So you want to learn more about podcasting? Here are some useful online videos:
Podcasting 101 - At The Whiteboard - ZDNet
While this short video doesn't show you how to podcast, it is a quick primer on how podcasting works. Watch David Berlind use a whiteboard and markers to illustrate how podcasting is similar to TiVo. A transcript of the video is available.
Published February 2006
Using RSS - At The Whiteboard - ZDNet
RSS is the technology behind the ability to subscribe to podcasts and blogs. Veronica Combs uses a whiteboard and markers to explain how RSS works. You can read the transcript if she goes too fast for you.
Published February 2006
Apple Video Series - Part I: An Introduction to Podcasting
This video for educators gives you the basics of creating a podcast using Apple's GarageBand 3's Podcast Studio. The video shows how to create an audio podcast, a podcast with chapters, and an enhanced podcast with artwork. Whether you've podcasted before or not, this is a great way to learn about the process and about the features of GarageBand 3.
Published February 12, 2006 - Only Available until May 1, 2006
Apple Video Series - Part II: Meeting Standards with Podcasting
Join in on an iChat conversation between an Apple employee and Jeanne Halderson. Jeanne is a seventh grade teacher at Longfellow Middle School in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She discusses the results she's seen from facilitating her school's Coulee Kids Podcast. This video gives great reasons and examples why podcasting is a powerful instructional tool.
Published March 3, 2006 - Only Available until May 30, 2006
Apple Video Series - Part III: An Administrator's View on Podcasting
Dr. Tim Tyson, principal of Mabry Middle School in Marietta, Georgia, participates in an iChat interview. Tim shares examples of how podcasting had become a powerful tool for showcasing student work and for communicating with families. He's an amazing administrator and his school would be a spectacular place to teach and learn. After all, Mabry's slogan is "Making Learning Irresistible for Over 25 Years."
Published March 8, 2006 - Only Available until April 30, 2006
If you're not an Apple user or prefer to use Audacity (free for Mac, Windows, & Linux) for recording, check out this video, part of the Systm video series about technology. You'll learn about equipment needs, recording techniques, and publishing.
Published December 11, 2005