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Manipulating audio with JES media computing

Simon Roberts, Carmel College


The National Curriculum Programme of Study for Computing at Key Stage 3 says that pupils should 'understand how sound data (among other types) can be represented and manipulated digitally.'
JES is a set of tools that allows the user to manipulate a range of files including images, audio and video. In this workshop we will explore how sound is made up and can be manipulated to meet the needs of the end user. JES allows us to better understand the sound effects processing algorithms that we might have heard across radio, podcasts and music production.

Relevant Key Stages: KS3, KS4

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Simon Roberts's biography

Simon is the Curriculum Leader for Computing at Carmel College in Darlington, currently teaching a range of pupils from year 7 to 13 including Key Stage 3, GCSE, A-Level and vocational courses. He has been teaching since 1996 and has thoroughly enjoyed the changeover from the old ICT curriculum to what is now Computing, gaining his BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching and becoming a CAS Master teacher on the way.

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