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You can use Audacity to:
- Record live audio.
- Record computer playback.
- Edit audio files - Edit WAV, AIFF, FLAC, MP2, MP3 or Ogg Vorbis sound files.
- Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together.
- Add numerous effects including change the speed or pitch of a recording.
- And more! See the complete list of features.
Why should faculty use it? Classroom applications:
- Language learning/audio lessons
- Reading development by recording students reading books
- Create podcasts
- Create sound stories/audiobooks
- Record sound for various applications such as PowerPoint presentations or animations
- Students can create audio assignments
- Faculty can create audio instructions
- How To Use Audacity For Beginners (2018) created by Transverse Audio
How faculty access software:
- Audacity is available on all Tri-C computers and can be used in the Center for Learning Excellence on each main campus.
- It is also available as a free download at audacityteam.org
User Guide: Audacity User Guide
Accessibility Statement Link: If students are required to use this software in a course an accessibility statement is required to be added to the course’s student resources:
- Students can record questions, give feedback or complete assignments, and upload to Blackboard or email the link of the audio
- Teachers can provide feedback to students about their work.
- Speaking and reading exercises