Quogue School District is embarking on an extensive
educational project that will integrate podcasts
created in the district into the
fabric of the educational
There are 3 types of
- Audio Podcasts that only
Podcasts that contain
audio with still images coordinated to support
the audio content
- Video Podcasts containing
motion video with audio
How can you get the East Quogue
There are several methods as shown
This is by far the best
way to access our
podcasts for reasons that are explained below:
- iTunes works on Windows or Mac
- The East Quogue Podcasts are
available free of charge.
- You need to subscribe to the
East Quogue podcast feed on iTunes (see link below).
- Once you subscribe, new podcasts
created by the East Quogue School District will
automatically be added to your subscription the
next time that you open iTunes.
- You can cancel your subscription
at any time and re-subscribe in the future
- IMPORTANT: Using iTunes to play podcasts allows you to see
the images for enhanced podcasts while listening.
- The East
Quogue podcasts can be downloaded to an iPod
when you sync the iPod to your computer. Students
can listen to the podcasts anywhere on their
To view the podcasts using iTunes,
follow these instructions:
1) If you don't already
have iTunes on your computer, click here for
a free download. If you already have iTunes, skip
to the step below
2) Click here to
subscribe to the East Quogue Podcasts after downloading
Using Internet Feeds:
This is not the recommended
method, but it does work and you will hear the podcasts.
However, you will not be able
to download podcasts to iPods or view images associated
with enhanced podcasts if you use this method.
hear the East Quogue Podcasts without using iTunes,
click on the link below. Note: You need Firefox version 3 or later or Internet Explorer version 7 or later to use this website:
- Depending on what browser that you use (Internet
Explorer, Firefox, Safari, etc.), you will be given
several options allowing you to hear the podcasts.
- If you subscribe to the podcast feed, you can
select to have new content automatically uploaded
to your feed.
- For enhanced podcasts, you will not be able to
see the images that are coordinated to the coordinated
If you would like to use this method
and see the images from enhanced podcasts, you need to go into Quicktime
and change the file association for .m4a or MPEG 4 media files.
IMPORTANT: You do not need to do this if you
download iTunes as explained above.
Depending on the version of Quicktime that you have on your computer, you should be able to change file associations as follows:
- Open Quicktime and go to Edit on the upper menu bar and select Preferences and then Quicktime Preferences.
- Go to File Types and click on the + sign to the left
of MPEG-MPEG System, video and audio files (see screen shot to the right.
- Be sure MPEG-4 Media is selected.
initial podcasts center around the educational
initiative in East Quogue as well as the importance
of understanding the basic elements of technology.
We hope that you enjoy these pilot projects and
look forward to adding additional content in the