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Digital Audio Production

  • Overview
  • Activity 1
  • Activity 2
  • Activity 3
  • Activity 4
  • Activity 5
  • Activity 6
  • Activity 7
  • Activity 8
  • Activity 9
  • Activity 10
  • Extra Credit

After successfully completing the Digital Audio Production Module, students will be able to do the following:

• Launch and exit the software
• Identify key elements of the Sound Forge interface
• Explain how the first recording of live sound was captured
• Explain types of audio compression and decompression
• Understand what an MP3 is
• Use the microphone to make a brief recording
• Rearrange a poem by one of America’s most famous poets
• Discuss the life and career of a famous poet
• Explain how markers are used
• Explain what regional terminology is
• Read and choose a sample advertisement script
• Use the microphone to make a brief recording of the advertisement script you chose
• Add music tracks to narrations
• Understand the moral lessons related to Aesop’s fables
• Add sound effects to your recording
• Create your own sound effects
• Create a radio program script
• Understand the functions of a radio program director
• Understand the duties of a radio disc jockey
• Proofread and edit an original script
• Record an original script
• Understand a few advanced recording techniques
• Understand some additional recording terminology
• Understand what stock music is
• Mix audio files
• Browse stock music files.

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to do the following:
1. Launch and exit the software
2. Identify key elements of the Sound Forge interface
3. Explain how the first recording of live sound was captured.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:  

After successfully completing Activity 2, you will be able to do the following:
1. Explain types of audio compression and decompression
2. Understand what an MP3 is
3. Understand actress Hedy Lamarr’s influence on
broadcasting
4. Use the microphone to make a recording.

Worksheets: Activity 2 Worksheet

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 3, you will be able to do the following:
1. Rearrange a poem by one of America’s most famous poets
2. Discuss the life and career of a famous poet
3. Explain how markers are used.

Worksheets:  Activity 3 Worksheet

Objectives:  

After successfully completing Activity 4, you will be able to do the following:
1. Explain what regional terminology is
2. Read and choose a sample advertisement script
3. Use the microphone to make a brief recording of the
advertisement script you chose.

Worksheets:  Activity 4 Worksheet

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 5, you will be able to do the following:
1. Add music tracks to your recording
2. Understand the moral lessons related to Aesop’s fables
3. Add sound effects to your recording
4. Create your own sound effects.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 6, you will be able to do the following:
1. Create a radio program script
2. Understand the functions of a radio program director
3. Understand the duties of a radio disc jockey.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 7, you will be able to do the following:
1. Proofread and edit your own original script
2. Record your original script
3. Understand a few advanced recording techniques
4. Understand some additional recording terminology.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 8, you will be able to do the following:
1. Understand what stock music is
2. Mix audio files
3. Browse stock music files.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 9, you will be able to do the following:
1. Operate a CD burner
2. Close and burn a file to a CD.

Worksheets:  None

Objectives:

After successfully completing Activity 10, you will be able to do the following:
1. Demonstrate your knowledge of digital audio production by taking the Post-Test
2. Complete any unfinished activities.

Worksheets:  None

Activity 11: Problem Solving (Found in Workbook), Crossword Puzzle, Vocabulary Quiz (Found in Workbook)
Activity 12: Challenge (Found in Workbook)
Activity 13: Open-Ended Challenge (Found in Workbook)
Activity 14: Careers (Found in Workbook)
Activity 15: Internet Activity (Found in Workbook)

Additional Worksheets:  Job Application, Laminated Sheet

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