Course Details and Schedule

Podcasting is a method of distributing multimedia files (such as audio programs or music videos) over the Internet, for playback on mobile devices and computers. In this session aimed at novices, we will record, edit and publish an educational podcast using Audacity the simple, free audio editor.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • An overview of podcasting
  • Introduction to educational uses of podcasting
  • Basic digital sound recording techniques
  • An introduction to the Audacity sound editor
  • Creating a MP3 sound file of an interview
  • Publishing a sound file online
  • Publishing and syndication of a podcast feed
  • Subscribing to podcasts
Course information
Intended audience Anyone wishing to learn how to create an educational podcast
Prior knowledge Basic computer skills
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software Audacity
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? The other Digital media courses
Taught using:
Windows 7

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.