Combining Audacity & Wikis Christopher Fathman Danielle Pelletier Studies in American Language San Jose State University
Agenda <ul><li>Audacity & Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>L/S Lessons with Audacity & Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Using Audacity & Wik...
<ul><ul><li>A collaborative website on which teachers and students can post, share, and edit documents, videos, links, pic...
What is Audacity? <ul><ul><li>A free voice recording software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows students & teachers to cre...
How To Use Audacity??? <ul><li>play  stop record voice track </li></ul>*version 1.2 requires: file---export as mp3 (must d...
Listening & Speaking Courses <ul><li>A Wiki is the foundation for everything…… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Posting syllabi, assi...
Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>original student essay posted on the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>T provides two for...
Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>Give written feedback on grammar issues using “Track Changes” on Word </li></u...
Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>Give oral feedback using Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>mp3 file containing oral f...
Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeps it...
A Wiki for YOU! <ul><li>http://2011tesol.pbworks.com </li></ul>
<ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>
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  • Show original paper Show end result Now go back and go step by step Start with original paper and do a track changes together Then open up audacity and make comments Export file and then copy and paste onto original doc Show on wiki where the instructions and docs can be found
  • Start with original paper and do a track changes together Then open up audacity and make comments Export file and then copy and paste onto original doc
  • Show on wiki where the instructions and docs can be found
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    1. 1. Combining Audacity & Wikis Christopher Fathman Danielle Pelletier Studies in American Language San Jose State University
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Audacity & Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>L/S Lessons with Audacity & Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Using Audacity & Wikis in a Writing class </li></ul><ul><li>A Wiki for YOU! </li></ul><ul><li>Questions/comments </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><ul><li>A collaborative website on which teachers and students can post, share, and edit documents, videos, links, pictures, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different levels of authority can be assigned by administrator (teacher) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PBworks </li></ul></ul></ul>What is a Wiki?
    4. 4. What is Audacity? <ul><ul><li>A free voice recording software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows students & teachers to create mp3 files (voice recording) that can be easily shared or posted on the web </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. How To Use Audacity??? <ul><li>play stop record voice track </li></ul>*version 1.2 requires: file---export as mp3 (must download LAMEmp3 encoder) *version 1.3 automatically creates mp3 file
    6. 6. Listening & Speaking Courses <ul><li>A Wiki is the foundation for everything…… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Posting syllabi, assignments, calendars, links, grades, voice files, pictures, documents </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Audacity allows students to create voice recordings (mp3 files) for listening/speaking assignments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summaries, Movie/Documentary reviews, Interviews, Critiques, Autobiographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G2oc.pbworks.com </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>original student essay posted on the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>T provides two forms of electronic feedback  essay with T feedback is posted on the wiki </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Track changes – grammar & vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Give oral feedback – content & organization </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>Give written feedback on grammar issues using “Track Changes” on Word </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grammar: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SVA, VT, Frag, Art, Prep </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WC (word choice = should be academic language) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WF (word form = word families) – adj/adv/n/v </li></ul></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>Give oral feedback using Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>mp3 file containing oral feedback is inserted within the word document </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content & Organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thesis statements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Topic sentences </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In-text citations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reference page </li></ul></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Audacity & Wikis in a Writing Class <ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeps it interesting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrates skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students = electronically-savvy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drawbacks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tech-savvy </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. A Wiki for YOU! <ul><li>http://2011tesol.pbworks.com </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>

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