a popular social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music and videos for teenagers and adults internationally. In June 2006, MySpace was the most popular social networking site in the United States.
Podcasting (a portmanteau of the words iPod and broadcasting) is the name given to the publishing of audio (usually mp3 ) files via the Internet , designed to be downloaded and listened to on a portable mp3 player of any type, or on a personal computer.
Producing a radio show has long been a popular project choice , especially with young learners.
One advantage of recording a show and uploading it to the Web is that your students will probably take more care with the preparation , knowing that it could be potentially listened to by people all over the world.
Finally, the students can invite their family and friends to listen to it. The fact that they have a real audience for their show should act as a great motivator.
roundup Introduction to ICT 6 What is del.icio.us? How does it work? 1 Are you more of a digital native or immigrant? Why? 2 What are your own attitudes and emotional responses to ICT? 5 What are these: Wikis, WebQuests, ePortfolios, blogs, Podcasts, chat…? 3 What have you learned about Web 2.0? 4 What have you learned about social networking tools?