Audio Essentials: Getting Started With Editing
Before you can make the next hit podcast with your students, you’ll need to know the basics of how to edit sound. Get an overview of the editing process and tips for making your audio sound as polished as possible. Practice using an audio editing program to create a finished project with music, ambient sound, and narration or interview.
|Understand why editing is important in creating a high-quality audio project||Explore audio editing programs|
|Reflect on the power of ambient sound, music, and quality editing to enhance an audio project.||Figure out which editing program will work with your teaching context.|
|Learn pro tips for how to edit your audio project||Edit your own audio projec|
|Get an overview of how to combine and edit audio files to create a compelling audio story.||Gain valuable experience in selecting and combining music, sound, and narration into one edited project.|
- Why is Editing so Important?
- The Basic Editing Process
- Practice: Adding Music & Sound Effects (Legally)
- Pick Your Editing Program
- Editing Step by Step
- Top Editing Tips & Tricks
- Practice: Your Edited Audio Project
- Next Steps
What is KQED Teach?
We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on digital media. Educators can build skills in video and audio production, data visualization and media analysis to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.