Presentation on theme: "Mp3 players and iPods in Education"— Presentation transcript:
1Mp3 players and iPods in Education Haley MacKenzie & Denise Turnertechlahore.wordpress.com/.../
2History and Development Timeline - History of MP3EUREKA projectJanuary Moving Picture Experts Group or MPEG was establishedApril Fraunhofer received a German patent for MP3.MPEG-1.MPEG-1 standard published.MPEG-2 developed and published a year later.November 26, United States patent issued for MP3.September enforce their patent rights.February A record company called SubPop is the first to distribute music tracks in the MP3 format.Portable MP3 players appear.
3iPod FeaturesSome of iPod's more notable features include:AudioVideoPhotosExternal hard driveCalender/contacts syncingGamesCar integrationFrom Apple, accessories include:MicrophoneExternal digital voice recordersUniversal dock for charging, syncing or connecting to external A/V equipmentRemote control compatible with universal dockCamera connectorArmbands, cases and skinsCar audio adapters, in-car iPod holdersPortable, desktop and wireless speakersiPod Hi-Fi speaker systemCar chargers and power adaptersRadio transmitters
4iTunesuse it for organizing, playing, converting and downloading files from an external source to your computer and from your computer to an iPodbuilt-in iTunes StoreThe iTunes Store lets iPod users purchase music, movies, podcasts, audiobooks and music videos with a click
5Videos/Movies Benchmark lessons Evidence Evaluations Video debates BrainstormVideos/MoviesBenchmark lessonsEvidenceEvaluationsVideo debatesVirtual toursMovie from flashcardsYou Tube videosInterviewsVideo instructions/how to….Students moviesStaff developmentMovie from IWBPlays
6Games/Quizzes Quiz makers – Iquiz and Quizzler Quizzes are useful for teachers and sudentsCan download quizzes and create themiQuizHas creative graphicsBackground musicMultiple choice/ true and falseTimerChange settingsCan download quizzes
7Quizzler Variety of devices Limited by free version Useful in classroom environmentEasy to navigateChange settings
25Check whether your iPod is supported:Encyclopodia can be installed on iPods generation one to four, as well as on iPods mini and Photo iPods. Otherwise the setup wizard will refuse to install Encyclopodia on your iPod.
26Audio - Photos Viewing activities Students recording Club 4Cast. Speaking / listening activities / evaluationAudio booksPowerPoint slidesStudents readingTeacher readingThinker’s Keys- I SpyFlashcardsScience experimentsHow to record on an ipodEpisode #14
27Podcasts What is a Podcast? It’s a free video and audio series Download from iTunes to computer, iPod, iPhone or Apple TVOne click to subscribeRange of PodcastsAutomatically downloads
28Record your ownComputer, Mic and softwareGarageBand or AudacityCan record interviews from Skype or iChat through Audio Hijack, Wiretap or Audio Grabber.
29Audio files include:texts that would have been read in the pasta teacher’s commentary on a text that the pupils are studyingforeign language dialogues and vocabularyrecorded lecturesMusic to be studiedinterviews with expertsPodcasts from other schools eg Orange Grove Primary Schoolpublic service broadcasts delivered through the Podcast mediumVideos and PDF’s could also be delivered in the same way.
30Students can podcast:their own radio programsguides to local areas (Podguides)digital storiesdocumentaries including interviews
31Could also use Podcasts for how to use technology or other resources within the school
32In Summary PLUS MINUS IDEAS Multi functional Portable Ipods in educationPLUSMulti functionalPortableAccess to Freeware/SharewareIndividual learningQuizzes – studying, teacher assessmentMINUSCostSecurityFragilitySync problem with ipodsNot all generations of ipods have the same software/capabilitiesApple’s hold on the marketDRM protected musicIDEASClass set of mp3/ipodsCreate playlists for individual studentsBuy an mp3 player instead of an ipod!