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Audacity: Amped for camp

PODCASTING 101
Audacity 3.1 Sounds
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DesignArts6-8 Grade

In deze les zitten 31 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

time-iconLesduur is: 120 min

Introductie

To complete this lesson, you’ll watch a film that explains biomimicry and gives you some examples of how designers and engineers have used biomimicry to solve problems. You’ll also learn why learning from nature is an important skills to have.

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PODCASTING 101
Audacity 3.1 Sounds
good!

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Our Big Goal
Put together a podcast that can showcase the ideas/people/places/things
 we love AND our audio editing skills!

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

Video:
let's discuss

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Slide 6 - Video

What is Audacity?

+ free audio editing software for Windows + Mac

+ ideal for beginners

+ many tools, options and effects available!

- UI not as "sleek" as other DAWs
- not available on mobile

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

IMPORT media into Audacity
EFFECTS to clean up Audio
TRIM / remove mistakes
Add backup AUDIO + set all volumes
SEQUENCE clips in timeline
After making sure MEDIA is on the computer, what is a logical ORDER of first editing steps?
1           2           3           4          5       

Slide 8 - Sleepvraag

Typical Editing Steps
1. Put media on computer*                                                 9. Add titles or elements
2. Import media                                                                    10. Add video effects + transitions
3. Create timeline + add video clips                               11. Set audio volumes
4. Sync B-roll or external audio                                       12. Add audio effects
5. Scan + trim out unneeded parts                                13. Color grade/correct
6. Rearrange to match story/feel                                   14. Export* + review
7. Add audio / music                                                           15. Final changes + export to share
8. Review + Refine


Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Typical Editing Steps
1. Put media on computer*                                                 9. Add titles or elements
2. Import media                                                                    10. Add video effects + transitions
3. Create timeline + add video clips                               11. Set audio volumes
4. Sync B-roll or external audio                                       12. Add audio effects
5. Scan + trim out unneeded parts                                13. Color grade/correct
6. Rearrange to match story/feel                                   14. Export* + review
7. Add audio / music                                                           15. Final changes + export to share
8. Review + Refine


*to do today           *Optional

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

LET'S TAKE A TOUR!

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

• what is familiar?
• hover cursor over buttons to learn more
• view is customizable 

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

What we'll
consider
with
Audio

Purpose
Setup = tools +   
                 surroundings
What we can add to
   support the feel or story
Sound quality & how to
   improve and/or change it
 

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

DEMO time!

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

1. Record yourself
- make your environment as quiet as possible
- find + do not block your microphone
- leave 2-3 seconds blank at beginning!
- speak clearly and slowly  (SHOW INTRO + EXTRO)
- do 3 takes in a row!  Then find new location, do 3 takes again.

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

2. Normalize + Noise-reduce
- Normalizing does what?
- Noise reducing does what?
- How do we know recording sounds good?

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

3. TRIM + MOVE
- trim out unneeded silence and worst takes
- learn ways to clip, trim, delete, extend, etc.
- move clip to beginning

Slide 18 - Tekstslide

5. Find audio online
- sites like https://mixkit.co/  or https://soundbible.com have
             free-stock-music/
             free-sound-effects/
- will probably be in your Downloads folder after you click

Slide 19 - Tekstslide

6. MUSIC / AUDIO
- Import, drag and drop
- test to find music (section) with the right feel
- normalize & mix volumes

Slide 20 - Tekstslide

7. Save our work!
- Your name and project/podcast name
(NOT exporting yet)

Slide 21 - Tekstslide

example: from not so way back

Slide 22 - Tekstslide

Now that we've looked at the layout + some tools of
Audacity, you will now
record+edit your own audio.

Slide 23 - Tekstslide

Slide 24 - Link

How will you know that your project is progressing ok?

- Clips are trimmed down to best parts
- waveforms do not go past top of frame

Slide 25 - Tekstslide

example: from right now (share!)

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

Do you have any
questions, wonderings
or suggestions?

Slide 27 - Woordweb

Now let's wrap up...
We did it!

Slide 28 - Tekstslide


Did you enjoy this lesson?
😒🙁😐🙂😃

Slide 29 - Poll

Thanks for
your hard work!
See you next week!
michelle@museumofdesign.org

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