What is a Podcast?

For an explanation of what a podcast is, click on the link to watch the Common Craft video on Podcasting in Plain English.

Assignment Sample

Here’s a sample Digital Analysis Podcast to listen to.

Best Practices

Here are a few websites with information on podcasting best practices.  You may want take some time to search online for best practices for podcasting too.

Learning Resources

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All University of Saskatchewan students and staff have access to the Lynda website which offers a wealth of tutorial videos on a variety of technology topics.  You can access the site at lynda.usask.ca and use your nsid and password.  Search the site for tutorials about podcasting.

YouTube also has numerous video tutorials available about podcasting. Here are a few online resources that may offer ideas for producing a podcast.

Suggested Tools

Free Desktop Applications for recording your Podcast

  • Audacity (open-source, cross-platform software for recording and editing sound)
  • GarageBand for Mac (Mac only application for recording and publishing audio)

Free Web-based publishing services

Mobile Apps