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Welcome to our introductory course on the basics of educational podcasting, designed for educators wanting to find out more about this exciting topic.


The learning objectives for participants are:
* To gain awareness and insight into educational podcasting
  • To acquire knowledge and understanding about how to create, publish and subscribe to podcasts
  • To explore ways of using podcasts as a curriculum resource and personalised learning
All visitors have "guest access" to the contents of this online course. If you elect to register and login to our OLS, you have additional benefits such as the opportunity to share and exchange comments with other OLS participants, post items to our course forums and access more information and resources.



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The first session presents an overview of podcasting - a brief history and an overview of some of the basic concepts.* external image icon.gif What is podcasting anyway?Lesson
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In this second session, you listen and evaluate some audio podcasts from schools and within different subject areas.
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This third session looks at some enhanced podcasts, explains what they are and examines their suitability as a learning resource.
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In this fourth session an overview of video podcasts is presented together with some examples. Consideration is also given to the use of podcasts for personalised learning.* external image icon.gif The world of video podcastsLesson
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This fifth session will focus on the general approaches to finding educational podcasts via the internet and the process of subscribing to podcast channels.* external image icon.gif Locate and subscribe to podcastsLesson
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This sixth session focuses on the structure and content of a simple RSS feed used in podcasting.* external image icon.gif What is in an RSS Feed?Lesson
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This seventh session focuses on some of the basic stages you need to create, edit and upload an audio podcast as an MP3 file to the internet.* external image icon.gif Creating and publishing podcastsLesson
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This eighth session considers the steps you need to take to produce and publish a basic RSS Feed for yourpodcast channel.
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This ninth session considers some pedagogical issues and ways in which educational podcasts can be used as an curriculum resource at home, school and elsewhere.* external image icon.gif Podcasts as a curriculum resourceLesson
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