external image images.jpg

PODCASTS


Podcasting is one of simplest and most exciting technologies in the world of Web 2.0. Podcasts are getting very popular in education. They can be used in a classroom or in a library in many different ways.

Creating a podcast


All you need to create a podcast is a computer, a microphone and software. There are a number of software applications that can be used for creating podcasts. Audacity is the very convenient one. It is easy to use and can be downloaded from the internet for free.
Audacity can be used for recording, editing and mixing audio files.
external image Audacity.jpg
Click the icon to download Audacity.

Audacity tutorials

Another online tutorial for Audacity.

To export MP3 files with Audacity use the free LAME encoder.

An MP3 file can easily be turned into a podcast with software called ClickCaster.

external image click3.jpg Click the icon to download ClickCaster.

ClickCaster is very simple and easy to use podcasting software. With the ClickCaster you can create and publish your own podcast or listen and subscribe to other podcasts. The ClickCaster management tools are available from the ClickCaster website.