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Podcasts And Screencasts


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This is the powerpoint used at the Montclair State University Classroom Reset 2010 Conference. Presenters: Pam Friedman and Laura Paiva

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Podcasts And Screencasts

  1. 1. Podcasting and Screencasting Pam Friedman Laura Paiva Westfield School District
  2. 2. <ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Screencasts </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>podcast definition </li></ul><ul><li>pod·cast (päd ′ kast′) </li></ul><ul><li>noun </li></ul><ul><li>a recorded program of talk, music, etc. made available over the Internet as a file () that can be downloaded to a computer or portable device </li></ul><ul><li>Etymology: < iPod , trademark for a portable digital electronic device + (broad)cast </li></ul><ul><li>transitive verb, intransitive verb </li></ul><ul><li>to make (a program) available as a podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2009 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Why create audio recordings? </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting is online audio content. Where bloggers are considered to be amateur journalists, podcasters </li></ul><ul><li>might be considered </li></ul><ul><li>amateur radio </li></ul><ul><li>personalities! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemental instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Music education </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign language practice </li></ul><ul><li>Audio books </li></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Book reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Oral reports </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>Radio Commercials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio Show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storynory: Free Audio Stories for Kids </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Radio Willow Web ( Willowdale Elementary School, Omaha Nebraska) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoiceThread: </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Write Script </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Record </li></ul><ul><li>Playback </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak slowly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak clearly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep recordings short </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce background noise </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Uploading podcasts – sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> (rss capabilities) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your teacher website </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Free </li></ul><ul><li>Easy way to incorporate technology </li></ul><ul><li>Allow students to present to a wide audience </li></ul><ul><li>Language arts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop writing skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing to authentic audience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Their voice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ANY grade level </li></ul><ul><li>ANY subject </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Podcasting Tools: </li></ul><ul><li>Resources for Educational Podcasting </li></ul><ul><li>The Education Podcast Network </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A screencast is a digital recording of computer screen output, also known as a video screen capture , often containing audio narration.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just as a screenshot is a picture of a user’s screen, a screencast is essentially a movie of the changes over time that a user sees on his monitor. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>A great way to provide high quality instruction at a low cost </li></ul><ul><li>Students can use this tool to record educational demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid providing the same professional development classes over and over </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to a friendly voice explain exactly what you need to know </li></ul><ul><li>You can watch a screencast as many times as you need, stopping and/or rewinding at your own pace </li></ul><ul><li>Great for visual learners </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Teach by example – show steps </li></ul><ul><li>Mimic one on one tutoring </li></ul><ul><li>Review and edit a student’s work </li></ul><ul><li>Students teach skills to others </li></ul><ul><li>Students record video and audio as they solve problems </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><ul><ul><li>Student Demo </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Kathy Schrock - Nanuet Public Schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Math Train </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Westfield School Screencasts </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Prepare script </li></ul><ul><li>Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Close unnecessary programs </li></ul><ul><li>Begin video </li></ul><ul><li>Tips </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak slowly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speak clearly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid extra mouse movements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep screencast under 5 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use an area of 800 x 600 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In PowerPoint use the Notes Section </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Your school’s website </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Google Video </li></ul><ul><li>You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>One True Media </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Appeals to both visual and auditory learners </li></ul><ul><li>Easier than just reading text </li></ul><ul><li>Playback as often as needed </li></ul><ul><li>Entertaining </li></ul><ul><li>Students can become teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment tool </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Jing: </li></ul><ul><li>ScreenToaster: </li></ul><ul><li>Snagit: </li></ul><ul><li>CamStudio: </li></ul><ul><li>iShowU: </li></ul><ul><li>Camtasia: </li></ul><ul><li>SCRAST: </li></ul><ul><li>Screencast-o-Matic : </li></ul><ul><li>Screenjelly: </li></ul><ul><li>ScreenCastle: </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Pam Friedman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Laura Paiva </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Website: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>