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Ed480 Podcasting


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Ed480 Podcasting

  1. 1. Victoria S. Tudela ED 480/ Fall 2009 Mr. John Jenkins
  2. 2. A podcast is a digital media file or collection of files that is distributed over the internet. The files can then be played back on a computer or personal player, such as an Ipod. The method by which podcasts are distributed is often called podcasting. Click Ova Here
  3. 3. <ul><li>Podcasting began to catch hold with the public in late 2004, though during the 1998–2001 dot-com era there were multiple &quot;podcasts&quot; done by major companies, such as Real Networks and </li></ul><ul><li>Many individuals and groups contributed to the emergence and popularity of podcasts. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>There are three kinds of podcasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Audio podcasts also known as a MP3 are the most common types of podcasts. Enhanced podcasts can have images to go along with the audio. </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced podcasts are an AAC file and are not supported by all devices. </li></ul><ul><li>Video podcasts are movies, complete with sound. Video podcasts can be in a variety of formats, but MPEG-4 is the most popular . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Podcasts has many educational benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Students are able to create a product to share with a potentially world-wide audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing that there is a real-world audience gives students purpose and motivation to create a spectacular product. </li></ul><ul><li>It is interactive and a creative way of learning </li></ul><ul><li>Improves speaking and listening skills </li></ul><ul><li>Meets the different learning styles of each student </li></ul>cLiCk Me Choose me too
  6. 6. <ul><li>Allows teachers to provide additional instructions to students and involve them in the interaction. </li></ul><ul><li>It is especially useful for the students with learning difficulties. </li></ul><ul><li>Powerful new instructional tool </li></ul><ul><li>It enables teachers to reach students through a medium that is both “cool” and part of their lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting has the capacity of advancing a student’s education beyond the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>It attracts a global audience quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>Click here to read more </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible Learning Opportunities: can listen & watch any time. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not have to use computer for playback. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greatly increases access to classes, lectures, and talks by making these available for download to people who cannot attend the session in person. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is very valuable for students to use as a review or a study guide. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large file size which requires broadband connection and it makes it harder to download if the connection is slow. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users must make sure that all files are MP3 format and not just for I pods. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transcripts must be made of files to ensure accessibility. (Timely & Costly) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Remember, you don't need an iPod or handheld to be a part of podcasting–you can listen right from your web browser. Whatever personal device you may use to listen to podcasts, learning is certainly in hand!
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  10. 10. <ul><li>Thank You Very Much!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Have a Wonderful Evening </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and Love </li></ul>