Audacity: Digital Audio Made Easy (FLA/SEFLIN)

Learn to use Audacity in this free three-week online course presented by the Florida Library Association Continuing Education Committee.

Course Dates:
January 26, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon
February 2, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon
February 9, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon

In this class you’ll learn the basic use of Audacity, a freely available open-source application used to create and edit digital audio. Through guided instruction and hands-on exercises, you will see how to create sound files, integrate and work with existing sound files, create multiple layers of overlapping and complimentary sound, and save a final production-quality project.

Topics covered include:

  • Gaining familiarity with the Audacity Interface
  • Capturing audio through an attached microphone
  • Saving a Project
  • Importing sound files
  • Understanding wave formats
  • Trimming unwanted sections
  • Optimizing volume levels
  • Adding Special Effects
  • Working with multiple tracks
  • Exporting a final product

Instructor: Paul Alford

Register with SEFLIN