PodcastingOBJECTIVES:• Understanding what a podcast is• Acquiring the right equipment• Learning how to incorporate podcasting into your classroom• Planning for podcast• Using Audactiy• Publishing the podcast
What is a Podcast?The word podcast means… A broadcast that can be played on an iPod A combination of the words iPod and broadcastPodcasts can be found all over the internet espn television shows (Pardon the Interruption) NPR (All Things Considered) CNN (Anderson Cooper 360) The New York Times iTunes makes many more podcasts available
Equipment for PodcastingComputerAudio recording program such as AudacityMicrophone or headset
Teaching with PodcastsPodcasts can be used to… Record a lecture/lesson for students to access outside of class Record a message about what is happening in class Record student projects in different subject areas
Planning a PodcastCreate a projectAcquire and ready needed equipment Computer, headsets, audacity, etc… Little things…Have students create a script for podcast Research, planning and scripting need to be done before recording Pre-writing and editing of script can be added as neededTime to record!
Using AudacityAudacity is used to record mp3 files, which become podcastsThis is a free program that is downloadable or available on a district network drive The network drive must mapped on each computer fsd9podcast The Audacity folder must be copied onto the computerHOW IT WORKS…
Publishing a PodcastPublishing is not essential for classroom useBUT… publishing creates the opportunity to extend your classroom to the worldTo publish Upload file to a server or website Post file to blog, wikispace, or webpageIf you do not have one of these, contact Shaun at email@example.com and I will set up a page for you to post the podcast.
ExamplesPodcasting from a blogsite Podcasting from a school website Podcasting from a established school website
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