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Podcasts in Education

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This presentation is designed to teach teachers about podcasting. It is an introduction to using Audacity to create podcasts.

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Podcasts in Education

  1. 1. Podcasting in Education Tech Tuesday April 8, 2007 Instructional Technology
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introductions/ housekeeping </li></ul><ul><li>What is a podcast? </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting basics </li></ul><ul><li>Create a podcast </li></ul><ul><li>10 minute break </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a Podcast? <ul><li>Audio file </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced podcast (Apple) </li></ul><ul><li>Video podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Subscriptions (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregator (iTunes, Odeo, etc.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Portable Players <ul><li>iPod by Apple </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shuffle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nano </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video iPod </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MP3 Players </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sandisk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phillips </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Podcasting in Education <ul><li>Music and pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Video podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of visual content </li></ul><ul><li>Extend the school day </li></ul><ul><li>Learning styles </li></ul>                                                            
  6. 6. <ul><li>Hotlist on Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Exploiting the educational potential of podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts in Education </li></ul>Podcasting in the Classroom. . .
  7. 7. Why Podcast? <ul><li>Why not? </li></ul><ul><li>Promote and use personalized learning </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-curricular activity </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative teaching approaches </li></ul>
  8. 8. Higher Order Thinking Skills <ul><li>Collecting, analyzing information </li></ul><ul><li>Planning – story boarding </li></ul><ul><li>Script writing </li></ul><ul><li>Recording </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>21 st Century Skills </li></ul>
  9. 9. In Addition to… <ul><li>Problem solving </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting information </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing information/publishing </li></ul>
  10. 10. How To’s: <ul><li>Record audio (Audacity, Windows Sound Recorder, Apple’s Garage Band) </li></ul><ul><li>Edit audio </li></ul><ul><li>Add jingle </li></ul><ul><li>Export to mp3 format </li></ul><ul><li>Add to RSS server </li></ul><ul><li>Submit to iTunes or other </li></ul><ul><li>Have listeners subscribe </li></ul>
  11. 11. Podcast Vocabulary <ul><li>Aggregators – used to subscribe to blogs, podcasts, and more. (Read definition) </li></ul><ul><li>Web Feed – data format used to serving subscribers with updated content. (Read definition) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Subscription Software <ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast net </li></ul><ul><li>Odeo </li></ul><ul><li>Podcastspot </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Alley </li></ul><ul><li>Podomatic </li></ul>
  13. 13. Examples of Podcasts
  14. 14. Examples of Homework <ul><li>Example #1 </li></ul><ul><li>Example #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Example #3 </li></ul><ul><li>Example #4 </li></ul><ul><li>Example #5 </li></ul><ul><li>Example #6 </li></ul>
  15. 15. Downloaded Podcasts <ul><li>The Elephant Song </li></ul><ul><li>Where the H* ll is Matt? </li></ul>
  16. 16. http://bardwellroad.podomatic.com/entry/2006-10-15T07_14_07-07_00
  17. 17. Let’s Concoct a Podcast! <ul><li>Ingredients: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some Copyright friendly music </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A script </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email it to yourself! </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Parting Thoughts…

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