Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'audio'

Resources for Video Production at Columbia (and Beyond)

From lecture recording to student audio projects, there are a number of reasons Columbia instructors may need access to video and audio equipment. While select departments (Barnard College, Film Studies Department, GSAPP) have A/V equipment and related inventory that...

In-Page Audio for Sakai

Columbia University Anthropology professor John Pemberton uses New CourseWorks/Sakai to house hundreds of audio files in his course Listening: An Ethnography of Sound. These files, usually MP3 audio tracks, are stored in folders within the Files & Resources section of...

Turn Your iPhone Into a Simple PA System

There are times when being able to amplify your voice is beneficial in a classroom or in a video conference scenario. An iPhone app that uses the phone built-in mic and creates a pass-through to the phone output may do...

Embedding iTunes U Media

Note: In principle, most of this still works, but with the new versions of iTunes U, it is hard to obtain the actual ID of a particular track. The example at the end has been updated to work, but the...

Myna: Online Audio Editor

Aviary, already known for their online image tools, has released a simple and powerful web-based audio editor named Myna. The audio editor includes a professional loop library, that can add polish to your recordings. Finished audio files can be exported...

Using Audio As a Teaching Tool

Audio can be used in numerous academic contexts, from music to language instruction, as well as archival recordings of lectures. Making audio content available online can be an excellent way to reach students, who can listen from any location and at any time, provided they have a computer with an Internet connection.

Wilson Adds Audio to Full-Text Articles

WilsonWeb, a comprehensive search tool to which Columbia subscribes, recently added a "listen" button next to its full-text HTML articles. The automatic reader sounds surprisingly natural. Because the audio can be downloaded, this is a great resource for on-the-go researchers...

HTML Generator for Embedding Media

Different video and audio players can be embedded into HTML pages, but each has its intricacies. The Center for Instructional Technology at University of California at San Francisco has put together this helpful web form, to generate the requisite HTML...

Teaching and Learning with Podcasting

Article adapted with permission from University of Wisconsin-Madison Educators interested in educational technology are rediscovering the power of the spoken word by utilizing new technologies to communicate with students outside the traditional classroom. Podcasting is a new medium that enables...

Podcasting Basics

What is podcasting? Podcasting is a form of media delivery in which audio files are published to the Internet for users to download to their personal computers or portable media players. When new files are added to the podcast, users...

AAC Versus MP3 for Podcasts

Podcasters have to decide which audio encoding format to use for their podcast. There are two main options, MP3 or AAC. At CCNMTL, we have chosen the AAC format. There is much debate on the merits of each format --...

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