10 ideas for podcasting in your classroom using Audacity

Submitted by Fiona Beal The free application, Audacity, has so much potential for students who have access to it on a desktop or laptop. In a previous post we showed how to download the free application ‘Download and use Audacity on your desktop or laptop for audio podcasting‘ These are just a few ideas on ways of using it. Make an audio advertisementWith audacity you can: Insert sound clips, and background music Save audio clips from websites Create an audio voice over to ‘sell’...

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Download and use Audacity on your desktop or laptop for audio podcasting

Submitted by Fiona Beal If you are using a Windows PC Audacity is a tool you cannot do without to make audio podcasts in the classroom. Do you have it installed? Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, and other operating systems. The interface is translated into many languages. You can use Audacity to record live audio. I love this application. This post centres around downloading and installing Audacity Step 1: Ask Google for an Audacity download ...

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30 days of Web Tools #11: Use Audacity for creating MP3s and podcasts

Audacity is not really a webtool as such but it is a free tool that can be downloaded from the web. It is one of those tools that you simply cannot be without as a teacher! To put it in a nutshell, Audacity is a simple sound editing programme that is used to create MP3s.  What can Audacity be used for?   Audacity can be used across platforms from any operating system which is a big plus. It can be used to record live audio and even edit various sound files. It can export files as MP3s but f...

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