Over the last month I found myself presenting at not one, but two moots. the first was the Australian Moodle Moot in Brisbane, the second was the New Zealand Moodle Moot in Napier.
At both Moots I found myself presenting on how I use the “Podcast” Module at Riverview to deploy podcasts (and Vodcasts) to our students. The trial last term was such a success that I now struggle to keep up with the needs of staff.
I have created a video of this presentation and also attached to it a demo of how the module operates to give you all a taste of how this could possibly work for you within your own educational institution.
After both Moots interest from participants on podcasting within Moodle was so high that it was decided a new Podcasting forum would be set up on Moodle.org to allow educators and administrators to talk more about this online.
When thinking of the Podcasting path I urge teachers and decision makers within Institutions to also think about the implications of licensing. A Podcast by design publishes into the public domain. I recommend looking into Creative Commons licensing alternatives. There are different flavors that allow you to assign the version that best suits your need. They have also now designed a variant aimed directly at the education market called ccLearn