Podcasting in Education - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Podcasting in education
1 / 49

  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Podcasting in Education. Why go Podcasting?. Why go Podcasting?. Educational Uses of Podcasts. Sound Seeing Tours Daily Reporter Student Almanac Process Streams Study Guides Sound Stories Podcast Dramas Poetry Slams. Educational Uses of Podcasts. Our View Today in History

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.

Download Presentation

Podcasting in Education

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript

Podcasting in education

Podcasting in Education

Why go podcasting

Why go Podcasting?

Why go podcasting1

Why go Podcasting?

Educational uses of podcasts

Educational Uses of Podcasts

  • Sound Seeing Tours

  • Daily Reporter

  • Student Almanac

  • Process Streams

  • Study Guides

  • Sound Stories

  • Podcast Dramas

  • Poetry Slams

Podcasting in education

Educational Uses of Podcasts

  • Our View

  • Today in History

  • Remediation for slower learners

  • Extension activities

  • Assistance for students with disabilties

  • Book Talk

  • Spelling Bee

  • Pod Pals

  • Replace leturing

Podcasting in education



What is a podcast

What is a Podcast?

Types of podcasts

Types of Podcasts

Radio Shows

News Shows

Museum Tours

And of course education

And of CourseEducation

Types of podcasts1

Types of Podcasts

Podcasts can be about any topic

and can last for hours or minutes.

How do you listen

How do you listen?



Podcasting in education

Where do I find Podcasts?

What do i need good hardware options

What do I need? Good Hardware Options $

  • Go to Froogle.com

  • Search mp3 voice recorder

  • Sort from Low to High

What do i need better hardware options

What do I need? Better Hardware Options $$

  • At least 1 GB

  • Line in jack

  • Adjustable Levels

  • Small size

  • $75-$300+

iRiver 899

Video iPod w/Belkin Microphone

Creative Zen Nano Plus

What do i need best hardware options

What do I need? Best Hardware Options $$$

  • Stereo microphone

  • Live monitoring

  • Multiple save formats

  • Removable media

  • Multiple microphone inputs

  • $300-$500

Marantz PMD660

Edirol R09

Making your own

Making your own

Making your own1

Making your own

  • Choose a topic

  • Create a script

  • Record the Podcast

  • Produce and Publish

Choosing a topic

Choosing a Topic

Given the diversity of culture and the breadth of the curriculum as well as individual experiences, the number of topics are limitless

Creating a script

Creating a Script

  • Challenge #1

    • Taking all of the information and editing it down to the appropriate length

  • Challenge #2

    • Writing a script that is compelling and paints a descriptive picture that tells the story in in the listeners mind

Audacity pc and mac

Audacity PC and Mac

Podcasting in education

Download Audacity Installer

Podcasting in education

Download LAME File

Podcasting in education

Download LAME File


Podcasting in education

Once you have downloaded the Lame File you will still need to extract the file. By completing this task now you will save yourself a step later

Podcasting in education

Understanding Your Audacity Screen

Podcasting in education

Step 1

Record your voice by clicking the red record button and speaking into the microphone

Step 2

When you are finished recording press the yellow stop button

Step 3

Rewind and listen to your recording by pressing the purple rewind key and green play key

Podcasting in education

If you mess up simply click the X for the audio track to delete

This one is dedicated to all those with writers block

Podcasting in education

Importing Background Music and Effects

After you have downloaded your audio file, simply drag and drop your audio file in or click Project Import Audio and search for your file. Note, some files are in stereo and will show up as 2 different audio lines

Podcasting in education

Here I have added a music file to play in the background. What I want to do is start the music strong, fade down, then fade back up. For this we will use the Pincher a.k.a Envelope Tool

Podcasting in education

By clicking your mouse you will create little dots. You will be able to duck/envelope/fade/decrease the music levels

Podcasting in education

Shifting Audio

You can shift your audio and sound effects to the desired location, by using the Time Shift Tool Button

Podcasting in education

Saving and Exporting

If you want to save your project and continue working later, click File Save Project

If you are finished, it is time to Export As MP3

Podcasting in education

Exporting MP3 for the First Time

If you choose to Export as MP3 You will be prompted to find the lame file. You will only need to do this once.

Podcasting in education

This one is dedicated to all those struggling readers

Podcasting in education

Editing Audio

To edit out errors, click the I and highlight the section you want to delete.

Click delete

Podcasting in education

Editing Audio

To edit out errors, click the I and highlight the section you want to delete.

Click delete

Additional resources

Additional Resources

Sounds and Effects

Free Music

Podcasting in education

Where to upload your podcasts for free.

  • Audio Podcasts

Podcasting in education

Listen Up

  • Educational Podcast Sites

    • iTunes

    • Historical Podcasts

    • TEDTalks

    • TechTeachers

    • Astonomy 161

Podcasting in education

Listen Up

  • Classroom Examples

    • Room 208 (http://bobsprankle.com/blog/)

    • Radio Willow Web (http://www.mpsomaha.org/willow/radio/)

    • TechSavvy Girls (http://web.mac.com/tntnzing/iWeb/techsavvygirlz/Podcasts/Podcasts.html)

  • Teachers Sharing

    • Women of Web 2.0 (http://www.womenofweb2.com/)

    • Teach42 (http://www.teach42.com/)

    • Grammar Girls (http://grammar.qdnow.com/)

Podcasting in education

Additional Resources

In addition to the great resources provided by unitedstreaming these other resources are exemplary media sites.


  • www.garageband.com

  • http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/

  • http://ccmixter.org/

  • Speeches and Narrations

  • http://www.historychannel.com/speeches/archive1.html

  • http://www.pbs.org/greatspeeches/timeline/

  • http://www.archive.org/index.php

  • www.librivox.org

  • www.gutenberg.org

  • http://creativecommons.org/audio

Sounds & Sound Effects

  • http://www.findsounds.com/

  • http://www.smartsound.com/

  • http://www.naturesongs.com/

  • http://soundamerica.com/

  • Videos

  • http://www.kitzu.org/

  • http://www.archive.org/index.php

  • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

  • Pictures

  • www.pics4learning.com

Podcasting in education

When Will You Start Podcasting?

Brad Fountain


  • Login