Sagt07 Online Rev Podcasting

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SAGT Conference 2007 - Join the Online Revolution - Podcasting - Utilising student friendly technologies… (R Chambers)

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Sagt07 Online Rev Podcasting

  1. 1. Podcasting
  2. 2. <ul><li>Possible uses of podcasts in school geography </li></ul><ul><li>create revision resources / record lesson reminders – recording podcasts on topic areas </li></ul><ul><li>create revision podcast quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>students create their own podcasts (another form of outcome) </li></ul><ul><li>support visually impaired students </li></ul><ul><li>produce and swap podcasts with students from different countries (audio diaries for comparative country studies) </li></ul><ul><li>providing feedback to students / assessment </li></ul><ul><li>help make links with experts in the field (could skype / VoIP conference, record and make available to wider audience) </li></ul>For further ideas on using both podcasting and video blogging across the curriculum in schools – see Terry Freedman’s articles in Coming of Age: An introduction to the new world wide web. ALSO SEE the handout and www.igeog.wordpress.com for more information and links on podcasting
  3. 3. Integrating podcasts into online learning..
  4. 4. <ul><li>Making further use of new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>The apple 5th generation ipod can play video as audio. With more and more students buying ipods, how can we be creative in making use of this technology in our teaching and learning of geography? </li></ul><ul><li>Vodcasts (vidcasts) – what are they? </li></ul><ul><li>These are similar to podcasts in that they can be delivered to a subscriber via an RSS feed but they contain video content rather than just an audio file. </li></ul><ul><li>Other potential uses of ipods in education: </li></ul><ul><li>Ipods are already in use by some other subjects – for example MFL (e.g. Ashcombe School – ipod project http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/Curriculum/modlang/videos.htm ) </li></ul><ul><li>How could we make use of them in geography? </li></ul><ul><li>iquiz (free iquiz maker) – revision </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual fieldtrips </li></ul><ul><li>student presentations </li></ul><ul><li>video blog fieldwork </li></ul><ul><li>Video revision (Vodcasts) etc. </li></ul>

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