Week 3 Assignments

Tutorial 3 and 4 Due Thursday, Sept 23

Tutorial 3: Telling Stories with Sound (NewsU course report due)
Enroll in the NewsU course Telling Stories with Sound and email me the course report when you are finished.

Tutorial 4: (No quiz. We will do in-class assignment on Thursday)

Audio Gathering
Here are two great primers to get you back into audio interviews.
Audio 101: A quick and dirty guide to recording your story (CLP)
Gathering Audio by Brian Storm (MediaStorm)

Audio Editing
Watch video How to Convert Audio Files Using Switch (3:45)

…then pick one of the following programs to master – Garage Band or Audacity.

Garage Band (Mac)
Watch video overview  Garage Band Basics for Journalists (8:50)
Read though GarageBand Podcast Setup and Overview for detailed instructions.

Audacity (PC and Mac)
Watch video overview Audacity Basics for Journalists (11:24)
Setting up preferences in Audacity (pdf) – these preferences must be set BEFORE you open your first audio file in Audacity
Superfast Guide to Audio Editing (pdf) – includes instructions for installing Audacity on your home computer. (Mindy McAdams)
Editing Audio with Audacity (Part 2) (pdf) – more detailed instructions (Mindy McAdams)
How to Use Audacity (Knight Digital Media Center)

Get rolling on your Multimedia Assignment 1 (Due Sept, 29)

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