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Simple Guide to Podcasting Book (PDF File Format)

Item #: PBook | Grades K-12

Get the book and get started! This is the perfect companion book to Tool Factory Podcasting. Learn what a podcast is, then explore some great introductory web links. The pages are jam-packed with step-by-step instruction on how to record sounds and publish your own podcasts. This is a great resource for learners who want visual instructions at-a-glance. Every step in the process is outlined with large bold pictures and easy 1-2-3 instructions. Readers can delve into the text for a deeper understanding of the podcasting process, or simply browse the visual images which "show" every step in the podcasting process.

Book is delivered electronically in PDF file format.

This book is a wonderful practical guide to podcasting. Thereís even a chapter on copyright laws and acceptable use policies for podcasting. Learn what you can and canít post on the internet, and explore safe podcasting practices. All of the materials were developed as a result of practical hands-on training.

The planning chapter is excellent for trainers who are teaching podcasting to larger groups. Simple fill-in-the-blank worksheets are indispensible for walking new podcasters through every step in the process. The book makes an excellent class textbook for every student or participant.

You can download the table of contents and a few sample pages by clicking the "Downloads" link in the upper right corner of this page.

Also included is an instructional PowerPoint presentation to help you teach or learn about podcasting. Plus thereís also a 24 page workbook included electronically, to assist you in developing acceptable use policies for podcasting in education or business.
Minimum system requirements: WinXP or Vista
This title is also a part of the following product suites:

Tool Factory Podcasting with Video KitGrades K-12
This is the perfect starter kit for podcasting. The kit includes Tool Factory Podcasting software, an instructional book, a digital voice recorder, noise-reducing mic, music and sound effects library, and hosted server space. $269.99
School of PodcastingGrades K-12
Call Tool Factory for scheduling at (800) 220-8386. Tool Factory will send a trainer to your school for an entire day's worth of podcasting training and curriculum integration planning! The price includes training for 7 people, but you can always add more. $3195.95
Lesson Plan Name Grades
Building Vocabulary with Digital Fotos. 8 to 12
Presents ways that students could use digital cameras to develop Spanish vocabulary.
A Different Perspective 6 to 12
Teaching wheelchair bound students the joys of photography.
Let's Rock and Roll K to 5
Photograph rock formations in the area and how the land was formed through erosion, land upheavals, and sediment building.
What Firemen Read 9 to 12
Armed with digital cameras, iPods with recorders, and great attitutdes, students will interview community members and find out what their favorite books are and why. Students will compile the results in both print and web formats and share their findings with the world.
Idiom Ideographs 9 to 12
ESL students will learn the meaning of idioms by creating audio-visual meaning representations. Student projects may be audio, pictorial or dramatic.
Weekly Current Events Podcasts 9 to 12
Student pairs pick a week of the school year and they are responsible for creating a 5 minute podcast that sums up the week. They should include school activity news, school sports and academic news, and then community news and entertainment.
City's 50th Anniversary: A Snap Shot in Time K to 12
Walnut is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The project would have students from all age levels taking picture and creating a living snap shot of the community regardless of age, sex, or beliefs. This would be put on display in City Hall and used as a video for the local Cable Network.
SciPod Studies K to 5
The project involves the older students reading from their science texts and recording new vocabulary as well as the definition, and using the recordings to study these new ideas. The podcasts can be shared with other readers, non-readers, and/or struggling students, as well as traded with other studetns to quiz eachother for benchmark mastery.