Enhanced Podcasting at Tacoma Community College Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College Geoff Ca...
Who we are Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Agenda <ul><li>Define  podcasting and enhanced podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Current  uses  in education </li></ul><ul><li>...
MP3 Players Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Subscribing to Content Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Podcast Defined <ul><li>A syndicated file distributed via the  Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio blog (web log) </li></...
Ownership Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Awareness Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Growth Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Demographics Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Cognitive Science <ul><li>“ The basic architecture of how we understand language is much more similar between reading and ...
Possible Uses <ul><li>distribute  mini  or  full   lectures </li></ul><ul><li>provide  short review sessions </li></ul><ul...
Providing Deeper Engagement Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Benefits to Students <ul><li>Allows  visually impaired or dyslexic students  to get course information </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Student Created Podcasts Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Best Practices for Podcasting <ul><li>Appropriate length </li></ul><ul><ul><li>between 5 - 15 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Include context and review <ul><li>begin with clear context for info being presented </li></ul><ul><li>end with review of ...
Include options for different learning style preferences <ul><li>offer optional transcripts and/or images </li></ul><ul><l...
Include flexible delivery options <ul><li>make available through more than one subscription method (iTunes, RSS, Blog, etc...
iTunes U Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
iTunes U: A sample class Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College
Enhanced Podcast Demo Distance Learning & Multimedia Services  Tacoma Community College <ul><li>PC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A...
References <ul><li>“ The Infinite Dial 2007: Radio’s Digital Platforms” Arbitron Inc./Edison Media Research  www. arbitron...
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    1. 1. Enhanced Podcasting at Tacoma Community College Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College Geoff Cain Andy Duckworth Tacoma Community College
    2. 2. Who we are Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Define podcasting and enhanced podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Current uses in education </li></ul><ul><li>Examine benefits to students and instructors </li></ul><ul><li>Best practices for educational podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration of enhanced podcasting tools </li></ul><ul><li>Your questions </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    4. 4. MP3 Players Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    5. 5. Subscribing to Content Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    6. 6. Podcast Defined <ul><li>A syndicated file distributed via the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio blog (web log) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet radio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The term is a combination of i Pod and broad cast. </li></ul></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    7. 7. Ownership Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    8. 8. Awareness Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    9. 9. Growth Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    10. 10. Demographics Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    11. 11. Cognitive Science <ul><li>“ The basic architecture of how we understand language is much more similar between reading and listening than it is different.” </li></ul><ul><li>-- Daniel T. Willingham </li></ul><ul><li> New York Times, Aug. 11, 2007, p. D2 </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    12. 12. Possible Uses <ul><li>distribute mini or full lectures </li></ul><ul><li>provide short review sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Student reports , peer and expert interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Instructor led interviews of experts </li></ul><ul><li>make class announcements </li></ul><ul><li>share industry news </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    13. 13. Providing Deeper Engagement Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    14. 14. Benefits to Students <ul><li>Allows visually impaired or dyslexic students to get course information </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals to auditory learners </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility – take content anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Time-shifting of content – listen when it is convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting current students information needs and style </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    15. 15. Student Created Podcasts Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    16. 16. Best Practices for Podcasting <ul><li>Appropriate length </li></ul><ul><ul><li>between 5 - 15 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chunk content if necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>too short – perceived as a waste of time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>too long – interest lost before podcast is finished </li></ul></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    17. 17. Include context and review <ul><li>begin with clear context for info being presented </li></ul><ul><li>end with review of most important things to remember </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    18. 18. Include options for different learning style preferences <ul><li>offer optional transcripts and/or images </li></ul><ul><li>transcripts are essential for accessibility </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    19. 19. Include flexible delivery options <ul><li>make available through more than one subscription method (iTunes, RSS, Blog, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>maintain archives </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    20. 20. iTunes U Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    21. 21. iTunes U: A sample class Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
    22. 22. Enhanced Podcast Demo Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College <ul><li>PC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapkast </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Macintosh </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Garageband </li></ul></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast People </li></ul>
    23. 23. References <ul><li>“ The Infinite Dial 2007: Radio’s Digital Platforms” Arbitron Inc./Edison Media Research www. arbitron .com/downloads/ digital _radio_study_2007.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Reynolds, Rob. “The Pedagogy of Podcasting.” Xplanazine. July 7, 2005. www.xplanazine.com/xplanaradio/archives/2005/07/pedagogy_for_po.html </li></ul><ul><li>iGeneration: Digital Communication & Participatory Culture. University of Western Australia. Nov. 4, 2005. http://i-generation.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Resources: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.apple.com/iTunes/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://audacity.sourceforge.net (n.b.-- download the app and LAME encoder) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://podcastpeople.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>This presentation is also available at SlideShare.Com </li></ul>Distance Learning & Multimedia Services Tacoma Community College
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