This podcasting tutorial will discuss the ways that podcasting is being used as a tool in K12 education. Below you'll find samples.
Apple Education Solutions: Podcasting in Education—Apple Video Series Apple provides a free three part QuickTime video about Podcasting in Education Part 1: An Introduction to Podcasting, Podcasting in Education Part 2: Meeting Standards with Podcasting, Podcasting in Education Part 3: An Administrator’s View on Podcasting. The video explains creating a podcast using Garageband, podcasting and how it meets the standards, and administrator’s utilization of podcasting. You will need to register, but there is not a charge. Site also provides sample education podcasts.
Examples of how Podcasts are Being Used in Schools
Mabry Middle School web site Web site is an example of how one school has integrated podcasting into providing information and promoting learning. Click on Podcast Central to see examples of classroom uses of podcasts.
Radio Willow Web - 5th graders at Willowdale Elementary School in Omaha, Nebraska. Radio Willow Web is a podcast for kids and by kids. Each new show is called a Willowcast and can be heard as an MP3 file.
Radio Cambridge - Podcast by elementary students at Cambridge Elementary in San Antonio, Texas.
Radio Gateway - A radio show podcast by Grade 5 and 6 students in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Create Podcasts Learning in Hand web site provides a tutorial and information about creating podcasts in the classroom. Web site explains preproduction, recording, postproduction, and the publishing stages of creating a podcast.
Podcasting Legal Guide Web site by Creative Commons provides explanation of the legal and copyright issues affecting creating podcasts. Topics include: copyright (for written content, music, and video), publicity rights, and some introductory material on podcasting.
This Audacity tutorial will show you how to use the basic tools and procedures in the open source audio editing program, Audacity. Not just screen shots, but free narrated multimedia tutorials - You'll learn to use Audacity for recording and editing audio files that can be used for podcasting, mixing music and vocals, creating sound tracks, and other audio projects.
This Excel 2003 Tutorial will introduce you to the basics of using the Excel 2003 spreadsheet program. You'll learn to create a spreadsheet, basic Excel workbook skills, work with cells, enter and manipulate data, apply formulas, format data, create and work with charts, and manage Excel workbooks.
This Podcasting tutorial includes a step by step guide that will show you how to record, publish and promote your podcast. Using inexpensive equipment and free software, you'll be publishing podcasts in no time.
This LCD Projector Guide will assist you in the use and purchase of a digital LCD projector or DLP projector. It will discuss the differences between LCD and DLP projectors, size and portability considerations, lamp types and brightness, resolution, image quality and other considerations in the use and purchase of a digital projector.
This Microsoft Word 2007 Workspace tutorial will acquaint you with the new tools and features in the Word 2007 Window. It's changed significantly from previus versions and even experienced users will find this helpful.