I’d explored podcasting several years ago - looking at educational uses of podcasts and making my first attempt back in 2004 when the term was first coined - but, everything about “podcasting” has changed since then, and the term has become a genericized label for “I want to share some media”. We’ve been getting requests from instructors who are interested in using podcasts (or “podcasts”) in their courses - whether as part of the instructional materials, or for students to produce media as part of their learning. So. Here are some current resources and links. I’ll update this page with any suggestions.
Podcasting for teaching and learning
University of Michigan, Sweetland Center for Writing. (2020). Scaffolding Your Podcast Composition Assignment (via Gavan Watson’s 3 Teaching Things newsletter)
Drucker, S. (2020). Audible Networks: Podcasts and Collaborative Learning
Taylor Insitute for Teaching and Learning. (2020). Alternative online assessments: Podcasts.
Ferrer, I., Lorenzetti, L, & Shaw, J. (2019): Podcasting for social justice: exploring the potential of experiential and transformative teaching and learning through social work podcasts. Social Work Education, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2019.1680619
Kaziewicz, J. (2012). Podcasting in the Classroom.
Podcasts produced by the UCalgary community
- Educate Me: Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School
- Peer Review
- Faculty of Medicine, Undergraduate Medical Education podcasts (hosted by YuJa)
- Computer Science Department: What the Tech?
- The Big Question
- CJSW Hearsay
- TALON - Teaching and Learning Online Network
- Arctic Institute of North America
Other podcast examples
- VoiceED Radio - education-related podcasts on a wide range of topics
- The Cult of Pedagogy
- The Puerto Rico Connection
Starting a podcast:
- NPR: Starting Your Podcast: A guide for students
- Libraries and Cultural Resources
- LinkedIn Learning: Courses and videos on producing podcasts
- Podcast.co: How to record a podcast (the easy way)
- The Podcast Host: How to start a podcast
Publishing & hosting podcasts
The University of Calgary’s YuJa media hosting service can be configured to host podcasts (both audio and video), at no cost to members of the university community. YuJa media channels can produce the RSS feeds used to publish podcasts online.
Third party (free, ad-supported, or commercial) services are also available to use separate from the University: