About Sound• .wav - a format developed by Windows and used extensively on Windows operating systems• .mp3 - audio format that compressed sound with minimal loss of quality• (i.e. audio file size is a lot smaller as an .mp3 compared to a .wav). This is the most popular sound format for music.
Using Sound in Training• record face to face sessions or summaries of sessions• self-paced learning• guest speakers from remote locations• subject experts or industry figures• assessment tool• third party content• walking tours for induction/instruction• case studies/scenarios• vocabulary and Quizzes• page readers in elearning resources
Inputs & Outputs• Inputs – Mics/Lines• Outputs - Speakers• Troubleshooting• Control Panel• Windows Mixers• Pre Amps & Mics
Making good sound• Record at a good level• Use a good mic• Choose a quiet room• Add music and FX
Third Party Sourceshttp://www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/
Free Software Audacity• Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for a variety of operating systems• http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Podcast Activity• Have a go at mixing together 4 sounds to make a short audio file:• There are four files here in order to put them together that you can download from http://www.yum.vic.edu.au/TEMP/cae/audio/ (click on each to play and to download right click on each and choose "Save Target As")
Phlogging• ipadio combines the telephone with the blog to create an audio “phonecast” which is streamed Live to the Internet. You can phonecast from any phone, anywhere in the world - no need for a computer or even access to the Internet.
Phlogging exampleHow does your RTO use eLearning?• Use your mobile• Call 1800-802569• Enter registered number 1161409317625 or 1161353317625• Enter PIN – 5676• Talk when prompted• When finished access at http://www.ipadio.com/phlogs/MichaelGwyther/
Voice Thread exampleAdd a comment to my voice thread (link in Moodle)http://www.yumstudio.com.au/acpet• Set up an account• Take some photos• Import• Record a voiceover
Evernote exampleEvernote example• Set up an Evernote account• Add an image, text and sound file• Record and email to yourself and me at email@example.com
PowerPoint & Sound• Adding and editing sound in PowerPoint