Be able to recognize from a list of several options
the cotton pickin' irritatin' way to navigate to Sound Recorder, beginning with the Start button.
Be familiar with the various settings that should be
examined before attempting to use Sound Recorder. Spend some
time with Volume Control, Sounds and Audio Devices Properties, etc.
Be able to identify the file format that Sound
Recorder uses when files are saved.
Our friend Sound Recorder does have its
limitations. Know the maximum length of an audio file that may
be recorded using Sound Recorder.
Be familiar with the basic process for deleting sound
Be familiar with the various Effects offered by
Sound Recorder (increase/decrease speed or volume, echo, reverse) and what they do. Ditto re editing options
(Paste Insert, Paste Mix; Insert File, Mix with File).
... Nothing too tough here. Simply be able to
describe the basic process for copying music using this program.
Be able to identify the three file formats used by
Be able to explain why you would choose a
particular file format over another when saving to your hard drive.
able to provide the advantage/disadvantage of saving music on a CD
in one of the compressed file formats.
Be able to
explain what Equalizer controls do (SoundStream).
what SoundStreams three effects (Sound Cleaning Level, Pop Removal
Level, Normalizer) do.
Be generally familiar with the
features of SoundStream's Sound Editor. I'll try to trick you
with some options that are not available, but in the end you will
Your grandmother is totally freaked that you are
taking a course that involves BURNING CDs, but you should be able to
explain to her in non-violent language just what's involved in
"burning" a CD.
able to indicate the settings for CD-quality recording. Know
the Sample Rate, Channel Settings, and the Resolution.
Lastly, you should be familiar with common terms
that may be encountered in the world of digital audio. Be able
to provide short definitions/explanations/descriptions, whichever is
most appropriate, for the following terms:
.cda (or cd-da)
There, that should be enough to hold you for the
first test, eh?