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  1. Podcasting: A New Genre Exciting Students Carol Siwinski Germantown Academy Curricular Technology Specialist PETE & C February 10 -12, 2008

  2. Podcasting • Allows for the distribution of audio or video files through RSS feed • RSS - real simple syndication • Audio, enhanced audio or video files in MP3 or M4a format • You can listen to podcast on Internet • Using an aggregator iTunes or iPodder you can subscribe to the podcast and listen later • Subcribe to podcast with aggregtor • New episode automatically added through feed to aggregator • Transfer podcast to iPod or mP3 player for portable listening

  3. iPod • More than just a music player • Portable learning tool • Can develop core literacy skills • Crosses generational lines • Can be integrated into almost all disciplines • Course content dissemination • Classroom recording • Field recording • Study support • File storage and transfer

  4. Podcasts in the Classroom • Music students • Listen to, memorize and critique classical music • Share original musical works • Foreign language • Listen to native music • Exposure to native speakers • Listen to native newspapers to receive another view point of world events • Learn a Foreign language • E-mail key pals can become pod pals • Create their own content • History and English • Listen to historical speeches • Listen to interviews with experts • Share original work

  5. Sample Podcasts • Digging Up Dinosaurs • http://www.germantownacademy.org/curtech/radioga/RadioGAcast3.htm • China’s Treasure Crest • http://www.germantownacademy.org/curtech/radioga/RadioGAcast7.htm • Author’s Corner • http://www.germantownacademy.org/curtech/radioga/RadioGAcast15.htm • 1920s Podcast • Wxyy • http://www.germantownacademy.org/curtech/radioga/RadioGAcast16.htm • Uncorked New York • http://www.germantownacademy.org/curtech/radioga/RadioGAcast17.htm

  6. Sample Podcasts • Grammar Girls Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing • http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/default.aspx • English Idioms and Slang • http://www.englishcaster.com/idioms/ • Storynory: Free Audio Stories for Kids • http://storynory.com/ • MathGrad: Everyday Mathematics Explained • http://www.mathgrad.com/ • First Amendment Minute • http://www.firstamendmentminute.com/Podcasts/feed.xml • LearnOutLoud Great History Speeches • http://www.learnoutloud.com/Catalog/History/Speeches/Great-Speeches-in-History-Podcast/21306 • Coffee Break Spanish • http://www.radiolinguamedia.com/cbs/www/index.html

  7. Finding a Podcast • Educational Podcast for Teaching and Learning • http://recap.ltd.uk/podcasting/index.php • The educational Podcast Network • http://epnweb.org/ • Podcast Alley - site features monthly ranking with a top ten list • http://www.podcastalley.com/ • iTunes • Download iTunes http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ • New version iTunes 6.0 or later has a built in Podcast directory. • Launch iTunes • Click the Podcasts icon in the Source panel. • Categories are listed on the bottom-left of the screen. • Perform a search.

  8. Subscribing to Podcast • iTunes easiest way, find it and • Find badge on web page • If no iTunes badge select and drag and drop it into iTunes • Using iTunes, copy the RSS URL address and paste

  9. Listening to Podcast • On iTunes on a computer • Subscribe through iTunes • New episodes automatically updated • On MP3 player such as iPod • Portable • Plug in iPod episodes automatically synchronized • Podcast can be automatically deleted • On web page, don’t subscribe just listen

  10. Creating a Podcast • Make an MP3 or M4a file • Preproduction - write script, find music, assign roles, etc • Production using audio editing app to record Audacity, Garageband, mic, etc • Upload the MP3 to web server • Create web page or use free weblog -Word press, LiveJournal, Blogger • Link to URL of MP3or M4a on web page to listen • Create XML file RSS2.0 feed with enclosures- (Feedburner online or Feeder $29.99) • Link to URL of XML file on web page • Submit podcast to directories • Visitors subscribe through iTunes, directors or web page links

  11. PreProduction • Preproduction takes at least 3/4 of production time • Develop format - host, topics and segments? • Need a creative, catchy title • Research, write and rehearse scripts • Students develop a podcasting voice • Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse! • Have students listen to sample podcast • Who is audience - students, parents, etc. • Length should not be long 8 to 10 minutes

  12. Recording • External mic better than built -in • Recommend Logitec noise filtering headset • Set sound preferences of system to recognize external mic • Best app is GarageBand on MAC or Audacity on PC • Can also use browser based app or iPod with mic • GarageBand is nonlinear but easiest to record in order of script • Record short pieces less chance for mistakes • Leave space for intro, outro and bumpers

  13. Speaking Mistakes • Talking too fast • Honor periods • Drop off end of words • Popping p’s • Puking – using a fake voice • Ware mic practically next to eyes • Eating the mic too close • Touching the mic • Enunciate clearly • Speaking a normal volume – speak to friend • Prepare and practice • Record in short portions and then put together • Reduce the background noise • Smile while reading

  14. PostProduction • Edit clips • Eliminate pauses and interruptions • Add intro, outro and bumpers • Use loops from GarageBand • Audacity needs to download podcast safe music • Adjust music tracks for ducking • When perfect send to iTunes and convert it to MP3 • Place MP3 on web server

  15. Publishing Podcasts Once you created your audio program and uploaded it to a web server, make links to it on a web page or blog . Your final step is to create an RSS feed which converts your audio files into a bone fide podcast. • Feeder - creating, editing and publishing RSS feeds on Mac OS X cost $29.95. All reside on your server • http://reinventedsoftware.com/feeder/ • Feedburner -creating an RSS feed • http://www.google.com/support/feedburner/bin/answer.py?answer=79416&ctx=sibling • Blogger and Feedburner - tutorial • http://www.podcastingnews.com/articles/Make_Podcast_Blogger.html • Feed Validator • http://www.feedvalidator.org • Submit RSS feed address to podcast directories including iTunes • Link to your Podcast in iTunes using this tutorial

  16. Creating Podcast with Web 2.0 • PodOmatic - Create, Find, Share Podcasts • http://www.podomatic.com/podcast • MyPodcast.Com free web2.0 podcasting application • http://www.mypodcast.com/?gclid=CL-uwaC735ACFSBMGgodh2uHXg • JamGlue - Create your podcast and download the MP3 • http://www.jamglue.com/ • Podpoint - $19/month Podcast feed, podcast manager, iTunes submission, sermon notes • http://podpoint.net/start

  17. Podcasting Resources • Learning in Hand • http://www.learninginhand.com/podcasting/index.html • Complete Guide to iTunes Podcast from iLounge • http://ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/the-complete-guide-to-itunes-49-with-podcasts/ • Guide to Podcast creation • http://www.ilounge.com/index.php/articles/comments/beginners-guide-to-podcast-creation/ • Enhanced Podcasting Creation • http://creativemac.digitalmedianet.com/articles/viewarticle.jsp?id=37839-0 • Recording a Podcasting Tutorial - Audacity • http://www.jakeludington.com/podcasting/20050222_recording_a_podcast.html • Podcasting Tool Box • http://mashable.com/2007/07/04/podcasting-toolbox/

  18. Sound Resources • History Channel Great Speeches • http://www.historychannel.com/broadband/home/index.jsp • The Classical Music Archives • http://www.classicalarchives.com/ • Dance Music MPeg and Video Clips from Library of Congress • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/dihtml/divideos.html • Free Music Play sample clips royalty free • http://www.freemusicplay.com/ • The Free Sound Project • http://freesound.iua.upf.edu/index.php • Flash Kit -Sound FX • http://flashkit.com/soundfx/ • Podcast Bumper Music • http://bumpermusic.blogspot.com/ • Four bEEs - free media • http://www.fourbees.com/fourbees/audelm.asp

  19. iPod Tools/Tip and Tricks • Using iPod as portable recording device • iTalk Griffith voice recorder • Inserting recorder • Speak clearly, projecting voice, use inflection • Hold recorder a few inches from mouth • Between recording preserver battery • Set iPod to be updated manually • Organization a must • Download recordings either to desktop or iTunes and rename immediately • Compress recording in iTunes • Convert recordings to MP3 in iTunes

  20. Digitizing Artifacts • Scan images • Make jpg, landscape 640 X 480 • Take photos as close as possible • Download digital images from camera • Be careful not to crop become pixilated • Download images from web • Only USE 640 X 480 or larger • Use digital video camera with firewire • Record voice over • Use iMovie, GarageBand, Audacity or iPod with recorder • Capture Music • iTunes, GarageBand loops, CD • Use mp3 format • Free music resources

  21. Image Resources • Library of Congress • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/ • Library of Congress on Flickr • http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/ • Kodak’s Powerful Days in Black and White • http://www.kodak.com/US/en/corp/features/moore/mooreIndex.shtml • National Archives of UK from Doomsday to present • http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ • National Archives • http://www.archives.gov/ • Classroom Clipart • http://classroomclipart.com/ • Pics4Learning • http://www.pics4learning.com/