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Audacity Pre-Test

DIRECTIONS: Open the directions for the Audacity pre-test. Follow the directions and use the MP3. file below to complete the pre-test. When finished email your file to Mr. Lewis. 

Email: lewisc@unit5.org

 

 

 

 

Email Mr. Lewis Your Pre-Test 

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Learning To Use Audacity

Step One - Audacity Overview

DIRECTIONS: Open the Word document below. Use the split screen feature to watch the video and fill in the parts of the interface. 

 

 

Step Two - Audacity Time Shift & Import Audio

DIRECTIONS: Watch the two videos below to learn how to use the Time Shift Tool & Import Audio 

 

 

Step Three - Saving In Audacity

DIRECTIONS: Watch the two videos below to learn how to save in Audacity

Assignment One - Allen Iverson Practice 

DIRECTIONS: Follow the directions below and submit your assignment when completed.   

1. Open audacity and record yourself saying the following line "Allen Iverson is famous for saying"

2. Import the MP3. Audio file  for Allen Iverson - Practice located below. 

3. After the MP3. Audio file record yourself saying "Here is Iverson's real view on practice."

4. Import the MP3. Audio file for Iverson's real take on practice. located below. 

5. Trim Unwanted blank space or music and then save your file and submit below. 

 

Show Mr. Lewis Your Assignment One 

 

 

Assignment Two - Amplify 

DIRECTIONS: Click on the  amplify audio, below, and listen to it. What you're hearing is Mrs. O'Day reading a passage out of a book. You will learn to amplify a part of the story, per instructions below. Then in Audacity, go to file, open and amplify MP3. file in your downloads folder. 

Follow the directions listed here:

1.The first time you hear "The 5 Second Rule", highlight that area of the audio, go to Effect in the very top menu bar and look for Amplify. Type 10 in the highlighted area and then choose "apply clipping", then OK.

2. Find where she says "The 3 Second Rule" and amplify that phrase the same way, but this time to 7.0

3. Where you hear the word DISGUSTING, amplify this word alone, up to 15.

4. Listen to hear "The Book of Awesome" and amplify it all the way to 15.
5. File, export audio, change file to MP3, name it "(your name) Amplify Audio", save
6. Email this MP3 file into Mr. Lewis.

 

 

 

 

Show Mr. Lewis Your Assignment Two

Assignment Three - Effects 

DIRECTIONS: Follow the directions below and submit your assignment when completed.   

 

Effects
1. Open Audacity
2. Go to File, Import
3. Locate the 07 Time Warp (Glee Version) (the song).....it is  below....from your Google Drive, digital media folder and double click on it.
4. You will now edit this song using the Effects tab at the top of Audacity.
-Select the first 10 seconds and Fade In

-Select 10 seconds to 25 seconds and go to Bass, slide the Bass tool up about half way further to the right.

-Select 25 seconds to 35 seconds and go to Change Speed and adjust the Percent Change to -20.
-Select 40 seconds to 50 seconds, Change Pitch from "C#/D" to A. Keep everything else the same.
-Select 1.00 to 1.04 (you may need to use the magnifying zoom tool) and change the Tempo to -40
-Select 1.06 to 1.10 and choose "WahWah" from the Effect list
-Select 1.15 to 1.25 and Reverse
-Select 1.24 to 1.34 change the Sliding Time Scale/Pitch Shift from -25 to 65....leaving everything else the same.
-Select the last 10 seconds and Fade Out. 
5. File, Export Audio, change the file to MP3, name it "your name and Effects", save to Google Drive (digital media folder) 
6. Email this MP3. file to Mr. Lewis

 

Show Mr. Lewis Your Assignment Three 

Assignment Four - Podcast

DIRECTIONS: Follow the directions in the document below and email your assignment when completed.   

 

For this assignment you will be creating a podcast with your classmates.

 

* Use this disclaimer - "I understand that I do not own the audio files in  this podcast. They belong to their rightful owners. This audio is being used for educational purposes only."

Podcasting Rubric

 

 

Show Mr. Lewis Your Podcast Assignment & Then Email It ​​

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Audacity Post-Test

DIRECTIONS: Open the directions for the Audacity post-test. Follow the directions and use the MP3. file below to complete the post-test. When finished email your file to Mr. Lewis. 

Email: lewisc@unit5.org

 

 

Email Mr. Lewis Your Post- Test

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