This one day course incorporates training in the use of basic portable audio recorders and the essential skills required for using Adobe Audition efficiently in your workplace. Users will learn how to get the most out of their on-location recordings to ensure good quality raw audio before the editing process. This course is aimed at participants with some prior experience of using older versions of Cool Edit and/or Audition, and will provide users with the tools to effectively record, edit,and mix audio using the latest version of the software.
Part A - Zoom H4 Recorders Operation
Exercise 1 - Record short audio piece (voice)
Exercise 2 - Record sound f/x
Part B - Audition Edit View
Exercise 3 - Using the audio provided, complete an editing task using the processes outlined above.
Exercise 3 - Editing audio recorded in Part A
Part C Multi-Track Editing
Exercise 5 - Using the treated audio from Exercise 4, start to work on putting a multitrack session together.
Part D - Mixing of Audio
Exercise 6 - Finalise and mix down project, followed by presentation and playback.
Ciarán Ryan is an independent radio producer and lecturer based in Limerick city. Primarily working in documentaries/features, Ciarán has produced content for RTÉ Radio 1, 2FM, 2XM, and Lyric FM; Newstalk; Limerick's Live 95FM; Spin South West; and many others. Additionally, Ciarán has produced and presented talk programming in the commercial radio sector, and has extensive management and training experience in the community sector. He holds a PhD from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, where he is also a Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies.