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Podcasts allow students to access video/audio files using their computers, cell phone or mp3 players when they are not connected to the internet.  They can listen on a plane, bus, or in a rural area with no coverage.   
Podcasts allow students to access video/audio files using their computers, cell phone or mp3 players when they are not connected to the internet.  They can listen on a plane, bus, or in a rural area with no coverage.   
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You will need to have your audio files in an MP3 format and video files in MP4 format for podcasting purposes.  [http://audio.populardownloads.com/audacity/index.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpa&utm_campaign=audio-audacity&gclid=CI-i0P3g4aQCFTRa7Aodi1kqIg | Audacity] is a free and easy to use software for creating audio files.
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You will need to have your audio files in an MP3 format and video files in MP4 format for podcasting purposes.  [http://audio.populardownloads.com/audacity/index.html?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpa&utm_campaign=audio-audacity&gclid=CI-i0P3g4aQCFTRa7Aodi1kqIg | Audacity] is a free and easy to use software for creating audio files.
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Once you have an MP3 and/or MP4 file, you may add it to the Podcast tool in eLearning in Sakai so students can access them with a podcatcher.
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==Add a podcast==
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# Click on '''Podcasts''' in the left menu bar.
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# Click '''Add'''
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# Beside “Choose a file,” click '''Browse'''
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# Select the file on your computer and click '''Open'''
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'''NOTE:''' Files with names that include these characters - / \ ? * " : < > @ # % cannot be accepted. If your file’s name contains one of these characters, change the filename before attempting to upload it.

Revision as of 15:40, 20 October 2010

Podcasts allow students to access video/audio files using their computers, cell phone or mp3 players when they are not connected to the internet. They can listen on a plane, bus, or in a rural area with no coverage.

You will need to have your audio files in an MP3 format and video files in MP4 format for podcasting purposes. | Audacity is a free and easy to use software for creating audio files.

Once you have an MP3 and/or MP4 file, you may add it to the Podcast tool in eLearning in Sakai so students can access them with a podcatcher.

Add a podcast

  1. Click on Podcasts in the left menu bar.
  2. Click Add
  3. Beside “Choose a file,” click Browse
  4. Select the file on your computer and click Open

NOTE: Files with names that include these characters - / \ ? * " : < > @ # % cannot be accepted. If your file’s name contains one of these characters, change the filename before attempting to upload it.

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