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Video on the Internet from March 1998, and a YouTube channel before Google acquired it in 2006. Pioneering in educational podcasting, with the Japancasting channel from 2005. Among many international honors, an Online Learning Consortium “Effective Practice” for “Podcasting Student Performances to Develop EFL Skills.” Journal article with 142+ citations found by Google Scholar: Spoken Internet to Go: Popularization through Podcasting. Japancasting is now revived in India. To understand the concepts and issues involved, see the “Podcasting Reconsidered” presentation slideshow or Zoom recording

Japancasting channel (from 2022): Blog introducing episodes | Host sites to follow: Hubhopper / Podchaser / Open Spotify / Amazon Music / Google Podcasts / Apple Podcasts / Podcast Ranking (歴史). Episodes: 1. “Introduction and Trailer”blog entry / listen at Hubhopper. 2. “The Woman Diver: Discovering Deep East Asian Values”: blog & script / listen. 3. “Fatalism and Pathos in a Bunraku Puppet Play”: blog & script / listen. 4. “Reincarnation or What? Stone-Hand Temple and the Pilgrimage of Shikoku”: blog & script / listen. 5. “Pilgrimage and the Study of Religion – Shikoku and Japan”: blog / listen. 6. “Falling through the Cracks of UNESCO World Heritage Sites”: blog / listen. 7. “Religions, Women and Family in Japan”: blog / listen. 8. “Steve McCarty in Conversation with Parveen Sharma – Knowing Japan and Learning”: blog entry / listen. 9. “A Family goes through Japanese Education”: blog / listen. 10. “Stakes and Stakeholders in the Japanese Educational System”: blog & outline / listen. 11. “Non-Violence of Okinawans and African-Americans”: blog & script / listen. 12. “Similar Proverbs in Chinese, Japanese and English” blog / listen. 13. “South Korea and Japan Peace Dialogue” blog & script / listen. 14. “Causes and Solutions for Bullying in Japan” blog & script / listen. 15. “Questions from India about Japan” blog / listen. 16. “Encountering Famous East-West Bridge Persons across the U.S. to Japan” blog / listen. 17. “Peace Dialogue among Religions: Influence of Religions on Laws and Moral Values” blog & script / listen.

Deep in Japan Podcasts: “Steve McCarty: How to Be a Professional Foreigner in Japan” (2022) at Buzzsprout or Apple Podcasts. “A Lecture on Japanese Prehistory and Mythology with Professor Steve McCarty” (2020) at Buzzsprout or iHeart.

Zoom video recordings of invited presentations since 2020: “Podcasting Reconsidered” (2022, 28 minutes) | “Lifelong Learning and Retiring Retirement Stereotypes” (2022, 21 minutes) | “Online Education as an Academic Discipline” | “Global Faculty Development for Online Language Education” | “East-West Symbolic Language of Dreams, Myths, Legends, Iconography, and Poetry” [minutes 55:00-1:36:34 in this video].

Zoomcasting: “Japanese People and Society” (2022, 2 hours) recorded by Zoom for Japanese government use in developing countries – see similar content | “Bilingualism and Language Acquisition” (2020 video, 14 minutes).

Video documentary at Humanities Commons: Christchurch New Zealand cliff hike.

On YouTube: 1998: Online Conference Keynote Greeting by the Seto Great Bridge (1:11) Inland Sea segments (1:04) | 2007: Profile with animation & music (1:40) | Video-Movie Distinction & Podcasting in Online Presentations (2:27) | Social Networking in Japanese Student Territory with Mixi (6:25) | Son Nikki’s rock guitar (0:17) | iPodcasting (0:53) | 3D online presentation | 2009: Osaka Jogakuin College Computer Communication Class (7:25) | 2013-2014 (made by iPad): International Marriage presentation scenes (1:02) | Takatsuki Jazz Street Festival sounds (1:35) | Osaka Castle Park Quick Spring Tour (2:17) | Arashiyama Kyoto tour (6:56) | Weeping Cherry blossoms at Kyoto Imperial Palace (0:05) | Cherry blossoms from a train crossing a bridge in Osaka (0:11) | Spring outside my college office in Osaka (explains the YouTube Capture app, 0:53) | AILA 2014 Emerging Technologies Symposium (artificial voice, 0:36) | Surprising sights & sounds in Brisbane (0:29) | Aboriginal Sounds (1:15) | 2022: Ringing wind bells at a shrine in Kyoto (0:26), or see the author’s YouTube Channel.

 Movie taken inside a 3D virtual world (.avi format): Keynote Presentation in Second Life (2007, 2:45).

Vlogging Abroad: Videoblogging in real time while taking students from Japan to New Zealand is explained in the documentary info, and the production process is detailed in this article. The videos posted in Osaka from Christchurch in 2009 are: 1. Gondola up a Mountain (3:34) 2. Sheep Ranch (7:18) 3. With Maori People (6:45) 4. Experiencing Antarctica (4:22) 5. Students talk about their Homestays (8:28) 6. Sayonara Party (4:55).

Podcasts at Humanities Commons (title links to info page, or download the MP3 file directly: Similar Proverbs in English, Japanese, and Chinese (trilingual, with students) or MP3 (6:46) | Falling through the cracks of UNESCO World Heritage Sites or MP3 (10:43) | Stone-Hand Temple and the Pilgrimage of Shikoku or MP3 (5:07) | Fatalism and Pathos in a Bunraku Puppet Play or MP3 (3:31) | The Woman Diver and the Dragon Ball or MP3 (7:37) / Article | How Bilingualism Informs Language Teaching (presentation and Q&A soundtrack) MP3 (41.57) / Article.