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Podcasting Basic

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Presentation for faculty on the basics of getting started podcasting.

Presentation for faculty on the basics of getting started podcasting.

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  • http://www.edisonresearch.com/home/archives/2010/12/the_current_state_of_podcasting_2010.php
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    • 1. Using Digital Audio for Instruction Ideas for incorporating audio into your curriculumBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 2. Podcasting • The percentage of Americans who have ever watched or listened to a podcast is 45%, up from 43% one year ago. This equates to approximately 70 million Americans, age 12+. • Podcast consumers continue to prefer consuming content at their desktop, not on dedicated media players, but mobile phone media consumption is surging. – Two-thirds of podcast consumers have listened to digital audio files in their vehicles by connecting an iPod or other MP3 player to their car audio system. From Edison research, Current State of Podcasting 2010 ReportBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 3. Digital Audio for Instruction • Create a single audio file (interview, guest speaker, topic based, event). • Embed a single audio file (from a website) into Blackboard. – Interview, excerpt from literary work, guest speaker, topic based, or special event. • Discussion board, assignment, tests, supplementary • Have students create audio for a project. • Topic based/ weekly reviews/ additional insight. • Study Guide or study aide. • To demonstrate or explain a procedure, task or assignment. • Use a series of audio files/ podcasts as a resources or part of an assignment. • Embed subscription/ player to podcast directly related to your course.Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 4. Uses for Audio • Create a single audio file (interview, guest speaker, topic based, event). • Embed a single audio file (from a website) into Blackboard. • Have students create audio for a project. • Topic based/ weekly reviews/ additional insight. • Use a series of audio files/ podcasts as a resources or part of an assignment. • Embed subscription/ player to podcast directly related to your course.Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 5. Podcasting • Collection of digital media files that are distributed over the internet using syndication feeds (rss). – ―iPod‖ and ―broadcast‖ – or Portable-On-Demand broadcasting • Distinguished from other digital media formats by its ability to be syndicated, subscribed to, and downloaded automatically when new content is added, using an aggregator or feed readerBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 6. The Anatomy of a Podcast Name of the Podcast Category Description of Podcast Episode Name (the recorded mp3 file) Episode DescriptionBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 7. webpage for Podcast Upload to server (this may also be done through a (this may be done through a blog blog or podcasting website) or podcasting website) MP3 Record Audio XML File People use their chosen Podcatcher uses RSS to podcatcher to subscribe listen for any new episodes to a Podcast RSS technology uses xml to subscribe to podcastBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 8. Podcast Terminology • Podcast – series of audio files, published on the internet with an RSS Feed. • Episode – actual audio file (mp3) created, uploaded and associated w/ the podcast through RSS. • RSS – Really Simple Syndication – type of xml file, code subscribes users to the podcast. • Podcatcher – (also known as feed reader, aggregator) software that allows user to subscribe to the rss feed. Software automatically downloads new ―episodes‖. • Pod Directories – website or Software that contains an index or catalog of podcasts.Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 9. Vodcasting • Video podcast (sometimes shortened to vidcast or vodcast) is a term used for the online delivery of video on demand video clip content via Atom or RSS enclosures. • Requires video camera, video editing software • Requires more bandwidth to store files • Streaming Server for hosting the filesBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 10. Finding Podcasts • Pod directories are the best source. – http://odeo.com/ – http://www.podcastalley.com/ – http://www.podscope.com/ • Many News and Television sites offer Podcasts. – USA.gov Podcasts http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference_Shelf/Libraries/Podcasts. shtml – NPR Podcasts http://www.npr.org/rss/podcast/podcast_directory.php – CNN http://www.cnn.com/services/podcasting/Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 11. Finding Podcasts • Pod directories are a greate source. – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ – http://sic.conversationsnetwork.org/ – http://boundoff.com/ – http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts.html – http://www.epnweb.org/ – http://ed-cast.org/ – http://www.odeo.com/ – http://audio.search.yahoo.com/ – http://www.learnoutloud.com/Podcast-Directory – http://www.podscope.com/ – http://www.podcastalley.com/ – http://techpodcasts.com/ – http://www.podcastpickle.com/ – http://recap.ltd.uk/podcasting/index.php (educational podcasts) – http://www.ipodder.org/podcasts – http://onair.mediafly.com/WelcomeBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 12. Finding Podcasts Specialized Directories • http://www.cpapodcasts.com/ • http://www.nursingshow.com/ • http://www.nursingschools.net/blog/2011/02/50-awesomely- educational-podcasts-for-nurses/ • http://www.boundoff.com/ • http://librivox.org/ • http://www.openculture.com/Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 13. Podcatchers (Add your feed to My Yahoo!) (Add your podcast feed to Juice) (Add your feed to Google Homepage/Google Reader) (Add your podcast feed to my Podder) (Add your feed to Newsgator) (Add your feed to Excite MIX) (Add your feed to Rojo) (Add your feed to netomat Hub) (Add your feed to Newsburst) (Add your feed to fwicki) (Add your feed to My AOL) (Add your feed to flurry) (Add your feed to FeedLounge) (Add your feed to ZapTXT) (Add your feed to Netvibes) (Add your podcast feed to ODEO) (Add your feed to Bloglines) (Add your podcast feed to podnova) (Add your feed to The Free Dictionary) (Add your podcast feed to Podcast Ready) (Add your feed to a Bitty Browser) (Add your podcast feed to Pageflakes) (Add your feed to Plusmo) Standard (Add your feed to NewsAlloy) Subscribe in a reader Feed IconBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 14. Podcatchers (Mobile apps) • Google Listen for Android: http://androidandme.com/2009/08/news/listen-up-google-releases-podcast- app-for-android/ • Doggcatcher: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.snoggdoggler.android.applicatio ns.doggcatcher.v1_0&feature=related_appsBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 15. Podcasting in Education Many college classrooms these days may as well have lighted signs over their doors that read "On Air" or "Recording in Progress." A growing number of professors are recording their lectures and making them available as podcasts — regularly updated sets of audio files that students can download to their computers or MP3 players. ―How to Podcast Campus Lectures‖, Chronicle of Higher Education 1/26/07Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 16. Strengths of Podcasting in Education • Auditory information may be better recalled. – Learner/ listener is in control – replay it, stop it, pause it, etc… • Meets needs of auditory learning style • Provides additional insight, great tool for supplementBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 17. Podcasting in Education • High energy, conversational – No monotone • Appropriate length • Options/ alternatives for different learning styles • Flexible delivery optionsBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 18. Podcast Examples • Look at some examples • Download iTunes. • Launch iTunes • Choose the Music Store category on the left • In the choose Podcasts on the left • In the Categories column on the left, choose Education from the menu. • You can then choose a grade a specific education topic from the bottom left menu More Education – All podcast on iTunes are free, you might find a few that require a subscription fee on other sites – Examine the artwork, descriptions, titles, etc… for ideasBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
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    • 20. Example podcast • CPA Straight Talk Podcast: http://cpastraighttalk.podomatic.com/entry/2009- 04-09T11_43_17-07_00 – Embed button • http://www.mediafly.com/MediaPlayer/Episode/Holiday_Toxicology_Hazards_a nd_Episode_58 - Nursing Show Toxicology Episode • http://libecast.library.cornell.edu/ • http://recap.ltd.uk/podcasting/pshe/familyhealth.php - Family Health Radio • http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/ed/cme/streaming-media/library/nursing- radio.htm - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Podcast • http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/professional/continuing-education/library/nursing- radio/ - Nursing on the Go – Nursing Education TopicsBrandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 21. Integrating Audio in a Bb Course 1.) Look for ―Embed‖ code. - Embed code will set-up a play bar directly in your Bb Course. 2.) The url – you can often copy the url and provide a link in Bb.Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 22. Resources • Cisco Multimodal Learning Through Media: What the Research Says: http://www.cisco.com/web/strategy/docs/education/Multimodal- Learning-Through-Media.pdf • Podcasting in Education wiki: http://podcasting-in- education.wikispaces.com/ • Learning in Hand Podcasting: http://learninginhand.com/podcasting/ • PoducateMe: http://learninginhand.com/podcasting/Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011
    • 23. Contact Information Brandy Thatcher Instructional Media Developer Teaching & Learning Center Illinois Central College bthatcher@icc.edu May you find great Audio & Podcasts for your course!!Brandy Thatcher, bthatcher@icc.edu, Instructional Media Developer, Illinois Central College 2011