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1 Podcasting 101..and more

2 Workshop Objectives: Introduce iTunes: abundance of resources, multi-media organizer, classroom tool You do not need an iPod to podcast Discuss iPods: how they work, uses in the classroom Get you familiar with the terms associated with podcasting and iPods

3 Podcast/Vodcast A podcast is a collection of digital media files which is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal mediaInternet syndicationfeedsportable media playerspersonal computers The term "podcast" is a combination of the words "iPod" and "broadcast", the Apple iPod being the brand of portable media player for which the first podcasting scripts were developed. These scripts allow podcasts to be automatically transferred to a mobile device after they are downloaded.iPodbroadcastApple iTunes allows you to subscribe to podcasts.

4 iPod iPod is a brand of portable media players designed and marketed by Apple and launched on October 23, 2001.portable media playersAppleOctober 232001 iPod Classic 80GB(20,000 songs) 160GB(40,000 songs) iPod Nano 4GB(1,000 songs) 8GB(2,000 songs) iPod shuffle 1GB(240 songs) iPod touch 8GB 16GB

5 iTunes iTunes is a digital media player application, introduced by Apple on January 10, 2001 for playing and organizing digital music and video files.digitalmedia playerAppleJanuary 102001 The program is also an interface to manage the contents on Apple's popular iPod digital media players as well as the iPhone.iPodiPhone iTunes can connect to the iTunes Store (provided an internet connection is present) in order to purchase and download digital music, music videos, television shows, iPod games, audiobooks, various podcasts and in the USA feature length films, and ringtones.iTunes Storeinternet connectiondigital music music videostelevision showsiPod games audiobookspodcasts feature length filmsringtones

6 Quicktime Apple’s media player that handles common media formats such as MPEG-4 and MP3.

7 MP4/MPEG-4 The format used for video podcasts, based on the codec used by Quicktime.

8 sync Synchronization is commonly abbreviated as Synch or Sync.Synchronization Act of transferring audio/video files downloaded to iTunes to the iPod. Can be set to happen automatically or manually when iPod is attached.

9 RSS RSS ("Really Simple Syndication") is a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated content such as blog entries, news headlines or podcasts. An RSS document, which is called a "feed", "web feed", or "channel", contains either a summary of content from an associated web site or the full text. Web feedblogpodcasts RSS content can be read using software called an "RSS reader", "feed reader" or an "aggregator". The user subscribes to a feed by entering the feed's link into the reader or by clicking an RSS icon in a browser that initiates the subscription process.softwareaggregator

10 Audacity Audacity is a free digital audio editor application. Audacity is audio editorcross-platform

11 iTunes at a Glance How To: pdfs/iTunes.pdf pdfs/iTunes.pdf Tutorials - /itunes/index.html /itunes/index.html –Watch “How to Download iTunes”

12 iTunes Store Music $$ Movies/TV Shows $$ Games $$ Podcasts (Most are FREE!) Internet Radio (Free) iTunes Library

13 Places to Explore Make sure you are in the iTunes Store Podcasts: iPod Tutorials Podcast Tours: Rick Steves’- (Europe one has video) More on the podcasting Wiki at:

14 Importing Audio CDs 2.html (video) 2.html Open iTunes, and then insert a music CD into your computer. Click the CD name in the Source list to see the songs on the CD. Uncheck any songs you don’t want to import. Only checked songs will be imported. After you decide which songs to import, click the Import CD button in the upper right corner. iTunes will begin copying the music from your CD to your iTunes Library. After all the songs are imported, click the Eject Disc button in the bottom right corner.

15 Creating Playlists (video) From the File menu, choose New Playlist, or click the Add (+) button in the lower-left corner of the iTunes window. An untitled playlist with a musical note icon appears in the iTunes Source list. With the untitled playlist selected, give your playlist a title. Select a song in your Library and drag it to your playlist. To change the order of songs in the playlist, just drag the song to where you want. To remove a song from a playlist, select it, and then press the Delete key. This does not delete your song from your library, it only removes it from your playlist

16 Burning Audio CDs 2.html (video) 2.html Open iTunes and then insert a blank CD into your computer. Choose the playlist you want to copy to CD. At the bottom of the iTunes window, check the size of your playlist to make sure it doesn’t exceed the amount of space on a CD (60 to 74 minutes). Click the Burn Disc button to begin copying the songs from your computer to the CD. You can watch the progress in the iTunes window. When the files are copied, a CD icon will appear in the iTunes Source list. Click the Eject button to eject your CD.

17 iTunes in the Classroom iTunes in K classroom - 6/12/itunes-in-kindergarten-classroom.html 6/12/itunes-in-kindergarten-classroom.html Integration Ideas - ast1/podcastintegration3.pdf ast1/podcastintegration3.pdf Sharing playlists


19 Syncing iPod What can you sync? Music Podcasts (Audio and Video) Videos (podcasts, movies, TV shows, your own productions) Games Pictures Powerpoints Documents Contacts

20 iPod Ejecting United Streaming Cradle Digital recorder

21 Resources Learninginhand - Tutorial: Creating Audio Podcasts with Quicktime Pro ml ml Tutorial: Creating Video Podcasts with Quicktime Pro Podcasting at a Glance - Audacity software - Tutorial: Audacity - 1.2/tutorials.html 1.2/tutorials.html Tutorial: iTunes -

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