podcasts

Our first podcast

I know I should be using podcasting more in my teaching, and part of the reason I stayed away from it is because I figure my voice is just not that interesting (not much of an excuse I know).
Anyway I figure students are much more interesting than I am, so I gave Maeve (Second Year) the dictaphone, and this is what she came up with. Not bad for a first attempt (I need to keep surnames out from now on).
See what you think. All constructive feedback welcome.
This particular clip may not be all that valuable from an educational point of view – it was just to give us all a feel of what could be done.
The nice thing about it is that now that we know we can do this, there is no end to what we can do with it.
I’d like to embed the player on this page, but havn’t been able to figure out that part yet.
Apparently you can subscribe to this in itunes (whatever that means).

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Learning to podcast

This is a short audio about forces for my Second Year students revising for Summer Exams. I did a bit of podcasting a few years ago but have forgotten how I made the pieces accessable. I also need to learn how to jazz these things up a bit.
This piece is hosted on the wordpress site itself, but I’d like to make it accessable via itunes. I tried this and five days ago received the following

Your podcast feed, [ https://ozymandias1.wordpress.com/feed/ ] was successfully added and is now under review.

Since then, nothing.

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