Audio

Audio files can:

  • Help personalise the learning environment;
  • Add interest and variety;
  • Be used to provide feedback;
  • Convey more than can be conveyed by text alone (intonation etc).

Information that is only provided in audio format is a barrier to learning for those who cannot hear the audio content. You must therefore ensure that you provide the audio information in an alternative format.

Topic/issueActionComment
SizeCompress audio files to reduce their size.This makes files easier to download.
TranscriptProvide a transcript–this may be word-for-word or a summary of content as appropriate.Include a description of the purpose of the audio file.
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