Make It Sound Better (CTE)

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Here are the basic skills for sound editing in Audacity that will teach beginning multimedia students how to work with audio levels and quality. Cut, copy, select, paste, fade, split and export. This is Lesson 3 of 4 lessons for Audio Engineer Tech.

Introduction

An audio engineer technician is a job in which one is responsible for sound in multimedia projects. Here are some basic skills for sound editing that will teach beginning multimedia students how to work with audio levels and quality. This lesson is the third in a sequence of lessons in this STEM Integrated project in which a sound editing program such as Audacity is installed and tested and then students build a Sound Booth.

Lesson Times

Hook
20 Minutes
Demo and modeling
30 Minutes
Multimedia assessment
55 Minutes
Peer edit and revise
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
K-12 Subjects
  • Visual Arts & Performing Arts
  • Technology Education
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2013 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • The student will learn and practice basic audio skills in a sound editing program with 100% accuracy.
  • The student will develop a tutorial on the basics of sound editing in Audacity with 100% accuracy.

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