How is a podcast different from an audio file?
You upload audio files, people have go to your site and either download or worse,  are forced  to stay there to listen to ...
Upload a new file Listeners go to site Listeners listen or  download audio When you upload NEW files, users once again hav...
Podcasts are not audio  files on web sites Upload a new file Listeners find your feed subscription link  Listeners  subscr...
Podcasts are a series of audio files  available  by subscription Upload a new file File FEEDS out to  subscribers automati...
Listeners can subscribe  to podcasts from many  sites. All they need is free podcast or RSS reader or aggregation software...
iGoogle and other RSS aggregators  allows users to display multiple RSS feeds of all types – text only and the text compon...
However, users still have to go to the web site and download the audio file.
Podcast aggregators like iTunes or Juice can be set to run anytime --so listeners don’t have to wait for an audio file to ...
Freeing data from destinations means that learners can transform any place into  their own  Personal Learning Environment.
And  THAT’S  the power of podcasts – Empowering users to receive and use information  when  and  where   they want!
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Difference between podcasts and audio files

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The term podcasting is often incorrectly used as another term for audio on the internet. This presentation aims to educate viewers about the differences and where the real power of podcasting lies.

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  • Difference between podcasts and audio files

    1. 2. How is a podcast different from an audio file?
    2. 3. You upload audio files, people have go to your site and either download or worse, are forced to stay there to listen to embedded files. Upload a file Listeners go to site Listeners listen or download audio
    3. 4. Upload a new file Listeners go to site Listeners listen or download audio When you upload NEW files, users once again have to go to your site.
    4. 5. Podcasts are not audio files on web sites Upload a new file Listeners find your feed subscription link Listeners subscribe File downloads RSS PODCAST
    5. 6. Podcasts are a series of audio files available by subscription Upload a new file File FEEDS out to subscribers automatically In fact, ours qualified for an ISSN… RSS PODCAST
    6. 7. Listeners can subscribe to podcasts from many sites. All they need is free podcast or RSS reader or aggregation software iTunes is one example of a podcast aggregator
    7. 8. iGoogle and other RSS aggregators allows users to display multiple RSS feeds of all types – text only and the text components of video and audio feeds
    8. 9. However, users still have to go to the web site and download the audio file.
    9. 10. Podcast aggregators like iTunes or Juice can be set to run anytime --so listeners don’t have to wait for an audio file to download. Many podcast listeners will just set up their aggregator and go to bed. In the morning, new audio files from multiple sources can be waiting for them.
    10. 11. Freeing data from destinations means that learners can transform any place into their own Personal Learning Environment.
    11. 12. And THAT’S the power of podcasts – Empowering users to receive and use information when and where they want!

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