How to Play Podcasts

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From the Pick-n-Play application, downloadable media can be distributed to users enrolled in the course through podcasts.  Note: For security purposes, it is only possible to podcast an asset if its metadata in ShareStream MediaManager has been checked as “Downloadable.”

   To access a podcast from the Course Collection page in Pick-n-Play:

  1. Click on a podcast.
    Highlighted - A Course's Podcast Link in Pick-n-Play

  2. In the Launch Application dialog box, select an application to play the podcast, typically iTunes.
  3. Before viewing, download the videos in the Podcast by clicking the Cloud Icon
    download icon
  4. Podcasts will require the viewer to login with their HawkID and password.
    Example - iTunes Login Window

  5. After the user has authenticated, and the podcast has been downloaded to the viewer’s iTunes or to another application, they can play the podcast in iTunes on their computer, or sync the podcast to a mobile device.

Highlighted - Feed and Cloud Icon
  • Note: Be sure to have iTunes select Feed so all the videos in the podcast are displayed.

Highlighted - Podcast Icon and My Podcasts
  • If you cannot see any Podcasts in iTunes make sure you are on the My Podcasts Tab in the Podcast page. When you are in the correct place the above Icons will be highlighted light blue.
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October 6, 2017