Presentation on theme: "Know your P’s & Q’s Podcasting and a Queue of New Technology. Paige Jaeger Coordinator of School Library Services Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton."— Presentation transcript:
Know your P’s & Q’s Podcasting and a Queue of New Technology. Paige Jaeger Coordinator of School Library Services Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton Essex BOCES Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 NYLA Conference 2008
The Big Shift… From tool…` To appendage… July 18, 1994
What is Podcasting? The latest in on-the-go, on-demand technology. Radio Programs TV Shows Audio Books. transferred to an iPod or other digital media player. What equipment do I need? a computer (PC or Mac), podcasting software Internet connection. For portability, an iPod or other digital media player is needed. Why is this important?
1 in 10 adults own an MP3 player (22 million people) 20% of citizens under the age of 30 have an MP3 player In 2004 a Google search podcast-turned up 3,300 hits In 2007…177,000,000 Apple has sold 10 million iPods Apple controls 90% of the market Estimates claim there are 33 million MP3 players and another 600 million cell phones with MP3 capability
How do I get started? Content Receiver… Content Producers…
Content producer: Do I have to own an ipod to podcast? An MP3 player? Computer? Internet access? Audacity or Garageband? (software) Microphone Video camera (for video podcasting). Webcam… & other tools…
Uses for … podcasting… Library News Announcements Interviews Museum tours Book Hotline! Study Casts/Test Process Interviews Book reviews Parent communication Foreign Language practice Tutorials Special events Poetry recitals Audio books Class updates
Your Turn … Yo homies, what up? What up with you? What we gonna say? What we gonna do? Where we gonna go? What we gonna see? We’re goin’ to The Library. I’m moving down the aisle with my homies in tow We’re groovin’ in the home of the librarian (yo!) She checks us out from behind thick glasses We walk right past and we wiggle our asses. Hemingway, Lawrence, Chekhov and Miller Fitzgerald was a freak, Mailer is a killer Quiet please! The silence is golden To books I am beholden I know I’m bad, ‘Cuz of the knowledge that I’m holdin’! And I give you one warnin’ There will be no repeats: Get out of my face While I’m readin’ my Keats. http://davidrothman.net/2006/11/29/sliders-library-rap/
Where can I host my podcast? Podomatic.com Library website – link to account/site WMHT – Powermediaplus.com ( Katherine Jetter) Feedburner Blog sites… etc. http://librarydoor/listen.htm Non-commercial…
Creating a Feed … 1.Original Content 2.Post Content on Website 3.Blog which links to content (because XML feed language was originally for blogging). 4.Itunes account… linked to blog 5.Embedded XML language…
Wiki… Moveable type Moveable Type, one major provider of “blogging” and “wiki” software. Applied to “host” computer. Licenses needed for each user. Good, simpler alternative is a tool with Blackboard. If your school uses blackboard, insert the option… Free sites on the web are EASY
The Fog Index indicates the number of years of formal education required to read and understand a passage of text. The Flesch Index another indicator of reading ease. 100 being easiest to read. Scores between 90 and 100 are appropriate for 5th and 6th graders, while a college level is a score between 0 and 30. The Flesch-Kincaid tries to relate the Flesch score to a U.S. grade level.
New uses for old tools. Microsoft WORD… grammar check. Tools options spelling & grammar