The post Captivate HTML5 – Audio Doesn’t Play in Moodle appeared first on eLearning.

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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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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, the audio is not coming working. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate?    In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. The audio worked fine. by Kevin Siegel, CTT+, COTP.

eLearning: When Should You Record Your Voiceover Audio?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel      Adding voiceover audio to eLearning enhances the learner experience. And before you spend thousands of dollars hiring voiceover talent to record your audio, you should know: your voice is fine (nobody likes their own voice so trust me on this, yours will do nicely). I've found that the voiceover audio does not have to be highly produced to be effective.   But when should you record your audio?

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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The Cost of an Ineffective Training Program

ej4 eLearning

Instructional Design is defined as “a systematic process that is employed to develop education and training programs in a consistent and reliable fashion” (Reiser, Dempsey, 2007). For your audio learners, you want the information to be clear and easily understood.

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The Four Ps of Quality Audio

ATD Learning Technologies

Training media expert Jonathon Halls details the four Ps of making quality audio for learning: production, performance, programming, and platform choice. Click here to read full version

Supercharge Your Employee Training Program with Bite Sized Learning

Hurix Digital

L&D professionals, trainers and educators can supercharge their employee learning programs or make them more engaging, contextual and real-time by designing content in small and very specific nuggets or micro bites.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Thursday, February 21, 2008 My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning Cathy Moore had a post a few months ago ( Addicted to Audio? that inspired me to change my approach to using audio in eLearning. She suggested using audio sparingly. in did it have audio capability?

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ELEARNING PRODUCTION: Getting Audio from Microsoft PowerPoint to Work in Adobe Captivate

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

However, the audio is not coming working. How do I get the audio in PowerPoint to work in Captivate?    In truth, I never add the audio to PowerPoint slides while in PowerPoint. Instead, I always import the audio directly onto the slides after the PowerPoint-to-Captivate import process is complete.   I wanted to see if the audio worked for myself so as a test, I imported mp3 audio onto a PowerPoint slide and then took the slide into Captivate.

The Rise of Training Podcasts in a Blended Learning Program

Unboxed

Podcasts – digital audio series that users can download or stream – are great at distilling complex topics into digestible pieces, because their informal nature relaxes listeners. The post The Rise of Training Podcasts in a Blended Learning Program appeared first on Unboxed Technology.

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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7 Free Audio Editors for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

Even though many elearning applications have their own audio tools, I usually don’t use them. I may for quick projects, but generally, I like to keep my audio production separate from my elearning course production. Audacity is probably the most popular of the free audio editors.

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Adobe Captivate 4 Audio Editing: Shhhhhh! I Mean Speak Up!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Kevin Siegel When working with audio in Adobe Captivate, one issue you are likely to face is audio levels that are all over the map. Right-click any audio file on the Library, choose Edit with Adobe Captivate and you'll open the Edit Audio dialog box.

eLearning: Voiceover Audio That Will Keep the Learner's Attention

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

So with absolutely no motion on screen, how long can the audio drone on? On a software demo video, a lack of action for as little as 7 seconds can have the learner shaking the mouse to see if the video is still running-even if the audio voiceover is continuing. This capability is not entirely new but was previously available via pass-through to and from a custom module, which is a function of most programming languages.

How to Record High Quality Audio for E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

We all recognize the sound of poor quality audio when we hear it. Whether it’s unwanted static, an echo, or ambient room noise, bad audio can distract your learners from the content in your e-learning course and prevent them from clearly receiving your message.

How to Develop a Highly Interactive Online Training Program

TalentLMS

What’s more important is that implementing an interactive online training program is easier nowadays. What constitutes an interactive online training program? Online interactive training programs are defined by the inclusion of interactive elements in courses.

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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Uploading videos and audio from other IOS devices

Adobe Captivate

Currently I am working on the trial version of Adobe Captivate (Having a lot of fun just its a serious learning curve) and currently having trouble transferring videos and audio recordings from my iPhone or iPad to the program. However, sometimes the video and audio are slow to load or play.

4 Ways to Make Your Audio In Your Courses Better

eFront

When it comes to creating audio for eLearning, there are a lot of factors to consider. There is the software to record your audio, the microphone and other hardware to capture your voice. And of course, your audio editing skills. What else can you do to make your audio better?

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A Strong Company Culture Starts with an Effective Training Program

Inkling

Video and audio that reinforce and complement other elements on the page. The post A Strong Company Culture Starts with an Effective Training Program appeared first on Inkling. Google employees embrace “Googliness.” ” While there’s no clear definition for the descriptor, it’s often applied to a core set of values, which include being honest, ethical, proactive, and goal-focused.

Video beats the audio star

Moodle Journal

The particular course that I selected for this is my High Level Programming for level 4 students, and to date I have made about 40 recordings. At the start of this term decided to try using my PDA to record parts of my lectures, and these recording are in range of 3 to 4 minutes. But I thought I would tryout something of an experiment by making these recording available in two forms, one being a straightforward mp3, while the other would feature a speaking CrazyTalk avatar.

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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….