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Special Summer Series: Podcasting 101

  • September 14, 2011
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • PEMCO Insurance Company 325 Eastlake Avenue East Seattle, WA 98109
  • 13


Program Description: A series of practical workshops will use current applications to model best practices in using social media and networking to improve learning. The topics will range from creating webinars, to developing a photostory, to creating blogs and podcasts. Learning Goals: Upon successful completion of the workshops, you’ll be able to:
  • Use emerging technologies to support diverse learning environments
  • Explore curriculum and training techniques to broaden technology’s appeal to engage participants in the learning experience
  • Identify best practices for multimedia and web-tools to expand social media in the learning experience

You must pre-register to attend our sessions. Register soon so you don’t miss out as there are only 13-seats available per session.    Register Now!

September 12 - Podcasting 101

ASTD-Puget Sound Interest Group - Podcasting 101

In this session, participants will develop skills to plan, record, post and distribute a podcast to share learning content. 

What exactly is podcasting? Podcasting means broadcasting information through a portable media device or over the Internet through a downloadable file. The topic or subject matter is based on the podcaster’s interests.

One of the key factors in turning podcasting into a real business results is effective execution of best practices in content creation, distribution, and connecting with your audience.

Guided application will be used to model best practices in podcasting to communicate learning content.

Session Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this workshop, you’ll be able to:
• Outline account set up for creating and modifying your podcasts
• Explore creating and publishing a podcast to enhance learning experiences
• Examine different ways of supplementing curricula using your podcasts as a resource in a learning environment

About our presenter:

Michael Surkan is a product and program manager at a software startup in Bellevue and when he is not helping individuals and businesses learn how to use podcasting as a tool to grow their careers and businesses.

Michael worked in product marketing and program management for 9 years at Microsoft. Before that he was a managing editor with PC Week Labs and IT manager and a software engineer.

After losing his job at Microsoft in July 2009 Michael re-invented himself through podcasting. He is the host and producer of multiple podcast shows including “Entrepreneurs Northwest”, “Tales from the job search trenches” and “Practical Software”. You can learn more about Michael’s podcasting strategies at www.PracticalPodcasting.com.

Evening Schedule:
6:00 – 6:15  Networking
7:15 – 7:45  (1.50 hour Session)
7:45 – 8:00 Networking

*This is a special event for Special Interest Summer Series on Social Media

You are welcomed and encouraged to bring your mobile devices, tablets, and PCs!

Costs: $25 ASTDps members, $35 non-members



ATD Puget Sound Chapter
P.O. Box 46368
Seattle, WA 98146


Email:  contact.us@atdpugetsound.org

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