#GuildChat for 07/27/18: Audio in Learning

Our next #GuildChat takes place Friday, July 27th at 11am PT / 2pm ET. Our topic for this week’s chat is Audio in Learning.


Hear! Hear! Audio is climbing back into L&D in a major way. Not only is it still widely used in elearning courses but platforms like Alexa and Siri are adding to performance support solutions. Podcasting is growing and Audio + visual snippets are all over the social web. What’s going on?  let’s find out together.

In this week’s #GuildChat we take a look at what’s working in audio, what makes sense and how best to create it. We’ll dig deeper into the technologies we engage and those we use to create and edit as well as the finer points around techniques to make an impact!


Prospective questions:

Q1 What are some examples that you’ve seen of audio being used in a particularly innovative way to enhance learning?
Q2 What is ineffective about some of the ways we use audio in L&D right now?
Q3 What signs would tell you that weaving in audio might be a good fit for a project?
Q4 When can including audio as part of a learning experience be a poor fit?
Q5 Who in the L&D space is really using audio well? How so?
Q6 Podcasting is a particularly popular audio medium currently. How could we use podcasts effectively in L&D?
Q7 What podcasts would you recommend for L&D folks to tune into to better learn how to do it right?
Q8 What are your favorite recording and/or editing tools? Why?
Q9 How can L&D start leveraging smart speaker voice controlled devices and software like Alexa and Siri?


Missed this GuildChat? Don’t worry – you can still read through what happened on our Wakelet transcript of the chat!






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