Podcasting Your Voice into the Stream
Podcasting your voice into the stream The trials and tribulations of rookie podcasters! Presented by: Barbara LaBeau [emai...
How this all started <ul><li>Inspired by “Podcast for Teachers” (Now the “Teachers Podcast”) </li></ul><ul><li>Hey!  We sh...
A Link to the VERY BEST Educational Podcast! <ul><li>The WIT Podcast (We Integrate Technology) </li></ul><ul><li>produced ...
What are the steps to creating a podcast? <ul><li>1. Listen to a few podcasts to get a feel for what others are doing.  </...
Low Cost Hardware Solution <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>
Medium cost hardware solution  (For groups) <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Microphones </li></ul><ul><li>Califone Jack...
iPod & Mic Hardware Solution (Great for Remote Recording) <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin...
Highest Cost Hardware Solution  (Our fancy recording Studio) <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Mixer </li></ul><ul><li>Pr...
Something We ALL HAVE! <ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Computer w/internet connection  to sign-up for an account & pla...
Software for Podcasting <ul><li>Recording/Editing Software - Audacity for Windows & Mac (free)  - GarageBand for Mac  - Ca...
Other useful Podcasting Software http:// skype.com http://www.pamela-systems.com /
Podsafe Music Source for free background music http:// www.freeplaymusic.com/index.php Podsafe music source http:// music....
Podcast Hosting <ul><li>The podcast host stores your files </li></ul><ul><li>Provides the RSS Link information </li></ul><...
Getting Listeners <ul><li>Register your podcast with various directories  (i.e. iTunes, educational podcast network  http:...
Add your podcast information to  your signature line in email!
Hardware Resources <ul><li>Belkin Microphone http:// catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id =277661 </li><...
Free Podcast Hosting Resources http:// switchpod.com / http:// www.podbean.com / http:// www.technochild.net / http:// www...
Software Resources <ul><li>Audacity  http://download- audacity.org/?gclid =CJ7apOuo0o4CFQGdPAodDBaa9Q   </li></ul><ul><li>...
Materials and resources from this presentation can be found at: <ul><li>http://www.pageflakes.com/barnever/21286418   </li...
 
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  1. 1. Podcasting Your Voice into the Stream
  2. 2. Podcasting your voice into the stream The trials and tribulations of rookie podcasters! Presented by: Barbara LaBeau [email_address] & Russ Barneveld [email_address] Affiliate Professors College of Education Grand Valley State University Now Playing A special Episode of the WIT Podcast
  3. 3. How this all started <ul><li>Inspired by “Podcast for Teachers” (Now the “Teachers Podcast”) </li></ul><ul><li>Hey! We should do our own podcast! </li></ul><ul><li>So we did! </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Link to the VERY BEST Educational Podcast! <ul><li>The WIT Podcast (We Integrate Technology) </li></ul><ul><li>produced by Barbara LaBeau & Russ Barneveld. </li></ul><ul><li>Originating from the Eberhard Center on the </li></ul><ul><li>Pew Campus of Grand Valley State University. </li></ul><ul><li>In Grand Rapids, Michigan! </li></ul><ul><li>Available at: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// labeau.podshowcreator.com / and </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.screencast.com/users/GVSUEDTECH/collections/WIT+Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>RSS Feed: http:// labeau.podshowcreator.com/feed.aspx?feedid =1137 </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are the steps to creating a podcast? <ul><li>1. Listen to a few podcasts to get a feel for what others are doing. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Plan your podcast. -Who is your target market? -What do they want to listen to? -How will your podcast be unique from others? -What's your format (interviews, news, trends,P.D., etc.) -How long will your podcast be? -How frequently will you deliver your podcasts? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Record your podcast. (Hardware & Software needs) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Save and upload your podcast to a hosting service. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Publicize and promote your podcast. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Low Cost Hardware Solution <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>
  7. 7. Medium cost hardware solution (For groups) <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Microphones </li></ul><ul><li>Califone Jack Box </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>
  8. 8. iPod & Mic Hardware Solution (Great for Remote Recording) <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>iPod </li></ul><ul><li>Belkin Microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>
  9. 9. Highest Cost Hardware Solution (Our fancy recording Studio) <ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Mixer </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Microphones </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul>
  10. 10. Something We ALL HAVE! <ul><li>Telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Computer w/internet connection to sign-up for an account & play files. </li></ul><ul><li>gCast Account (FREE! http:// gcast.com ) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Software for Podcasting <ul><li>Recording/Editing Software - Audacity for Windows & Mac (free) - GarageBand for Mac - Camtasia Studio for Windows (Used for Screencasting) - Cam Studio (Open source software for screencasting </li></ul>
  12. 12. Other useful Podcasting Software http:// skype.com http://www.pamela-systems.com /
  13. 13. Podsafe Music Source for free background music http:// www.freeplaymusic.com/index.php Podsafe music source http:// music.podshow.com / http:// www.podsafeaudio.com / Source for free sound effects http:// www.therecordist.com/pages/downloads.html Source for free sound effects http://www.a1freesoundeffects.com/noflash.htm Free sound effects, background music & video files http:// www.sounddogs.com /
  14. 14. Podcast Hosting <ul><li>The podcast host stores your files </li></ul><ul><li>Provides the RSS Link information </li></ul><ul><li>Minimal monthly/yearly fee </li></ul><ul><li>We use: “PodshowCreator” http:// podshowcreator.com “Screencast.com” http:// screencast.com </li></ul><ul><li>Free Source – “gCast” http:// gcast.com </li></ul>
  15. 15. Getting Listeners <ul><li>Register your podcast with various directories (i.e. iTunes, educational podcast network http:// www.epnweb.org / , etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>For a comprehensive list of directories check out “podcast 411 - the directory of directories” http://www.podcast411.com </li></ul><ul><li>Add your “RSS” link to your business card, email signature, school newsletters, etc. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Add your podcast information to your signature line in email!
  17. 17. Hardware Resources <ul><li>Belkin Microphone http:// catalog.belkin.com/IWCatProductPage.process?Product_Id =277661 </li></ul><ul><li>Califone Jack Box ( http:// califone.com ) http://www.schooloutfitters.com/catalog/product_info/cPath/CAT1_CAT17/pfam_id/PFAM603/products_id/PRO8669 </li></ul><ul><li>Alesis Mixer http:// www.alesis.com/product.php?id =37 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Free Podcast Hosting Resources http:// switchpod.com / http:// www.podbean.com / http:// www.technochild.net / http:// www.gabcast.com / (record by phone - like gcast) http:// www.ourmedia.org / Create a free account and either record Podcasts thru the telephone or they can be uploaded online. http:// www.gcast.com / Russ’s Gcast Address: http:// www.gcast.com/u/rbarneveld/main
  19. 19. Software Resources <ul><li>Audacity http://download- audacity.org/?gclid =CJ7apOuo0o4CFQGdPAodDBaa9Q </li></ul><ul><li>Skype http:// skype.com </li></ul><ul><li>Pamela http://www.pamela-systems.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Camtasia Studio & Screencast http:// techsmith.com </li></ul><ul><li>Cam Studio http:// www.camstudio.org / </li></ul><ul><li>Garageband http:// www.apple.com/ilife/garageband / </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Story 3 http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx </li></ul>
  20. 20. Materials and resources from this presentation can be found at: <ul><li>http://www.pageflakes.com/barnever/21286418 </li></ul>

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