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Podcasting Workshop Oakland

  1. 1. Podcasting Workshop February 28th, 2008 Oakland Schools Workshop Liz Kolb [email_address] http://cellphonesinlearning.com
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>4:30-4:50: What is Podcasting? </li></ul><ul><li>4:50-5:30: Cell Phone Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>5:30-6:00: Web-based Podcasting Resources </li></ul><ul><li>6:00-6:10: Break </li></ul><ul><li>6:10-6:50: Enhanced Podcasting (Create your own project) </li></ul><ul><li>6:50-7:20: Podcasting Software with Audacity </li></ul><ul><li>7:20: Feedback for Liz </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Podcast? <ul><li>iPod + Broadcast=Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>An audio recording that is distributed via the internet. </li></ul><ul><li>It can be downloaded and listen to via a PC or mobile device </li></ul><ul><li>It has a syndicated feed that uses RSS to pull the files to the user </li></ul>
  4. 4. Types of Podcasts <ul><li>Audio (MP3 format) </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Audio-with images (Mv4 format) </li></ul><ul><li>Video (mpg4 or mov format) </li></ul><ul><li>PDF (ebooks) </li></ul>
  5. 5. How can podcasts be used? <ul><li>To inform others about class news, current events, and areas of interest </li></ul><ul><li>To persuade peers to help others, make a difference, or try something new </li></ul><ul><li>To educate or entertain others through personal or creative narratives. </li></ul><ul><li>Engage students in thinking critically about their speaking fluency and communication skills. </li></ul><ul><li>The opportunity to create a podcast about what students would like to share and discuss is very motivating. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ideas for Podcasts <ul><li>Personal Narratives, Original Work..Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Mock Conventions or Science Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Oral histories </li></ul><ul><li>Vocab and/or concept practice </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorming Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of unit </li></ul><ul><li>Oral Reports or Speeches </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Theater or broadcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Radio commercials </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Newscast-Information for parents </li></ul>
  7. 7. Class Unit Podcast <ul><li>Unit on Civil Rights Movement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocab Vibes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction of new vocabulary or concepts (such as Protest, Sit-in, Boycott, Legislation) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News Worthy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ On location” broadcast from Selma Alabama during the March. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One-on-One </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interview with John Lewis, leader of SNCC. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare/Contrast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compare African Americans living in Chicago versus living in Atlanta </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perspectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Round table discussion with different African Americans on their opinion of the movement. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Overview of Civil Rights legislation. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Podcasting Process <ul><li>Decide on the “type” of podcast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio broadcast, Radio Theater, Interview…etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write a pitch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paragraph on “this is a podcast about…” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get it approved by teacher, then… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write a script </li></ul><ul><li>Get the Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Images, sounds, music…etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Practice, Practice, Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Record the Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Post to the web </li></ul>
  9. 9. Script Sample
  10. 10. Podcasting Rubric http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/podcastrubric.html
  11. 11. Let’s Podcast! All Resources are FREE! All Resources can be used on a MAC or PC!
  12. 12. Cell Phone or Landline Podcasting <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://541sparkes.blogspot.com/ (Author study) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://stjosephschooltrenton.com/blog/ (Radio theater) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://edu6260mrsparsons.blogspot.com/ (Poetry Slam) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http ://www.technologythursday.com/blog/2008/02/audio-blog-instructions.html ( Current Events Opinions) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://votw.wikispaces.com/ (Voices of the world project with Avatars) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Sites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://gabcast.com (toll free number) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video Tutorial at http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=8836d4673ccdd69bb041 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://gcast.com (toll free number) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://cinch.blogtalkradio.com/ (No set up) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://voki.com (Avatars) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Create a “This I Believe”…Radio Broadcast <ul><li>1) Grab a partner </li></ul><ul><li>2) Create an NPR “This I believe…” Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4538138 </li></ul><ul><li>Should be about 1 minute in Length </li></ul><ul><li>3) Call in to Gabcast 1-800-749-0632 </li></ul><ul><li>channel number: 17856 </li></ul><ul><li>channel password: 0699 </li></ul><ul><li>Press 1 to post a new episode </li></ul><ul><li>Hit the pound Key # when you are done </li></ul><ul><li>Press 2 to publish </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts will automatically publish on </li></ul><ul><li>http://kolbworkhop.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>The best podcast (we will vote) wins a prize! </li></ul>
  14. 14. Cinch… <ul><li>1) Just call </li></ul><ul><li>1-646-200-000 </li></ul><ul><li>Create a post </li></ul><ul><li>2) It will automatically show up at </li></ul><ul><li>http://cinch.blogtalkradio.com/ numberyou calledfrom </li></ul>
  15. 15. Voki Avatar Podcasts: Create your identity <ul><li>http://voki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Create (no account needed) </li></ul><ul><li>Record an introduction by phone, text, or by computer mic. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Publish </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy the embed code (choose Small) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to http:// blogger .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Login: [email_address] Pass: workshop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Layout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Add New Page Element </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on HTML/JAVA Script </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paste in your copied text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It will show up on http://kolbworkshop.blogspot.com </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Web-Based Podcasting <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://ipsbradley.blogspot.com/ (Science/Physics) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tahpodcasts.blogspot.com/ (Social Studies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://etc. usf . edu /lit2go/ (Audiobooks for Free) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. podomatic .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// vozme .com </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Enhanced Podcasting <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.history.org/Media/podcasts.cfm (Social Studies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/podcasts/listen/enhanced/ (Science) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/story.php?itemID=10171 (Language Arts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. speedofcreativity .org/2008/02/19/ mathcasts -and-presidential-reports-on- voicethread / (Math and Social Studies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. mathcasts .org/ (math) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iMovie or MovieMaker (Export as a .mov) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoiceThread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http:// voicethread .com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video Tutorial on HOW TO use VoiceThread </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. technogogy .org. uk / voicethread .html </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eyespot (videos) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://eyespot.com </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Create your own Participatory Enhanced Podcast with Voicethread <ul><li>Come up with an inquiry question that you could use with your own students. </li></ul><ul><li>Sample: http:// voicethread .com/#q.b67978.i350123 </li></ul><ul><li>Open up PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Create a slide show of Images and/or text (no more than 4 or 5 slides) that will “enhance” your podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Login to http://voicethread.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create a free teacher account </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the CREATE button and Import your PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Add your first Comment and or any Doodles. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the “Share” and share it to the Workshop Blog… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy the “put this voicethread on your site or blog” text.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to http://blogger.com Login: [email_address] Pass: workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on Create New Post </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on HTML Tab and Paste in the copied text </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comment on at least 2 other workshoppers Voicethreads (using text, video, or voice) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Podcasting Software: Audacity <ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://annesmith9h. blogspot .com/2006/10/wonder-woman-gone-country.html (English) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// spanishstudentsspeak . blogspot .com/2007/02/el- da -de-san- valentn .html (Foreign Language) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Upload to… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// odeo .com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://podomatic.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://gabcast.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://gcast.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://podpeople.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. clickcaster .com/ </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. What is one way you might use podcasting in your classroom? <ul><li>1) In your pairs, using Audacity--- </li></ul><ul><li>Record your answer to the question: how you might use Podcasting in your classroom? </li></ul><ul><li>Feel free to add music and/or sound effects from fairuse or Creative Commons sites </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. soundsnap .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://freeplaymusic.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ccmixter.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>2) File---Export as an AIFF or WAV (pay attention to where you export) </li></ul><ul><li>3) Upload your podcast to http:// Clickcaster .com </li></ul><ul><li>Login: Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Password: workshop </li></ul><ul><li>In Clickcaster, create a New Post, Upload your file, put in a description if you would like and publish. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Other Podcasting resources <ul><li>Educators Podcasting Network </li></ul><ul><li>http://epnweb.org </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Vincent </li></ul><ul><li>http://learninginhand.com/podcasting/find.html </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts for Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.podcastforteachers.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wes Fryer’s Podcasting Site </li></ul><ul><li>http://teachdigital.pbwiki.com/podcasting </li></ul>
  22. 22. Feedback for Liz http://tinyurl.com/2wcp7p