Tips for Recording Audio Narration

MC900440404Many staff and faculty take advantage of the eLearning Studio, especially the Articulate Studio software, to get outside of the traditional lecture and flip their classroom with some audio narration. Employing this type of teaching model is beneficial for both faculty and students, however most folks don’t anticipate how challenging designing for online delivery can be. Use the following tips to help you think through how to best include audio narration in your next CLE course.

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Don’t call it a comeback…

…It’s been here for years. I’m not talking about LL Cool J’s career. I’m talking about the eLearning Studio located in the UCSF Parnassus Library Tech Commons, room CL-245.

The room’s not new, but the Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is continuing to encourage the UCSF community to take advantage of all the features that are available to them. Take a look at this pic for some highlights of the software and hardware available in the Studio:

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Articulate Help Now Available!

Liz_blogimageAre questions like how can I successfully record narration onto my PowerPoint presentation? or how do I change the settings on my Articulate presentation to ensure the best user experience? keeping you up at night and disrupting your sleep patterns? What about how do I go about uploading an Articulate presentation to the CLE for students to view and engage with?

Your sleep is precious; don’t let questions like these interrupt your REM cycle! Check out the new Articulate resources on the Multimedia Support Center hosted by the Learning Technologies Group!

And remember, you can always find answers to your questions about the UCSF CLE on the CLE Support Center hosted by the Learning Technologies Group!

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Need a Cure? LTG Tech Clinics Announced!

tech_clinics_logo3The Learning Technologies Group is thrilled to announce the launch of Tech Clinics, which consists of two separate, all-day, collaborative learning events held on the first and fourth Friday of every month. All Clinics will take place in CL-245 Multimedia Multipurpose Room in the UCSF Library Tech Commons. Below is additional information and registration instructions for each Clinic. Continue reading

New Articulate Upgrade Available

Articulate new versionThe popular rapid eLearning development software, Articulate, has recently been upgraded and lucky for us, we have it here at the UCSF Library Tech Commons!

Lots of exciting features have been added, as well as some general fixes for ease of use. The biggest feature is being able to easily publish for viewing presentations on iPads! Continue reading