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Transmission Podcasting Course - This Course is run over two days Mon 4th and Mon 11th October - 2 Hours per session

Transmission Podcasting Course

The aim of this course is to give teachers an understanding of the ways in which podcasting can be utilised in a classroom setting to encourage student engagement, creativity and expression. As well as giving an overview of the history and current popularity of podcasting, the course will cover

 Podcast recording, Podcast editing, Audio transcribing, Podcasting Lesson Plans,

Podcasting Classroom Examples, Assessing Podcast Submissions, Suggested Equipment

 From a technical and learning point of view, podcasting is the least demanding of all media production skills and this course will simplify it further, making it an accessible medium for all teachers and students, regardless of technical expertise.

As part of their participation, teachers will be asked to submit ideas about areas in their daily teaching where they think podcasting might be utilised (eg project work, presentations, stories etc). These suggestions will be incorporated into the second workshop with bespoke examples delivered to illustrate how podcasting methodology can be seamlessly integrated into curriculum work.

We will be creating a complementary e-learning course which will enable participating teachers to put theory into practise, with guidance from our expert trainers.

This is an introductory course but will be designed to complement a wider rollout of podcasting as a valuable classroom creative, expressive and educational tool.

Part 01 - Introduction To Podcasting: Duration - 2 Hour

Our Background and Introductions (15 mins) Trainer introduction and a brief summary of our experience delivering media training with schools. Group introduction to get an understanding of different teacher subjects, roles and responsibilities. Where possible, content will be tailored according to this conversation.

History of Podcasting (10 mins) A brief history of the development of podcasting and reasons why it is such a popular medium today.

How Podcast helps with Expression (10 mins) Explanation of how podcasting can help students to express themselves in creative ways and approach learning from a new and engaging perspective

Soundtrap Introduction (45 mins) Soundtrap is a browser based editor owned by Spotify. In this section, we will give an introductory view on some of the basic functionality of this audio editor and how it can be used as part of a podcasting rollout. Teachers will then be asked to log in to soundtrap on their local computer and complete one simple audio based task.

Podcasting in the Classroom (15 mins) In this section, we will give some examples of podcast recordings which were produced by students in a classroom setting as well as discussing some of the potential for classroom implementation

Classroom Suggestions (15 mins) At this point, we will ask teachers for any suggestions as to where they might see potential for podcasting as a learning tool in their own subject area.

Equipment Recommendation (10 mins) We will make some suggestions for cost effective podcast and audio equipment which will help teachers to implement podcasting in the classroom

Part 02 - Podcasting in Your Classroom: Duration - 2 Hour

Our Background and Introductions (15 mins) Trainer introduction and a brief summary of our experience delivering media training with schools. Group introduction to get an understanding of different teacher subjects, roles and responsibilities.

Discussion of Teacher Suggestions (20 mins) This will be a discussion of the areas where teachers feel they would like to integrate podcasting into their curriculum. This will be a follow up to prior teacher submissions and will enable our trainers to get a better understanding and deeper context around possible podcasting implementations.

Podcasting Lesson Plan (15 mins)Working from teacher submitted material, we will highlight some draft lesson plans tailored to teachers podcasting needs and aligning with school curriculums.

Soundtrap Guided Practical (60 mins) This practical will give guidance on how Soundtrap might be used to record, edit and transcribe audio to implement some of the previously discussed elements as classroom podcast projects. For this part of the workshop, teachers will be able to access soundtrap from their local computers and work through some simple audio exercises, with guidance from our elearning course and trainers.

Content Review/Questions (10 mins) Follow up questions

Learning Outcomes

 ● Teachers will get a summary understanding of the development of podcasting and reasons why it is such a popular medium today.

● Teachers will learn how podcasting can help students to express themselves in creative ways and approach learning from a new and engaging perspective

● Teachers will learn the fundamental technical skills related to audio recording, editing and transcribing

● Teachers will learn about basic equipment which could be used in the classroom to improve podcast deliveries

● Teachers will learn how and where podcasting can be integrated into classroom and curriculum work

● Teachers will learn how to create a lesson plan which incorporates podcasting.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 04-10-2021 6:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 11-10-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity 15
Cut off date 04-10-2021 11:00 am
Fee Free
Number Hours 2
Location Online Course
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