Planning and Creating a Podcast Using Audacity

Planning and Creating a Podcast Using Audacity


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This course is an introduction to podcasting. It will take the learner through the process of planning a series and the production skills needed to produce an episode. This course introduces key concepts through a participatory exercise in which the learner drafts a podcast series plan, articulating the goals for the project and its  value to the audience. This course also dives into the technical skills for podcast production using the audio editing tool Audacity. Students will learn how to navigate Audacity, and they will understand key concepts and terms. After completing this course, students will be able to record and edit audio projects such as a podcast.  

Course Objectives

The course will explore the following

  • Lesson 1 – Planning your podcast
  • Lesson 2 – Getting familiar with Audacity
  • Lesson 3 – Recording your podcast
  • Lesson 4 – Mixing and volume control
  • Lesson 5 – Editing your podcast
  • Lesson 6 – Exporting as an MP3 and  publishing
  • Lesson 7 – Podcasting resources