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2 PODCASTING By: Jan Abernethy

3 What is podcasting? Podcasting is the method of distributing multimedia files, such as audio programs or music videos, over the Internet using either the RSS or Atom syndication formats, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers. Wikipedia

4 Are you lost? Let’s look at some definitions.

5 Click on the word to read the definition MP3 Player iPod vs. MP3 Player Multimedia Podcast RSS feed Atom Syndication Format Aggregator Podcasting

6 Let’s see what you learned! Click the arrow to take the quiz

7 MP3 Player An MP3 player is a digital audio device capable of reading MP3 files. It can be in the form of a CD player, computer or mobile device.

8 iPod vs. MP3 Player An iPod is an MP3 player. Created by Apple Computer, the iPod is the most popular brand of MP3 player.

9 Multimedia Multimedia is the use of several different media to convey information. Media can include text, audio, graphics, animation or video.

10 Podcast A podcast is an audio file that is created by an RSS feed. Podcasts can be downloaded to a computer or portable media device such as an iPod or MP3 player by using a special program called an aggregator.

11 RSS Feed RSS is a file format that allows users to download news websites, weblogs, or podcasts for use on computers and portable media devices. RSS feeds allow users to track updates using an aggregator.

12 Atom Feed An atom feed is another file format for creating a web feed.

13 Aggregator An aggregator is a type of software that allows users to download web feeds. Users can check for new content and retrieve the content by subscribing to web feeds.

14 Podcasting Podcasting is a compound word. The pod stands for “iPod” and the casting stands for “broadcasting” Podcasting is the distribution of audio files using RSS feeds.

15 An MP3 player is _______ a.A digital audio deviceA digital audio device b.A type of radioA type of radio c.An electronic video gameAn electronic video game d.All of the aboveAll of the above Click the book to review the definition.

16 I don’t think so!

17 You are so smart!

18 An atom feed is: a.Food you feed an atomFood you feed an atom b.A multimedia playerA multimedia player c.A file format for podcastingA file format for podcasting d.All of the aboveAll of the above Click the book to review the definition.

19 I don’t think so!

20 You are so smart!

21 An aggregator is: a.A software programA software program b.Capable of reading web feedsCapable of reading web feeds c.Can subscribe to podcastsCan subscribe to podcasts d.All of the aboveAll of the above Click the book to review the definition.

22 I don’t think so!

23 You are so smart!

24 An iPod is: a.A file formatA file format b.An MP3 playerAn MP3 player c.A type of softwareA type of software d.All of the aboveAll of the above Click the book to review the definition.

25 I don’t think so!

26 You are so smart!

27 What do the words pod and casting stand for in the word podcasting? a.Audio and radioAudio and radio b.Computer and RadioComputer and Radio c.“iPod” and broadcasting“iPod” and broadcasting d.All of the aboveAll of the above Click the book to review the definition.

28 I don’t think so!

29 You are so smart!

30 An RSS feed is: a.A file formatA file format b.Allows users to download podcastsAllows users to download podcasts c.Allows users to track updatesAllows users to track updates d.All of the aboveAll of the above Click the book to review the definition.

31 I don’t think so!

32 You are so smart!

33 Which of the following cannot be an RSS feed? a.WeblogWeblog b.News websiteNews website c.iPodiPod d.PodcastPodcast Click the book to review the definition.

34 I don’t think so!

35 You are so smart!

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37 Bibliography 1.Wikipedia. Podcasting. Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from 2.Wikipedia. Multimedia. Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from 3.Wikipedia. RSS (file format). Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from 4.Wikipedia. Ipod. Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from 5.Wikipedia. Digital Audio Player. Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from 6.Wikipedia. Aggregator. Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from 7.Wikipedia. Atom (standard). Retrieved on June 9, 2006, from


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