How to Use Audio in E-Learning

Audio is a key element for so much e-learning content. Appropriate, high-quality audio helps capture learners’ attention, contextualize information, and make e-learning a more captivating multimedia experience.

But just because you can use audio doesn’t mean you have to! And you might need some help deciding when and how to use audio to enhance the learning experience. You might also wonder how you can create high-quality audio from a production perspective, even if you don’t have access to sophisticated software and equipment.

In the tutorials, articles, and discussions we’ve collected here, you’ll find all the info you’ll need to polish your e-learning audio skills.

Strategies for Using Audio Effectively

Dive into these articles to see how you can make the best use of audio to create compelling online learning experiences.

Production Tips and Tricks to Help You Create High-Quality Audio

One of the biggest challenges we hear from e-learning developers is how to create clear, easy-to-understand audio that enhances learners’ experience without distracting them. In these articles, we show you how to record, edit, and enhance your audio to get a pro sound every time.

Storyline 2 Audio Tutorials

If you use Storyline 2 to create your e-learning, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are great tools for recording and editing audio built right in. Here are the tutorials you’ll need to make the most of Storyline 2’s audio capabilities:

  • Using the Audio Tools — A helpful intro to working with all the audio tools in Storyline 2.
  • Adding Audio — If you need to import audio files to supplement your content, here’s how you can do it.
  • Editing Audio — Need to make some tweaks to your audio? Here’s how you can adjust it as needed.
  • Background Audio Cool Trick — Here’s how you can add audio that plays across all slides in Storyline 2.

3 Ways to Boost E-Learning Accessibility with Closed Captions — If you’re wondering how you can add closed captioning to your courses, here are three techniques you can try using Storyline 2.