If you develop eLearning, or work in corporate communications and marketing, you have likely been handed a script that a stakeholder wants to have recorded to synchronize with their presentation. If that sounds like you, and you have a copy of the freeware Audacity, then you are in luck. Audacity has a feature that allows you to tag your single audio file and export it into multiple files, all labeled and ready to insert and match to your visuals!
So you have made the decision that you are going to create the latest and greatest media based training for your You Tube channel, or perhaps your company’s training program. And then it hits you. What microphone should I use? And you begin to sweat. Well, choosing the correct microphone for your video or ELearning project is actually a lot easier than you would think. The main thing is don’t overthink it, and have a few pieces of key information in your pocket about why you are choosing one type of microphone over another.