ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Education podcast: how to create educational podcasts for learning and engagement

Updated on April 27, 2013

Podcasting and its use for teaching and learning

The Wikipedia article on podcasting and its use in learning highlights the benefits of education podcasts. The key benefit of educational podcasting is that it makes educational material available to people via their own entertainment devices such as iPods and MP3 players as well as via web pages and iTunes. You can listen to a podcast (audio) or view a vodcast (video). Educational podcasts make education mobile and ubiquitous through the use of RSS feeds. Podcasts are used in education as a form of audio blog and their use has expanded rapidly with some universities providing lectures via podcasts on iTunes.

Image credit: PodcastEdShirtFront by TheArtGuy on Flickr

An Intro to Podcasting by inju on Flickr

Inju is attempting to remove the misconception that a single podcast on a web page is actually "podcasting" - the technical definition relates to broadcasting audio training via RSS feeds. However, in every day use and in business, a single podcast (audio blog) is treated as podcasting.

New Amazon Voting (Plexo)

Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms
Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms

"We need a solid book explaining and illustrating and letting teachers know about these powerful tools. This book meets the need in an awesome way!"-Mike Muir, Director Maine Center for Meaningful Engaged Learning. "This author is a gem! It startles me to be 'pulled' so happily through a text about these new Web tools in the context of good literacy instruction."-Gary Graves, Senior Research and Evaluation Advisor, Technology in Education Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory Discover how.....

 
RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts, and Wikis in the Classroom
RSS for Educators: Blogs, Newsfeeds, Podcasts, and Wikis in the Classroom

A powerful technology, but a simple concept, RSS ('Really Simple Syndication') makes it possible to easily access frequently updated content on the Internet. RSS allows you to 'subscribe' to content and have updates automatically delivered to your computer. Many Web 2.0 tools, including blogs, podcasts, and wikis, have been made even more useful with the advent of RSS technology. Let expert John Hendron show you how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, i...

 
Educator's Podcast Guide
Educator's Podcast Guide

Finally--a technology that helps bridge the gap between content delivery and today's "digital native" students. Podcasting is a method of making audio or video content available regularly via the Web. It blends topical research and knowledge collection with a radio- or TV-style presentation that's perfect for the attention span and learning style of today's students. Author Bard Williams begins with a complete introduction to podcasting, including hardware and software needs, integrating podcasts...

 
Making the Most of the Web in Your Classroom: A Teacher′s Guide to Blogs, Podcasts, Wikis, Pages, and Sites
Making the Most of the Web in Your Classroom: A Teacher′s Guide to Blogs, Podcasts, Wikis, Pages, and Sites

"I have not seen a more teacher-friendly resource for using the Web in the classroom. The authors took both novices and experts into consideration. A must-have in every school." Elizabeth Alvarez, Math and Science Coach, Chicago Public Schools, IL.

 

YouTube videos on educational podcasting

Free 7 day email course on Squidoo Marketing Strategies. Receive weekly follow-up emails with the latest Squidoo marketing tools, techniques, tips and strategies. Email support also provided to help you build and market your Squidoo lenses.

To subscribe to this free email course, created by the author of the Squidoo Marketing Strategies eBook, CLICK HERE

Please leave your comments.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      paperwritingexperts 

      6 years ago

      Educational podcasts can really bring some creativity and fun in our learning system. I think these devices should be promoted at a larger scale.

    • profile image

      cncaptech 

      6 years ago

      Thanks. Verry Good.Aptech HCM: www.cncaptech.edu.vn

    • profile image

      cncaptech 

      6 years ago

      Thanks. Verry Good.Aptech HCM: www.cncaptech.edu.vn

    • profile image

      aprotrainaptech 

      6 years ago

      really helpful suggestions, thanks !

      Aptech Vietnam

    • profile image

      RhondaSplint 

      6 years ago

      A very useful lens. I've never done a podcast before but am working on getting one started. Thanks!

      editor @ early pregnancy symptoms

    • profile image

      JohnPaulShaw 

      7 years ago

      A fantastic lens. Just what we are looking for. We provide Tutors for Children Podcasts will be very useful for us.

    • Linda Pogue profile image

      Linda Pogue 

      7 years ago from Missouri

      Podcasts are extremely effective, especially for online courses.

    • profile image

      GeoffHiggins 

      7 years ago

      Nice work ronpass. I particularly like using Audacity (free software) for creating student podcasts. I generally make an hour of lecture time into a 15 minute podcast, to keep it 'snappy'.

      ...Geoff

    • profile image

      jpsetlak 

      9 years ago

      As a foreign language teacher I have found podcasts (in French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese) incredibly invaluable for my language students. It creates amazing variety and fun content as opposed to the normal boring and stilted content you find in language courses and books. Jean-Paul Setlak

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)