Who works in a silent environment? Not you? Your students probably aren't going to either. 

A worker's voice and the sounds of their workplace can give learners a new understanding of the thinking and decision-making processes behind job tasks. You can use audio to provide background information, share case studies that shed light on how things play out in industry, and provide insights into teamwork and workplace attitudes.

Discover how to weave in audio as a tool to support learning. And, audio is simple to create once you have principles guiding you!


In this session, we'll:

  • Stake out why and how audio can address your students understanding

  • Demonstrate some examples of audio for various learning purposes

  • Show you how to record, edit and publish learning audio 

  • Explore tips on making audio an active learning tool

  • Look at publishing options 


At the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Critically appraise various forms of audio for learning purposes

  • Plan to use audio in your learning content 

  • Translate listening into action by scaffolding activities and discussions from audio

  • Vary and guide your talent – recording workers, experts and ex-students

  • Write good questions and apply good-practice principles when interviewing industry experts


Past Feedback:

Here's what others who watched a version of this session had to say:

  • "Really shined a light on how audio can be used and with great effect”
  • "Great series and has given me lots of ideas for creating content moving forward - thank you!" 

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