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  • Despite its name it doesn’t have to be used on an ipod- can be used on any device that supports mp3 files
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    1. 1. Podcasting<br />Jenny McRae <br />22nd February 2010<br />
    2. 2. Objectives<br />History of podcasts<br />What is a podcast?<br />How do podcasts work?<br />What are the benefits of a podcast?<br />What are the problems with a podcast?<br />
    3. 3. History of podcasts<br />2004- the term was first coined<br />Pod- derived from Ipod<br />Cast- derived from broadcasting <br />2005- Shae Spencer Management LLC applied for PODCAST as a trademark<br />Application was eventually marked as abandoned <br />2006- Apple contested its use <br />
    4. 4. “<br />”<br />Definition<br /> A podcast is a series of digital media files (either audio or video) that are released episodically and downloaded through web syndication.<br />Wikipedia, 2010<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast<br />
    5. 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_scmJeCzOg<br />
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    7. 7. Podcasts can be subscribed to...<br />...Or listened to online...<br />...Or downloaded as a mp3 file<br />
    8. 8. Benefits <br />Not restricted to program schedules<br />Free <br />No government regulations <br />Subscribe<br />Can be accessed at any time<br />Copyright <br />Opens the internet to those with disability <br />
    9. 9. Disadvantages<br />No government regulations <br />Not usable by deaf people<br />Need an internet connection to access them <br />
    10. 10. Summary <br />Podcasts are audio or visual files which are downloaded to a podcast catcher such as iTunes <br />They are free <br />Users are able to subscribe <br />There are thousands of them available on the internet <br />
    11. 11. References <br />http://www.podcastalley.com/what_is_a_podcast.php<br />http://computer.howstuffworks.com/podcasting.htm<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast<br />

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