Presentation on theme: "Plamen Miltenoff’s guide to that nebulous thing called podcasting Podcasting in Education: who, why and."— Presentation transcript:
Plamen Miltenoff’s guide to that nebulous thing called podcasting http://www.cagle.com/working/051014/branch.gif Podcasting in Education: who, why and how?
Plan Definition Details – get organized Podcasting in education –Make it: different scenarios –Mounting on the Net Stakeholders and beyond… Q/s and discussion Resources
Definition MP3 blog: –is a type of weblog in which the creator makes music files, normally in the MP3 format, available for download. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audio_blogweblogMP3 Podcast: –A podcast is a multimedia file distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on mobile devices and personal computers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podcastingmultimedia Internetsyndicationfeedspersonal computers
Details… Mic –Get the right one Expensive (condenser) Cheap (computer) –Stationery versus mobile Stand? No stand? Out on the field (http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1901)http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=1901 –Calibrate before using Space –Physical (office? Soundproof room?) –Virtual (hardware) HD enough? Compression?
Details (continue)… Copyright and fair use –Conducting an interviewing Consent to record somebody (varies by states) –Enriching a session with auxiliary materials Audio effects Background music Background noises
Prepare… for education podcast Do conceptual mapping of the idea Go over the details (previous slides) Secure time and resources (see “administrator” slide)administrator Train participants and students (if any) Invite guests (if any)
1 way - podcasting Definition –Taping a lecture and mounting on the Web: a podcast? Coursecasting Scenarios –From technological standpoint: Mimicking using a CMS (Blackboard, D2L, etc.)Mimicking using a CMS –Advantages and disadvantages Using available Internet services (e.g. Odeo, see handouts )Odeohandouts –Advantages and disadvantages Home-grown –Advantages and disadvantages –From didactical standpoint “Instructor’s” podcast; Coursecasting Asynchronous conversation with students? Interviewing?
2 way - podcasting Definition –Moderator and guest Scenarios –From technological standpoint Double sound card on computer Two computers (laptops) Taping distance conversation such as Skype via Mp3MyMp3 softwareSkypeMp3MyMp3 –From didactical standpoint Guest lecturers Student groups
3 way + - podcasting Definition –Moderator and guests Scenarios –From technological standpoint Mixer and peripherals (mics, headphones, etc.) Taping distance conversation[s] such as Skype via Mp3MyMp3 software SkypeMp3MyMp3 –From didactical standpoint Guest lecturers Student groups
Posting on the Web Web interface –Web page for access to podcasts only? –Or part of elaborate Web site for delivery of multimedia educational material? Users’ notification –RSS? XML? Ubiquitous mobile computing –Handhelds (MP3 players, phones, PDAs)
Podcast and research Podcast as a communication tool –1 way –2 way –3 + way Podcast as a research tool –Collection of data Metadata –Learn as instructor how to tag –Prepare students for appropriate tagging