When to Upgrade Your Podcasting Tools Microphones, mixers, software, and more podcasting tools can help you podcast better, but when is it actually worth upgrading your podcast equipment? Podcast: Play in new window | Download This topic was inspired by our recent discussion about the evolution of a podcaster’s gear in Podcasters’ Roundtable. 1. Think before upgrading to “improve your quality” Many podcasters will think they need to upgrade something to improve their quality. For example, the Audio Technica ATR2100-USB ($40–$60) is a great starting microphone for most podcasters. Misuse an ATR2100-USB, RE320, PR40, or any professional microphone, and you’ll still sound horrible. Thus, upgrading your microphone or other equipment is not a guaranteed way to improve your quality. 2. You may be merely tolerating the podcasting tools you have. These frustrations can often be solved by replacing or upgrading the tools you’re using. Here are some examples. 3. This may seem obvious, but you may forget it when the time comes. 4. 5.
3 Steps to Create Podcasts With Google Hangouts On Air Are you thinking of starting a podcast? Have you considered using Google Hangouts On Air? Your podcasts don’t have to stop with basic audio files. In this article you’ll discover how to create more dynamic podcasts using the built-in features of Google Hangouts On Air. Why Podcasts With Google Hangouts On Air? Traditionally, interview-based podcasts are done via Skype using either eCamm’s Skype Call Recorder on a Mac or Pamela for Skype on a PC. Aviary Photo Editor provides a number of useful tools to edit your photos. Google Hangouts On Air are a progressive form of content marketing. The feature that separates Hangouts On Air from a pre-recorded Skype call is the live audience (but the video option and enhanced SEO opportunities don’t hurt either). Conducting a live online interview brings a new element to your podcasts—you have people watching, commenting and asking questions in real time. #1: Set Up and Host a Google Hangout On Air Getting started with a new Hangout On Air is easy.
EduAllStars Episode 98 - Brad McEachern - EduAllStars websites/apps for teaching These digital resources and tools for creating, collaborating, researching, and sharing can be found in the Common Core Curriculum Maps. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, as the technologies are constantly evolving. Consider it a beginning! Free Online Resources Bookmarking These programs allow teachers to store bookmarks in one place, and allow others to access them. Edmodo Edmodo is an easy and engaging way to manage assignments, provide a way for students to communicate and create an online classroom. Edmodo Glogster Students can easily create and share interactive posters. Glogster Google Docs Google Docs is “storage in the clouds” — a place that allows many students to collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms. Google Docs Google Earth Google Earth lets students view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, canyons of the ocean, and other features and physical locations from their computers. Google Earth Jing Jing Open Educational Resources Picasa Picasa
Google Classroom and Google Add-ons | How can we provide meaningful feedback to our students? · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury Podcast: Download | Embed In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we discuss how teachers can provide efficiant feedback to students using Google Classroom, Google Docs, and more using a great Google Add-on called Orange Slice. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. For more information, please visit www.techeducatorpodcast.com. TechEducatorPodcast.com Hosts About our Guest: Matt Buchanan graduated from Purdue University during the latter part of the last millennium with a BS in mechanical engineering. Show Resources Variety of options in Google Docs for providing feedback, including comment, voice memos, rubrics…. Thank You For Your Podcast Reviews Are you enjoying Educational Podcasting Today or other shows on the TeacherCast Network, please share your thoughts with the world by commenting on iTunes today. Ask Me Your Podcasting or WordPress Question Are you interested in starting your own podcast? Contact Me
Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music & Wayback Machine LearningTimes Green Room » Blog Archive » LTGR Ep. #30 – “Hearing Voices in Online Courses” Dan and Susan examine how people are using audio when teaching online, and ask listeners to share how voice figures into their own online courses. Download MP3 File Show Notes: Adding Audio to Your Online Course: Topic is revisited from more than 2 years ago. At the time of recording, Susan was taking a class with Norm Garrett (former guest) on podcasting and the issue of voice came up for discussion, specifically the explaining voice as described in this article [PDF] by Gardner Campbell Susan gives her two cents. Not to get too tied to podcasting, you can have audio without subscription and RSS and have it in many form. Dan asks is Susan hears other voices … a very funny moment. The serious point is that Dan asks if there are different tones you would want to take depending on your purpose for using voice. Is there a pedagogical reason to use a different voice depending on where you are in the course? Susan and Dan reference research done by Jeff Sommers on audio feedback.
House of #EdTech by Education Podcast Network TeAch-nology.com How can a Screencast be used in the classroom? · TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting NetworkbyJeffrey Bradbury Podcast: Download | Embed In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we look at how Camtasia can be used as a perfect screencasting tool for your classroom. Join Jeff, Josh, Sam, and Jeff as we discuss all things video production. The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. TechEducatorPodcast.com Hosts Topics of Conversation Screencasting in the ClassroomScreencasting TipsHow long should a video be? Please support our sponsor Kiddom! Join TeacherCast LIVE! Thank You For Your Podcast Reviews Are you enjoying Educational Podcasting Today or other shows on the TeacherCast Network, please share your thoughts with the world by commenting on iTunes today. Ask Me Your Podcasting or WordPress Question Are you interested in starting your own podcast? Contact Me Check Out More TeacherCast Programming View LIVE Professional Development from TeacherCast Need a Presenter?
The Absolute Beginners Guide to Podcasting: Preparation Welcome to the 2nd part of our series on podcasting for beginners. Here are all 5 parts of the series: The podcast movement is growing at a tremendous rate and its benefits are far-reaching. I know because I currently host 2different podcasts and produce several others. According to the Washington Post article, "Podcasts are back - And Making Money," Apple podcast subscriptions reached 1 billion listeners. So what does this mean for you or your business? The podcast StartUp hosted by This American Life producer Alex Blumberg, documents his journey of raising $1.5 million for his new podcasting company, Gimlet Media. So how do you create a podcast? If you’ve done any research, you already know about the endless and often times conflicting opinions exist for all of these questions. The following is the first of several blogs about podcasting. Choose a Topic The first and maybe most difficult part of the entire process is choosing a topic. Make sure the topic is something you enjoy.
K-12 OER Podcasts Part One. OER in K-12 Learning: An Overview Welcome: The Project Context Contributors: Connie Blomgren, Verena Roberts A History of OER Contributors: TJ Bliss, Randy Labonte, Rory McGreal, David Porter, Sarah Weston The Current Landscape of OER Contributors: TJ Bliss, Beatriz de los Arcos, Michael Canuel, Bill Fitzgerald, Randy Labonte, Rory McGreal, David Porter, Sarah Weston Benefits of OER for K-12 Learning Contributors: Beatriz De Los Arcos, Royce Kimmons, Rory McGreal, Sarah Weston Acceptance of OER in K-12 Education Contributors: TJ Bliss, Bill Fitzgerald, Royce Kimmons, Randy LaBonte, Rory Mc Greal, David Porter, Sarah Weston Part Two. Part Three. Supplementary Scenarios: K-12 Education and Copyright A) Supplementary Scenario: Digital Copies and Copyright Contributors: Jim SwansonB) Supplementary Scenario: Learning Management Systems and Copyright Contributors: Jim SwansonC) Supplementary Scenario: Course Sharing and Copyright Contributors: Jim Swanson
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