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Table 1: Using audio to support teaching and learning: strategies and resources

Audio Format

Teaching Applications What you need to get started Where to get help at UCD

1a.
Recording and podcasting in-class lectures

Real time recording and subsequent distribution of faculty lectures for time-shift access, review, etc. (this is now called "traditional" or "first generation" podcasting)

Equipment = A B C or D Kits
UCD Podcast site application
Audio Recording Guidelines

Classroom Technology Services
Mediaworks
UCD Podcast Support
Teaching Resources Center

1b.
Recording and podcasting discussions, panel presentations, etc.

Recording and distributing in-class "talking" activities other than lectures: e.g. student presentations, panel discussions, open class discussions, etc.

Equipment = C or D Kits but (with specialized mic)
Software (see Table 2b)
UCD Podcast application
Audio Recording Primer

Classroom Technology Services
Mediaworks
UCD Podcast Support
Teaching Resources Center

2.
Preparing audio comments as course content

Recording faculty audio commentaries outside of the classroom (e.g. pre-recorded lectures, audio blogs, course welcome announcements, FAQ's, etc.) that are then presented in class or distributed to students online.

Equipment = A B C or D Kits;  C& D recommended
Software (see Table 2b)
UCD Podcast application
Audio Recording Primer

Classroom Technology Services
Mediaworks
UCD Podcast Support
Teaching Resources Center

3.
Audio comments on student work

Audio recordings by instructors or TAs that are shared with students as oral evaluations of student work (e.g. audio comments on papers, exams, projects, end-of-term accomplishments, etc.)

Equipment = A or B Kit is fine
Software = SmartSite drop box
SmartSite application


Teaching Resources Center
SmartSite

4.
Using pre-recorded audio as course content

Audio recordings made by others that faculty members assign to students as course content (e.g. commercially available recorded music, spoken word, newscasts, documentaries, etc.)

For on-line files: send URL
For public domain materials, copy and post online via SmartSite
For other materials, secure permission before copying
Streaming Audio Primer

Classroom Technology Services
Mediaworks
UCD Podcast Support
Teaching Resources Center
UCD Library: Copyright

5.
Student audio projects

Audio recordings that students prepare outside of the classroom in connection with course projects and assignments

Equipment = varies
Software = varies
Audio Recording Primer
DOCS guidelines

Teaching Resources Center

6.
Going public with instructional audio

Audio recordings of course components that are designed to be shared with public audiences (e.g. online archives of faculty lectures, student presentations, guest speakers, class projects-including oral histories, audio documentary work, audio-based works of art, etc.)

Equipment = C or D Kits
Software (see Table 2b)
UCD Podcast application

Classroom Technology Services
Mediaworks
UCD Podcast Support
Teaching Resources Center

See Table 3 for UCD Contact information and other online resources
See Tables 2b and 2c for a description of equipment options A, B C and D