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Audacity To Podcast

  1. 1. Audacity to Podcast
  2. 2. Sound Check Songs 446 Sound Effects 3088 Speeches 44
  3. 3. What is a Podcast?
  4. 4. What is a Podcast?
  5. 5. Download Audacity Installer
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  7. 7. Once you have downloaded the Lame File you will still need to extract the file. By completing this task now you will save yourself a step later
  8. 8. Understanding Your Audacity Screen
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  13. 13. Step 3 Rewind and listen to your recording by pressing the purple rewind key and green play key Step 1 Record your voice by clicking the red record button and speaking into the microphone Step 2 When you are finished recording press the yellow stop button
  14. 14. If you mess up simply click the X for the audio track to delete This one is dedicated to all those with writer’s block
  15. 15. Download Sound Effects from Discovery Education streaming
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  17. 17. Importing Sound Effects After you have downloaded your audio file, simply drag and drop your audio file in or click “Project” “Import Audio” and search for your file. Note, some files are in stereo and will show up as 2 different audio lines
  18. 18. Shifting Audio You can shift your audio and sound effects to the desired location, by using the Time Shift Tool Button
  19. 19. Integration Strategy: Give students sound effects instead of writing prompts
  20. 20. Saving and Exporting If you want to save your project and continue working later, click “File” “Save Project” If you are finished, it is time to “Export As MP3”
  21. 21. Exporting MP3 for the First Time If you choose to “Export as MP3” You will be prompted to find the lame file. You will only need to do this once.
  22. 22. This one is dedicated to all those struggling readers
  23. 23. Editing Audio To edit out errors, click the “I” and highlight the section you want to delete. Click delete
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  25. 25. Dedicated to the students who seem to have forgotten they have homework…
  26. 26. Here I have added a music file to play in the background. What I want to do is start the music strong, fade down, then fade back up. For this we will use the “Pincher” a.k.a “Envelope Tool”
  27. 27. By clicking your mouse you will create little dots. You will be able to “duck”/“envelope”/“fade”/“decrease” the music levels
  28. 28. Where to upload your podcasts for free…. <ul><li>Audio Podcasts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gcast.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Phone In </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No ads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.podomatic.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.odeo.com </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Additional Resources <ul><li>Sounds & Sound Effects </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.findsounds.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.smartsound.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.naturesongs.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://soundamerica.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kitzu.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>www.pics4learning.com </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>www.garageband.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ccmixter.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Speeches and Narrations </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.historychannel.com/speeches/archive1.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.pbs.org/greatspeeches/timeline/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>www.librivox.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.gutenberg.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://creativecommons.org/audio </li></ul>In addition to the great resources provided by Discovery streaming these other resources are exemplary media sites.
  30. 30. Listen Up <ul><li>Classroom Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Room 208 ( http://bobsprankle.com/blog/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio Willow Web ( http://www.mpsomaha.org/willow/radio/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TechSavvy Girls ( http://web.mac.com/tntnzing/iWeb/techsavvygirlz/Podcasts/Podcasts.html ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teachers Sharing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women of Web 2.0 ( http://www.womenofweb2.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach42 ( http://www.teach42.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grammar Girls ( http://grammar.qdnow.com/ ) </li></ul></ul>

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