How to Create a Podcast<br />Peer Coaches Career Exploration<br />
Podcasting Basics<br />The term podcast comes from “ipod” and “broadcasting.”<br />
4 Easy Steps to Creating a Podcast<br />Use background music<br />Record the voice track<br />Edit or use effects<br />Sav...
Tips for Creating a Better Podcast<br />Appropriate length (10-20 minutes tops!)<br />More than one voice<br />Be mindful ...
Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. <br />Audacity 1.2.6 is the main release.<br />Wh...
Audacity Screen<br />
Get Background Music<br />To import an audio file (MP3, WAV, AIFF) that you already have on your computer, go to Project >...
Record the Voice Track<br />Use a microphone or import recorded voice track.<br />Option: Play other tracks while recordin...
Start Recording!<br />
Sound Test<br />
Adjust the Microphone if Audio is too Low<br />
Add Music or Other Audio <br />
Edit or Use Effects<br />Edit<br />Cut pieces out <br />Effects<br />Fade the music in and out<br />Note:  You must select...
Save as an MP3<br />When you are all done with your recording, save it as an MP3 so that it will play on iPods and MP3 pla...
Edit ID3 Tags<br />These are tags that give title and genre information. <br />
Post Podcast on the Peer Coaches Blog<br />Upload your MP3 file to the Peer Coaches Blog.<br />Create a link to your MP3 f...
Upload File<br />
File Options<br />
Edit Blog Entry and Publish<br />
You’re done!<br />
Assignment<br />
Peer Coaches Podcast: Career Exploration<br /><ul><li>Due August 5
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  1. 1. How to Create a Podcast<br />Peer Coaches Career Exploration<br />
  2. 2. Podcasting Basics<br />The term podcast comes from “ipod” and “broadcasting.”<br />
  3. 3. 4 Easy Steps to Creating a Podcast<br />Use background music<br />Record the voice track<br />Edit or use effects<br />Save as an MP3 file format<br />
  4. 4. Tips for Creating a Better Podcast<br />Appropriate length (10-20 minutes tops!)<br />More than one voice<br />Be mindful where you are recording (background noise can be a podcast killer!)<br />Plan and organize your topic<br />
  5. 5. Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. <br />Audacity 1.2.6 is the main release.<br />Where can you use Audacity?<br />In the Media Lab in Lied Library<br />Install software version 1.2.6 on your computer<br />
  6. 6. Audacity Screen<br />
  7. 7. Get Background Music<br />To import an audio file (MP3, WAV, AIFF) that you already have on your computer, go to Project > Import Audio. <br />
  8. 8. Record the Voice Track<br />Use a microphone or import recorded voice track.<br />Option: Play other tracks while recording new one. Go to Edit – Preferences. <br />
  9. 9. Start Recording!<br />
  10. 10. Sound Test<br />
  11. 11. Adjust the Microphone if Audio is too Low<br />
  12. 12. Add Music or Other Audio <br />
  13. 13. Edit or Use Effects<br />Edit<br />Cut pieces out <br />Effects<br />Fade the music in and out<br />Note: You must select part or all of the track before you can apply edits and effects.<br />
  14. 14. Save as an MP3<br />When you are all done with your recording, save it as an MP3 so that it will play on iPods and MP3 players<br />Go to File > Export as MP3 <br />Note: If you’ve installed Audacity on your computer, you’ll need to add the Lame MP3 encoder. Follow the instructions at Lame Installation.<br />
  15. 15. Edit ID3 Tags<br />These are tags that give title and genre information. <br />
  16. 16. Post Podcast on the Peer Coaches Blog<br />Upload your MP3 file to the Peer Coaches Blog.<br />Create a link to your MP3 file. Your link will look similar to this: http://blogs.library.unlv.edu/peer_coaches/mypodcast.mp3.<br />Write a title and a brief description of your podcast above or below the link so listeners will know what your podcast is about.<br />
  17. 17. Upload File<br />
  18. 18. File Options<br />
  19. 19. Edit Blog Entry and Publish<br />
  20. 20. You’re done!<br />
  21. 21. Assignment<br />
  22. 22. Peer Coaches Podcast: Career Exploration<br /><ul><li>Due August 5
  23. 23. Post on the Peer Coaches Blog
  24. 24. Length: 10 to 15 minutes</li>

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