Podcasting can be a great way to get students, parents, and community members involved with classroom activities and information. ELL students can use podcasting as a way to demonstrate the skills they are developing as well as provide a way to reach other ELL students who may be encountering similar (difficulties).
This lesson focuses on Audacity, a free audio editing application. Each lesson begins with one or more YouTube tutorials and an exercise based on the tutorial content which can be saved for evaluation. It concludes with a final assessment which can be used to evaluate the user's ability to use the application.
This introductory class of computer skills is comprised of units that focus on basic computer hardware and the following applications: Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Photo Gallery, and Audacity. Most units begin with YouTube overviews or 'how to' presentations followed by step by step guides to using aspects of the application and then have assessment exercises and conclude with a final project for evaluation.
Anyone interested in learning how to edit audio, people interested in trying this audio based couse in p2pu, educators looking for experience in online learning resources.
You will learn how to get started using the Audacity audio editing application.
You'll be working within the P2PU challenge and accessing material in both the FLOSS Manuals Audacity Workbook and the main Audacity Manual.
You may need to take an entry level course in audio editing , or you may want to give feedback on how best to run this kind of challenge.