Audio Recording & Editing with Audacity
Bodeene Amyot & Jess Garmer
Audacity is a free, open-source, multitrack audio editing application that can be used to record lecture narration, listening assignments, and student feedback.
In this workshop, we will demonstrate how to download and install Audacity, navigate the user interface, record live audio, and import existing audio files. We will cover how to perform basic editing tasks such as copying and pasting audio, splitting clips, removing background noise, and exporting.
Note: If you plan on downloading Audacity before the workshop, please download the application from the software’s official website at www.audacityteam.org/download. Be sure to follow the download and installation instructions. On FossHub’s download page, left-click on the appropriate text link for your operating system (Windows/macOS).
Participants will gain knowledge on
- Importing audio
- Setting up hardware to record
- Basic editing and common effects
- Splitting clips
- Inserting silence
- Exporting audio
- Importing audio into Canvas
Join the Meeting
This is a virtual workshop through Webex. Join the meeting here
The password will be sent in the reminder email to all enrolled participants 1 hour before the workshop. The email will come from LibCal.
Online Synchronous Format
This is an online virtual workshop synchronously hosted through Webex. Participants can join online from home, office, or any location with stable Internet access and a headset with a microphone or Apple EarPods. Plugging these audio devices into your computer before you start the Webex meeting AND selecting "Connect with Computer Audio" will ensure audio quality.
If this is your first time joining a Webex meeting, please visit the Webex Help Center for instructions to log in as a guest: https://help.webex.com/en-us/n665eiq/Join-a-Cisco-Webex-Meeting-for-the-First-Time-as-a-Guest
It is vital to test a video meeting on your device BEFORE the workshop as we will count on your audio connection to ensure the success of this event. Join a test meeting here: https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html
You will be able to see the instructor’s screen, and to help you answer practical questions, you may be asked to share your screen. Find instructions on sharing your screen here: https://help.webex.com/en-us/i62jfl/Share-Your-Screen-or-Application-in-a-Cisco-Webex-Teams-Meeting
- Wednesday, May 27, 2020
- 10:00am - 11:00am
- Synchronous Online