I had the privilege of presenting a 45-minute workshop on podcasting for the UNI Interdisciplinary Carver Fellowship. This workshop, Podcasting in the Classroom, was meanthttp://www.blogger.com/img/gl.link.gif as an introduction to the world of podcasting and ideas for how it can be used in the classroom.
I have a few notes here concerning some of the links I included in the discussion:
audible.com This is a site where you can download audio versions of books and other resources.
Atus The brand of wireless microphone that I used to record my Database class in Fall, 2005.
Rogue Amoeba Software The creators of Audio Hijack Pro software. Great software that will record anything that comes through your computer. I used this to record my Database class.
Databases in Education (Fall, 2005) The website which holds the podcasts for my Using Databases in Education classes.
Skype The software discussed that will enable you to phone anywhere in the world free-of-charge. This is a computer-to-computer connection. Skype needs to be downloaded on computers at each end of the conversation and then just follow the directions to make the connections.
Dr. Larry Anderson The president of the National Center for Technology Planning.
Dr. David Thornburg Long-time speaker on using technology in education. Head of the Thornburg Center for Professional Development.
Radio Willow Web Podcasts that have been created by 1st through 5th grade students in Omaha, Nebraska.
Audio Yahoo Search engine for audio files including podcasts.
Olympus Digital Voice Recorder WS-100 The digital recorder used to record the podcast that is available at the bottom of this posting.
Additional Resources from the Workshop:
Podcast of the Workshop This 45-minute recording can be heard directly from your computer by clicking on it or by subscribing to the podcast. http://coe3.coe.uni.edu/~zeitz/podcasts/podcastworkshop5_22.mp3
Podcasts Resources Handout - Handout filled with resources for finding, making and publishing podcasts.
Podcasting in the Classroom PowerPoint - Presentation provided in the workshop.
I hope that this is useful for you. Please contact me if you have any questions about how you can integrate podcasting into your classroom.