Podcasts are audio and video files in MP3 format that are distributed via RSS. The purpose of this workshop is to provide an introduction to Podcasting in theory AND in practice. This workshop will allow participants to participate in a hands-on session involving viewing / listening to a Podcast, designing / creating a Podcast and sharing / discussion to explore the use of Podcasts in higher education.

Focus will be on:
What is a Podcast?
How are Podcasts used in higher education?
Podcasting, how does it work?
How do I create a Podcast?
What are the educational benefits of their use in higher education? Or How can I use Podcasts in my class?
Avenues of support…

This session will involve hands-on activities incorporating the creating and exploration of Podcasts – BE PREPARED to come away with your first podcast created!