I Tunes For Education Update Oct08


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  • I Tunes For Education Update Oct08

    1. 1. More than a music player
    2. 2. <ul><li>iTunes has become a central point for downloading and enjoying all manner of multimedia content. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>music videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>online radio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TV shows, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>audio books </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>iPod makes iTunes mobile </li></ul><ul><li>You can use the full features of iTunes without ever hooking up an iPod </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>A podcast is ultimately a specialized RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>It has audio or video files as enclosures </li></ul><ul><li>That makes iTunes an RSS reader of sorts </li></ul><ul><li>If you find a podcast you like on the Web somewhere, it's easy to add it to iTunes using Advanced -> Subscribe to Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Ticket Link </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>When Podcast “shopping,” go to the iTunes store </li></ul><ul><li>Written for Mac users but iTunes specific directions are the same </li></ul><ul><li>Directions written for iTunes ver. 4.9 but still useful </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/the-complete-guide-to-itunes-49-with-podcasts/ </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>If you click the Subscribe or Get Episode button in the iTunes Store & it doesn’t download, the website that provides that podcast may be offline, busy or blocked. Select Podcasts and then click Refresh to try again. </li></ul><ul><li>If you subscribe by entering its URL and the podcast doesn't download, the URL could be wrong. Check the page. Look for RSS or XML </li></ul><ul><li>Some podcasts on the Internet may use files that are incompatible with iTunes. For more information, contact the podcast producer. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Ryan High School-Activities-UIL Spelling-Read Alouds </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan High School-Shortcuts—Library Services-Student Resources-November Podcasts </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Part of the iTunes store offering free lectures, language lessons, audiobooks, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 75,000 educational audio and video files </li></ul><ul><li>In the iTunes store, click on iTunes U </li></ul><ul><li>More information </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Education resource page that has lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Need to create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Can send the media within lessons to iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/collection.php?collection=860 </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>The Education Podcast Network -scroll down left side </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Alley -Choose Education under Pick a Podcast Genre </li></ul><ul><li>Washingtonpost.com article- Ipods Fast Becoming New Teacher’s Pet—good ideas for classroom use </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/10/18/AR2005101801670.html </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>1 st- Create your media file </li></ul><ul><ul><li>use Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directions available in Eduphoria in the notes for this class </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd- Create a Schoolwires Podcast page & upload your file </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd- Let your students and colleagues know where to go to subscribe </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Ideas for using Podcasting on a school Webpage: </li></ul><ul><li>Record the reading of announcements each day and post them </li></ul><ul><li>School Concerts </li></ul><ul><li>Athletic Events Newscast </li></ul><ul><li>World Language lab assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures—for those absent and those wishing to review content while studying for tests </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>BUT remember copyright laws. You can not post copyrighted music on your Webpage. While it may be very tempting to upload commercial music to your website using the podcast feature, please be aware of copyright restrictions. As a general rule, downloading or streaming music from the internet is illegal unless the copyright owner explicitly allows free downloads. Please respect Intellectual Property Rights. </li></ul><ul><li>For more information of copyright issues - including fair use for educational purposes - visit http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Podcasting_Legal_Guide   </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>There are many resources out there for free music to download and include in Podcasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Two examples are: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Podsafe Music Network ( http://music.podshow.com ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FreePlayMusic ( www.freeplaymusic.com ) </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Many people won't even try to print anything from iTunes--after all, it's not used to create any kind of document. But if you do select an album or playlist and hit Control+P, you'll find a clever dialog box that lets you print various kinds of CD sleeves, including album artwork and neatly formatted track listings. In full color, if you want. </li></ul>