Definition of Podcasts
Examples from the students
The technical bits of creating podcasts
What is a podcast?
A podcast is a form of broadcasting over the
Usually broadcast as a series.
Term grew out of iPod broadCAST - podcast.
A vodcast includes video - podcasts can also.
Using Garageband to record
Garageband is a simple way to record and edit a
Open Garageband, choose New Project, choose
Podcast from the display.
Check your headphone settings under
Preferences - input / output should have
Logitech highlighted / ticked.
Go back into Garageband
Click on the + on the bottom left of the screen
and choose Real Instrument from the pop-up
menu, then click on Vocals. (The + will give you
another voice under Tracks - it will show No
Effects until you choose one).
You can choose a different voice for a character if
you are creating a story / drama podcast.
Do this by going to the right-hand side and
clicking on Vocals. They will appear beside this
Click on the one you like - that suits your
purpose. When it appears in the track, click to
highlight - that’s the voice that will be recorded.
To record, click the red button. To stop, either
click the red button again or hit the space bar.
So What Does It Mean For
Teaching and Learning?
How could this tool be used in the classroom?
(We will also look at this in more depth next
Coming Up in Session 2...
The structure of Digital Storytelling / rubrics /
How to add images / music to your podcast to
create a Digital Story
How to upload it to share with others in easy
Ideas for ways we can share the learning across