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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.

IMPORTANT:

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.


Objectives:
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
    01/02/2023 - 01/02/2023  (Enrol between 21/11/2022 and 30/01/2023) Enrol

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