Teaching Online with Better Audio – with Evan Brown, Presonus
About this Webinar –
The learning-from-home scenario in the spring of 2020 has forced music educators into online teaching. Avoid the pitfalls and learn the best practices of teaching with quality audio in this webinar with Evan Brown, Education division at Presonus.
About the Clinician –
Evan Brown is the Education Market Manager for Presonus Audio Electronics. Headquartered remotely in Pittsburgh, PA, Evan previously spent 9 years in educational retail before joining the PreSonus team in late 2017. In addition to his role at PreSonus, Evan is currently a Sound Designer and/or audio systems consultant for many marching ensembles across the US, currently including Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps, Matrix Performing Arts, and many others. He has previously held similar positions with Dartmouth HS, The Cadets, Oregon Crusaders, Cap City Percussion, OCindoor, The Glassmen, and many others. Additionally, he is also currently the Percussion Coordinator and Assistant Band Director at North Allegheny High School in Wexford, PA. Evan holds a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Music from Slippery Rock University, where he performed and participated in a wide variety of ensembles, focusing most specifically on drum set, studying under Dr. David Glover.
To gain the most benefit, please follow these suggested steps:
Step One – Download the Note Page
Prepare to either type your notes into the Word.doc or Google Doc and save the changes, or write in your notes by hand into a printed copy.
Step Two –
As you view the webinar, we encourage you to take notes as you go along. Feel free to stop the recording and rewind as needed.
Step Three – Download the Action Plan Template
Choose either format; Word Doc or Google Doc. After considering the key points that you wish to implement, describe the point in the ACTION BOX select a date for the initial implementation. Then, select a date that you plan to review and assess the success of the implementation.
Step Four –
An 80% score or better will result in a Certificate of Completion emailed to the address you provide. Those scoring less than 80% will be allowed to retake the quiz. In order to do so, you’ll need to register in the quiz with an alternate email.
Step Five – Review the Follow-up Links Below
You are encouraged to review these links for further study related to this topic.
As discussed in the webinar, here is an inexpensive app to convert Mp3 files to WAV files, or any sound file for that matter. SWITCH by NCH.
Check out the following links from contributor Evan Brown and Presonus:
Setting up your Home Teaching Office for Success