1.
Create email account at http://mail.google.com for email and Blogger.com account (free).
a. Blogger requires a gmail account to create a “Blog”.
b. uscitizenpod@gmail.com


2.
Create a blog at http://www.blogger.com (free)
a. This blog is much more flexible than the blog at Libsyn.
b. http://uscitizenpod.blogspot.com


3.
Burn a feed for your blog at http://www.feedburner.com. (free)
a. This “feed” will automatically distribute your blog updates.
b. http://feeds.feedburner.com/blogspot/gVpr


4.
Write podcasts scripts.
a. Easy Interview http://media.libsyn.com/media/uscitizenpod/Easy_Citizenship_Interview.pdf
b. Simple Interview http://media.libsyn.com/media/uscitizenpod/Simple_Citizenship_Interview.pdf
c. Basic Interview http://media.libsyn.com/media/uscitizenpod/Basic_Citizenship_Interview.pdf
d. Advanced Interview http://media.libsyn.com/media/uscitizenpod/Advanced_Citizenship_Interview.pdf


5.
Create supporting pdf files with http://www.cutepdf.com/ (free).
a. Upload the pdfs to your account at libsyn.com (see below).


6.
Assemble computer and microphones.


7.
Download Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/ (free)
a. Use Audacity software to record & edit your audio files.


8.
Download LAME http://lame.sourceforge.net/index.php (free).
a. LAME converts the Audacity audio file into a MP3.


9.
Record and save as Mp3 file. Upload to libsyn.com (see below).
a. Use Audacity record & edit your audio files. Export the finished file as a MP3.


10.
Create a host account at http://www.libsyn.com to host mp3s
and documents (free or $10/month).

a. You will get a basic blog and an rss feed that will feed your podcast to many podcast re-broadcasters, including iTunes.
b. http://uscitizenpod.libsyn.com/rss

11.
Create photo storage space at flickr.com or slide.com for photos and ppt.


12.
Create wikipage at http://www.wikispaces.com to organize links and supporting media (free).
a. Use these pages to keep track of external links and multi-media.
b. http://uscitizenpod.wikispaces.com
c. http://milpitasadulted.wikispaces.com/
d.http://www.youtube.com/teacherofcitizenship