Mc Cook Pod Vod Screencast


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This presentation is for a group of teachers at McCook Central in South Dakota.
It describes podcasting, vodcasting, and screencasting, and how it may be used in the classroom.

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Mc Cook Pod Vod Screencast

  1. 1. PodcastingVodcastingscreencasting<br />SD ESA2 and STAT21 Present:<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  2. 2. Why are we here today?<br />Why do I care about podcasts?<br />When will I ever use this technology?<br />My students probably know all there is to know about podcasts and whatever, right?<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  3. 3. Let’s see what you think<br /><br /> Click on McCook Central in the menu on the left<br />It’s anonymous – I can’t tell who has voted and how<br />Be honest, but try to be open minded<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  4. 4. Learning Targets for Today<br />Learn what podcast, vodcast, and screencasts are.<br />Similarities and differences between each of the technologies<br />Learn some basic tools for creating these mobile broadcasts<br />Find a way to integrate one of these technologies into your practice for this year<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  5. 5. 21st Century Skills (NETS•S)for students<br />Creativity & Innovation<br />Communication & Collaboration<br />Research & Information Fluency<br />Critical Thinking/Problem Solving<br />Digital Citizenship<br />Technology Operations & Concepts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  6. 6. Nat’l Ed. Tech. Standards (NETS) for teachers<br />Facilitate and Inspire student learning & creativity<br />Design & Develop digital age learning experiences and assessments<br />Model digital age work and learning<br />Promote & Model digital citizenship <br />Engage in professional growth & leadership<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  7. 7. What is a Podcast?<br />Podcast stands for Personal On Demand Broadcast<br />Originally derived from the words “broadcast” and “iPod”<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  8. 8. A podcast is an audio or video digital media file that is distributed over the Internet. A podcast is different from other video or audio files that you can download on the Web because a podcast can be subscribed to and automatically downloaded for you when new content is added.<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  9. 9. A vodcast is a type of podcast (a video podcast)<br />Video + On + Demand + Broadcast<br />You can also <br />subscribe to <br />Vodcasts!<br /><ul><li>Digital Storytelling
  10. 10. Project Based Learning
  11. 11. Tutorials
  12. 12. Illustrate difficult concepts</li></ul>MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  13. 13. Vodcasts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  14. 14. Just as a screenshot is a picture of a user&apos;s screen, a screencast is essentially a movie of the changes over time that a user sees on his monitor.<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  15. 15. Screencasts<br />A screencast tutorial: Creating dummy Gmail accounts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  16. 16. Podcasting in Plain English<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  17. 17. Podcast/Vodcast/Screencast directories<br />Podcatchers<br />Finding Casts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  18. 18. Finding Podcasts<br />Use a Directory such as Podcast Alley<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  19. 19. Finding Podcasts/Vodcasts<br />iTunes – a directory, podcatcher, music player, and more<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  20. 20. Finding Screencasts<br />Use a directory such as <br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  21. 21. Creating a Pod/Vodcast<br />STEPS:<br />Record footage (audio or video)<br />Edit your podcast<br />Compress your file<br />Publish your podcast <br />Promote your podcast (iTunes, newsletters, blogs, etc.) Let your parents and community know it’s out there!<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  22. 22. Audio Podcasts <br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  23. 23. Audacity<br />Using Audacity to create a MP3 podcast<br />Why do we love Audacity? Because it’s spelled F-R-E-E!<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  24. 24. The LAME Encoder & Saving Your File<br />Compress that file to an MP3.<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  25. 25. Vodcasts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  26. 26. Video Editing Software <br />Movie Maker<br />iTunes<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  27. 27. Compress Your Video – big files eat bandwidth<br />320X240<br />Save to your computer – choose the broadband option<br />iMovie lets you compress your video as well<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  28. 28. Create an RSS Feed (ask your local Techie)<br />Some sites will do this for you! (youtube, teachertube, gcast)<br />Publishing your Pod/Vodcast<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  29. 29. GCAST<br />Record, upload, mix & publish all in one site. FREE!<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  30. 30. Promote your PodVodcast!<br />Submit your RSS Feed to iTunes,,, or another podcast directory<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  31. 31. Update your pod/vodcast on a regular basis<br />Promote your podcast to parents, school administrators, the community<br />Keeps people listening<br />& watching<br />Rank higher in the podcast directories<br />Always abide by your district’s technology policies (re: names, faces, etc.)<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  32. 32. Curriculum Enhancement<br />Promote Programs & Activities<br />Research Tools<br />Share School News<br />Professional Development<br />Archived Lessons (classroom recordings)<br />Field Recordings<br />Study Support<br />Classroom Integration<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  33. 33. Rubrics for podcast evaluation<br />Evaluating for use in class, or for evaluating student created podcasts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  34. 34. Classroom Integration<br />Curriculum Enhancement<br />Supply reference information about a topic<br />A lesson starter (background)<br />Extension of a lesson (enrichment)<br /><br /><br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  35. 35. Promoting Programs & Activities<br />Sharing News & Information<br />Newscasts<br />Recordings from live events (band events, interviews, speakers, sporting events)<br /><br />Student created newscasts<br />Information can be shared easily with the community<br /><br />Classroom Integration<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  36. 36. Classroom Integration<br />A Research Tool<br />Collect podcast addresses or resources around a specific area of research (oral history, language or culture of a country)<br />Create a podcast directory (post the directory to the school site or a class blog)<br />Listening to podcasts and taking notes<br /><br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  37. 37. Classroom Integration<br />Professional Development<br />Archiving Lessons<br />Educator Conferences (NECC, ISTE) all have conferences available in podcast format<br /><br />Record & archive lessons for later download <br /><br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  38. 38. Integrating Podcasts<br />Field Recordings<br />Study Support<br />Record podcasts from anywhere<br />Field notes<br />Share observations while out in the field<br />Interviews <br />Virtual tours<br /><br />Listen over and over again to increase comprehension<br />Very popular where there is large amounts of information to process<br /><br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />
  39. 39. Integrating Screencasts<br />Curriculum Enhancement<br />Supply reference information about a topic<br />A lesson starter (background)<br />Extension of a lesson (enrichment)<br />Place screencasts on a Website or wiki for students who may have missed or need a refresher<br />Study guides<br />Student created screencasts<br />MGoodwin ESA2<br />