Learning could be ambient too: using SoundCloud to make an audio-based course on Eliademy

When we think of online courses, oftentimes we think of videos, text, slideshow, quizzes and all the other elements that come with an traditional, educational offering. But, what if you don’t have the time to sit down and fix your eyeballs on a whole one-hour-long lecture? What if you are driving and you just want to listen to a short Spanish language tutorial on the go? What if you have limited Internet connection but would still like to take the course anywhere at anytime? And what about those among us who have learning disabilities but are eager to learn?

An equally important question for teachers themselves is: is it possible to make an appealing course even if I am a bit camera-shy?

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Turning your lecture into a sound track is a good answer to all the questions above and a great way to create contextual, bite-sized and equally educational content. Luckily, on Eliademy, you could easily get it done. Here is how:

1) On the SoundCloud page where you audio lecture is located, you could easily share the lecture with the native “Share” button: Screen Shot 2014-08-21 at 2.26.07 PM

2) Now simply copy the URL of the SoundCloud page:

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3) Now, on your own Eliademy course page, enable the visual editor and click the “Embed external media” button.

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4) Finally, simply paste the URL of your SoundCloud lecture to

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5) OK and now you have a beautiful audio-based course.

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Now, dear teachers, let us hear your wisdom.

(You could also get the latest news regarding our courses on SoundCloud)