eLearning -Talk It Out, Using Voice in Your

eLearning -Talk It Out, Using Voice in Your

eLearning -Talk It Out, Using Voice in Your Course [email protected] Instructional Technologist Wilmington University http://www.slideshare.net/wilmuedtech Online Trends Learning Styles 2 How Do We Communicate in a

Course? Announcements Deliver lectures Encourage student participation ask questions discussion Assignments Provide feedback Tests Collaboration

3 Recording Tools to Use Microphone to Computer Connector TRS 3.5mm USB - Compare USB Microphones Cord at least 6 Troubleshooting selected as the correct input device

Voice Recorder Removable media or USB flash device Smart Devices Apps 4 A Microphones Directional Properties Omnidirectional Unidirectional

Cardiod Hypercardiod Bidirectional http://www.mediacollege.com/audio 5 System Tools to Use

Blackboard Voice Tools Wimba http:// www.wimba.com/assets/swfs/DIL/Dayi ntheLife-HE.html 6 Provide Personal Communication Voice Announcements

7 Collaborate Blackboard Interactive Tool Wimba Classroom A synchronous live, virtual classroom environment: audio, video, application sharing and content display Advanced features

polling, white board presenter on-the-fly resizable chat areas participant lists usage analytics tools Wimba events can be archived

View archive at a later date as MP3 or MP4 8 9 Blackboard Interactive Tool Voice Authoring Audio messages inside the content area

Some LMS has Voice Authoring as a Mashup Explain Assignments Provide clear explanations 10 Voice Authoring

11 Blackboard Interactive Tool Voice Email Send e-mail including text and embedded audio. You can send to selected users or all students in the course.

12 Wimba Voice Email from Tools 13 Wimba Voice Email Retrieval 14 Blackboard Interactive Tool Voice Board

Asynchronous discussion Record audio discussions topics (audio blog) Record a reply to existing topics. Wimba VoiceBoard captures elements of communication Student Introductions Teach a speech class: Analyze the discussion Teach a language class: Pronunciation & Delivery Students pay attention to detail when having

to speak what they wrote Allows International students opportunities to speak English in class http://www.wimba.com/solutions/higher-education/wimba _voice_for_higher_education / 15 Wimba Voice Board 16 Blackboard Interactive Tool

Voice Presentation Instructors post URL link with an associated audio recording Students then post audio comments 17 Voice Presenation

18 Blackboard Interactive Tool Voice Podcaster A podcast is a digital audio file distributed over the Internet. It allows you and your students to author (and/or upload) vocal recordings.

Easily distribute the Podcast using Wimba Podcaster Download audio from the feed, or subscribe using their preferred RSS reader. 19 20

Assignments & Feedback Provide students audio feedback on their submitted written documents Microsoft OneNote Record in Audacity Record in Web 2 tool 21 22

Lecture Capture Records instruction to digital format Lectures, guest speakers Content review Alternative to missed classes Content for online course development

Tools: Software Microphone Camera Content delivery models Course links, podcasts, mobile, computers http:// net.educause.edu/ir/library/p

df/ELI7044.pdf 23 Conference Tools Lync Enterprise conferencing server product from Lync Server 2010 Instructors need the Lync Client installation Lync Client or Lync Attendee 24 Conference Tools

Skype- VoIP application Basic plan -free or inexpensive Application can run installed on a computer Run from a flash drive WebCam and voice communication across every device and platform 25 Conference Tools

ToxBox Free Video calls for up to 20 users video messages text chat share YouTube videos in-line invite friends from Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo, Windows Live, AIM, or via email embed video chat and recorder widgets user-friendly interface

JoinMe.com, freeconferencing.com, freeconference.com Free Screen sharing Phone conference -dial in to a common call 26 WEB 2.0 Voice Tools 27 Vocaroo Simple voice recording

Free No Software install required Click to record, click to stop Send link Embed the HTML code on a web page Download as .wav or as .ogg http://vocaroo.com/ 28 Voxopop http://www.voxopop.com/

Language learning Conversation practice Collaboration projects Oral presentations http://www.voxopop.com/topic/1d00ef51-d2f9-409e-b8c2-2d73350615e1 29 Voki Create Avatar Users add text, audio content Deliver project critiques

http://voki.com/ http:// www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=4203451&he ight=267&width=200 30 Blabberize http://blabberize.com/ Currently free, registration login needed Make images talk Upload an image Place a mouth on the image Record sound

Save Share as URL or embedded object http://blabberize.com/view?share=604727 31 Vozme Add your text, choose male or female voice, choose a

language Convert to speech Create and download as mp3 file to share Free http://vozme.com/index.php?lang=en 32 VoiceThread Voice behind images or videos Comments can be added from text or audio http://voicethread.com http://voicethread4education.wikispaces.com/

33 Aviarys Myna http://www.aviary.com/tools/audio-editor Online audio editor Free Recording Tool record up to 2 hours Import media Editing Tracks Download the recording MP3 Wav

Embed the file to a website Publish to Aviary or SoundCloud Share the recording on social networking sites 34 Voisse http://www.voisse.com/ Record, Keep and Share Your Voice Free and pay options Record voice Online/Computer w/microphone Phone-in

Uploaded files Saved in My Voisses Ideas Podcast Slide Shows Record lessons Training Lectures

Keynote speeches News Add an image to support the words 35 Glogster http://www.glogster.com/ EDU Teacher account http://edu.glogster.com/ http://jsavage2.edu.glogster.com/glog-3211-8566/

Single user = free Classroom pack = fee Incorporate audio Video Links Text Images 36 Tools to Show & Tell TechSmith http://www.techsmith.com/

Jing Create video Share it instantly Simple and free Jing enhances online content Camtasia Studio

Dynamic instructional videos Record PowerPoint Record your screen Edit Produce Share 37 38

Providing Video Tutorials/ Screencast s with Jing http://screencast.com/t/s3tGZ3Fc 39 Voice Software & Mobile Apps Audacity

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/faq?s=install&i=lame-mp3 Free audio recording& editing software Natural & Lame Readers

http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.htm Free software Voice reader- reads text on your computer Audioboo http://audioboo.fm/ Application: Mobile/web platform for audio recording/uploading 3 minutes free 40 Using Voice to Narrate a PowerPoint

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZp3jumnWUg PPT 2007 41 How to Insert a Sound into a PowerPoint Presentation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNxJQa51D9A Insert Objects Audio Music

42 The Old Fashioned Way to Communicate 43 Speech is Powerful Raise Your Voice! Let Your Voice Be Heard Express Your Inner Voice Spark a Conversation Speak the Same Language

Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say! Offer Sound Advice Be a Helpful Voice if you want students to Get the Message Use YOUR Voice 44 References Abbot, L. (2011, February 22). Audio-inclusive learning whats available now?. Retrieved from http:// www.lindsayabbottvoiceover.com/2011/02/audio-and-the-e-learning-industry/ Audio/video connector guide . (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.cablestogo.com/resources/AV.asp

Kolovos, A. (2011, October 24). Digital audio field recording equipment guide. Retrieved from http:// www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/archive/res_audioequip.htm Compare usb microphones. (2011, November 02). Retrieved from http:// www.crowdstorm.com/shopping/usb-microphones?pdg=cs110183254_4714346494_14555493&gclid=CKWIqKKClKwCFUyF5god8iBTlg How microphones work. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.mediacollege.com/audio/ Wimba classroom, bring class to life. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.wimba.com/products/wimba_classroom Wimba voice, for higher and further education. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.wimba.com/solutions/higher 7 things you should know about lecture capture. (2008, December17). Retrieved from http:// net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7044.pdf Features for instructors. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.tegrity.com/product/instructors Lync, key features and functionality. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http:// lync.microsoft.com/en-us/Product/UserInterfaces/Pages/lync Make the most out of skype. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/features/ Tokbox plug n play. (2011, 11 03). Retrieved from http://www.tokbox.com/opentok/plugnplay Nagel, D. (2011, February 15). Free meeting app goes mobile. Retrieved from http:// campustechnology.com/articles/2011/February/15/free-meeting-app-goes-mobile.aspx?sc_lang=en

Vocaroo, the premiere voice recording service. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://vocaroo.com/ Voxopop-a voice based e-learning tool. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.voxopop.com Voki, create speaking avatars. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://voki.com/ vozme - from text to speech. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://vozme.com/index.php?lang=en blabberize got a picture? Blabberize it. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://blabberize.com/ Voicethread-group converstations around image, documents and videos. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://voicethread.com Voisse, the easiest way to record your voice. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.voisse.com/ Teachers, improve the future with a new way of teaching. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://edu.glogster.com/ Techsmit, connect with us. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://www.techsmith.com fordummies. (Producer). (2009). How to record narration for a powerpoint presentation for dummies . [Web Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZp3jumnWUg fordummies. (Producer). (2009). How to insert a sound into a powerpoint presentation for dummies. [Web Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNxJQa51D9A Audacity, the free cross platform audio editor. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Free text to speech software. (2011, No 03). Retrieved from http://www.naturalreaders.com/index.htm

Audioboo, because sound is social. (2011, November 03). Retrieved from http://audioboo.fm (Microphone connector. (2011, October 31). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microphone_connector 12cool-laborative web 2.0 tools- campus technology. (2011, October 10). Retrieved from http:// campustechnology.com/articles/2011/10/01/12-coolaborative-web-2.0-tools.aspx 45

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