Audio Recording Fundamentals

Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Course

Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., & On-Site

Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Course Description:
In this hands-on, two-day Audio Recording Fundamentals training course, you will learn how to create high quality sound recordings using professional recording equipment, best practices, and time-tested techniques. You will use arrangements of various types of microphones and recorders. During the course of the training, students will be learning how to use standard types of microphones and recorders, and explore emerging trends in the Professional Audio Industry. This course is useful for Audio & Video Professionals using applications such as Adobe Audition Premiere Pro, Logic Pro, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Media Composer, and for eLearning Professionals using applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia (for eLearning Voiceovers, etc.)

Prerequisites for Attending Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Course:
No previous photography lighting experience is required. It is useful for students to have experience with digital cameras and Adobe software products.

Job Roles That Use Audio Recording:
Multimedia Professional and eLearning Developers that are new to Production

Projects That Use Audio Recording:
Video, Web, and DVD Multimedia, and eLearning Development, Recording Voiceovers, Podcasting, Video Production, Radio Production, Training Tutorials, Narration

Locations for Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Course:
In Person at ThinkB!G’s Office in Columbia, MD (next to the Columbia Mall)
Private Custom Training On Site or at Your Location
Project Based Training On Site or at Your Location

Times for Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Course:
In Person & Online Live: 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Lunch)
Private Custom & Project Based Training: Your preference
*Please click the Dates To Register tab above to see all dates & times available.*

Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Includes:
Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors
Print and/or Digital Courseware
Certificate of Completion
Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
Free Parking (In Person Only)

Testimonials for Audio Recording Fundamentals Training:
“I loved the class – great instructor and fellow students! I learned a great deal of practical applications for using microphones and editing of the audio.” – USDA

“Had a great time at Think Big. Great location and amenities!” – US Treasury

“I’ve participated in half a dozen or so trainings here and am always impressed by the top-notch instruction. I’ve always been able to immediately put into practice what I’ve learned.” – FDA 

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Software Versions:
ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

Related Training and Certification Courses:
Premiere Pro Advanced
Premiere Pro Intro
Premiere Pro ACA Training & Certification Pack
After Effects Advanced
After Effects Intro
Audition CC
Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 Advanced
Storyline 3 / Storyline 360 Intro
Captivate 2017 Advanced
Captivate 2017 Intro
Camtasia
Final Cut Pro X Professional Post-Production
Logic Pro X Professional Music Production
Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production
Video Production Lighting Techniques
Videography Fundamentals
DaVinci Resolve 15 Certification Training BootCamp

Audio Recording Fundamentals Outline

1. Core Knowledge
Signal Chain
Types of Microphones
Types of Connections
How Audio is Recorded Digitally (Sample Rate, Bit Rate)
Audio Files

2. Using Omni-Directional Microphones
Typical Use Cases
Pros and Cons
Best Practices
Affordable High-Quality Options

3. Using Shotgun Microphones
Typical Use Cases
Pros and Cons
Best Practices
Affordable High-Quality Options

4. Using Lavaliere Microphones
Typical Use Cases
Pros and Cons
Best Practices
Affordable High-Quality Options

5. Stereo Recording
Mic Placement Styles
Style Pros and Cons

6. A Brief Intro to Ambisonic Recording
Equipment
Pros and Cons

7. Practical Applications
The second day of training focuses on more Practical Applications, so if you’re using Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Adobe Premiere Pro, or Audition you will be able to have hands-on experience with it.

 

Disclaimer:

All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Audio Recording Fundamentals Training Course Reviews

“I loved the class – great instructor and fellow students! I learned a great deal of practical applications for using microphones and editing of the audio.” – USDA

“Had a great time at Think Big. Great location and amenities!” – US Treasury

“I’ve participated in half a dozen or so trainings here and am always impressed by the top-notch instruction. I’ve always been able to immediately put into practice what I’ve learned.” – FDA 

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