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Podcasting 2009


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Creating your virtual voice with Podcasting!

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Podcasting 2009

  1. 1. Jen Hegna<br />Creating your virtual voice with Podcasting<br />
  2. 2. Objectives<br />What is Podcasting?<br />What is RSS?<br />Finding and subscribing to Podcasts<br />Creating your own podcast<br />Publishing your podcast<br />
  3. 3. What is a podcast?<br />The word “podcast” is a combination of the words “iPod” and “broadcast.”<br />Personal On Demand Broadcast<br />
  4. 4. What is a podcast?<br />Think of a podcast as a radio show. Each show consists of a series of individual episodes that you can listen to how you want — on your PC, using your MP3 player, or with just a web browser<br />Note - You DON’T need an iPod or mp3 player to enjoy podcasting. <br />
  5. 5. RSS<br />RSS files are used for publishing all types of information on the Internet, but are primarily a tool for sharing web site news. <br />
  6. 6. An Example of RSS…<br />
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  8. 8. Finding and subscribing to Podcasts<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />My Favorite – ITUNES!<br />
  9. 9. Examples of Podcasts in Education<br />Math - Mathfactor<br />Social Studies – Speaking of History<br />Music - Pandora Musicology <br />Storytelling – Storynory<br />Science – Scientific American<br />English – Learning English, Grammar Girl<br />
  10. 10. iTunes and You! Or the iTunes U!<br />
  11. 11. Creative Commons <br />According to Wikipedia, the Creative Commons (CC) is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative work available for others legally to build upon and share. The organization has released several copyright licenses known as Creative Commons licenses. These licenses, depending on the one chosen, restrict only certain rights (or none) of the work. <br />
  12. 12. Creative Commons Licenses<br />The following are the six current license choices available from our choose a license application, along with previous versions that have been phased out. They are shown by name along the license characteristics that accompany them. <br />
  13. 13. Attribution<br />You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work — and derivative works based upon it — but only if they give credit the way you request.<br />Example: Jane publishes her photograph with an Attribution license, because she wants the world to use her pictures provided they give her credit. Bob finds her photograph online and wants to display it on the front page of his website. Bob puts Jane’s picture on his site, and clearly indicates Jane’s authorship.<br />
  14. 14. Noncommercial<br />You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work — and derivative works based upon it — but for noncommercial purposes only<br />Examples: Gus publishes his photograph on his website with a Noncommercial license. Camille prints Gus’ photograph. Camille is not allowed to sell the print photograph without Gus’s permission.<br />
  15. 15. No Derivative Works<br />You let others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivative works based upon it.<br />Example: Sara licenses a recording of her song with a No Derivative Works license. Joe would like to cut Sara’s track and mix it with his own to produce an entirely new song. Joe cannot do this without Sara’s permission (unless his song amounts to fair use)<br />
  16. 16. Share Alike<br />You allow others to distribute derivative works only under a license identical to the license that governs your work.<br />Example: Gus’s online photo is licensed under the Noncommercial and Share Alike terms. Camille is an amateur collage artist, and she takes Gus’s photo and puts it into one of her collages. This Share Alike language requires Camille to make her collage available on a Noncommercial plus Share Alike<br />Note: A license cannot feature both the Share Alike and No Derivative Works options. The Share Alike requirement applies only to derivative works.<br />
  17. 17. Creative Commons - Video<br />
  18. 18. Creative Commons - Sampling<br />
  19. 19. The Podcasting Legal Guide<br /><br />
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  21. 21. Podcasting = time <br />Not a one time shot<br />It takes time<br />Plan<br />Record<br />Edit<br />Publish<br />Promote<br />Commitment<br />
  22. 22. Step 1- determine content and format<br />Make decisions first!<br />What to record? How long? How frequently?<br />Tone, energy, scripting and music.<br />Who is your audience?<br />
  23. 23. Step 2 -Assemble equipment and people<br />Content and audio!<br />Support for the cause<br />Mic and a computer<br />Audio Editing Software (Audacity and Lame)<br />
  24. 24. Step 3 - Record<br />Start recording!<br />This is the fun part! <br />Breathe. Enunciate. Slow down.<br />Monitor the recording.<br />Record the intro and outro last.<br />
  25. 25. Post Production<br />Sound editing<br />Export to mp3<br />Edit tags<br />ID3 tags<br />Name/Title<br />Track number<br />Genre<br />Artist<br />Comments etc….<br />Listen to your Completed Work!<br />
  26. 26. Terms to know<br />Sample rate<br />Frequency of snapshots taken during actual recording<br />Like frames of a movie<br />Higher number is better quality but a larger file<br />44,100 khz is standard<br />Set before recording<br />Bit rate<br />Amount of information processed per unit of time<br />Again higher number is better quality but a larger file<br />Suggestions: 64 kbps for voice; 128 kbps for music<br />Set when exporting to mp3<br />
  27. 27. Step Four – Upload and Publish<br />This step can be done manually, but there are many sites that do this automatically – including rSchool!<br />These type of sites include a combination of:<br />RSS feed generation<br />Server space/file hosting<br />Bandwidth allotment<br />Blog/website<br />Recording capacity<br /> All-in-one examples<br /><br /><br /><br />
  28. 28. Promote your podcast!<br />Websites/blogs<br />Directories<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Talk to your students, parents, community!<br />
  29. 29. LETS DO IT!<br />
  30. 30. Creative Commons Music for Podcasting<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  31. 31. The Audacity of it ALL!<br />Audacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows <br />Programs like Audacity are also called open source software, because their source code is available for anyone to study or use. <br /><br />
  32. 32. Don’t Be <br />Lame is an MP3 encoder that will allow you to export audio files from Audacity to an MP3 format.<br />When you have finished downloading the ZIP folder, unzip it and save the file lame_enc.dll that it contains to anywhere on your computer. <br />The first time you use the &quot;Export as MP3&quot; command, Audacity will ask you where lame_enc.dll is saved. <br /><br />
  33. 33. Installing M-Audio: Drivers only!Then Configure the Microphone<br />
  34. 34. Preparing to record in Audacity<br />
  35. 35. Preparing to record in Audacity<br />
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  42. 42. Integration Strategies - discussion<br />Language Arts – Math?<br />Book Report<br />Story Telling<br />Social Studies <br />Science<br />Art, Music, Language, Business, Health, Technology<br />
  43. 43. Podcast Web Sites<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  44. 44. References<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />