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.
cooltoolsforschools - home LibLaura5 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.
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.
Teach Your Kids to Code: 6 Beginner's Resources for Parents Introducing computer programming to your kids can be a challenge, especially for those who aren’t familiar with the nuances of code. Fortunately, in the last few years, a number of apps, software, and guides have been produced that make the often-complex subject of computer coding easy to grasp for young learners. So where to begin? Programming Tutorials From Made With Code by Google: Google's Made With Code project has a mission of encouraging girls to pursue careers in computer science. Inspiring Articles About Kids Learning to Code Still looking for some ideas? Coding Organizations for Kids For the non-coding parents, it can be difficult to know where to begin.
Cult of Pedagogy Education & Professional Podcasts Sort by Titles Per Page 1 - 10 of 97 Titles Landmark radio programmes from the BBC World Service archive. by John D. An introduction to the fundamentals of Analytical Psychology in which the listener is able to develop a thorough understanding of Carl Jung's Analytical Psychology. This Week in Virology is a conversation about viruses hosted by two science Professors from Columbia University. The Princeton Review Vocab Minute is a series of short, easygoing songs that each teach four words in about 60 seconds. by Dr. The Naked Scientists - interactive science, medicine and technology weekly live radio show with Dr. Tips and tricks for gadgets and software for your digital life given by two Texas chicks obsessed with anything digital. by Mignon Fogarty Deep within the podosphere resides a mysterious writer known only as Grammar Girl. Discover Spanish is the award-winning interactive learning system that is proven to teach Spanish quickly and easily. by Center for Educational Development
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
Podcast Party: A Curated List of Nine Teen-Friendly Podcasts In celebration of the first installment of The Yarn, created by School Library Journal blogger Travis Jonker and Colby Sharp, teen librarian Robin Brenner has curated a roundup of podcasts to recommend to young adults who are both new to and well-versed in the format. Recently, a father and his 12-year-old son were in my library looking for ideas to entertain the boy while he recovered from an upcoming eye surgery. The father pulled out a few audiobooks, but his son was less than enthusiastic about that format. Podcasting started as audio programs produced exclusively for the iPod (hence the name). Given the thousands of podcasts available, where should teens start? Are they restless listeners? Do they want to start with something with a definite finish, or dive into an ongoing podcast? Recommended Podcasts for Young Adults Here are a few top picks that have the potential to capture your teens’ attention. THE ALLUSIONIST Do you have any word nerds in your library?
GuidesandTutorials: Podcasting in Education Email to a Friend This podcasting tutorial will discuss the ways that podcasting is being used as a tool in K12 education. Below you'll find samples. Apple Education Solutions: Podcasting in Education—Apple Video Series Apple provides a free three part QuickTime video about Podcasting in Education Part 1: An Introduction to Podcasting, Podcasting in Education Part 2: Meeting Standards with Podcasting, Podcasting in Education Part 3: An Administrator’s View on Podcasting. Apple Education Solutions: Podcasting in Education—Educational Podcasting Web site provides an explanation about podcasting, sample podcasts, and links to education podcasts on iTunes. Examples of how Podcasts are Being Used in Schools Mabry Middle School web site Web site is an example of how one school has integrated podcasting into providing information and promoting learning. Jamestown Elementary. Biology at Wenatchee High school Room 302 - link to high school Biology class using podcasting. Educational Resources:
9 Podcasts for Teachers and Kids What! A podcast? I know what you’re thinking. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.