Audio Storytelling Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

Audio Storytelling Workshop

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of two one-hour classes meeting once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons. 

Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Student's are strongly encouraged to attended Interviewing 101 -- Wednesday, June 3 -- prior to attending the first session.

By the end of the course, each student will produce a short piece to share with the DC Public Library community.

Week One - Wednesday, June 10:

Tech Basics

This class introduces students to the various forms of audio storytelling and learn the basic technical skills needed to record and edit audio work. This class will cover using recording equipment like digital recorders and smartphone apps. It will also cover the basic functions of Audacity. After this class, students should begin recording and editing their audio piece.. Students will also listen to samples including books on tape, radio dramas, reporting, creative non-fiction, and more. 


Week Two - Wednesday, June 17:

Editing Workshop

Students will bring their audio in for an extended workshop session. Not a formal class, everyone just works on their project. The instructor will be troubleshooting, working through problems, and providing guidance and technical support.

If you'd like to register, please call (202) 727-1175 or walk into the Digital Commons to sign up.  
 
Add to Calendar 2015-06-10T22:30:00 35 Audio Storytelling Workshop Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of two one-hour classes meeting once a week for two consecutive weeks in the Digital Commons.  Each student must sign up for the program ahead of time and agree to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. Student's are strongly encouraged to attended Interviewing 101 -- Wednesday, June 3 -- prior to attending the first session. By the end of the course, each student will produce a short piece to share with the DC Public Library community. Week One - Wednesday, June 10: Tech Basics This class introduces students to the various forms of audio storytelling and learn the basic technical skills needed to record and edit audio work. This class will cover using recording equipment like digital recorders and smartphone apps. It will also cover the basic functions of Audacity. After this class, students should begin recording and editing their audio piece.. Students will also listen to samples including books on tape, radio dramas, reporting, creative non-fiction, and more.  Week Two - Wednesday, June 17: Editing Workshop Students will bring their audio in for an extended workshop session. Not a formal class, everyone just works on their project. The instructor will be troubleshooting, working through problems, and providing guidance and technical support.If you'd like to register, please call (202) 727-1175 or walk into the Digital Commons to sign up.     false DD/MM/YYYY