Podcasting – what, when, where, why, how?
                  presented by Camilla Elliott
    SLAV Conference for Library T...
We’ll look at:
 What is podcasting?
 When are they useful? Examples
 Where do we find them?
 Why make podcasts? - Supporti...
What is podcasting?

 Combination of iPod + broadcasting
 Distributes multimedia files (audio, video,
 enhanced) for playb...
Definition:
‘Podcasting is a web-based broadcast medium in
which files are made available online in a way that
allows soft...
Vocabulary
  RSS                                             Blogs & Wikis




www.rssboard.org/images/rss-icon-collection...
To make your own podcast - you
will need:
Script – set format, identify with date, version
Microphone - variety
Digital re...
When is a podcast
a valuable/ useful learning tool?
           Sample- pdtogo.com
http://biologyoracle.podomatic.com/
http://ihistory.wordpress.com/
Where do we find podcasts?
http://www.apple.com/itunes/
Why make podcasts?
Distribute information
Share cultural performances
Improve verbal skills
Personal journal
Communicating...
How to make a podcast

 Audacity - PC
 Garageband - Mac
 Podomatic - online
 iPodder - online
 Odeo - online
 Skype – phon...
Keep it legal..

Podcasting legal guide
http://mirrors.creativecommons.org/Podcasting_Legal_Guide.pdf

Using podcasts – Wh...
Persistence..
Resources
Linking for Learning
http://www.linkingforlearning.com/podcasting/index.html


Edubeacon Blog
http://www.edubeac...
Podcasting: what, when, why, where, how?
Podcasting: what, when, why, where, how?
Podcasting: what, when, why, where, how?
Podcasting: what, when, why, where, how?
Podcasting: what, when, why, where, how?
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  1. 1. Podcasting – what, when, where, why, how? presented by Camilla Elliott SLAV Conference for Library Technicians & Library Assistants St Joseph’s College, Mildura celliott@linkingforlearning.com www.linkingforlearning.com (Website) www.edubeacon.com (Blog) 3 March, 2008
  2. 2. We’ll look at: What is podcasting? When are they useful? Examples Where do we find them? Why make podcasts? - Supporting learning How do we make them? Resources Questions & discussion
  3. 3. What is podcasting? Combination of iPod + broadcasting Distributes multimedia files (audio, video, enhanced) for playback on mobile devices & personal computers - whatever suits you Listen like radio Access - as often as you like, wherever you like
  4. 4. Definition: ‘Podcasting is a web-based broadcast medium in which files are made available online in a way that allows software to automatically detect new files (generally via RSS), and download them. ‘ (Without this it’s and audio file but not a podcast) ‘A podcast can be thought of as an audio magazine subscription, in that a subscriber receives regular programs without having to remember to go & get them, and can listen or watch them at leisure.’ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcasting
  5. 5. Vocabulary RSS Blogs & Wikis www.rssboard.org/images/rss-icon-collection.gif
  6. 6. To make your own podcast - you will need: Script – set format, identify with date, version Microphone - variety Digital recorder or computer - variety Audio editing software - Audacity Royalty free music Podcast aggregator Blog or wiki website with RSS You don’t need an iPod
  7. 7. When is a podcast a valuable/ useful learning tool? Sample- pdtogo.com
  8. 8. http://biologyoracle.podomatic.com/
  9. 9. http://ihistory.wordpress.com/
  10. 10. Where do we find podcasts?
  11. 11. http://www.apple.com/itunes/
  12. 12. Why make podcasts? Distribute information Share cultural performances Improve verbal skills Personal journal Communicating with parents & community Cater for learning styles Library book reviews Distribute student work Peer tutoring Field trips Author / experts interviews Audio tours Enter the 21st century learner’s environment
  13. 13. How to make a podcast Audacity - PC Garageband - Mac Podomatic - online iPodder - online Odeo - online Skype – phone (VOIP)
  14. 14. Keep it legal.. Podcasting legal guide http://mirrors.creativecommons.org/Podcasting_Legal_Guide.pdf Using podcasts – What am I allowed to do? http://www.smartcopying.edu.au/guidelines/info_using.html
  15. 15. Persistence..
  16. 16. Resources Linking for Learning http://www.linkingforlearning.com/podcasting/index.html Edubeacon Blog http://www.edubeacon.com

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