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Podcasts

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A Podcast is just a digital media (audio) file that allows students to listen to a lecture at anytime or anywhere on a computer or audio device.

Podcasts can be used to supplement existing educational material within a module and allows the students to have the information from lectures at their disposal portably. They offer the opportunity to provide information to students in a variety of ways to better meet the diverse learning styles of students.

Creating Podcasts

There are three main types of podcasts:

A Basic Audio Podcast

  • Contains audio only and is the easiest to create and listen to.
  • Created using any voice recorder or Audacity.
  • Typical format is .mp3 .

An Enhanced Podcast

  • Typically presentations with narration and chapters
  • Produced with more advanced software such as Articulate or Camtasia.
  • Typical formats are .mp4, html5, .mov files.

 

A Vodcast (Video Podcast)

  • Contains video and audio content.
  • Created using digital camcorder and video editing software.
  • Typical video formats such as .mp4 or .mov.

Learn how to create a podcast

To learn more about how to create a Podcast, follow the Business eLearning tutorials

 

Podcasts from Other Sources

The Financial Times website contains an audio podcast page which features regular business related podcasts from expert commentators and writers.

Podcasts can be downloaded directly from the FT website or simply shared with your students.

Sample podcast from ft.com website:    Launch Podcast in Pop-up player

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