Podcasting Presentation

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A workshop for educators on how to maximise the potential of podcasting in the classroom.

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Podcasting Presentation

  1. 1. Podcasting Krystie Alleaume [email_address]
  2. 2. What is a podcast? <ul><li>A podcast is… </li></ul><ul><li>A digital media file </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed over the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Can be subscribed to </li></ul><ul><li>Can be automatically downloaded to PC </li></ul><ul><li>Can be synchronised with media player </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sample Podcasts <ul><li>EdTech 101 </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher podcasts – </li></ul><ul><li>ihistory , biologyoracle </li></ul><ul><li>Student podcasts – </li></ul><ul><li>Room 20 WPS , Radio WillowWeb </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does it work? The Potential for Podcasts in Education Dr. Lisa Germany, Swinburne University Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing Email Email TEXT E-mail Server E-mail Application (Outlook/Thunderbird) Podcast RSS feed MP3 Website Feed Reader (iTunes/Internet Explorer)
  5. 5. Why podcast? <ul><li>TEACHER PODCASTS </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantaged students - ESL/dyslexic/hearing impaired </li></ul><ul><li>Students with different learning rates </li></ul><ul><li>Absent students </li></ul><ul><li>On-demand learning </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-tasking </li></ul><ul><li>Revision – ongoing access </li></ul><ul><li>Face-to-face classes used for active learning </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why podcast? <ul><li>STUDENT PODCASTS </li></ul><ul><li>Technology is a draw card </li></ul><ul><li>Improved speaking & listening skills </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated by world-wide audience </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility for accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Creative assessment alternative </li></ul><ul><li>Peer tutoring </li></ul>
  7. 7. Uses in the classroom <ul><li>Record students’ oral presentations and share them with the world (  assessment) </li></ul><ul><li>A LOTE Teacher records a number of possible questions for the Year 12 speaking exam. Student listen to questions (on random) and roleplay their responses. </li></ul><ul><li>In Literacy groups, students prepare and record a speech about their favourite hobby using MP3 voice recorders </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to podcast <ul><li>Write/plan the podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Record a digital audio file </li></ul><ul><li>Edit and enhance </li></ul><ul><li>Upload to a website/blog </li></ul><ul><li>Create an RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Promote your podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Get audience feedback </li></ul>PODOMATIC
  9. 9. Audacity <ul><li>Record Audio </li></ul><ul><li>Delete portions </li></ul><ul><li>Change tempo </li></ul><ul><li>Change pitch </li></ul>
  10. 10. Help is here… <ul><li>www.tech-savvy.com.au </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Members </li></ul>

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