Podcasts

A podcast is an audio or video (sometimes called a vodcast) file posted on the internet

The files can be downloaded to a personal computer or handheld device and then played whenever is convenient.

Service providers Examples Uses in education
You need equipment and software to record and edit the podcast.

You need a site to host the podcast. Some hosting sites are: Users can subscribe to podcasts using an RSS feed reader such as:
Radio National's MP3 audio and podcast service.

Education podcast network
  • Teachers could create podcasts explaining or demonstrating processes.
  • Learners can use podcasts to revise content.
  • Learners create their own podcasts for assessment purposes.
  • Learners can be directed to particular podcast locations for supplementary information.
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