MLearn 2008: Workshop on Podcasting for teaching and learning

IMPALA LOGOTuesday 7th Oct 2008

Facilitator: Palitha Edirisingha

Workshop Programme

Session Time Duration  Title Activity Resources & equipment
1.30pm – 1.40pm  10 min.  Welcome and introduction to the workshop Presentation Powerpoint 
2 1.40pm – 2pm   20 min. About Podcasting: definitions, pedagogical and technological processes, how podcasts differ from other forms of audio. Presentation Powerpoint 
2.00 – 2.20pm   20 min How can podcasts be used to support teaching, learning and assessment? Group work (groups of 4)

User cases

10-factor design model

Task sheet-1 
2.20 – 2.40pm   20 Min Report back to group Group work (groups of 3-4)   
2.40pm – 2.50pm   10min A framework to consider how podcasts fit within teaching, learning and assessment   Podcast landscape diagram
2.50pm – 3.00pm   10 min Podcast recording and editing software  Demonstion Audacity instructions sheet 
3.00pm – 3.15pm  15 min


(also installing Audacity and Lame Encoder software)
3.15pm – 3.30pm   15 min Designing podcasting for learning: two approaches  Presentation

Storyboard sheets

Task sheet-2
3.30pm – 4pm  30 min Developing an outline for a podcast Group work (groups of 3 -4)  
10  4.00 – 4.30pm   30 min Recording a podcast (3 minute long); publishing on VLE Group work (groups of 3 -4)  Publishing a Podcast 
11 4.30pm – 5pm   30 min Researching and evaluating podcasts, involving with IMPALA research Group discussion  

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