IS VOICE ON LINE FOR YOU?
IT'S EASY, INTERACTIVE AND COST EFFECTIVE.
Nursing and Midwifery Education
This site was originally created for the conferences listed above but can be used as a general reference point for exploring online voice tools.
Welcome to this session on using your voice online. In this session I'm going to show you a number of tools that can make your teaching and learning environments more personal and more engaging for you and your students. I hope at the end of the session that you'll agree that using your voice online is easy, interactive, and cost-effective.
Oral Annotations of Diagrams (embedding audio)
created with Audacity,
a free open source tool)
|Narrated Powerpoint Presentation (example created with Presentation Pro)
|now for the INTERACTIVE tools.....
Other virtual classroom tools:
Instant Messengers (free)
Uses of audio blogging:
the latest breaking trend: PODCASTING
podcasts really do require broadband.
They are typically large files and it is a frustrating
experience waiting for podcasts on a dial up connection.
Text to Speech
Text Aloud - a free tool that allows you to render written text into audio with robot-like voices! It creates mp3 files of the spoken text. The free robots do a remarkably good job - stilted but certainly comprehensible. The paid service (about US$30) offers you more and better voices.
Free Voice Email Tools
Story Telling (DST)
For assistance on any of the tools and techniques mentioned on this page please contact Michael Coghlan at email@example.com
|URL of this presentation: http://users.chariot.net.au/~michaelc/mater/easy_voice.htm
Site updated 27/5/06