Open Now, Term time
Open Now, Term time
21-08-23 to 21-06-24
All primary teachers
This short course introduces you to podcasting in the primary classroom, in particular to support the Primary Language Curriculum.
Designed with key inputs from our PDST Primary Language Curriculum team, this course shows you the benefits of podcasting and how it supports the Primary Language Curriculum.
The course will also introduce you to podcast creation tools including Anchor, Audacity and Garageband. Participants will be asked to choose one of these tools to create a sample podcast.
Participants will be enabled to:
There are three modules in this course
1 . The what and why of podcasting
The first module looks at what podcasts are and how they can benefit learning, in particular in the context of the Primary Language Curriculum.
2. Podcasting tools and resources
In this module participants will explore the different stages of planning and creating a podcast including what tools and devices are needed. Participants will engage with some basic video tutorials on how to create a podcast.
3. Planning and creating a podcast for your classroom
This module will look at sample podcast projects based on the outcomes of the Primary Language Curriculum. Participants will create and publish a simple podcast.
Technical Requirements: Participants will be required to download one (free) app. A good broadband internet connection and a laptop, desktop pc or tablet (with the latest version of Chrome, Firefox or Safari installed) are also required.
A course certificate is provided upon completion of this course.
You may be able to consider this course for Croke Park hours, subject to school management approval, particularly in relation to up to ten ‘Croke Park’ hours that may be allowed for potential individual/small group use (Circular 0042/2016 Primary and Circular 045/2016 Post Primary).
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