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Global Voices. The World is Talking Are You Listening?. Created by Naomi Harm. Purpose of today’s workshop. Define what podcasting is Identify its purpose related to education Discover how to listen to and subscribe to podcasts using a computer and an iPod - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • The World is Talking Are You Listening?Global VoicesCreated by Naomi Harm

    Created by Naomi Harm

  • Purpose of todays workshopDefine what podcasting isIdentify its purpose related to educationDiscover how to listen to and subscribe to podcasts using a computer and an iPodCreate a sample podcast or a screencast

    Created by Naomi Harm

  • Focused questions to be addressed

    What is podcasting?

    Why should I use it in the classroom?

    Does this work with the curriculum or the standards?

    How will it benefit my students?

    How does it benefit the teachers?

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  • Common TerminologyPodcasta collection of technologies for automatically distributing audio and video over the Internet. An mp3 audio file that is distributed via an RSS feed which is updated automatically. Users can listen anytime and anywhere.

    RSSReally Simple Syndicationa small text file that provides a concise summary of the content of a web page; enables subscribers to receive automatic updates of information.

    Pod Catchersoftware that finds new podcasts and transfers them from the Internet to your computer automatically. (Users have to subscribe).

    MP3compressed audio files

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  • What is podcasting?podcasting is the method of distributing multimedia files, such as audio broadcasts or music videos allowing users to subscribe to a feed of new files (usually MP3s)over the Internet for playback on mobile devices and personal computers.

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  • The purpose behind podcastingPodcasting enables independent producers to create self-published, syndicated "radio shows.

    Listeners may subscribe to feeds using "podcatching" software.

    The software periodically checks for and downloads new content automatically.

    Software is also able to synchronize (copy) podcasts to portable music players.

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  • The purpose behind podcastingAny digital audio player or computer with audio-playing software can play podcasts.

    The audio content is available on demand - people can listen to it when they want, where they want, and how they want.

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  • Visual Aid of Overview of Podcasting

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  • What are the benefits/uses of podcasting?Students can listen to lectures for a second or third time at their leisure to strengthen their content knowledge Native language is not EnglishMotivate and engage struggling readers and writersEfficient use of class time - Students listen to podcast before class and class time can be used for discussionMissed lecture or homework assignmentTutorial

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  • What are the benefits/uses of podcasting?Supplementary educational material (speeches, music, or other) Recipes or how-to instructions Self-guided walking tours Yoga, meditation, or visualizationSermons, speeches, or debates Storytelling for children or adults Bands, musicians, comedians... can release their songs or clips. Sportscasts

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  • What are the benefits/uses of podcasting?Interviews Guest lectures Student presentations Quick highlights from newly academic or scientific research papers Student-produced podcasts Audio recap of the top stories on a news site Audio from conference sessions Language lessons

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  • Meeting the needs of all learnersDigital Natives- the native speakers of the digital language of computers, video games and the Internet.

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  • Digital Native LearnersBorn between 1982-2000

    70 million strong in size

    First generation of digital natives

    Entering the workforce NOW

    Ambitious- success orientated entrepreneurs

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  • Digital Native LearnersHyper- communicators

    Expert multi-taskers

    Prefer to learn just-in-time

    Process pictures, sounds and video before text

    Instant gratification and instant rewardsGadget oriented

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  • Digital Immigrant TeachersDigital Immigrants- not born into the digital world, but have become fascinated by and have adopted many aspects of the new technology.

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  • Digital Immigrant Teachers PreferSlow and controlled release of information

    Singular processing and limited tasking

    Text before pictures, sounds and video

    Information linearly, logically and sequentially

    Teach to the curriculum guide and standardized tests

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  • Digital Immigrant TeachersAdapt to their environment by retaining their accent

    Socialize differently and are just learning the new language (DSL)

    Prefer to teach just-in-case (its on the exam)

    Time to process and synthesize information

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  • Educational Podcast ExamplesThe Educational Podcast Network

    Radio Willow Web

    Kid casts: Podcasting in the Classroom

    Room 208

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  • Educational Podcast ExamplesM&M Online Magazine

    Madrid Young Learners

    Southwest High School

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  • Podcast Directories

    Podcast Alley - http://www.podcasts.netiiTunes Week in Technology 411 -

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  • iTunes OverviewDownload iTunes from Apple Website

    Download and play a podcast from Music Store

    Subscribe to a podcast with iTunes store

    Submit your podcast through iTunes

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  • 1. Open iTunesOpen iTunes by clicking on the iTunes icon in the dock or bottom menu barDouble-clicking the iTunes icon in the applications folder

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  • 2. Accessing the iTunes Music StoreAccess the iTunes Music Store by clicking on the Music Store from the source list on the left hand side of the iTunes window

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  • 3. Go to the Podcast sectionTo access the podcast section of the Music Store, click on the Podcasts selection in the Inside the Music Store section of the music store window, on the left hand side of the music store window

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  • 4. Select your PodcastOnce inside the podcast section of the music store, there are a number of different ways to search for podcasts.Search barManual BrowsingClick on a Podcast to get more information

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  • 5. Subscribe to the PodcastTo subscribe to the podcast that you have selected, click on the subscribe button

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  • 6. Listen to EpisodesNow that you have subscribed to the Podcast, you can listen to individual episodes by double clicking them in your podcasts list after you have downloaded them.

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  • 6. Listen to EpisodesSync your portable player with your computer's media player, and you're ready to go (iPod or any MP3 player) Playback the audio file on your computer

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  • 7. Submit your own PodcastTo submit your own podcast, go back to the music store and click on the button that says Submit a Podcast.

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  • 8. Input podcast feedIn the Podcast Feed URL box, type in the web address where your RSS (xml) file is uploaded. This may not be where your audio file is. This is just the address for the XML file.

    Click Continue

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  • 9. Review and Submit PodcastIf your RSS feed was validated, you will see the podcast review sectionReview the details of the Podcast, and if everything is correct, click submitThe podcast will show up in the iTunes Directory in 2-3 days, sometimes more or less depending on traffic.

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  • How do you create a podcast?1. Record your audio with recording software and personal recording device

    2. Edit your audio and or mix with recording software

    3. Process file as mp3 file type

    4.Upload to web hosting space

    5. Generate an RSS feed

    6. Submit to iTunes

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  • 6 Step Podcasting Process1. A Concept2. Content and Script3. Desktop Microphones4. Recording and Editing Software5. Hosting Space6. Generate and RSS feed

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  • Step #1: A ConceptWho is the target audience? Students? Faculty? Staff? The Community?

    What is the purpose?

    Who will be involved?

    How often will these be produced?

    What types of items will be featured?

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  • Step #2: ContentPersonal InterviewsPublic service announcementsUpcoming school eventsCourse content trainingsScreen casts

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  • Step #3: USB MicrophonePlugs directly into the microphone port.

    Surprisingly Effective

    $29.00 at an office supply store or CDW-G

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  • Step #3: USB MicrophoneConsider a Y Audio Cable Splitter

    Connect two microphones to the same port

    $3.00 at Radio Shack

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  • Step #4: Recording & Editing SoftwareAudacityPhoto Story 3iWriterSmartboard softwareClickcasterSlide StoryMyPodcastGCastPodomatic

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