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Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education

Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education
What is a Podcast ? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary a podcast is a " digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer." in other words, it is a digital audio file that is created, shared and heard. Podcast can also be in the form of videos streamlined online, however, video podcast is known as vidcast or vodcast. Educational Uses of Podcasts Podcasts can be used for several educational purposes. Here are some of them : 1- Recording for this you will need a microphone and an audio recording software like the ones mentioned below. 2- Test your Podcast Always make sure you listen to your podcasts and redo the parts that you dont like until you finally get the vesrion you want then move on to the next step 3- Publish your podcast You can use online platforms for publishing your podcasts. Tools to create your podcast Here are some of the softwares you might start with to create your podcasts .

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Podcast - Wikipedia A podcast is an episodic series of digital media files which a user can set up so that new episodes are automatically downloaded via web syndication to the user's own local computer or portable media player.[1] The word arose as a portmanteau of "iPod" (a brand of media player) and "broadcast". Thus, the files distributed are typically in audio or video formats, but may sometimes include other file formats such as PDF or ePub. Name[edit] Podcasts Over 170,000 Students Join a community of over 170,000 students to earn a qualification recognised worldwide. 17 Colleges and 10 Institutes The University of London consists of 17 self governing Colleges and 10 other smaller specialist research institutes. Media

Create A Classroom Poster Using Google Docs I have been sharing a great deal of educational posters here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. I love using posters with my students and I know many of you love them too. Sometimes it seems like we can not find the exact poster we want for our class and this is when we need to use our techy skills to craft our own posters. The process is not very hard and anybody with the rudimentary tech knowledge can do it in a matter of minutes. I have already featured a post containing several web tools to help you create your posters. How to ‘Chop’ a YouTube video and embed it into PowerPoint Posted on April 11, 2011 by davefoord Addition to this post made on 20/11/12 – if you are wanting to embed a cropped YouTube video into Moodle then visit YouTube is a wonderful source of videos that can be used very effectively within education, but quite often we only want to show a certain part of the video rather than the whole thing. There is now a free and very easy to use method for doing this called TubeChop, and the output from this can be embedded easily into PowerPoint.

Teaching With Podcasts Our lesson plans are written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices and are aligned to state and national standards. Choose from hundreds of topics and strategies. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Podcatcher – App di Windows in Microsoft Store Podcatcher is your mobile podcast client designed to make consuming podcasts as enjoyable as possible. With podcast episode streaming, play queue capability and video playback! Updated in 2.5.1.0: * Greatly improves memory management for low-memory devices. * Faster response when launching the application. * Fixes crash when duplicate episodes were cleaned from the feed updates. Updated in 2.5.0.0: * Adds a "Browse" view to browse through categories of podcasts to subscribe to. * Replaces "Recent" list with "Latest" list showing latest episodes within all subscriptions. * Launch performance improvements. * Fixes marking episodes as listened. * Other bug fixes.

Best Education Podcasts As someone who spends a lot of time in my car, I get an awful lot of information via podcasts. Podcasts are a total sanity saver if you commute. Basically, they are serialized audio broadcasts that you can listen to whenever you want via a computer or mobile device. This post is a basic tutorial for listening to podcasts. There are so many great podcasts by and for educators. 8 Crucial Resources For Flipped Classrooms YouTube This might be the most popular tool teachers have used for flipped instruction. I thought about why and came up with a few reasons.

How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only" Have you ever come across a Google Document or Google Presentation on the web that you wanted to have a copy of for yourself but discovered that it was shared as "view only?" Most of the Google Documents and Presentations that I share on this blog are marked "view only." Even if the document or presentation is marked "view only" you can still create a copy for yourself. The directions below show you how (the directions apply to Documents, Presentations, and Sheets). Step 1: Creating Podcasts with Your Students Preproduction Before students even think of stepping up to the microphone, much planning must be done. In fact, I've found in creating Radio WillowWeb that preproduction takes over three-quarters of the time to produce a podcast.

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