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Using Audio Podcasts to enhance learning  Jan Michael Reyes
What is podcasting? <ul><li>Podcasts can be displayed on websites with clickable links to audio files and many of the stan...
Podcasting can be used for: http://www.podcastingfactory.be/wp-content/uploads/antenna.jpg   Self-Guided Tours  - Provides...
Benefits of using podcasting in the classroom: <ul><li>It allows radio quality content to be listened anywhere and anytime...
Pros of using podcasts: <ul><li>Podcasting is a helpful resource for peopl e who don’t have time to  read. </li></ul><ul><...
Cons for using podcasts: <ul><li>Clarity of the recording. </li></ul><ul><li>Not designed for two way interaction: sacrifi...
Educational sites carry podcasts!
Devices that allow you to listen to podcasts: <ul><li>**REMEMBER:  Although it was originally designed to do so, you do no...
<ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cnn.com/services/podcasting / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.discovery.com/radio...
<ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.apple.com/itunes/podcasts / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// en.wikipedia.org/wik...
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  1. 1. Using Audio Podcasts to enhance learning Jan Michael Reyes
  2. 2. What is podcasting? <ul><li>Podcasts can be displayed on websites with clickable links to audio files and many of the standard RSS readers. Such examples can be found at CNN.com </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting is the syndication of audio files using RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed reader that allows the user to listen to previously recorded feeds. </li></ul><ul><li>Although podcasting was named for the iPod (hence pod . casting ) you do not have to have an iPod to listen to a podcast. </li></ul>http://www.cnn.com/services/podcasting/ http://nnlm.gov/pnr/images/dragonfly/podcasts.png
  3. 3. Podcasting can be used for: http://www.podcastingfactory.be/wp-content/uploads/antenna.jpg   Self-Guided Tours  - Provides informational content. Music  - Interviews and even band clips Daily Chatters  - News, sportscasts, and commentaries Training  - Instructional and informational materials. Narratives  - Story telling for children or even the visually-impaired. Language  - Assists in refinement or the learning of a (new) language
  4. 4. Benefits of using podcasting in the classroom: <ul><li>It allows radio quality content to be listened anywhere and anytime without a computer! </li></ul><ul><li>Allows integration of technology in classroom activities </li></ul><ul><li>Assists in student’s development beyond the projected outcomes of the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s cheap and easy to access! </li></ul>http://www.legacyofhope.com/images/image_hand.jpg
  5. 5. Pros of using podcasts: <ul><li>Podcasting is a helpful resource for peopl e who don’t have time to read. </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts are easily accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used for educational purposes (i.e . listenin g to an instructor’s lecture if the class was missed). </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t require the computer for playbac k. </li></ul>http://belsner.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/overview-hero1.jpg http://therawfeed.com/pix/teen_listening_to_ipod.jpg
  6. 6. Cons for using podcasts: <ul><li>Clarity of the recording. </li></ul><ul><li>Not designed for two way interaction: sacrifice of instant messaging or other forms of online communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of mobile (compatible) devices </li></ul><ul><li>Large file sizes in correlation to bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Proper files (must be mp3 formats) </li></ul>http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/news/images/podcasting.jpg
  7. 7. Educational sites carry podcasts!
  8. 8. Devices that allow you to listen to podcasts: <ul><li>**REMEMBER: Although it was originally designed to do so, you do not need to have an “iPod” to listen to ‘podcasts’” </li></ul>http://www.virginmedia.com/images/woman-using-laptop-431x300.jpg http://therecord.blogs.com/photos/uncategorized/2008/08/27/otterbox.jpg http://blog.7touchgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/SonyEricW610MusicListen-1.jpg MP3s Cell Phones MACs/PCs
  9. 9. <ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.cnn.com/services/podcasting / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.discovery.com/radio/podcasts.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.foxnews.com/podcasts / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.openculture.com/2006/10/university_podc.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://poducateme.com / </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.apple.com/itunes/podcasts / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.palomar.edu/atrc/WhatArePodcasts.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.bbc.co.uk/faq/questions/podcasts/what_is_a_podcast </li></ul><ul><li>http://ezinearticles.com/?What-Are-Podcasts?& id=3617296 </li></ul><ul><li>http://mauricecastle.com/2006/06/podcasting-pros-and-cons-podcasting-tips / </li></ul>
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