Allows learners to learn where they are. They can use their commute or time in a park or desk to enhance their learning.
Since media playing devices are background noise, podcasting or videocasting Allows learners to learn when they can
According to http://www.vark-learn.com/english/page.asp?p=copyright more than 60 percent of folks who take their learning style metric are multimodal learners who can learn multiple ways. Also reaches folks lik eme who listen to thinkgs while working on their comptuer. Garden etc.
Creates Easy Contact Stream (via subscription and RSS) Lecture/content creation to electronic media.
Creates Easy Contact Stream (via subscription and RSS) Electronic Media generates a file and rss feed
Creates Easy Contact Stream (via subscription and RSS) Rss and digital file can be shared on variety of devices and platforms.
Room for Concept Reinforcement…. You said plastic container. You did not say what type of container. Perhaps they need some evaluation or decision making skill reinforcement.
Training time is usually limited, pod/video casts allow you to expand on topics at length for those interested in the subject area. Now some examples of really good library podcasts and their sites.
Emory University Library Survival Guide Podcast
Nebraska Library Commission NCompass podcasts.
Arizona State University Library Channel
Adventures in Library Instruction Librarians from NJ, DC and GA colloborate on this site.
Los Angeles Public Library
Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Training You Tube Channel
T is for Training. A podcast I know pretty well.
NYTimes has a great series of podcasts of different lengths. Little more on that later.
See how their learners do not have to search for information. It is right there for them.
ASU See how their learners do not have to search for information. It is right there for them.
Know your limits – Your time, your learners’ time and ability your technology
You Tube and other sites have made professional messages not slick production the important factor in providing content.
C'mon Keep the production simple stupid.
Repeat info, contact info who is talking if interviewing a subject.
First question, now that you have your recording?
ALI uses this method
Remember there is Free Like Beer and Free Like Kittens. Which free are you working with?
Camera in Laptop microphone in laptop? Smart phone recorder?
Audacity/Skype various rsources already discussed.
beyond face to face podcasting from ala2010
The Following presentation was originally part of the 2010 American Library Association Learning Round Table Preconference Beyond F2F: New Methods for Staff Training presented June 25 th , 2010