Demystifying Audio Principles For Your Music Students

What is sound? What is audio, and what is the difference? What actually is dB and how do I explain it to my students? If these questions sound familiar then this webinar may help you! Music software is laden with terms, units of measurement and concepts that used to be the domain of audio engineers but now form part of the basic knowledge set for students of music and music technology. Learn more about the basic audio principles that have become inherent in teaching music technology, and simple strategies for explaining them to your students.

Designing Learning Tutorials Using Screen Flow

These session notes will take you through all the skills and strategies needed to assemble your own learning tutorial movies using the Mac Software ScreenFlow. The session will also demonstrate a constructivist influenced learning framework titled EMDCARE. The framework is based upon recent research into Music ICT pedagogy. The EMDCARE acronym represents the following stages; Experimentation, Modification, Deconstruction, Construction, Application Reflection and Extension. These stages support a creative approach to building knowledge and understanding through a guided process of learner exploration, discovery and application.

Podcasting – Beyond Voice Recording

This extremely valuable document contains great How To's and Hot Tips for podcasting through a whole variety of mediums such as Audacity, iTunes, Garageband, Record MP3, Online Voice Recorder, The Easi-Speak Microphone, The Blue Yeti Microphone as well as how to access Educational Podcasts available through iTunes.

Mixcraft 6 Shortcuts

Mixcraft is an ideal sofware students who want to experience working with a great entry-level Digital Audio Workstation that has more features than you might think. This document contains extremely useful shortcuts to help you and your students efficiently navigate and perform functions on Mixcraft 6.

The New Printing Press


We'll show you the evoulution of our award-winning classroom music program MUSIC ROOM from print & disc edition to interactive whiteboard and on to iPad. We'll show you our web-delivered RECORDER ROOM – which features a 'flipped classroom' approach, where students log in at home to practice and to view videos & charts for the next lesson… and we'll show you our 'Orff eBooks', WE'RE ORFF! series.

Share Your Music & Video With The World

Broadcasting free over the internet brought to you by Roland Systems Group! This document dicusses video as a medium for communication with students – in school and personal life, tertiary education examples where video and webcasting are now standard practice, exploration of various common video sources, the role of a video mixer in combining these sources, creation of live mixes, exploration of common techniques like "Chroma Key" and "Picture in Picture", recording live video mix using those techniques and others, discussion of common software tools for web streaming, steps for creating a live webcast of a musical performance.

Digital Mixers- Using the Flexibility

This document covers some of the ways to use features of many digital mixers available to schools, which teachers may not have encountered before and also great insights for students wishing to develop an understanding of current industry practice. Topics covered include auxiliary sends for monitors and effects, optimizing signal levels – gates and compression, how to use a matrix to send various signals to video or other applications using programmable buttons to keep sane during the show.

Digital Mixers – Making Student Performances Sound Great

This document examines the common features of Digitial Mixers that are not only affordable but provide unparalleled control over the sound for productions and performances. With focus on the Roland M200i Mixer, an advanced product that allows schools to experience great sound, powerful & flexible control, scene storage, multiple ins and outs, as well as iPad and laptop connectivity, this resource contains detailed product features juxtaposed with their corresponding applications and scholastic benefits.