ARCHIVED: Using Oncourse Podcasts, how do I add, edit, or delete a podcast?

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To complete these procedures, you must be assigned a role having the necessary permissions. If you're not sure what your role is, see the "Role" column in the Roster tool. For permissions, see ARCHIVED: What can I do in read-only Oncourse?

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Adding a podcast

Note: Podcasts that you post on your site are stored in Resources. A Podcasts folder is automatically created in Resources when you add the Podcasts tool to your site.

The quota for a course, project, or portfolio site is 4 GB; the quota for My Workspace is 1 GB. You can upload files up to 500 MB in the Podcasts tool. Note that the maximum file size is 200 MB in other tools (e.g., Resources); to upload a larger file, you must use the Podcasts tool (for files up to 500 MB) or WebDAV. To request a larger quota for your site, see Default storage space allotments for UITS accounts To check your site quota and usage, in the Resources tool, click Check Quota.

The Podcasts tool allows you to upload a podcast for sharing with your site participants. To add a podcast:

  1. From your site's menubar, click Podcasts. (If you don't see Podcasts in your menubar, you may have to add it; see ARCHIVED: Adding, removing, hiding, or reordering tools.)
  2. Near the top, click Add.
  3. Next to "Choose a file", click Browse, and then find and select the file you'd like to upload. Click Open.
  4. Next to "Publish Date/Time", click the calendar icon, and then select the date and time you want your file to become available.
  5. Next to "Title", enter a title for your file in the text box.
  6. Under "Description", you may enter a brief description of the file.
  7. When you're finished, click Add.

Your file will appear on the "Podcasts" screen, under the heading for the date you published it.

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Editing podcast information

Once you upload a podcast, you can edit its title and description, change the date and time it's available, or choose another file to upload. To do so:

  1. From your site's menubar, click Podcasts.
  2. Find the podcast you want to edit, and under its title, click Edit.
  3. When you're finished, click Save Changes.

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Deleting a podcast

To delete a podcast:

  1. From your site's menubar, click Podcasts.
  2. Find the podcast you want to delete, and under its title, click Delete. You'll be prompted to confirm the deletion; click Delete.

Your podcast will be removed from the "Podcasts" screen.

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Allowing students to post podcasts

To give students in your course permission to post podcasts to your site:

  1. From your site's menubar, choose Resources.
  2. From the Actions drop-down menu next to the Podcasts folder, choose Edit Folder Permissions.
  3. For the "student" role, check the boxes under Create resources, Edit own resources, and Delete own resources.
  4. Click Save to save your changes.

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Last modified on 2018-01-18 15:33:45.