The New York Times on creating a Podcast:
The NYT has an entire list of “Mentor Texts” that help you write articles like a sports article and a personal health column. It’s quite useful. It can be found here: https://www.nytimes.com/column/learning-mentor-texts
More resources for creating texts:
- Free music: https://www.purple-planet.com/
- Free sound effects: http://soundbible.com/free-sound-effects-1.html
- Copyright safe images (photos, clip art, etc): https://search.creativecommons.org/
- Stock videos (and photos): https://www.pexels.com
- Illustrations you can manipulate: https://undraw.co/illustrations
- https://www.canva.com/ is a mostly free (especially if you upload your own images) design program that does everything from posters and banners to storyboards and comic strips. A real go-to tool for a lot of people.
To Create Posters, infographics, etc.:
- https://www.canva.com/ The images with crowns on them are extra, but Canva is free if you use your own images.
- https://piktochart.com/ The free version has a 40MB image upload limit.
Online comic maker:
- https://www.audacityteam.org/ [easy to use with a full range of tools, lots of videos about how to use it]
- Here’s a review about free audio editing software https://www.techradar.com/news/the-best- free-audio-editor
- https://screencast-o-matic.com/ Screencast-o-matic is free if you want to do screen capture videos from your laptop. Word of warning: if you really want to do some close editing work, it will cost, but for the basics, it’s fine. You can upload the resulting video to YouTube. A lot of faculty use it.
- YouTube Studio will give you lots of tutorials about how to create videos.
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