A podcast is a digital file accessible on various platforms such as iTunes and Spotify or simply by a downloadable file. There are numerous topics from education to financial tips to sports. The length of podcasts vary from a few minutes to a couple hours, but most fall in the 30 minute range.
How can podcast be used educationally? Educators may share podcast on course topics with their students as part of a lesson or even create their own podcast! Students from P12 through post secondary can even create a podcast as an assessment option. What are other ideas you have to integrate podcasting into the classroom? Check out the following two articles for ideas: EdWeek - How to use Podcast in the Classroom and Teach Create Motivate - Using Podcasts in the Classroom.
There are several software options. Audacity is a free software you download onto your computer. Podbean is a free online option which offers audio and video podcasts as well as promotion.
Podcasts to Checkout
Would you like to check out our Podcasting Tools?
We have the following podcasting resources at the Hub for you to use in our creative studio or to borrow: