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Update to DMT

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The Audio Tools page of the Digital Media Toolbox has been updated to include many more tools and resources for finding and creating audio that you may use for media projects. Most of the tools listed on this page are free or are reasonably priced. There are a number of notable additions to the page that are listed below.



Finale Notepad
- http://www.finalemusic.com/products/finale-notepad/
From the website, "Create orchestrations of up to 8 staves, and enter notes by clicking them into the staff or importing MIDI or MusicXML files. Once your music is in NotePad, you can hear it play back, see it on the printed page, and share it with other NotePad and users of other Finale family music notation software." This is free software.
Incredibox - http://www.incredibox.com/
Incredibox is a set of fun loop generators. You select from a set of beats, effects, choruses, and voices to create your loop. In the second, third and fourth version of the generator it is possible to record you…

Gamification in Moodle

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I was forwarded a link to a Moodle course on gamification created at NC State University. I will be investigating this soon. I am curious about who on the Beloit Campus is interested in gamifying a course?

If you are interested in this and Moodle check out the course. Enrollment does require that you create an account on their system, but participation is free.

https://gamification.delta.ncsu.edu

Qualitative Research tool - Dedoose

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I was recommended this tool by a faculty member for anyone who would like to, or needs to do qualitative research. The faculty member mentioned that the tool was very intuitive and that the support was great. The subscription fee is very reasonable as well.

http://www.dedoose.com/