Podcasting in the Classroom Angela McCord, NBCT Instructional Coach Irmo Middle School, Lexington/Richland School District 5
What is Podcasting? <ul><li>Podcasting  is defined as an audio broadcast that allows listeners to hear the file whenever t...
What Can I Podcast? <ul><li>Student Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Student Presentations (i.e. poetry) </li></ul><ul><li>Gu...
How Do I Record? <ul><li>Here are two methods: </li></ul><ul><li>Record directly onto computer with plug-in microphone (as...
How to choose an “aggregator” <ul><li>An aggregator allows you to upload your audio file to the Internet </li></ul><ul><li...
Recording Software?  <ul><li>Audacity ( http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>(free) & </li></ul><ul><li>Ap...
Recording a Podcast using Audacity <ul><li>Recording Tracks: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Record 3 tracks: </li></ul><ul><li>oral ...
Understanding the Screen
Step 3 Rewind and listen to your recording by pressing the purple rewind key and green play key Step 1 Record your voice b...
Download Sound Effects from  Discovery Education streaming
Let’s Listen
Let’s Try It!
Helpful Links <ul><li>How to Build a Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.ericrice.com/blog/_archives/2005/6/4/909411.htm...
Credits <ul><li>Graphics:  </li></ul><ul><li>http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~nshelley/ </li></ul>
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  1. 1. Podcasting in the Classroom Angela McCord, NBCT Instructional Coach Irmo Middle School, Lexington/Richland School District 5
  2. 2. What is Podcasting? <ul><li>Podcasting is defined as an audio broadcast that allows listeners to hear the file whenever they want. </li></ul><ul><li>A podcast is a digital audio file that can be uploaded to the Internet then downloaded and shared on a computer, I-Pod, or MP3 player. </li></ul><ul><li>A podcast may be downloaded with </li></ul><ul><li>the help of Apple’s iTunes </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Can I Podcast? <ul><li>Student Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Student Presentations (i.e. poetry) </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Readers’ Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>About the Author </li></ul><ul><li>Class Notes </li></ul><ul><li>Test or Quiz Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematical Procedures </li></ul><ul><li>ANY RELEVANT INFORMATION! </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Do I Record? <ul><li>Here are two methods: </li></ul><ul><li>Record directly onto computer with plug-in microphone (as we will do here). </li></ul><ul><li>2. Record onto digital voice recorder and transfer or upload file. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to choose an “aggregator” <ul><li>An aggregator allows you to upload your audio file to the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some choices: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.podomatic.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gcast.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your school or district website </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Recording Software? <ul><li>Audacity ( http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>(free) & </li></ul><ul><li>Apple’s Garageband ( http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/ ) </li></ul><ul><li>(works only on a Mac) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Recording a Podcast using Audacity <ul><li>Recording Tracks: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Record 3 tracks: </li></ul><ul><li>oral introductory track </li></ul><ul><li>theme music track </li></ul><ul><li>event track </li></ul><ul><li>2. Transfer all 3 tracks into Audacity and convert into an MP3 file </li></ul><ul><li>3. Mixing Tracks: </li></ul><ul><li>1. import all 3 raw MP3 audio files into Audacity and with each file do the following: </li></ul><ul><li>i) split tracks </li></ul><ul><li>ii) delete one track </li></ul><ul><li>iii) label the remaining track &quot;mono&quot; channel </li></ul><ul><li>4. Open a new Audacity file </li></ul><ul><li>5. Hit 3rd magnifying glass from the left </li></ul><ul><li>6. Copy and paste each track into the appropriate part of track </li></ul><ul><li>7. Save file </li></ul><ul><li>8. Export as mp3 to a folder on your computer </li></ul><ul><li>9. Upload to Podomatic </li></ul>
  8. 8. Understanding the Screen
  9. 9. Step 3 Rewind and listen to your recording by pressing the purple rewind key and green play key Step 1 Record your voice by clicking the red record button and speaking into the microphone Step 2 When you are finished recording press the yellow stop button
  10. 10. Download Sound Effects from Discovery Education streaming
  11. 11. Let’s Listen
  12. 12. Let’s Try It!
  13. 13. Helpful Links <ul><li>How to Build a Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.ericrice.com/blog/_archives/2005/6/4/909411.html </li></ul><ul><li>All-in-One Podcast Site </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.toolfactory.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Vincent Massey Collegiate Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>http://vmc.podomatic.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>The Education Podcast Network </li></ul><ul><li>http://epnweb.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Royalty Free Music </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.royaltyfreemusic.com/buyout-music.htm </li></ul>
  14. 14. Credits <ul><li>Graphics: </li></ul><ul><li>http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~nshelley/ </li></ul>

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