Introduction to Podcasting Carol Walker image source: www.flickr.com/photos/24934185@N00/118364963
www.rsc-ne-scotland.ac.uk Regional Support Centre Scotland North & East
Presentation and resources are available at: http://cawa.wikispaces.com/podcasting
portableapps.com
 
 
 
Podcasting LISTEN SEARCH SUBSCRIBE CREATE image source: www.flickr.com/photos/24934185@N00/118364963
BBC News report on podcasting
What is Podcasting? ipod broadcasting pod casting  +
What are the benefits? <ul><li>Anytime, anywhere learning </li></ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul><ul><li>Different learning ...
Possible uses… <ul><li>Pre Class - with key questions and news </li></ul><ul><li>Post Class – summary, key points, top tip...
David Miller – University of Connecticut
How do I listen to podcasts? <ul><li>Listen to them online </li></ul><ul><li>Download them to play </li></ul><ul><ul><li>o...
Portable audio and video devices
PDAs and Mobile Phones
Where do you find podcasts? <ul><li>Lots of different podcast search engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul></ul><...
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What makes a podcast different from an ordinary digital audio file? <ul><li>Subscription </li></ul>
 
Aggregators <ul><li>Lots of different versions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Juice (formerly iPodder) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B...
Creating a Podcast <ul><li>Audacity to record audio </li></ul><ul><li>Good quality microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of di...
Some things to think about <ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it focused </li></ul><ul><li>How will they li...
Must  know Should know Nice to know Keep it focused
Creating your podcast <ul><li>Open Audacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set input to Microphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set y...
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  1. 1. Introduction to Podcasting Carol Walker image source: www.flickr.com/photos/24934185@N00/118364963
  2. 2. www.rsc-ne-scotland.ac.uk Regional Support Centre Scotland North & East
  3. 3. Presentation and resources are available at: http://cawa.wikispaces.com/podcasting
  4. 4. portableapps.com
  5. 8. Podcasting LISTEN SEARCH SUBSCRIBE CREATE image source: www.flickr.com/photos/24934185@N00/118364963
  6. 9. BBC News report on podcasting
  7. 10. What is Podcasting? ipod broadcasting pod casting +
  8. 11. What are the benefits? <ul><li>Anytime, anywhere learning </li></ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul><ul><li>Different learning styles </li></ul><ul><li>Can be played over again </li></ul><ul><li>Technology investment to create relatively low </li></ul>
  9. 12. Possible uses… <ul><li>Pre Class - with key questions and news </li></ul><ul><li>Post Class – summary, key points, top tips </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>David Miller – University of Connecticut </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Interview subject experts </li></ul><ul><li>Get the learner to interview peers </li></ul><ul><li>Study skills </li></ul><ul><li>Library inductions </li></ul>
  10. 13. David Miller – University of Connecticut
  11. 14. How do I listen to podcasts? <ul><li>Listen to them online </li></ul><ul><li>Download them to play </li></ul><ul><ul><li>on your computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on a portable device such as </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MP3 player, like an iPod or iRiver </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some mobile phones </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PDA </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 15. Portable audio and video devices
  13. 16. PDAs and Mobile Phones
  14. 17. Where do you find podcasts? <ul><li>Lots of different podcast search engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast Alley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcast.net </li></ul></ul>
  15. 18. 1 2
  16. 22. What makes a podcast different from an ordinary digital audio file? <ul><li>Subscription </li></ul>
  17. 24. Aggregators <ul><li>Lots of different versions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Juice (formerly iPodder) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bloglines – A web-based aggregator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul></ul>
  18. 25. Creating a Podcast <ul><li>Audacity to record audio </li></ul><ul><li>Good quality microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of different options for hosting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free edublogs account </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free blogger account </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 26. Some things to think about <ul><li>Know your audience </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it focused </li></ul><ul><li>How will they listen, when and where? </li></ul><ul><li>Scripted or ad-libbed </li></ul><ul><li>Pace – fast or slow </li></ul><ul><li>Length – short or long </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency – daily, weekly or monthly </li></ul>IMPALA have a useful podcast framework  TIP
  20. 27. Must know Should know Nice to know Keep it focused
  21. 28. Creating your podcast <ul><li>Open Audacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set input to Microphone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set your mic level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record your introduction </li></ul></ul>record pause stop
  22. 29. source: www.gapingvoid.com

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