week 5 – organizational podcasts: planning fundamentals

29 April 2008

:: Guest Lecture: Jyotsna Natarajan, Amazon
– Planning the show to meet organization needs
Technologies: WetPaint, GoogleDocs

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Week 4: Telling The Story

22 April 2008
A story is an issue that is expressed in human events.
– from Sound In The Story, Poynter


  • Guest Speaker – Peg Achterman – Interviewing Tips (handout)
  • Discussion, featured podcasts, posts
  • Discussion, featured blogs
  • Discussion, class podroll/blogroll
  • Discussion, determine due date for draft group project proposal (1-9 May)
  • Lab – share preliminary audio
  • Group time

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Podcast Adventures: Microphone Madness

21 April 2008

In Vaun’s second podcast, he tests six different sound recorder/microphone combinations for podcasting.

Vaun with mikes

Download MP3 or listen on Vaun’s site

Week 3 : Producing Your First “Podcast”

15 April 2008


– Examples
– Writing for the ear
– CODECs and compression
– Groups
– Practice editing with Audacity

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Adventures In Podcasting

9 April 2008

Vaun’s inaugural vodcast on GoogleVideo:

Week 2 : Oral Storytelling

8 April 2008


  • (Oral) Story Telling (ppt, uStream1, uStream2, Vaun’s Vodcast)
  • Writing for the Ear
  • Discuss/pitch possible projects
  • Technologies: RSS, Bloglines/GoogleReader, WordPress, iTunes

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Week 1 : Introduction

1 April 2008

Tonight’s Agenda:

– Who are we and why are we in this class?
– What is podcasting? What are social media technologies? What’s the impact on businesses and organizations?
Technologies: RSS, Bloglines, WordPress

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