Chris Hamburg started this session by having us use this dialogue in a podcast as an example of what he does with his students first.
Person 1: I've been waiting for you.
Person 2: I'm sorry I'm late.
Person 1: That's OK.
Person 2: Thank you.
Person 1: I have something for you.
Person 2: What is it?
Person 1: This.
By adding audio files such as creepy music, gunshots, piano playing or others, it changes the genre of the conversation. It could be a nice conversation or a dangerous conversation...
The students love doing this.
We practiced recording, importing and exporting files and it was really quite easy. Just download the free program, Audacity. If you create an audio file for your own use, that is just an audio file. In order for it to truly be a podcast you have to register it with itunes or Podomatic to create an RSS feed.
What is an RSS feed? Watch here:
Chris uses these sites for his files, but always has the kids give credit to the file and location of where it came from at the end of the podcast.
Creative Commons (free) music
Free Sound Effects
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