Free Two-Week Live Cohort

with Myra Roldan

Audio editing plays an essential role in your eLearning development projects. There are a lot of tools out there, but one of the most widely used tools is Audacity, a free audio editor available for both Windows and Mac. In this two week live cohort, we explore the power of Audacity, and you learn how to quickly and expertly edit audio using this tool.
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Learning Path Starts on 9/16

Sessions happen Wednesdays 7-8:30PM and Saturdays 9-10:30AM EST

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Week One 9/16-9/19

    • Liftoff Session Intro

    • Resources and Materials Discussion

    • User Interface and Settings

    • Learning the Basics

    • Adding Tracks and Assignment Overview

    • The Briefing Workbook

    • Add 3 things you want to learn to our Padlet

    • Assignment I - Record & Analyze ( due by Sat morning 9/19)

    • Audacity Basic Editing Workbook

    • Assignment Review and Intro

    • Noise Reduction Work

    • Waveform Management and Filters

    • Final Edits and Next Assignment Overview

    • Assignment II - Audio Clean Up and Peer Review ( due by 9/22 )

  • 3

    Week Two 9/23-9/26

    • Editing Work Samples

    • Audio Script Edits

    • Final Edits

    • Audacity Complex Editing Workbook

    • Assignment III - Complex Edit & Peer Review (due 9/25)

    • Saturday Audacity Debrief - 10 am PST / 1pm EST

    • Audacity Debrief Workbook

    • LIVE QUIZ! (only LIVE during class on 9/26)

    • Padlet Review

    • BONUS! Halloween Spooky Voices

    • Sample 1- Jigsaw Voice

    • Sample 2 - Th13teen Ghosts

    • Padlet and Quizzizz

  • 4

    Next Steps...

    • Before you go...

Instructor

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Tech Instructor

Myra Roldan

Myra is a technologist who brings a unique mix of technical, business, and adult education expertise to the game. She is a TEDx speaker, author, and technical designer. Her superpower is her natural ability to make complex technical subjects easy-to-understand by breaking concepts down in a way that is easy to consume, process, and apply. Myra is passionate about empowering people to explore and develop themselves holistically.