1 st quick random bit of hist o ry: 1945 Vannevar Bush article in Atlantic Monthly describes a photo-electrical-mechanical device called a MEMEX, for memory extension , which could make and follow links between documents on microfiche.
3rd quick random bit of hist o ry: 1989 Tim Berners-Lee invents the World Wide Web, an internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing while at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory. http – hypertext transfer protocol html – hypertext markup language
http://www.w3.org/2004/Talks/w3c10-Overview/ For more information on the early history of the internet and the world wide web visit:
Early 1990s w o rld wide web The birth and early growing pains of the
Early 1990s w o rld wide web The birth and early growing pains of the Symbolized by the sound of computers connecting to the web via dial-up .
Mid 90’s – 2005 Rapid maturation (integration of right/left brain thinking) of the w o rld wide web … brings about a revolution in business, education and every other aspect of life…
“ Our education teaches us that we are either creative or scientific , and never the twain shall meet… western education divides people into one of two camps: liberal arts or science and technology . From the earliest points in our education, we are encouraged to follow our strengths rather than challenge our weaknesses.” -Molly E. Holzschlag
1 more quick random bit of history: 2005 A blogger and technology columnist doc searls began tracking the “hits” Google found for the word “podcasts” on September 28, 2004
1 more quick random bit of history: 2005 9/28/04 - 24 hits 9/30/04 - 526 hits 10/18/04 - 100,000+ 9/28/05 100,000,000+
1 more quick random bit of hist o ry: 2005 “ Podcast” was named the word of the year by the New American Dictionary and would be in the dictionary in 2006.
1 more quick random bit of hist o ry: 2005 “ In a surprisingly short amount of time, the terms ‘ podcast ’ and ‘podcasting’ have burst upon our media landscape with remarkable intensity.” (UCLA website, 2005)
“ A p o dcast is like a radio show. However, instead of being broadcast live, a podcast is recorded and then distributed over the internet, so that you can listen to it whenever you please.” (Warner, 2006) What’s a Podcast?
A podcast is simply an audio/video file delivered to your computer over the internet. What’s a Podcast?
The difference is in the distribution, consumption and production of media. What’s a Podcast?
distribution A podcast uses a very cool technology that allows anyone with a computer and an internet connection to subscribe (for free) to it and then automatically receive updated content. What’s a Podcast?
distribution What’s a Podcast? Media File Text File Producer “ The key to the coolness of podcasting.” – C. Severson RSS – Really simple syndication Used by blogs, podcasts, newsfeeds
distribution What’s a Podcast? Media File Text File Consumer Producer “ The key to the coolness of podcasting.” – C. Severson RSS – Really simple syndication Used by blogs, podcasts, newsfeeds
consumption Podcasting allows you to have control over the media you consume in ways that were not possible before and allows access to media information and programs that without the barriers of traditional media. What’s a Podcast?
production Podcasting allows anyone with some talent, a good idea and some passion, perhaps to be heard by an audience that never would have been possible before. What’s a Podcast?
Why teach kids to create podcasts? “ Critical-learning Traits” Creative Problem-solving Independent Thinking Grasping complex concepts Organizational skills Working in teams/Collaboration Creative expression Confidence building Integrative/Interdisciplinary
Why teach kids to create podcasts? Through the 3X’s – Exploring Experimenting Expressing students learn as active and engaged participants through the process of creating and editing a podcast.
21 st Century Learning Skills ( Partnership for the 21 st Century ) http://www.21stcenturyskills.org 1. Information & Communication Skills 2. Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills 3. Interpersonal & Self-Directional Skills Why teach kids to create podcasts?
Teaching kids to p o dcast is about INTEGRATI O N
Students will be challenged to integrate their left brain and right brain thinking. Why teach kids to create podcasts?
teaching podcasting Focus on process and concepts and not the tool.
Pre-Pr o duction Pr o duction Post-Pr o duction teaching podcasting
Pre-Pr o duction Preparation Planning & Storyboarding Pre-Production
Pr o duction Software – Recording and Editing GarageBand Audacity Production
Pr o duction Software – Video Podcast – (Recording and Editing software) iMovie Window Movie Maker Production
Pr o duction Hardware- Audio-Microphone Video-Camcorder Computer Production
P o st-Production Editing process in GarageBand Audacity Post-Production
P o st-Production Publishing Use a complete, free service like GCast or KidCast Post-Production
P o st-Production Publishing Create a blog Upload/Store your file Create RSS feed Publish to iTunes Post-Production
P o st-Production Promotion iTunes Educational Podcast Network KidCast Post-Production