SynAudCon's Web-Based Training Sales Continue to Grow

Jan 17, 2014 2:13 PM

Polls


Mix Regional

The Mix Regional section for Mix's September 2014 issue focuses on Miami. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, plus club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to mixeditorial@nbmedia.com.

SynAudCon screenshot

SynAudCon reports that its Web-based training sales increased by 15 percent in 2013. SynAudCon offers five courses: How Sound Systems Work, Principles Of Audio, Transformer-Distributed Loudspeaker Systems, Audio Applications—System Optimization and Equalization and Sound Reinforcement For Designers.

Each course includes a series of lessons and quizzes that make sure the materials are processed and understood. Graduates receive a certificate of completion and the courses are approved for Continuing Educations Units (including RUs). Each course includes a one-year membership to SynAudCon which provides access to blogs, articles and online conversations with other audio professionals.

“We contribute the success to four major things: people are more receptive to Web-based training, the multimedia presentation, the flexibility, but more importantly, the students retains a high percentage of the information,” says Brenda Brown of SynAudCon.

The SynAudCon Web-based training is headed up by Pat Brown, who uses the educational methods he has found work best after years of teaching their popular in-person training. The courses include animations, graphics and sound, analogies, interactive calculators, and scenarios that make learning fun and effective.

"The convenience of web-based training consistently ranks high on our evaluations," adds Brenda Brown. "Participants can take the training when it works for them. Students have up to 45 days to complete the course. They can repeat lessons as often as needed to fully grasp the principles.

"The following question is on our evaluation: 'I believe that I will retain ____% of the information that's presented.' Average answer is 80%. Many put 90%. We are extremely pleased with these numbers. This is a higher percentage than most of the research that is published on retention using seeing and hearing."

For more information, visit SynAudCon at www.synaudcon.com.






Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95

Newsletters

MixLine

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.