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Charrtes June 26th

  1. 1. Training for Change Workshop #2 with Bill Wade & Marcia Kelly June 26, 2007
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>LearnScope is a project of the </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework). </li></ul><ul><li>Professional development to enhance the skills and understanding that underpin e-Learning and e-business.  </li></ul><ul><li>Project Online Spaces: </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: http:// trainingforchange . blogspot .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki Project Page: http://ntlearnscope2007. wikispaces .com/CHARTTES </li></ul>
  3. 3. Workshop Details <ul><li>3 Scheduled Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop 1: June 5 th (completed) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop 2: June 26th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop 3: August 10 th </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application at Work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on Hospitality Units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contribute to and Practice with Blogs / Podcasts </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Workshop 1 June 05 Recap <ul><li>Taking stock – what do we knew already </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning options for training and assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Making digital stories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Selecting Topics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview of “What's out there” including Bloggs, Audioblogging, Wikis and other useful E-learning tools </li></ul><ul><li>Focus for upcoming Workshop sessions – you asked for blogging and podcasting </li></ul>
  5. 5. Workshop 2 Day Plan <ul><li>Follow-up Digital Story Telling </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging Skills </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 Recorders </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection on blogging, </li></ul><ul><li>podcasting, audioblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Audio Basics </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>Uploading Audio / podcasting to </li></ul><ul><li>our blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions & Closure </li></ul>
  6. 6. Digital Story Projects – Follow Up <ul><li>How is everyone making out? </li></ul><ul><li>THHCOR01B Work with colleagues and Customers Mandy / Collette </li></ul><ul><li>THHCOR03B Follow health, safety and security procedures Sandy/Annette </li></ul><ul><li>THHGTR01B Coach others in job skills Sue </li></ul><ul><li>THHGHS01B Follow workplace hygiene procedures Annette/Sandy </li></ul><ul><li>THHGS03B Deal with Conflict Situations Tim </li></ul><ul><li>THHBKA02 Present Food Ty Lee </li></ul><ul><li>THHGGA01B Communicate on the Telephone Collette </li></ul><ul><li>THH?????? Prepare and Serve Non-alcoholic Beverages Jane </li></ul>
  7. 7. Our Blog Site:
  8. 8. Blogging 101 <ul><li>What is a blog? </li></ul><ul><li>A blog is a web page </li></ul><ul><li>F requently updated posts that are arranged chronologically </li></ul><ul><li>The content and purposes of blogs varies greatly </li></ul><ul><li>Blog posts are like instant messages to the web. </li></ul><ul><li>An Example </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// trainingforchange . blogspot .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// tfctryouts . blogspot .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many blogs are personal, &quot;what's on my mind&quot; type musings. </li></ul><ul><li>Others are collaborative efforts based on a specific topic or area of mutual interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Some blogs are for play. Some are for work. Some are both. </li></ul>
  9. 9. More on Blogging <ul><li>E xcellent team/ department/ company/ family communication tools. </li></ul><ul><li>They help small groups communicate in a way that is simpler and easier to follow than email or discussion forums. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a private blog on an intranet to allow team members to post related links, files, quotes, or commentary. </li></ul><ul><li>Set up a family blog where relatives can share personal news. </li></ul><ul><li>A blog can help keep everyone in the loop, promote cohesiveness and group culture, and provide an informal &quot;voice&quot; of a project or department to outsiders. </li></ul>Retrieved from:
  10. 10. How to Start Blogging <ul><li>Find a free Blog Hosting service like: Blogger or Blogspot </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for a free account </li></ul><ul><li>Walk through templates and blog creation </li></ul><ul><li>Create/edit your profile information </li></ul><ul><li>Post your blog </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate blog postings </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s try it out! </li></ul>Retrieved from:
  11. 11. How to Start Blogging Retrieved from:
  12. 12. Signing in with Google <ul><li>Can use your own existing email </li></ul><ul><li>Easy one-time setup </li></ul><ul><li>Then all your blogs (and postings) are associated with this email login </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s all get signed in </li></ul><ul><li>Things to notice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create posts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edit posts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite others to post </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add photos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Publish audio and video casts to your blog (or another blog that you have the right to post to – thanks marcia for inviting us …. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Other E-learning Technologies <ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul><ul><li>The Ipod Craze </li></ul><ul><li>MP3 Recorders </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Video </li></ul><ul><li>Other Technologies </li></ul>
  14. 14. Recording - the Microphone <ul><li>Mics are Transducers </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers are Transducers </li></ul><ul><li>What we do in between – e.g., </li></ul><ul><li>editing, adjusting, copying, </li></ul><ul><li>pasting, uploading our audio, </li></ul><ul><li>eventually has to be re </li></ul><ul><li>transduced so we hear it. </li></ul><ul><li>We need a good signal at the </li></ul><ul><li>source of the recording or all </li></ul><ul><li>other steps are compromised </li></ul>
  15. 15. Recording - the MP3 Recorder <ul><li>Built in Microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Records Voice and FM radio </li></ul><ul><li>Allows retrieval of podcasts so you can listen to programs, lectures, music “on the go.” </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s try ‘em out! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Recording - Interviews <ul><li>Read through Literature Review on podcasting and audio blogging to get some ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight key definitions, applications etc … discuss in small groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Now, record a discussion with your partner about your views on the pros and cons of these e-learning tools for your sector. </li></ul>
  17. 17. After Lunch … Digital Audio Basics
  18. 18. What is Sound? <ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Moving molecules </li></ul><ul><li>Something we hear </li></ul><ul><li>Vibrations in our ear </li></ul><ul><li>Brains interpretation of a form of energy that results in vibrations in our ear </li></ul><ul><li>Auditory memory </li></ul>Image source viewed June 20, 2007
  19. 19. What is Sound? <ul><li>A Pressure Wave </li></ul><ul><li>Longitudinal wave </li></ul><ul><ul><li>needs a medium </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Points of low (rarefaction) and high (compression) pressure </li></ul><ul><li>How do we capture or “record it?” </li></ul>Image source viewed June 20, 2007
  20. 20. Recording Begins in the 1800’s <ul><li>Wax cylinders </li></ul><ul><li>Capturing acoustical energy and storing it on some medium for later replay. </li></ul><ul><li>Transduction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The conversion of one form of energy into another, e.g., acoustical into mechanical shown here. </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. About Audacity <ul><li>Audacity is a free, easy-to-use </li></ul><ul><li>digital audio editor and recorder. </li></ul><ul><li>Record live audio. </li></ul><ul><li>Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, and WAV sound files. </li></ul><ul><li>Cut, copy, splice, and mix sounds together. </li></ul><ul><li>Change the speed or pitch of a recording. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Editing <ul><li>Easy editing with Cut, Copy, Paste, and Delete. </li></ul><ul><li>Use unlimited Undo (and Redo) to go back any number of steps. </li></ul><ul><li>Very fast editing of large files. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit and mix an unlimited number of tracks. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the Drawing tool to alter individual sample points. </li></ul><ul><li>Fade the volume up or down smoothly with the Envelope tool. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Edit Toolbar <ul><li>All of the buttons on this toolbar perform actions - and with a couple of exceptions, they're all just shortcuts of existing menu items to save you time. Cut Copy Paste Trim away the audio outside the selection Silence the selected audio Undo Redo </li></ul>
  24. 24. Edit Toolbar <ul><li>Holding the mouse over a tool will show a &quot;tooltip&quot; in case you forget which one is which. </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom In </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom Out </li></ul><ul><li>Fit selection in window - zooms until the selection just fits inside the window. </li></ul><ul><li>Fit project in window - zooms until all of the audio just fits inside the window. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Splitting / Duplicating <ul><li>Split - Moves the selected region into its own track or tracks, replacing the affected portion of the original track with silence. </li></ul><ul><li>Duplicate - Makes a copy of all or part of a track or set of tracks into new tracks. See the figure below: </li></ul>
  26. 26. Audacity – Main Screen Shot
  27. 27. Import and Export with Audacity <ul><li>Import sound files, edit them, and combine them with other files or </li></ul><ul><li>new recordings. Export your recordings in several common file </li></ul><ul><li>formats. </li></ul><ul><li>Import and export WAV, AIFF, AU, and Ogg Vorbis files. </li></ul><ul><li>Import MPEG audio (including MP2 and MP3 files) with libmad . </li></ul><ul><li>Export MP3s with the optional LAME encoder library. </li></ul><ul><li>Create WAV or AIFF files suitable for burning to CD. </li></ul><ul><li>Import and export all file formats supported by libsndfile . </li></ul><ul><li>Open raw (headerless) audio files using the “Import Raw” command. </li></ul><ul><li>Note: Audacity does not currently support WMA, AAC, or most other proprietary or restricted file formats. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Recording in Audacity
  29. 29. Recording in Audacity <ul><li>Audacity can record live audio through a microphone or </li></ul><ul><li>mixer, or digitize recordings from cassette tapes, vinyl </li></ul><ul><li>records, or minidiscs. With some sound cards, it can also </li></ul><ul><li>capture streaming audio. </li></ul><ul><li>Record from microphone, line input, or other sources. </li></ul><ul><li>Dub over existing tracks to create multi-track recordings. </li></ul><ul><li>Record up to 16 channels at once (requires multi-channel hardware). </li></ul><ul><li>Level meters can monitor volume levels before, during, and after recording. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Removing Background Noise <ul><li>Get Noise Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2-3 seconds noise only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Select Audio to Filter </li></ul><ul><li>Use Slider to Select How much noise to filter out </li></ul><ul><li>Preview until desired amount is achieved </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Remove Noise </li></ul>
  31. 31. Uploading our Audio / Podcasting
  32. 32. Conclusion <ul><li>Feedback from Today </li></ul><ul><li>Where to from here </li></ul><ul><li>Unanswered Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Next workshop – August 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Close </li></ul>