Podcasting in the Classroom  How to Create a Podcast A simple guide to making your first podcast
Preproduction
Preproduction <ul><li>The first step in creating a podcast  </li></ul><ul><li>is the preproduction phase. In this phase th...
Preproduction <ul><li>Content tips </li></ul><ul><li>What will make your podcast work, is a podcast that has content that ...
Preproduction <ul><li>Content tips </li></ul><ul><li>Your content delivery is clever- brain storm with your students   </l...
Production- Recording
Production- Recording <ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity- Free recording and editing software </li></ul></ul>...
Production- Recording <ul><li>Hardware- (affordable) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Connection-  1/4   inch plug with  1/8...
Production- Recording <ul><li>Hardware- (higher quality) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>M-AUDIO Preamp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U...
Production- Recording <ul><li>Recording tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retakes – don’t stop recording, just repeat from where ...
Postproduction
<ul><li>Postproduction Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Go through your audio and remove any mistakes or dead spots </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Postproduction Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some suggested podsafe sites:  </li></ul><ul><li>Freesound- Podsafe...
<ul><li>It is now time to publish you podcast    to the hosting service. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Brad Niessen to set up ...
<ul><li>Upload MP3 file to GCast </li></ul><ul><li>Edit the description after it has been uploaded </li></ul>Publishing
Promotion <ul><li>If you want to your podcast  </li></ul><ul><li>to reach a large audience, use </li></ul><ul><li>must pro...
 
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  • Who will actually be heard in the recording? Should you have a host? What segments do you plan for the show?
  • Now that you have created your recording, it&apos;s time to edit the audio and add some music tracks.
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    1. 1. Podcasting in the Classroom How to Create a Podcast A simple guide to making your first podcast
    2. 2. Preproduction
    3. 3. Preproduction <ul><li>The first step in creating a podcast </li></ul><ul><li>is the preproduction phase. In this phase there is some preplanning that must be done. </li></ul><ul><li>Who will be your audience? </li></ul><ul><li>Who will listen to the podcast? </li></ul><ul><li>What will the podcast be named? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have a logo or graphic? </li></ul><ul><li>What will be the format for the podcast? </li></ul>
    4. 4. Preproduction <ul><li>Content tips </li></ul><ul><li>What will make your podcast work, is a podcast that has content that is unique and original </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t regurgitate content </li></ul><ul><li>Be consistent in content and theme </li></ul>
    5. 5. Preproduction <ul><li>Content tips </li></ul><ul><li>Your content delivery is clever- brain storm with your students </li></ul><ul><li>The uploads are consistent </li></ul><ul><li>Your content must have passion- you and your students must enjoy the subject matter that they are sharing </li></ul>
    6. 6. Production- Recording
    7. 7. Production- Recording <ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity- Free recording and editing software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LAME Encoder- Allows Audacity to export MP3 files. </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Production- Recording <ul><li>Hardware- (affordable) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Standard Connection- 1/4 inch plug with 1/8 in adaptor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low end Radio Shack microphone or headsets </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Production- Recording <ul><li>Hardware- (higher quality) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>M-AUDIO Preamp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a higher quality microphone with XLR- Phantom Power- draws power from a preamp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone Stand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headphones </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Production- Recording <ul><li>Recording tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retakes – don’t stop recording, just repeat from where you made the mistake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 lip smacks – leaves 3 spike or finger snaps on the wave form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try to keep you voice tracks to as few as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ambient noise – just wait until it is over </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Postproduction
    12. 12. <ul><li>Postproduction Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Go through your audio and remove any mistakes or dead spots </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure all audio tracks are arranged in order and moved together </li></ul><ul><li>Add Podsafe music tracks or sound effects (Podsafe music is the term for music that can be legally used in a podcast and freely distributed online for others to download) </li></ul>Postproduction
    13. 13. <ul><li>Postproduction Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some suggested podsafe sites: </li></ul><ul><li>Freesound- Podsafe music Podsafe Music Network- Podsafe Music Common Content- Podsafe Music </li></ul><ul><li>Another option is to download a free copy of SonyAcid XPress 5.0 (this is for the more advanced user) </li></ul>Postproduction
    14. 14. <ul><li>It is now time to publish you podcast to the hosting service. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Brad Niessen to set up your GCast account </li></ul><ul><li>Export your file as an MP3 file </li></ul><ul><li>(optional) Use MP3 Tag Tools to embed graphic and text into your MP3 file </li></ul>Publishing
    15. 15. <ul><li>Upload MP3 file to GCast </li></ul><ul><li>Edit the description after it has been uploaded </li></ul>Publishing
    16. 16. Promotion <ul><li>If you want to your podcast </li></ul><ul><li>to reach a large audience, use </li></ul><ul><li>must promote it. </li></ul><ul><li>Submit you podcast to iTune and reach millions </li></ul><ul><li>Also use Educational Podcast Network </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Pickle </li></ul>

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