Presentation on theme: "What is Podcasting? Though podcasters' web sites may also offer direct download or streaming of their content, a podcast is distinguished from other digital."— Presentation transcript:
What is Podcasting? Though podcasters' web sites may also offer direct download or streaming of their content, a podcast is distinguished from other digital audio formats by its ability to be downloaded automatically using software capable of reading feed formats such as RSS. RSS means Real Simple Syndication, an internet broadcast method.
Uses of Podcasting Podcasting can be used in a number of different ways, including: A way for people and organizations to avoid regulatory bodies that would not allow a program to be broadcast in traditional media. A way for news organizations to distribute audio or video as an addition to their existing text (or mostly text) news products. Education: Podcasting can be categorised as an m- learning strategy for teaching and learning. These are only a few of the many uses of podcasting
How to Podcast Podcasting can be broken down into four steps: Plan Produce Publish Promote
Examples of Podcasts Join host Bob McDonald each week to find out the latest in science, technology, medicine and the environment. We cover every aspect of science, from the quirks of the expanding universe to the quarks within a single atom...and everything in between. Click the Q to start the podcast
Video Podcasts Video podcast is a term used for the online delivery of video on demand video clip content RSS enclosures. The term is an evolution specialized for video, coming from the generally audio-based podcast and referring to the distribution of video where the RSS feed is used as a non-linear TV channel to which consumers can subscribe using any computer.
Examples of Video Podcasts The video podcast, Woven Shadows, is a series of digital photography tutorials. They are short, to-the point,a nd cover one principle at a time. The video tutorials are hosted by Jerry Hyman, who is a professional photographer. Click on screen to start video podcast