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Podcasting for Enthusastic Beginners

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Presentation for Vermont's Dynamic Landscapes May 19, 2011

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Podcasting for Enthusastic Beginners

  1. 1. Podcasting For Enthusiastic Beginners Presented by Anna Bolognani, M.Ed., Library Media Specialist
  2. 2. What is a podcast?
  3. 3. Finding other people's podcasts for use in your classroom.
  4. 7. http://www.podcastalley.com/ http://podcast.com/ http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/ http://www.npr.org /
  5. 8. Creating your own and working with students. http://www.flickr.com/photos/56155476@N08/5313516469/
  6. 9. Equipment Computer – desk or laptop Helpful- not necessary Headset Or External microphone
  7. 10. The Plan Prepare a storyboard or outline. Write a script. Write out questions for an interview. Have the text ready to read. Practice reading the text for fluency before you start recording.
  8. 11. Getting Started http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ http://www.apple.com/ilife/garageband/
  9. 12. Be sure to do a sound check. Recording without a microphone - Speak louder and face the computer. Recording with a microphone - Adjust as needed – too close popping Sounds on t, p, b and s sound is sharp.
  10. 13. Find a quiet spot for recording. Especially if doing an interview. Sometimes you want the background noises to create the sense of place. Be sure to get permission if recording a meeting.
  11. 16. Selection Tool
  12. 19. Zoom Tool
  13. 25. Time Shift Tool
  14. 26. Time to save my project.
  15. 28. Envelope Tool
  16. 48. http://www.apple.com/findouthow/music/#podcast
  17. 49. <ul><li>Ideas for creating podcasts: </li></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><li>do interviews – any subject area </li></ul><ul><li>presentations for any subject area or </li></ul><ul><li>assignment </li></ul><ul><li>read original works </li></ul><ul><li>weekly school news </li></ul><ul><li>record and playback for fluency practice </li></ul><ul><li>sports reporting </li></ul><ul><li>music classes - band – chorus </li></ul><ul><li>book reviews </li></ul>
  18. 50. Ideas for using podcasts: Teachers lectures assignment instructions book talks exams assignments for absent students foreign language practice
  19. 51. Resources: Music clips & sound files http://www.opuzz.com/ http://www.opuzz.com/ http://freemusicarchive.org/ http://www.masternewmedia.org/royalty-free-music- where-to-find-free-music-tracks-for-your-video-clips/ http://www.fws.gov/video/sound.htm http://www.fozzy42.com/SoundClips.html http://resources.bravenet.com/audio_clips
  20. 52. Resources: How to do podcasts... http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/07-podcast-recording-location.htm http://podcasting.about.com/od/basics101/a/planningpodcast.htm http://www.podcasting-tools.com/ Apple how to GarageBand http://www.apple.com/findouthow/music/#podcast Audacity Tutorial http://audacity.sourceforge.net/manual-1.2/tutorials.html
  21. 53. Print Resources: Boss, Suzie and Jane Krauss. Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age . OR: ISTE, 2007. Ohler, Jason. Digital Storytelling in the Classroom . Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2008. Richardson, Will. Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms . Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2010.
  22. 54. http://wiki.creativecommons.org/Welcome_To_The_Podcasting_Legal_Guide Legal Stuff
  23. 55. Other Handy Links ISTE Nets and Performance Indicators for Students http://www.iste.org/standards/nets-for-students /nets-student-standards-2007.aspx VT Technology Grade Expectations http://vermonttges2010.pbworks.com/w/page/26068224 /FrontPage

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