Podcasting is a way to deliver audio blogs or commentary. Podcasts are usually delivered as a series of digital media files over the internet in a downloadable format.

The table below shows some potential uses of this technology in both Further Education (FE) and Higher Education (HE).  Below this are videos which demonstrate how this technology could be used in teaching and learning.

Uses in FE Uses in HE
To promote independent learning. To promote seminar discussions.
To enhance/jazz up presentations. To enhance/jazz up presentations.
To record learner and classroom based discussions/debates. To record student and professional discussions/debates.
To generate evidence for unit assessments. To generate evidence for module assessments.
To provide feedback to learners. To provide feedback to students.

Video showing an introduction to Audacity for creating a podcast


Video showing how to add royality free music to a podcast


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