ULCC Podcasting
   Service
     Tim Bush
The next 30 minutes.....
The next 30 minutes.....

• Background
• Anywhere, Anytime Learning
• ULCC Service & Demo
• Questions
Background - Why?
Students




Staff
Students
Here lies the
 problem.....
MySpace Generation

• PC rooms
• Limited wireless
• Locked environments
• Monologue/Dialogue
Where’s the flexibility?
Staff
Staff

• Champions
• Grassroots
• DIY Solutions
Podcasting
What is Podcasting?


“A podcast is a series of digital-media files,
which are distributed over the Internet using
syndicat...
Or in English.....
What is Podcasting?

• Deliver media rich
 content

• Proactive broadcast
 technology

• Students can access
 content at t...
Podcasting in Education
• Lessons/Lectures           • Blended media Podcasts w/
                               combine an...
iTunes U
• Provides access colleges and universities within
  leading schools,
                   to academic content from...
ULCC Podcasting
   Service
Podcasting Service
Podcasting Service


• Creation/Production
• Hosting & Distribution
• Consumption
Podcasting Service


• Creation/Production
• Hosting & Distribution
• Consumption
 Hosting & Distribution
Why a managed service?
Space and loads of it!




            Podcasting Service...
Space and loads of it!
Bandwidth - Bottleneck




             Podcasting Service...
Bandwidth - Bottleneck




             Podcasting Service...
ULCC: Managed Service

• Hosting & Distribution platform-
 Virtual Backbone
• User friendly web browser interface
 for man...
Publish your content

• Automates the creation of the files
 required to publish your content (RSS/
 XML)
• Content backed ...
Publish your content

• Automates the creation of the files
 required to publish your content (RSS/
 XML)
• Content backed ...
Web Front End
• Secure web interface
• Upload content
• Add metadata
• Add & manage user roles - admin/user
• Stats
You focus on the
   content..
You focus on the
   content..

We do the rest!
Lets take a look.....
Recap...

• Fully managed hosting service
• Remove the technology barriers - it’s simple!
• Low cost and easily upgradable...
Thanks!
•Email - t.bush@ulcc.ac.uk
•Cell - 07881 951 462
•IM - tbush_uk@hotmail.com
Questions?
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
ULCC iTunes U Seminar
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ULCC iTunes U Seminar

  1. 1. ULCC Podcasting Service Tim Bush
  2. 2. The next 30 minutes.....
  3. 3. The next 30 minutes..... • Background • Anywhere, Anytime Learning • ULCC Service & Demo • Questions
  4. 4. Background - Why?
  5. 5. Students Staff
  6. 6. Students
  7. 7. Here lies the problem.....
  8. 8. MySpace Generation • PC rooms • Limited wireless • Locked environments • Monologue/Dialogue
  9. 9. Where’s the flexibility?
  10. 10. Staff
  11. 11. Staff • Champions • Grassroots • DIY Solutions
  12. 12. Podcasting
  13. 13. What is Podcasting? “A podcast is a series of digital-media files, which are distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and computers”
  14. 14. Or in English.....
  15. 15. What is Podcasting? • Deliver media rich content • Proactive broadcast technology • Students can access content at their convenience
  16. 16. Podcasting in Education • Lessons/Lectures • Blended media Podcasts w/ combine and sync video - Powerpoint etc • Alumni • News/Updates • Revision Notes • Class Schedules • Student Projects • Tours/Fieldwork • Supplementary material - i.e. speeches etc
  17. 17. iTunes U • Provides access colleges and universities within leading schools, to academic content from the US & Europe • Branded environment whereby students (and non-students) can access learning material - ‘Long Tail’ • Public/closed • ‘Tipping Point’ for podcasting - education
  18. 18. ULCC Podcasting Service
  19. 19. Podcasting Service
  20. 20. Podcasting Service • Creation/Production • Hosting & Distribution • Consumption
  21. 21. Podcasting Service • Creation/Production • Hosting & Distribution • Consumption Hosting & Distribution
  22. 22. Why a managed service?
  23. 23. Space and loads of it! Podcasting Service...
  24. 24. Space and loads of it!
  25. 25. Bandwidth - Bottleneck Podcasting Service...
  26. 26. Bandwidth - Bottleneck Podcasting Service...
  27. 27. ULCC: Managed Service • Hosting & Distribution platform- Virtual Backbone • User friendly web browser interface for managing and uploading content • Prices start at £200
  28. 28. Publish your content • Automates the creation of the files required to publish your content (RSS/ XML) • Content backed up daily! • Removes the technology barrier
  29. 29. Publish your content • Automates the creation of the files required to publish your content (RSS/ XML) • Content backed up daily! • Removes the technology barrier
  30. 30. Web Front End • Secure web interface • Upload content • Add metadata • Add & manage user roles - admin/user • Stats
  31. 31. You focus on the content..
  32. 32. You focus on the content.. We do the rest!
  33. 33. Lets take a look.....
  34. 34. Recap... • Fully managed hosting service • Remove the technology barriers - it’s simple! • Low cost and easily upgradable • Automate the creation of XML/RSS • Back up your content • Great for piloting the concept
  35. 35. Thanks! •Email - t.bush@ulcc.ac.uk •Cell - 07881 951 462 •IM - tbush_uk@hotmail.com
  36. 36. Questions?

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