Tag: audio

Myna (Aviary Suite’s Audio Editor)

myna

Myna is a web-based audio editor that is included in Aviary’s collection of media-editing applications.  Using Myna, students can record and edit their voices and optionally add in music and sound effects.  Students do need to register for a free account to be able to save their recordings or “mixdown” (i.e. download) them to their …

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Projeqt

Projeqt

Projeqt is an innovative presentation tool that can be used for digital story telling.  Its ability to combine and structure dynamic content sources such as live RSS or Twitter feeds with photos, videos, audio and text from some of the most popular web services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Soundcloud, Flickr, etc.) allows students to abandon …

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Open Culture

Open Culture

Open Culture is a great resource for educational media.  The site manages a list of links to free audio books, online courses, movies and language lessons … all in one convenient place.  Their movie selection has links to more than 300 movies that are available online; Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and …

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Aviary for Education

Aviary

Aviary is an impressive suite of online tools.  They have an image editor (Phoenix), a vector editor (Raven), and an audio editor (Myna) among other things.  Phoenix is comparable to Adobe Photoshop, Raven to InDesign and Myna to Garage Band or Audacity.  If you sign up for a free account, you will be able to …

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JayCut

JayCut

JayCut is a free, online video editor.  You can upload your own video (and image) files and optionally add transitions, text and audio.  Once you are finished working on your video project, you can download or publish it in a variety of ways and formats (e.g. .flv, .mp4 or .avi). This is a great tool …

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Audioboo

AudioBoo

Audioboo allows you to record or upload audio from the web or selected mobile devices (Android and iPhone).  You can also upload a photo and indicate a location on Google maps for each recording (aka “boo”).  Recording time is limited to 5 minutes per “boo,” but the great thing about Audioboo is that it creates …

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Present.me

Present.me

Present.me is a tool that lets you upload a PowerPoint file and record your webcam to go along with it.  This is an easy way to do personal capture (as opposed to lecture capture), and it’s free and saves to the “cloud.”  The basic account has ads, doesn’t have any privacy settings and is limited …

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VoiceThread

VoiceThread

A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.

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Audacity

Audacity

Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds in Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. The program is quite powerful and yet very simple to use. It is used extensively in language classes as files can be created in mp3 format and uploaded directly into BlackBoard. EGARC provides the following instructions to …

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