Digital Media – Unit 5

Learning Outcomes

  • Define digital audio terms
  • Interview instructor
  • Edit an audio file
  • Create an Audacity tutorial

To Do List

  1. Read Chapter 5
  2. Watch lecture video
  3. Post interview questions audio file (at least 3 days before due date)
  4. Complete assignment
  5. Post completed interview
  6. Post audio effects files
  7. Complete Exploration Project 2
  8. Take chapter 5 quiz.

Reading

Videos

Lecture video

Discussions

Instructor questions

Login to Blackboard and post your interview questions audio file from this parts assignment in the discussion area labeled “Unit 5  Instructor Questions”.

Completed interviews

Login to Blackboard (or Epic for Academic Partnership students) and post your completed interview audio file from this parts assignment in the discussion area labeled “Unit 5  Completed Interviews”.

Audio effects

Login to Blackboard (or Epic for Academic Partnership students) and post your audio file demonstrating an effect from this units exploration project in the discussion area labeled “Unit 5  Audio Effects”.

Assignment

Creating an audio interview

Summary: Compile an audio interview using Audacity.


Total Points: 100

  1. Read the Chapter 5 tutorials and watch the Chapter 5 videos.
  2. Post an audio file (WAV or MP3) in the Discussion board area – “Instructor questions” that has 5 questions for me to answer. (5 points each question).
  3. Type your questions and my answers into a document, label it as Interview Script (5 points) and submit it in the assignments area.  (2 points each question, 2 points each answer)
  4. I will post my responses in audio files and post them on .
  5. Using Audacity, copy and paste my answers into your audio questions file (5 points each answer correctly placed) and save it under a new name (5 points).
  6. Post the completed interview in the discussion area labeled “Unit 5 Completed Interviews” (10 points) as a WAV or MP3 file (10 points).
  7. Also submit your completed interview file to Blackboard.

Exploration project 2

Audacity Effects Tutorial

Summary: Create an Audacity Tutorial showing how to use an Audacity effect.

Total Points: 100

Instructions:

  • Pick an effect (located under the Effects menu item) in Audacity to create a tutorial on. (5 Points)
  • Create a recording to use in your tutorial, save as a mp3 or wav (5 Points), and post it in the discussion area labeled “Unit 5 Audacity Effects”. (5 Points)
  • Use Jing to screen capture the steps to complete your tutorial.
  • Include at least 5 screen shots. (4 points each)
  • Add the screen shots to your tutorial document and type the instructions. (25 Points)
  • Create the finished file demonstrating your effect and post it in the discussion area labeled “Unit 5 Audacity Effects”. (20 points) Label the finished file differently than your original file.
  • Use GIMP (or some other image editor) and create a logo of your own design to place at the top of your tutorial (20 Points)
  • Submit the tutorial through the Blackboard assignment link.

Exam

Login to Blackboard and take the Chapter 5 quiz.

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4 Responses

  1. I cannot get the responses to open — am I doing something wrong
    It just keeps saying it is loading

  2. I am not sure I understand what this is exactly? “What type of interview questions are we supposed to be making inquiry about?

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