Friday, November 24, 2006

GarageBand workshop

GarageBand has many purposes among educators. Some are using it to create student or teacher podcasts, others are using it more musical composition or to aid in creating media-rich presentations. There are a number of communities sharing GarageBand-made music, many by and for children & students. Here are some useful links:


Tutorials & Guides
Apple's intro to GarageBand capabiliites & possibilities
Apple's guide to GarageBand includes tips & video tutorials
NewMediaGuides on Audio thorough guide to audio editing, hardware choices...
MediaBlab how to build your own microphone popscreen

Shared GarageBand songs & ideas:
Macband.com very cool, GB songs and loops
Macidol.com wicked cool, amazing repository of sound
Garageband sample songs Apple's rss feed of student GB projects

Other related links:
Macjams.com all about audio, includes GB resources
Audacity free cross-platform audio editor & recorder
Apple project gallery student video uses GB
Teaching with GarageBand creating recorder accompaniments

Any other feedback or suggestions?