Students can add music to recorded essays
I am involved in two web-based efforts that are promoting audio essays (among other types student projects). Here’s the student page from one project and the instructor page from the other. These complementary sites are both new and would be happy to receive your feedback.
It’s easy to record your voice on a computer using Audacity, and students can make such recordings way more powerful by adding a good soundtrack. Below is my brand-new tutorial on how to do this in Audacity.
Image: Sing along with me, by John Liu