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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. /
  5. 8. Creating your own and working with students.
  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
  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.
  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 where-to-find-free-music-tracks-for-your-video-clips/
  20. 52. Resources: How to do podcasts... Apple how to GarageBand Audacity Tutorial
  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. Legal Stuff
  23. 55. Other Handy Links ISTE Nets and Performance Indicators for Students /nets-student-standards-2007.aspx VT Technology Grade Expectations /FrontPage