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
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

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

The Learning & Development Podcast: Podcasts For Learning with Shannon Martin from Podbean

looop

The Learning & Development podcast is hosted by our Chief Learning Officer David James. This transcript is from the conversation between David and Shannon Martin on podcasts for learning. Listen to episode 65 of the Learning & Development podcast here.

How To Start a Successful Podcast To Promote Your Online Business

learnWorlds

The growth of podcasts as a content medium in 2021 is unprecedented. In the early 2000s, only 22% of adults in the United States were familiar with podcasting. Podcasts are growing in popularity both in education and as a social media marketing communication channel.

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. I’ll also provide some decent, legal sources of music that you can use in your videos today. Choose Background Music That Complements Your Content. I imagine their age, lifestyle and musical taste.

Music 87

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. So while podcasts are meant to be heard, that doesn’t mean the transcript has become dispensable. Note: this is a podcast show that began in 1995.

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

TalentLMS

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.

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].

Podcasts in eLearning

TalentLMS

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. Podcasts based on important seminars or long lectures are excellent media to share with your learners.

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?

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. So while podcasts are meant to be heard, that doesn’t mean the transcript has become dispensable. Note: this is a podcast show that began in 1995.

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

Distributing your podcast for e-learning

The E-Learning Curve

I've just about completed all the topics I want to cover regarding Podcasting for E-Learning (for the moment). So, over the next couple of days, I want to tie up some podcasting 'loose ends.' Now read on… Today, publishing your podcast. As Jack Herrington (2005) so memorably wrote, podcasting is "blogging out loud." If you've created and posted a blog, you've already used pretty much all the technology required to distribute a podcast.

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

Matrix

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.

Audio Production Mastery Tips from a Grammy Winner | Justin Proctor

TechSmith Camtasia

A degree in sound engineering? Justin has won two Grammy Awards for recording engineering and composes original music, which can be heard on television networks and streaming services in the US and overseas. This is the direction in which your mic is most sensitive to sound.

Audio 83

Video Gear Wish List

TechSmith Camtasia

You can watch the video on this topic at the top of this post, to listen to the podcast episode, hit play below, or read on for more… Top picks for audio equipment and tools. A lot of that sounds really overwhelming, but they explain it really well in their instructions.

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

LifterLMS

Learn how to use podcasting to accelerate sales for course creators with Craig Hewitt from Castos in this LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Starting a podcast is all about getting into the habit and building up a portfolio. I’m joined by a special guest, another podcaster.

RSS 58

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. The problem with sound though, that it is ephemeral – it is not permanent – once spoken, the words are gone forever. These devices enabled the mechanical recording and reproduction of audio, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects for the first time in history.

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. Chris and Joe discuss concepts that apply to both podcasting and course creating in this episode. LMScast is the number one podcast for course creators just like you. If you actually go to podcast search engines, they’re not that good.

Producing Podcasts: Some Considerations for Content Creators

The E-Learning Curve

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. When you start work on a podcast, you must be aware of not only what is to be said, but also to whom you want to say it. Tags: open university radio content development educational media technology in education podcast content authoring

Tips and Tools We Use to Make Our Tutorial Videos | Jason Valade and Ryan Eash

TechSmith Camtasia

This world-class Instructional Designer duo has plenty of tips, tactics, and advice to share, so hit play on the video or podcast player, or keep reading to learn more. Jason likes to use the emphasize audio feature, which is a great way to introduce music with a simple click and drag method.

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

LifterLMS

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. Click here to listen to the podcast. Click here to view the transcript of this podcast (PDF, 26K).

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.

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. He invented multitrack sound recording. Today, this is the most common method of recording popular music, radio documentaries, and podcasts.

Music 57

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 27, 2021

Mike Taylor

What I’m Listening to: This morning I’m working along to this big collection of instrumental versions of pop cover music. Podcasts. The Science of Motivation with Charlotte Blank on the Standard Deviations podcast. with Nigel Paine on the Mindtools podcast.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | February 26, 2020

Mike Taylor

Podcasts. Talking Learning Design on the EdTech Take Out podcast Learning Technologies UK Digital Experience 2021 – Recording now available. Learning moves at the speed of conversation.

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

Mark Oehlert

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) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Seafood Selector from the Environmental Defense Fund | Main | Check out Spore on the iPhone! » May 12, 2008 Hey buddy, can you spare $1600? for a new keyboard?!

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

Mark Oehlert

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. 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): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform

Mark Oehlert

I havent gone very far but I like the sound of this: " OpenLaszlo programs are written in XML and JavaScript and transparently compiled to Flash and, with OpenLaszlo 4, DHTML.The OpenLaszlo APIs provide animation, layout, data binding, servercommunication, and declarative UI. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

Welcome to Hot Skills Summer

Degreed

Good podcasts aren’t hard to come by these days. But good podcasts with great hosts certainly are. A radio show and podcast weaving stories and science into sound and music-rich documentaries.”. Bravo Dog Knowledge: Dog Training Podcast.

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

Mark Oehlert

It sounded interesting and I have heard rumors that one of the armed services in the U.S. We are plainly witnessing a restructuring of the music and newspaper businesses, but their suffering isn’t unique, it’s prophetic."--Clay

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.

Free learning & development webinars for December 2021

Limestone Learning

All punctuated with weather uncertainty and a stream of holiday music wherever you go. PT: How to (Mostly) Succeed with Your Corporate Podcast Pitch (Free for I4PL members) Get on the podcast bandwagon before you’re left in the dust.

Free 89

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

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. Podcasts. Here are three podcast episodes from this week that are worth a listen: Nigel Paine and Martin Couzins discuss the opportunity to reset corporate learning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.

PDF 52