Music, learning and pedagogy

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Image from Pexels Being interviewed by Rick Zanotti last week got me thinking about music and learning. The conversation turned to music, my songwriting and performances with various bands during the 80s and 90s. Giving others space within a musical performance is vital.

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Communicating with sound

Clive on Learning

Sound is a medium that matters. You can add narration and sound effects to your animations and videos or leave it to music to set the mood. Sound is a medium the learning professional can master without the need for in-depth technical skills and professional tools.

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The Music of Your Sphere – The Multiple Ways Your Brain is Wired for Music

Learningtogo

He believed that this correlation was part of a harmonic relationship that connects everything in the universe, which he called The Music of the Spheres. Human brains interpret waves that fall between 20 to 20,000 Hz as sound. But music isn’t just a single sound.

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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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Royalty Free Music for eLearning

eFront

Recently a fellow member of the Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals' Group (14K+ of members) asked " If anyone know of where to find royalty free background music for training? " Download royalty free music! All tracks have full music clearance ready for instant buy out.

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Music Licensing

TechSmith Camtasia

While licensing helps protect people’s property (such as music), it can also be a nuisance to try and navigate. Most music is protected under a license of some sort, especially the good stuff, which makes it difficult to find cheap, quality music that you can use in your videos.

Communicating with sound

Skills Journey

Sound is a medium that matters. You can add narration and sound effects to your animations and videos or leave it to music to set the mood. Sound is a medium the learning professional can master without the need for in-depth technical skills and professional tools.

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How to Add Music to a Video

TechSmith Camtasia

A truly engaging video often includes music, as well. But where do you find music? When you find it, how do you add music to a video? Read more to learn how to add music to a video. There’s a difference between adding music and adding the right music.

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Freebie Friday: The Sweet Sound of Free Stock Assets 

eLearning Brothers

Anyone who has ever edited audio knows that quality sound effects are an essential part of the process. Lucky for them, we have an expansive library full of sounds that will add a little something to your eLearning course. Two minutes of smooth and jazzy piano music.

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Maximizing Productivity Through Music

OpenSesame

Just what you need. . As more and more research is developed, music in the workplace is being changed from a way to tune out to a way to tune in. . Music can be linked to increases in productivity through changes in mood. “In

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Over 500,000 Stock Images, Audio, and Videos for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Over 500,000 stock images, graphics, videos, motion graphics, sound effects, and music loops. Music, sound effects, and loops. Adobe After Effects and Apple Motion source files included! Here’s a huge announcement from eLearning Brothers!

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Part 1: Say What?! A Guide to Camtasia Sound

eLearning Brothers

If you spend any amount of time exploring what Camtasia has to offer you’ll stumble across the Audio Effects option in the left side menu ribbon. These four effects are available in both the Mac and PC versions of Camtasia. #1 When to use it – This is best used on music.

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Soundscapes for elearning

Sponge UK

Sound design is one of the most overlooked elements in the process of creating elearning, but it could be just what you need to take your elearning project to the next level. How important is sound? Sound can be more important to elearning than some people realise.

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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.

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What can Hollywood teach you about making your Elearning AWESOME?

eLearning Brothers

Now with the proliferation of digital cinema and insanely capable special effects and CGI tools, filmmakers can create anything on screen with a robust computer and plenty of time and tech skills. That trust starts with consistent, engaging and effective training. Sound Quality.

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Setting the Mood: Top Tips for Adding Stock Music to Your E-Learning

E-learning Uncovered

Do you use music in your courses? I’ve found time and time again that a little bit of well-placed music can add a surprising amount of polish and – more importantly – set the tone of the overall experience. Music can take a shortcut through people’s brains and tap into their emotions in a way that’s uncommon with spoken or written words. The impact came from timing the verbal and visual elements to a music track that perfectly captured the mood I wanted to create.

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Create an Old Time Movie Effect with Camtasia Studio 8

TechSmith Camtasia

In this tutorial, I’ll discuss ways to gather clips and media to create an old time movie effect. I chose a particular file to use in my example video (by Moville Media) since it had a great look and sound to it and it was free. Scratchy Vintage Music.

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Creating The Desired Impact From Audio-Conferencing: Some Tips To Increase Effectiveness

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But it seldom attains an effective impact of not supplemented by visual or vocal re-enforcement. It pays to be prepared as a Presenter: Conference calls will be more effective if you take extra effort in planning and preparing for your conference call.

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When Misused Buzzwords Attack

Association eLearning

Effective. Effective. Is not : Cheerful background music and flashy animations with sound effects and lots of pictures. Example : Someone goes to an eLearning vendor and asks for a course that’s interactive, immersive, innovative, effective, and fun.

All This Talk About Reading

Learning Rebels

Now that we are in the age of twitter, Facebook and YouTube, it’s easy to fall into the trap of sound bites and headlines. Reading for 6 minutes reduces more stress than listening to music or going for a walk. Consider this: You read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Chunking strategy: Improve the effectiveness of your corporate and retail training

Ed App

Chunking might sound like an unrefined term to associate with the art of learning, but you’d better pay attention to it because it’s on of the most effective forms of elearning and instructional design available.

10 Tips to Effectively Use Videos in eLearning

KZO Innovations

When it comes to eLearning, video can be a powerful tool – but in order to be effective, it needs to be utilized correctly. Here are ten tips on how to effectively use videos in eLearning. Videos are particularly effective when they can demonstrate the “how-to” or “how-to-not,” especially when the eLearning course revolves around customer service and sales. Videos should be well produced with high quality sound, imaging, and acting.

FREE resources for eLearning Development

PulseLearning

Here we list our favorite free resources covering music, pictures, and fonts: Free sound effects and music Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds.

Multitrack audio and creating MP3 podcast files: Podcasting for E-Learning

The E-Learning Curve

Tags: audio editor Audio Audacity sound content production post-production podcast multitrack audio

Is unconscious bias the next big diversity challenge?

Saffron Interactive

The effects have been felt particularly in the workplace, as employers have woken up to the fact that a diverse workforce offers real performance benefits and opportunities. Or perhaps the passersby simply didn’t like his music. A BBC report in December last year highlighted the cases of ethnic minority women advised to ‘whiten’ their job applications by using more English-sounding names. Blog diversity inclusion Joshua Bell Stop and Hear the Music unconscious bias

Two Ways to Edit Your Background Audio that You Didn’t Know About

eLearning Brothers

Tutorial makers have a fear of background music. How many tutorials have you watched online that have had background music playing? Generally, the ones with music are the ones where the instruction is all given in text on screen. So we leave the music out.

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eLearning Principles from MOOC expert—Tina Seeling

Coffee and Design

She has a new MOOC coming up from through NovoEd , called Creativity: Music to My Ears. All of the projects in this experiential course will deal with some aspect of music, including listening, creating, and sharing. No musical talent is required – just an interest in exploring the role that music plays in our lives. Sounds like teaching to me. I am looking forward to seeing how this is done in the Creativity: Music to My Ears course.

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How to write an award-winning submission

Good To Great

Good To Great In pursuit of excellence: my view on the world of learning and training Skip to content Home A bit about me ← Lessons from Jamie’s Dream School A panel podcast on compliance training → How to write an award-winning submission Posted on March 8, 2011 by Stephanie Dedhar | Leave a comment Last week’s Oscars may have marked the end of the film and music awards season, but in the world of e-learning there’s a definite buzz in the air.

Training Video Production, Humanized

Unboxed

Higher-fidelity training videos often involve sophisticated lighting setups, professional actors, additional sound and camera equipment, and extra crew. As a kid I wanted to be Alfred Hitchcock. As a graduate student I won a screenwriting award.

The power of Digital Storytelling: A corporate learning perspective

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A digital story is a short (typically 3-5 minutes long) audio-visual presentation, created with images (real or computer-generated), photographs, background music, some text and a distinctive narrative. Transition effects can be utilized to increase the visual impact.

13 Tips for Recording Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

TechSmith Camtasia

If the content you’re recording has its own audio—like the sound effects in a game—you will want to unmute your device so it is captured. Turn off in-app music. Because the music will compete with your narration. Recording in a clothes closet is also effective.

How To Edit Video- Normalize Audio Clips & Volume

TechSmith Camtasia

Have you ever watched a video where the music was so loud you couldn’t hear the voice over? In fact, big time Hollywood productions have teams dedicated to all different facets of sound. Yet, sound carries you through the video experience. How To Get The Right Sound.

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What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

Sound Learning. The use of music, narrative, and even the occasional sound effect adds a critical component to the experience. In addition, background music helps set tone and attitude. Sound effects can make it a little more fun. Use music.

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Graphic Novel: Cool eBooks for Learning about HIV Prevention

Kapp Notes

Serious Comic – Voice Over, Music, and Sound Effects. I have been a long time fan of comic books and thought they would be great for creating a learning curriculum especially one that was transmedia.

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Can ‘Movie Based e-Learning’ be the Future of Video Based e-Learning?

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With the visual cues provided, the learner is also better equipped to apply the knowledge gained in practical work – thus justifying the entire purpose of effective training. The narrative and music within the movie play an equally important role in delivering the message.

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