Mp3 players and iPods in Education Haley MacKenzie & Denise Turner techlahore.wordpress.com/.../ www.dansdata.com/usbmp3.htm
History and Development • Timeline - History of MP3 • 1987 - EUREKA project • January 1988 - Moving Picture Experts Group or MPEG was established • April 1989 - Fraunhofer received a German patent for MP3. • 1992 - MPEG-1. • 1993 - MPEG-1 standard published. • 1994 - MPEG-2 developed and published a year later. • November 26, 1996 - United States patent issued for MP3. • September 1998 - enforce their patent rights. • February 1999 - A record company called SubPop is the first to distribute music tracks in the MP3 format. • 1999 - Portable MP3 players appear.
http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q-YYebQtzY • iPod Features • Some of iPod's more notable features include: • Audio • Video • Photos • External hard drive • Calender/contacts syncing • Games • Car integration • From Apple, accessories include: • Microphone • External digital voice recorders • Universal dock for charging, syncing or connecting to external A/V equipment • Remote control compatible with universal dock • Camera connector • Armbands, cases and skins • Car audio adapters, in-car iPod holders • Portable, desktop and wireless speakers • iPod Hi-Fi speaker system • Car chargers and power adapters • Radio transmitters
iTunes • use it for organizing, playing, converting and downloading files from an external source to your computer and from your computer to an iPod • built-in iTunes Store • The iTunes Store lets iPod users purchase music, movies, podcasts, audiobooks and music videos with a click
Brainstorm Videos/Movies Benchmark lessons Evidence Evaluations Video debates Virtual tours Movie from flashcards You Tube videos Interviews Video instructions/how to…. Students movies Staff development Movie from IWB Plays
Games/Quizzes • Quiz makers – Iquiz and Quizzler • Quizzes are useful for teachers and sudents • Can download quizzes and create them • iQuiz • Has creative graphics • Background music • Multiple choice/ true and false • Timer • Change settings • Can download quizzes
Quizzler • Variety of devices • Limited by free version • Useful in classroom environment • Easy to navigate • Change settings
http://encyclopodia.sourceforge.net/en/index.html Check whether your iPod is supported: Encyclopodia can be installed on iPods generation one to four, as well as on iPods mini and Photo iPods. Otherwise the setup wizard will refuse to install Encyclopodia on your iPod.
PowerPoint slides Flashcards Audio - Photos Viewing activities Students recording Club 4Cast. Speaking / listening activities / evaluation Audio books Students reading Teacher reading Thinker’s Keys - I Spy Science experiments How to record on an ipod Episode #14
Podcasts • What is a Podcast? • It’s a free video and audio series • Download from iTunes to computer, iPod, iPhone or Apple TV • One click to subscribe • Range of Podcasts • Automatically downloads
Record your own • Computer, Mic and software • GarageBand or Audacity • Can record interviews from Skype or iChat through Audio Hijack, Wiretap or Audio Grabber.
Audio files include: • texts that would have been read in the past • a teacher’s commentary on a text that the pupils are studying • foreign language dialogues and vocabulary • recorded lectures • Music to be studied • interviews with experts • Podcasts from other schools eg Orange Grove Primary School • public service broadcasts delivered through the Podcast medium • Videos and PDF’s could also be delivered in the same way.
Students can podcast: • their own radio programs • guides to local areas (Podguides) • digital stories • documentaries including interviews
Could also use Podcasts for how to use technology or other resources within the school
In Summary Ipods in education
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