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Intermediate Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Understand how to identify which concepts could be associated with or represented through sounds in interactive learning tools

  • Learn how to brainstorm sound designs for interactive learning tools

  • Learn how to evaluate sound designs for interactive learning tools

  • Learn best practices for sound design for interactive learning tools

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Georgia Institute of Technology

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University of Colorado Boulder

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Sound

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Sound in the Real World5m
Auditory Displays and Sonification7m
Sounds Categorized as Auditory Displays4m
3 readings
Syllabus5m
Extra Activity: Explore John Travoltage10m
Extra Activity: Brainstorm 3 Skills5m
4 practice exercises
Course Introduction: Learning Goal Reflection30m
Sounds You Encounter Daily30m
Lesson 3 Quiz
Module 1 Quiz15m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Sound Design

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 63 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Simple Mappings and Effects: Part 110m
Simple Mappings and Effects: Part 28m
More Complex Mappings10m
Effectively Layering Sounds9m
Practical Considerations9m
Putting It All Together (Mappings Review)5m
2 readings
Extra Activity: Thinking About Mappings5m
Extra Activity: Summarize How to Effectively Layer Sounds10m
2 practice exercises
Learning Tool or Idea5m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Evaluation

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Into Part 2: Components of Evaluations4m
Question Types and Measures8m
Evaluation Methods6m
Analyzing and Interpreting Evaluations9m
Iterative Design8m
Review and Full Examples5m
1 reading
Extra Activity: Evaluating a Sim15m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Prototyping

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Non-Programming Tools10m
Hear from an Expert #1: The Design of John Travoltage's Arm1m
Hear from an Expert #2: The Design of John Travoltage's Charge1m
Programming Tools5m
Review of Tool Types and Processes7m
2 readings
Extra Activity: Reviewing Tool Types15m
Extra Activity: Exploring Programming Tools20m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz15m

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