What is a Podcast? · Podcasting is a way to automatically download and synchronize digital audio files to the internet, iPods, or other devices that play digital audio files. ·These audio files are usually in MP3 format and can be recorded and distributed by anyone. ·There are podcasts recorded by educators for educators. There are also podcasts recorded specifically for students. · And best yet—there are podcasts made by students!
You can record a wave out mix. (Record sounds from your computer)
Examples of Podcasting and using Audacity Jan Abernethy's wikipage for her students. http://jabernethy.wikispaces.com/Our+Podcasts Pam Baumher's wikipage for her geometry students. http://baumherclasses.wikispaces.com/GeometryB3 Students using Audacity to create a commerical. Students using Audacity to embed audio into PowerPoint
Resources http://movies.atomiclearning.com/k12/audacity_pc/ http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/ Audacity help! Great Sound Effects http://www.soundsnap.com/ You need lame to covert your Audacity files to MP3 http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/faq?s=install&item=lame-mp3
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.