PODCASTING and using Audacity in the classroom. Created by Teresa Morton, Spe ncer Graber, Anthony Martin, and Chris Turner. Centra Quick Tips. Press button or Ctrl Key to speak Use button to ask questions Use button for Yes , button for No
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and using Audacity in the classroom
Created by Teresa Morton, Spencer Graber, Anthony Martin, and Chris Turner
Centra Quick Tips
Podcasting is a new method of communicating that allows anyone to create audio files and download them to computers or MP3 players for other to listen to.
Audacity is a free web tool used for audio editing and recording that is a resource for creating a podcast.
To export files, Audacity requires an encoder. The LAME mp3 encoder may be downloaded and used in Audacity.
Using the link below, choose the download of Audacity that is compatible with your computer.
Audacity for Windows®
Audacity for Mac®
(Universal Binary for Mac OS X 10.4 or later)
Audacity for GNU/Linux®
Create a New Project Under File
Check the Preferences
Hit the red button and start recording.
Sometimes a clip may be too long or you want to cut part of it out.
Save the project in a version that allows you to continue to edit. Click FileSave Project As Type in File Name.
To export a file to the web or as mp3, Go to
File > Export > Save (similarly to the previous step).
For more indepth information on using Audacity, as well as information on the latest tips and tricks, visit their wiki page by clicking the link below.
Using Audacity to Create Podcasts
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For additional questions contact:
Director, The Center for Adolescent Literacies
at UNC Charlotte