This podcast is a collection of recorded audio from a workshop shared with teachers in Gadsden City Schools, Alabama, on June 10, 2009. In the workshop, teachers learned how to use a Sony UX-70 mp3 digital audio recorder to record audio in an oral history interview. Teachers also learned how to use free Audacity software to do some basic audio editing of their recording: selecting different clips of audio, deleting selections, splitting selections into new tracks, moving tracks to different places in the recording, importing background music, adjusting the audio level so it does not overwhelm the narration, and exporting the finished, edited audio file as a WAV or MP3 file. Teachers were introduced to the free website SlideShare, which can be used to upload PowerPoint and other multimedia presentation files that are synchronized to recorded audio. Following our workshop, I interviewed Eric Lee, who is an educational technology professional development specialist with the “Technology In Motion” project of the Alambama State Department of Education. This podcast concludes with a brief overview of some excellent educational application for the iPod Touch (iTouch) as well as the procedures for subscribing to free podcasts on the iTunes Store.

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Show Notes:

  1. Podcasting and iTouch 101 for Educators (Resource links from today’s workshop in Gadsden)
  2. Great Questions List (for oral history interviews) from StoryCorps
  3. Audacity (free, open-source and cross-platform audio editing software)
  4. Introduction to Educational Podcasting
  5. iTouch 101 for Educators
  6. Sony UX-70 MP3 recorder
  7. Technology in Motion EdTech Professional Development by the Alabama State Department of Education
  8. Wiki resource site of Eric Lee, Technology in Motion Trainer at Jacksonville State University Regional Inservice Center
  9. Copyright for Educators (a SlideShare SlideCast)
  10. Guidelines for Social Media Use in Schools
  11. The Future and Its Enemies by Virginia Postrel
  12. Celebrate Oklahoma Voices Project
  13. Story Chasers Inc.
  14. Handouts for the Celebrate Oklahoma Voices Project

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This podcast is a collection of recorded audio from a workshop shared with teachers in Gadsden City Schools, Alabama, on June 10, 2009. In the workshop, teachers learned how to use a Sony UX-70 mp3 digital audio recorder to record audio in an oral history interview. Teachers also learned how to use free Audacity software to do some basic audio editing of their recording: selecting different clips of audio, deleting selections, splitting selections into new tracks, moving tracks to different places in the recording, importing background music, adjusting the audio level so it does not overwhelm the narration, and exporting the finished, edited audio file as a WAV or MP3 file. Teachers were introduced to the free website SlideShare, which can be used to upload PowerPoint and other multimedia presentation files that are synchronized to recorded audio. Following our workshop, I interviewed Eric Lee, who is an educational technology professional development specialist with the “Technology In Motion” project of the Alambama State Department of Education. This podcast concludes with a brief overview of some excellent educational application for the iPod Touch (iTouch) as well as the procedures for subscribing to free podcasts on the iTunes Store.

Show Notes:

  1. Podcasting and iTouch 101 for Educators (Resource links from today’s workshop in Gadsden)
  2. Great Questions List (for oral history interviews) from StoryCorps
  3. Audacity (free, open-source and cross-platform audio editing software)
  4. Introduction to Educational Podcasting
  5. iTouch 101 for Educators
  6. Sony UX-70 MP3 recorder
  7. Technology in Motion EdTech Professional Development by the Alabama State Department of Education
  8. Wiki resource site of Eric Lee, Technology in Motion Trainer at Jacksonville State University Regional Inservice Center
  9. Copyright for Educators (a SlideShare SlideCast)
  10. Guidelines for Social Media Use in Schools
  11. The Future and Its Enemies by Virginia Postrel
  12. Celebrate Oklahoma Voices Project
  13. Story Chasers Inc.
  14. Handouts for the Celebrate Oklahoma Voices Project

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If you enjoyed this post and found it useful, consider subscribing to Wes' free, weekly newsletter. Generally Wes shares a new edition on Monday mornings, and it includes a TIP, a TOOL, a TEXT (article to read) and a TUTORIAL video. You can also check out past editions of Wes' newsletter online free!


Did you know Wes has published several eBooks and "eBook singles?" 1 of them is available free! Check them out! Also visit Wes' subscription-based tutorial VIDEO library supporting technology integrating teachers worldwide!

MORE WAYS TO LEARN WITH WES: Do you use a smartphone or tablet? Subscribe to Wes' free magazine "iReading" on Flipboard! Follow Dr. Wesley Fryer on Twitter (@wfryer), Facebook and Google+. Also "like" Wes' Facebook page for "Speed of Creativity Learning". Don't miss Wesley's latest technology integration project, "Show With Media: What Do You Want to CREATE Today?"

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2 Responses to Podcast320: Lessons Learned Recording, Editing, and Publishing Digital Audio

  1. Ron Houtman says:

    Wes – you wondered out loud on the podcast about the online course high school graduation requirement. Michigan was the first state to require an online learning requirement.

    http://chronicle.com/free/2005/12/2005121301t.htm

  2. Wesley Fryer says:

    Thanks Ron! I’m glad to know it was Michigan. I REALLY appreciate the feedback and for letting me know.

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