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===Reading List===
 
===Reading List===
 
* [http://www.springerlink.com/content/r282126x111r4237/fulltext.pdf Use of audio podcast in K-12 and higher education: A review of research topics and methodologies] (PDF)
 
* [http://www.springerlink.com/content/r282126x111r4237/fulltext.pdf Use of audio podcast in K-12 and higher education: A review of research topics and methodologies] (PDF)
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* [http://www.edisonresearch.com/home/archives/2010/12/the_current_state_of_podcasting_2010.php The Current State Of Podcasting 2010]
  
 
===Key Web links===
 
===Key Web links===
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* [http://www.voices.com/podcasting.html The Complete Guide to Podcasting]
 
* [http://www.voices.com/podcasting.html The Complete Guide to Podcasting]
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* [http://www.how-to-podcast-tutorial.com/17-audacity-tutorial.htm Audacity Tutorial]
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* [http://www.guidesandtutorials.com/audacity-tutorial.html Audacity Tutorial: How to Record and Edit Audio with Audacity]
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* [http://learninginhand.com/storage/podcasting_images/Podcasting_Booklet.pdf Podcasting for Teachers and Students] (PDF)
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* [http://www.apple.com/itunes/podcasts/ Tips for Podcast Fans]
 
* [http://www.podcast411.com/podcast101/ Podcast101 - Creating and Hosting an Audio Podcast]
 
* [http://www.podcast411.com/podcast101/ Podcast101 - Creating and Hosting an Audio Podcast]
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* [http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/773/ Getting Started Today With mLearning: Video Podcasting]
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* [http://radio.about.com/od/createyourownpodcast/u/What-Equipment-Software-Hardware-Tips-You-Need-To-Create-And-Make-Your-Own-Podcast.htm What You Need to Make Your Own Podcast]
  
 
====Business====
 
====Business====
 
Here are a number of great ideas for using podcasting in a business environment.
 
Here are a number of great ideas for using podcasting in a business environment.
 
* [http://technology.inc.com/2008/05/01/essential-steps-to-starting-a-business-podcast/ Essential Steps to Starting a Business Podcast]
 
* [http://technology.inc.com/2008/05/01/essential-steps-to-starting-a-business-podcast/ Essential Steps to Starting a Business Podcast]
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* [http://mashable.com/2011/07/21/podcasting-tips-small-business/ Small Business Podcasting: 7 Tips to Grow Your Listener Base]
  
 
====Education====
 
====Education====
 
Here are a number of great ideas for using podcasting in a education environment.
 
Here are a number of great ideas for using podcasting in a education environment.
 
* [http://www.joe.org/joe/2007october/tt2.php Advancing Cooperative Extension with Podcast Technology]
 
* [http://www.joe.org/joe/2007october/tt2.php Advancing Cooperative Extension with Podcast Technology]
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* [http://david-r-wetzel.suite101.com/12-creative-ways-to-use-ipods-and-mp3-players-in-adult-education-a238412 12 Creative Ways to Use iPods and Mp3 Players in Adult Education]
  
 
====Screencast Storage====
 
====Screencast Storage====
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* [http://www.musicalley.com/ Music Alley]
 
* [http://www.musicalley.com/ Music Alley]
 
* [http://ccmixter.org/ cc Mixter]
 
* [http://ccmixter.org/ cc Mixter]
 
  
 
====Technical Tips====
 
====Technical Tips====
 
Here are some technical tips for improving your podcasts
 
Here are some technical tips for improving your podcasts
* [http://www.melaclaro.com/2011/04/01/how-to-remove-background-noise-from-your-screencast-audio/ How to Remove Background Noise From Your Screencast Audio]
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* [http://www.macworld.com/article/162062/2011/09/skype_garageband_podcast_tips.html Use Skype and GarageBand to make a podcast that sounds great] (Can also use Audacity)
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* [http://www.blogtyrant.com/how-to-podcast/ Podcasting Guide: How to Do a Killer Podcast from Your Blog] (Podcasting from WordPress)
  
 
====Tips for Better Podcasts====
 
====Tips for Better Podcasts====
 
It is one thing to make a podcast, it is another thing to do it well. These links provide tips for doing it well.
 
It is one thing to make a podcast, it is another thing to do it well. These links provide tips for doing it well.
 
* [http://syberworks.com/articles/10tips-capturing-elearning-audio.htm 10 Tips for Capturing e-Learning Audio]
 
* [http://syberworks.com/articles/10tips-capturing-elearning-audio.htm 10 Tips for Capturing e-Learning Audio]
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* [http://mashable.com/2011/03/25/podcasting-tips/ 7 Tips for Launching a Successful Podcast]
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* [http://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/699/the-human-factor-five-tips-for-a-better-audio-podcast The Human Factor: Five Tips for a Better Audio Podcast]
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* [http://www.mcelhearn.com/2011/07/26/kirks-eight-rules-of-effective-podcasting/ Kirk’s Eight Rules of Effective Podcasting]
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* [http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/4-steps-to-podcasting-success/ 4 Steps to Podcasting Success]
  
 
====Tools for Podcasting====
 
====Tools for Podcasting====
 
Here are list of other tools for podcasting.  
 
Here are list of other tools for podcasting.  
 
* [http://mashable.com/2007/07/04/podcasting-toolbox/ Podcasting Toolbox: 70+ Podcasting Tools and Resources]
 
* [http://mashable.com/2007/07/04/podcasting-toolbox/ Podcasting Toolbox: 70+ Podcasting Tools and Resources]
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* [http://hivelogic.com/articles/podcasting-equipment-software-guide-2011/ Podcasting Equipment Guide (2011)]
  
 
===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBgO30h2cY8 Podcasting - in Plain English]
 
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBgO30h2cY8 Podcasting - in Plain English]
 
* [http://www.apple.com/findouthow/music/#podcast Creating podcast with Garageband]
 
* [http://www.apple.com/findouthow/music/#podcast Creating podcast with Garageband]
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* [http://podcastanswerman.com/learn-how-to-podcast/ Learn How To Podcast]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 16:09, 1 December 2011

Podcasting

Release status: new

Description Podcasting is a capture of the audio output of a computer. These are typically used to inform others about a topic.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 1 December, 2011

Contents

Description

Podcasting is a capture of the audio output of a computer. These are typically used to inform others about a topic.

Essential Requirements

In order to capture a podcast, you will need computer with audio capture software and a podcasting site to deliver the final product

Equipment

The only equipment needed is a computer, headphones, and microphone.

Software

There are many different tools for capturing podcasts. These vary in capability and price. Our recommendation is Audacity.

  • Audacity - A commonly used audio file recorder/editor software. It is cross platform and free.
  • GarageBand - Part of the iLife suite from Apple, GarageBand is a great podcast creation tool that is included with every mac
  • FeedBurner - Tool to track your podcast and RSS subscriptions, including iTunes.
  • Podomatic - A simple website that allows a user to easily (and inexpensively) upload and syndicate their podcasts
  • Callburner - An effective tool for recording podcasts via Skype. This works well for geographically dispersed participants.
  • Levelator - Tool that adjusts the audio levels within your podcast or other audio file for variations. Like a compressor, normalizer and limiter all in one!
  • MP3 Skype Recorder v.3.1 - Tool that records your Skype calls. Great for recording online interviews.

Learning resources information

Reading List

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand podcasting.

Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using podcasting in a business environment.

Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using podcasting in a education environment.

Screencast Storage

University of Wyoming Extension has a server and is hosting podcasts. Contact Stan Skrabut for details. If you do not wish to use the Extension services, here is a list of different services for storing podcasts:

Sources for Music

Here are some places for background music for your podcasts.

Technical Tips

Here are some technical tips for improving your podcasts

Tips for Better Podcasts

It is one thing to make a podcast, it is another thing to do it well. These links provide tips for doing it well.

Tools for Podcasting

Here are list of other tools for podcasting.

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and using various podcasting applications.

References