Course Details and Schedule

Audacity is a free, cross-platform, audio-editing application. It can be used to create digital audio material suitable for a course, a podcast or on a website. In this one hour session you will learn how to use Audacity to record, manipulate and save a sound file.

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Key topics
  • Recording audio
  • Editing audio
  • Processing audio
  • Exporting audio to the correct format
  • Tips to improve audio files
Course information
Intended audience Any university member interested in creating podcasts, or simple editing of audio resources.
Prior knowledge Basic IT skills
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Audacity 2.6
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information If you require a broader introduction to podcasting you may want to attend our Digital media: An introduction to podcasting for education course. Note that elements of this Audacity course are also delivered in other podcasting courses.
Where next? We offer other courses on creating podcasts and screen capture.

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term. Express an interest in future dates for this course.