Remove Learning Remove Music Remove Podcasts Remove Sound

Communicating with sound

Clive on Learning

Sound is a medium that matters. Your audience can listen to a podcast or a radio programme while they’re busy doing other things like walking, driving or keeping fit. 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. audio podcasting sound

Sound 46

Communicating with sound

Skills Journey

Sound is a medium that matters. Your audience can listen to a podcast or a radio programme while they’re busy doing other things like walking, driving or keeping fit. 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.

Sound 40

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been asked about the podcasting equipment setup and software that we use on the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast. Rather than typing this email over and updating it each time, here’s a post you can bookmark that I’ll keep up to date with information on the podcasting equipment setup and software we’re using now. This way, we can send info on our podcasting setup anytime someone asks. I’ve found that I get a truer sound that way.

The Power Of Online Training Podcasts: 9 Ways Online Training Podcasts Can Engage Remote Employees


Are you ready to launch your own online training podcast series? Online training podcasts give your organization the ability to impart online training tidbits and helpful tips. However, producing award-winning online training podcasts takes careful planning, organization, and most importantly employee involvement. Here are 9 tips for using podcasts in your online training program. Another approach is to create time stamps for your online training podcast.

Podcasts in eLearning


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. The TEDx podcasts have a million-count audience. This expresses the popularity and ease of access that such podcasts to the general public. So what are the best practices for creating podcasts for eLearning?

Podcasting for E-Learning: Critically Analyzing Podcasts

The E-Learning Curve

My previous blog posts on podcasting have focused the human side of podcasting: narration, story-telling, communicating with your audience. Now, it's time to spend a little time understanding the technical aspects of podcasting. Don't worry if you've never so much as looked at a sound file before. As you begin to hone your podcasting skills, you'll find that you're also taking a remarkable learning journey. How is that musical piece orchestrated?

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. Start thinking about a topic for your next podcast, which will be even better than this one! Tags: audio editor Audio Audacity sound content production post-production podcast multitrack audio

Audio 46

Podcasting for E-Learning: Setting Audacity Preferences

The E-Learning Curve

This ensures that the sound source and playback options are set correctly as well as bit-rate, quality indicators and so on. I/O is short for Input Output and is where you’ll tell it to record your sound from and where to play it back. From the Playback Device: drop-down menu, select the output device that you would like to route the sound through. In this case, I’m sending the signal via my internal PC sound card. Sound Quality Tab.

The 6 hottest learning trends for 2018 ? Part 6: Podcasting

Limestone Learning

" Sound, mike, microphone " by ? ?? For the time-strapped multi-tasker trying to shoehorn learning into a workday without sacrificing productivity, podcasts are a logical fit. If that sounds like extra work, it doesn’t have to be. Podcasts can be entertaining and relaxing while still filling our heads with information. Podcasting also reflects a new way of looking at how learning is delivered. Why podcasts are the next big thing.

The power of the spoken word: including podcasts in training


Back in 1938, radio was the main means of finding out what was going on in the world, listen to music or even to the back-then really popular radiophonic theatre. Why L&D professionals should consider the podcast as a training tool. Without further ado, here are four reasons why you should consider including podcasts in your company’s training materials: Podcasts – the cool version of dramatic radio. Podcasts are a smart way of resource consumption.

Podcasting to Accelerate Sales for Course Creators with Craig Hewitt from Castos


Learn how to use podcasting to accelerate sales for course creators with Craig Hewitt from Castos in this LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Castos is a podcast hosting platform that allows you to host your audio files and create your RSS feed, and that is what can be sent out to platforms like iTunes. When Chris talks to people who are interested in LifterLMS, he often hears that they discovered LifterLMS from a YouTube video or from a podcast episode.

Exploring Podcasting for E-Learning (and new podcast episode released)

The E-Learning Curve

I'm exploring the medium of podcasting at the moment. I've previously discussed podcasting in general here , but in my view there can (and should) be more to the medium than the well-trodden 'single voice-over discusses topic' - what I call the 'fireside chat' - podcast format. The greatest advantage of the sound medium lies in its direct appeal to the imagination. The sound 'pictures' are better because they are built in the mind and imagination of the user.

Podcasting for E-Learning – Storytelling and Teaching

The E-Learning Curve

Sound – especially the human voice - has been a fundamental part of the transmission of information and knowledge since pre-history. In Western culture, for example, the oral tradition – story telling – was the primary means of passing on the learned, shared values of culture, encoded in legends, myths, and fables until the invention of writing. The problem with sound though, that it is ephemeral – it is not permanent – once spoken, the words are gone forever.

How to Start and Grow a Podcast and Build an Online Course Empire with Joe Casabona


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. The biggest lesson Joe learned from making the switch is that customers do not care about the vehicle that gets them to the destination, rather they care about getting to the destination itself. At LifterLMS we talk a lot about results driven learning and building each step of the course with the end in mind.

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. children's speech patterns) 'Performance' pieces, including poetry readings, dramatizations of literature, musical performances There are of course drawbacks to delivering content via radio broadcast or via analog tape. E-Learning resources are available on-demand, via synchronous and asynchronous channels Anywhere.

6 Design Tips for Building Effective Learning Games


We all know that gamification is an effective, enjoyable, engaging learning tool. I learned to type from an old computer game. I was probably ten or twelve, and although I’d been using a computer for several years at that point, I had yet to learn how to type on a keyboard. Looking back, it’s a perfect example of effective gamification in e-learning. What is an e-learning game? E-learning games come in all shapes and sizes.

Online Course Marketing That Works with Tom Libelt from the Smart Brand Marketing Podcast


We discuss online course marketing that works with Tom Libelt from the Smart Brand Marketing Podcast in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Tom is a serial entrepreneur who has a background in the music industry as a Polish rap star and a documentary filmmaker. He is the founder of the Smart Brand Marketing Podcast where he and his guests share their knowledge and expertise on how you can grow your business online. It sounds simple and it sounds obvious.

Why is podcasting so successful if 93 percent of communication is nonverbal?

The E-Learning Curve

This post on podcasting for e-learning professionals will consider some aspects of narrative, and debunk an urban myth. The term pace has already entered this series of E-Learning Curve Blog articles about creating podcasts. In a sense, content delivery works independently of content; some people, as the saying goes, can make the phone book sound interesting. The secret of pace is: Allow enough time to each learning point for it to be well understood.

Without Les Paul I wouldn’t be an E-Learning Professional

The E-Learning Curve

Les Paul, inventor, guitar legend and sound engineering genius died yesterday. While most of the tributes to this most rounded of individuals rightly focus on his contribution to music, both through his virtuosity on the guitar and his invention of his eponymous Gibson instrument. I'd like you to consider this: if you work in e-learning or digital media content development you probably wouldn't have a job without Les Paul’s influence and inventions.

Music 57

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.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | July 3, 2020

Mike Taylor

If the show is as good as the music I might have to check it out. – Emotional Design in Digital Media for Learning. Digital learning environments offer many more ways of influencing learners’ emotions, using a number of design features that are under the control of the learning designer. – – On Learning, Raising the Bar and Using Social Media. On Learning, Raising the Bar and Using Social Media. – – Trust and Learning.

PDF 40

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 24, 2019

Mike Taylor

Here are the things from the learning, design, and technology world that excited me the most this week. Should We Use Background Music With Instruction? The general rationale for not using background music is that it increases harmful cognitive load. Dig into Patti Shank’s ( @pattishank ) article to learn more. What we already know determines what, how, and how well we learn. 5 Learning Technologies 2019 Videos Everyone Should Watch. Friday5 learning

Music 55

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Hey buddy, can you spare $1600?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Seafood Selector from the Environmental Defense Fund | Main | Check out Spore on the iPhone! I know that sounds like a lot of money ;-) but look at it. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "MIT Researchers Advance Lecture Capture with Search Capabilities" (Campus Technology)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Picnik: My new favorite online photo editor | Main | GDC Update 1: Geez My Hotel Room is Small! How do these sound for capabilities: running video and audio of the lecture and a transcript of the lecture which scrolls with the lecture and underlines words in the lecture as theyre spoken.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Shout out to my current favorite Web-based tool: Pixer | Main | "1st Virtual World Shootout.Forterras OLIVE Platform Smokes Second Life" (Ambient Connections) » July 03, 2007 Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform Anyone else out there have experience with this platform ?

eLearning: Two Awesome Microphones

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

by Jeff Harris   In March, Kevin shared his techniques for  improving sound quality by using sound absorbers. Each of these microphones delivers high quality sound for eLearning and podcasting applications.      The PR-40 is well suited to recording voice-over because it has a full, warm sound that enhances the speaker's delivery.  You can adjust the sound for different recording applications.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | December 27, 2019

Mike Taylor

How to take an evidence-informed approach to learning design: Driving impact informed by science. As learning professionals, we have a responsibility to truly support learners to do their jobs better and to enable them to be ready for the future. Yet, we often make decisions based on beliefs, preferences, and opinions when we design learning interventions. Learn from Mirjam Neelen ( @mirjamn ) how to take an evidence-informed approach to learning design.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. It sounded interesting and I have heard rumors that one of the armed services in the U.S.

Deep Learning, Deliberate Practice, and Desirable Difficulties: An Interview with Patti Shank

Convergence Training

In this article, we’re going to investigate how to help workers develop job skills through deep learning, deliberate practice, and evidence-based training methods known as desirable difficulties. Sounds pretty exciting, no? We’re going to do this by talking with Dr. Patti Shank, one of the most informed and generous learning researchers out there, and someone from whom we’ve learned a lot about learning over time. Learning Management Systems.

Do you know how to get the most out of audio on your e-learning courses?


But did you know that the combination of visual and audio will engage students and reinforce their learning? As e-learning trainers, our main objective is the reinforcement of learning with all the resources we have available, so students can learn more and more efficiently. Reinforcing learning, our mission. Think of a movie where, with a trivial picture, you have become emotional due to the background music. Audio can be very effective for e-learning!

Voice 40

What You Need to Know to Get the Best Audio

TechSmith Camtasia

If you’re recording with mobile devices or lower end cameras, they will most likely have very poor built-in mics that are designed to pick up a wide pattern of sound. For capturing location sounds, or dialog between 2 or more people, we recommend a shotgun mic. Caution though, shotgun mics are very directional, so you need to make sure you’re pointing the mic directly at the sound you want to pick up. The Science Behind Sound. Sound moves in waves.

Audio 68

Sharpening Your Axe

Matthew Guyan

Most people – if not all – transition into the (e)Learning field and while there are many creating eLearning, only a small few actually do it well. If you pick up a guitar and strum the strings you’ll hear sound. But there’s a big difference between producing sound from an instrument and producing music. Generally speaking, eLearning has a poor reputation for being an effective solution for workplace learning. Listen to podcasts, check these ones out.

What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

Using eLearning Audio Can Make or Break the Success of Your Learning. Look at the recent incredible growth of podcasting. Without the audio narrative of great storytellers, much of what we know would likely have never been learned. If we want learning to take place, we must teach, inform, and persuade. Sound Learning. The use of music, narrative, and even the occasional sound effect adds a critical component to the experience. Use music.

Audio 50

Friday Finds | April 27, 2018

Mike Taylor

But the good news from this article by Josh Davis ( @JoshDavisPhD) is that the science of learning suggests the best instruction is still human-led. Learn how to get it and more in this post from the Zapier ( @Zapier ) blog. Learning-Related Shenanigans. BBC Sound Effects Archive Resource • Explore a weird and wonderful collection of noises & download more than 16,000 free sound effect samples. Unearth – A music library for content creators.

GE TV: Elliott Masie on the Future of Learning Technologies

Growth Engineering

Elliott is one of the rock stars of the learning and development world, having been one of the industry’s most prominent thinkers for decades. He heads up The MASIE Center , a think tank focused on supporting learning and knowledge within the workforce. He also leads the Learning CONSORTIUM , a coalition of 200 global organisations cooperating on the evolution of learning strategies. The current state of gamification in learning. Well social learning does that.

Masie 43

How to Reduce Audio Noise in Your Recordings (For Free)

TechSmith Camtasia

’ Repeat noise reduction Go to the Effect menu and select Listen to your clip Make sure your clip doesn’t sound muffled. Frequency smoothing: The default setting is setting is 3, settings lower than this tend to favor music and higher settings tend to favor spoken word. It plays what the audio will sound like with noise removed. Audacity is great for cleaning up audio for a podcast or music. Having to reduce audio noise can be a real pain.

23 Free eLearning Resources Loved by L&D Teams

gomo learning

Continuing on the theme of saving eLearning designers time and money , the Gomo team has been sifting through the internet’s many libraries of free and open-source images, videos, sound files, fonts, templates, and software. Free Music and Sound Effects for eLearning Courses.

iPods for Learning

The Learning Circuits

The iPod is no longer just a sound machine for listening to music and podcasts as it now stores photos, notes , and books. Or use a podcast as a lecturing device? Apple has sold over 15 million iPods worldwide and sales are not fading -- 5.3 million were sold in the first quarter of 2005. The iPod has also spawned a major accessory and peripheral boom (e.g. cases, speakers, and radio transmitters).

iPod 40

Video killed the radio star: So will LXP kill LMS?

Learning Pool

In their very comprehensive investigation into the reasons behind the development of the learning experience platform ( Powering the Modern Learner Experience ), authors Ben Betts and John Helmer make clear that dissatisfaction with the traditional form of the learning management system (LMS) played a major part. Film was widely thought to sound the death knell for Theatre. Music cassettes are (amazingly) having a moment. Divergence of learning content .

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | May 8, 2020

Mike Taylor

“A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master in that science when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life. Last week’s most clicked item: The 4 D’s of Learning: A quick illustrated guide to Modern Workplace Learning. How will the COVID-19 pandemic impact learning and development in the long term? a provocation to change learning and development for the better.”. This idea is good news for learning pros.