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Monday January 18 Audio

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Monday January 18 Audio

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Tools:<br />Learning with Media - Audio<br />Monday January 18<br />
  2. 2. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Audio<br /> What is audio ?<br /> How can audio be used in learning ?<br /> Things to consider when using audio.<br /> Tools for using audio.<br />
  3. 3. Learning with Media - Audio<br />What is audio ?<br />
  4. 4. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Audio: (definition)<br /> - that which relates to audible sound<br />
  5. 5. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Examples of audio (audible sounds)<br /><ul><li> Human generated speech/sounds (live) </li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Examples of audio (audible sounds)<br /><ul><li> Human generated speech/sounds (live)
  6. 6. Human generated speech/sounds (recorded)</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Examples of audio (audible sounds)<br /><ul><li> Human generated speech/sounds (live)
  7. 7. Human generated speech/sounds (recorded)
  8. 8. Music (live and recorded)</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Examples of audio (audible sounds)<br /><ul><li> Human generated speech/sounds (live)
  9. 9. Human generated speech/sounds (recorded)
  10. 10. Music (live and recorded)
  11. 11. Noise </li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?<br />
  12. 12. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Just because you speak (especially as a teacher/instructor), it does not mean that you have been heard.<br />(Just think of all the times you have asked a question - only to get a blank stare !!!)<br />
  13. 13. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Do you hear what I hear ?<br />It is the line from a Christmas carol, but it can also point to the nature of hearing.<br />
  14. 14. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Hearing : (definition)<br />the act of perceiving sound by the ear. If you are not hearing-impaired, hearing simply happens.<br />
  15. 15. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Hearing VS Listening<br />You consciously choose to listen. <br />It requires concentration to process for meaning.<br />
  16. 16. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How can audio be used in learning ?<br />
  17. 17. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How can audio be used in learning ?<br />http://listoftheday.blogspot.com/2009/08/unseen-tv-show-characters-of-day.html<br />
  18. 18. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Audio (auditory learning) has been the standard alternative medium to visual learning. <br />Each complements the other.<br />spoken<br />written<br />
  19. 19. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />Standalone<br />
  20. 20. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used ?<br />Standalone<br /><ul><li>Lecture
  21. 21. Giving directions/instructions
  22. 22. Discussion
  23. 23. Other ?</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />To enhance text<br />
  24. 24. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />To enhance text<br /><ul><li>Elaboration
  25. 25. Questioning
  26. 26. Other ?</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />To enhance image<br />
  27. 27. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />To enhance image<br /><ul><li>Give added information
  28. 28. Provide context
  29. 29. Other ?</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />To create a mood<br />
  30. 30. Learning with Media - Audio<br />How audio can be used in learning ?<br />To create a mood<br /><ul><li>Music (background)
  31. 31. Other ?</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Who can use audio in learning?<br />Instructor <br /><ul><li>Directions
  32. 32. Elaboration
  33. 33. Questioning
  34. 34. Other ?</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Who can use audio in learning?<br />Learner<br /><ul><li>Elaboration
  35. 35. Questioning
  36. 36. Feedback
  37. 37. Other ?</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Why use audio in learning?<br />Dual-coding theory<br /><ul><li>Learners receive graphics and text through the same channel (visually).
  38. 38. Text and graphics can compete with each other. </li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Why use audio in learning?<br />Dual-coding theory<br /><ul><li>A complex diagram with a text description of its elements next to it can overload for the learner.</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Why use audio in learning?<br />Dual-coding theory<br /><ul><li>Audio comes through a different channel (as in, your ear). Think about removing the text, or paring it back. Then use audio to narrate the elements in your graphic.</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Why use audio in learning?<br />Dual-coding theory<br /><ul><li>http://psychology.wikia.com/wiki/Dual-coding_theory
  39. 39. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual-coding_theory</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Why use audio in learning?<br />Audio is more personal* than text<br /><ul><li>Audio carries a lot more personality, tone and conviction than text does.</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Why use audio in learning?<br />Audio is more personal* than text<br /><ul><li>An expert with a great example to share, or a story to tell can bring it to life.</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Things to consider for audio in learning<br />Learners can read faster than you can speak.<br />
  40. 40. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Things to consider for audio in learning<br />When you have text and audio carrying an identical message, the media will fight with each other and the learner will lose. (Closed-captioning and audio on !!!!)<br />
  41. 41. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Things to consider for audio in learning<br />Major “faux pas” when using audio: <br /><ul><li>Read the bullets that are on the screen, ask learner to click next, repeat until learner passes out.</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Things to consider for audio in learning<br />Keep audio in e-learning of high quality<br /><ul><li>Keep it to 30 seconds if you can
  42. 42. Keep it sounding natural- no odd delays or edits
  43. 43. Keep the volume consistent between clips </li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Tools for using audio<br />Computer-based<br /><ul><li>Sound Recorder (PC)
  44. 44. SimpleSound (Mac)</li></li></ul><li>Learning with Media - Audio<br />Tools for using audio<br />Download<br /><ul><li> Audacity (download)</li></ul>http://audacity.sourceforge.net<br /><ul><li> Switched on: learning through audio </li></ul>http://www.valbec.org.au/documents/SwitchedOn.pdf<br />
  45. 45. Learning with Media - Audio<br />Tools for using audio<br />Web<br /><ul><li> Aviary (Myna) Web-based</li></ul>http://aviary.com/tools/myna<br />

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