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.
Here’s a sample Digital Analysis Podcast to listen to.
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.
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.
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
- GarageBand for iOS (iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch compatible audio recording)
- Mobile Podcaster App (iOS app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to record and publish your podcasts to wordpress)