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DSD: Podcasting made easy - workshop
Course Description:

Learn the basics of Podcasting. Use freely available software `Audacity? to record and edit sound files. Find out how to best record your voice, and interview others using Zencastr. Learn how to edit and mix tracks using Audacity, import royalty-free music, and add sound effects. Experience how to export your recording as an MP3 or Wav sound file and share online and via Moodle.

Please download the free `Audacity? from the internet before the session. https://www.audacityteam.org/download/

If you are on a UCL computer you can download `Audacity? from the UCL software centre. (At home you need a VPN connection to use the software centre)

Find out more about VPN here https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/how-to/connecting-to-ucl-vpn-microsoft-windows

Once you have booked on the course you will be able to access all of the online materials in our Digital Skills Development Moodle course.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with a joining link at least one day before the session.

Courses start on the hour but please join during the 5 minutes prior to this to download resources and test out your connection/audio.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page.

By the end of the course you will:

  • Understand what Podcasting is
  • Know the basics of recording editing and mixing tracks in Audacity
  • Know the basics of exporting and sharing your final recording as a .MP3 or wav file
  • Intended Audience:
    This course is aimed at those who want to learn the basics of Podcasting and how to work with simple sound recording, and editing software.
    Target Audience: All
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