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Multimedia content creation on the Web increased at the rate of 3200% last year, and it shows no rate of slowing down. From audiocasts to screencasts to video for the iPod, there are all sorts of ways that students and teachers can take advantage of the easy creation and publishing tools that can bring this rich media to a wide variety of audiences.

LEGAL/COPYRIGHT ISSUES

All students should have parental permission to publish content on the Internet.
All students should have parental permission to appear in videos that are published to the Web.

For copyright issues, both teachers and students can use Creative Commons resources.

PODCASTING:

Why Podcasts?
What can you do with podcasts?

Examples of Podcasts:

Find podcasts that you might like at iTunes
Radio Willow Web planning guide is here.
Mr. Coley-cast

Three Steps:

1. Record Digital Audio--Digital audio recorders include iPods, iRivers, and your own desktop or laptop computer. Or Audioboo.
2. Produce the Audio and Export as MP3--Use Audacity, and open source program.
3. Publish the MP3 file to the Web--Use the Internet Archive for free uploading of files or contact your school Webmaster

Tools:

iTunes Submission Guide
Audacity
Audacity Tutorial
Audioboo
Podomatic
Podbean

Resources:

Room 208--How to Make a Podcast (video)
Jamendo copyright free music
ccMixter copyright free music
PoducateME extensive guide to podcasting
Skype call recorder

VIDEOCASTING

YouTube


Glaitness School video news podcast which the Primary 7 pupils produce every month. They work together as a team employing a huge range of skills - News Investigators, Script Editors, Presenters, Cameramen, Interviewers, Sound Editors, Film Editors and Web Publishers
Dove Beauty
Ican Festival
Parents

Three Steps:

1. Record Digital Video--Digital audio recorders include video cameras, Webcams and FlipVideo.
2. Produce the Audio and Export as .mov--Use MovieMaker on a Windows machine, iVideo on a MAC or even online video editing programs like Jaycut.
3. Publish the file to the Web--Use the Internet Archive for free uploading of files or contact your school Webmaster

Tools

Keepvid (download YouTube videos)
Zoho Notebook
Teacher Tube
Flickrstorm
Flickrcc
VoiceThread
43 Surprising Ways to Use Video Cameras in the Classroom


SCREENCASTING

Three steps:

1. Capture Screen and Audio--Use a tool like Jing to caputer video and sound from your computer.
2. Produce the Audio and Export as .mov--Use MovieMaker on a Windows machine, iMovie on a MAC or even online video editing programs like Jaycut.
3. Publish the file to the Web--Jing publishes right to the web where you can then link or embed the video.

Screencast for Student Feedback

Jing (5 minute limit)
Screentoaster
iShowU

Tools/General:
YouTube
Zamzar for free file conversion

DIGITAL STORYTELLING

50 Tools for Digital Storytelling
Elementary Film Festival Awards

LIVE STREAMING

The ability to broadcast live streaming video over the Internet.

UStream TV--has broadcast capability, chat, and archiving features all in one.
Livestream--Multiple cameras, procaster version