Podcasting for Windows

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Welcome and Introductions

Welcome Activity (Including Live Demo)

Introduction to The Read/Write Web

The Read-Only Web
The Read/Write Web
The Benefits
The Concerns
See also Two-Way Teaching from the k12onlineconference.

Introduction to Podcasting

What is a podcast?
How to search for and subscribe to a podcast with iTunes
Search using Educational Podcasting Network, Yahoo Podcasts, Podcast Alley or Podomatic
Other methods of searching for and subscribing to podcasts (Other podcast clients, or podcatchers)

Preparing to Podcast

Choose a theme
Choose participants
Planning, outlining, and scripting
Podcasting Tips (from Podomatic)
Publish a Podcast (from Yahoo)

Creating a Podcast

Importing with Audacity
Recording with Audacity
Editing with Audacity
Exporting from Audacity

Posting to Podomatic

Register at Podomatic (Create a podcast)
Select a template for your podcast
Post your first episode
Your podcast page
Manage your podcast
Post an Episode (for future episodes)
Your Media
Podcasting Tips
Be sure you can log back in!

Practice Podcasting

Interview a partner
Record, edit, export, and post a podcast of the interview

Sharing your Podcast

Submit your podcast to iTunes
Subscribe to each others' podcasts
Congratulations podcasters!

Reflection and Evaluation

Reflection Activity
Online Evaluation

Podcasting Links


Podcast in the Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcast


Download iTunes (FREE) - http://www.apple.com/itunes/
iTunes tutorials - http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/itunes/
Podcasts overview - http://www.apple.com/itunes/podcasts/
How to subscribe - http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/itunes/it5-1.html
How to bookmark - http://www.apple.com/ilife/tutorials/itunes/it5-2.html


Download Audacity (FREE) - http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Audacity documentation – http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/
Audacity tutorials - http://audacity.sourceforge.net/help/tutorials
Audacity recording tips - http://audacityteam.org/wiki/index.php?title=Recording_Tips
Audacity in Education Wiki - http://audacityined.wikispaces.com


Register with Podomatic (FREE) - http://www.podomatic.com/user/register
Frequently asked questions - http://www.podomatic.com/faq
Podcasting tips - http://www.podomatic.com/podcast/tips

Example Podcasts in Education

Room 208 Podcast - http://bobsprankle.blogspot.com
Andersen Elementary Podcast - http://adonnell.podomatic.com/
Mabry Middle School Podcast - http://mabryonline.org/podcasts/
Thurston Middle School Podcast (in Laguna Beach) - http://www.lagunabeachschools.org/TMS/tms/Podcast/Podcast.html
Mr. Shen's Podcast (at Laguna Beach High School) - http://shensei.podomatic.com/
Ed Tech Talk - http://edtechtalk.com
Podcast For Teachers - http://www.podcastforteachers.org

See the education categories in iTunes and in the following services for more educational podcasts:
Educational Podcasting Network, Yahoo Podcasts, Podcast Alley or Podomatic

Resources for Music and Sound Effects

Partners in Rhyme
Freeplay Music
Podsafe Music
Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA)

Video Podcasting Resources

Create a video podcast with Movie Maker or Photostory 3.
Convert the video to an iPod friendly format with videora.