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  1. 1. Podcasting World Languages OEC 2009 JoNelle Gardner [email_address] [email_address]
  2. 2. You Need <ul><li>Microphone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Logitech or other brand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recorder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free built in your computer (Run: sndrec32) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MP3 player and headphones are optional </li></ul>
  3. 3. Audacity free audio recorder and editor <ul><li>IMPORTANT: File types: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audacity Project (recording& editing) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MP3 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WAV </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Record </li></ul><ul><li>Export as MP3 for Gcast </li></ul>
  4. 4. Downloading Audacity <ul><li>Search for “download audacity” </li></ul><ul><li>Choose your OS </li></ul><ul><li>Follow on screen directions </li></ul>
  5. 5. Audacity <ul><li>MP3 files for Gcast </li></ul><ul><li>Wave files for your computer </li></ul>
  6. 6. LAME MP3 encoder <ul><li>Just need these steps once per computer </li></ul>
  7. 8. Create Gcast Account <ul><li>Before you begin – decide on your name </li></ul>
  8. 9. Create Gcast Account <ul><li>Before you begin – decide on your name </li></ul>
  9. 10. Create Gcast Account <ul><li>Skip phone number! </li></ul>
  10. 11. Upload file <ul><li>Upload your recording- From your computer: Upload new audio files </li></ul>
  11. 12. Add information <ul><li>Add title and description for easier identification and searches later </li></ul><ul><li>You made it! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Add another file <ul><li>Create another podcast </li></ul>
  13. 14. Publish <ul><li>Publish your podcast with just a TITLE and a CLICK! </li></ul><ul><li>(well almost) </li></ul>
  14. 15. Subscribe to podcast <ul><li>XML file </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>more </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Email alerts </li></ul>
  15. 16. How to listen and subscribe to podcasts <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>If link is blocked, please continue presentation. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Click & play on the web <ul><li>If your web browser is enabled with Flash , you can listen to podcasts embedded in web pages (such as the one on the Gcast home page). </li></ul><ul><li>This allows anybody to embed a podcast in any web page. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Many podcast channels are also available as individual MP3 files which you can download to your computer and listen on your media player of choice. </li></ul>Download MP3 files
  18. 19. <ul><li>If you have iTunes, you can use it to subscribe to any podcast channel </li></ul><ul><li>Select the &quot;Subscribe to Podcast&quot; option from the &quot;Advanced&quot; menu in iTunes. </li></ul>Subscribe via iTunes
  19. 20. <ul><li>If you have a MyYahoo or MyMSN account, you can easily add any podcast channel to that account. The podcast channel will simply appear as a new module, and each new &quot;post&quot; will appear as a new &quot;headline&quot; on your personalized page. </li></ul>Subscribe via MyYahoo or MyMSN
  20. 21. Subscribe via email alerts <ul><li>This is the simplest way to subscribe to a podcast. GCcast enables listeners to subscribe for email alerts and whenever a podcast channel is updated, you'll automatically receive email with links to download the new audio file(s). </li></ul>
  21. 22. Add the player to any Web site, blog, or MySpace
  22. 23. How to listen and subscribe to podcasts <ul><li> </li></ul>