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Podcasting

Media, Creative Industries

Mode of Study

Evening

Start Date

23rd Apr 2020, 5 weeks

23rd Apr 2020, 5 weeks

Day(s):

Thursday

Time:

18:00 - 21:00

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 54

Overview

The course gives an overview of the history of this exciting new medium. You will study examples of different types and genres of podcast, the use of hosts and investigators in podcasts, the audience reception of podcasts and how the mainstream media looks at this medium.

The bulk of the course will be creating, recording and editing podcasts. This will involve the use of zoom recorders, radio suites and computer labs running Adobe Audition.

The final weeks involve uploading your podcast onto streaming sites and the use of social media to promote the podcast.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You will need a basic knowledge of computing.  Working knowledge of audio recording would be preferred but not essential.

What you study

The course will offer a compact history of podcasting and how to produce, record, edit and promote your work.

After the course

Careers

After the course you will be able to create (using similar materials to what we have in the college), distribute and market your own podcasts.

Teaching

How the course is taught

You will review examples of podcasts and presentations will explain the history and fundamental elements of podcasting.  The course will go on to feature live studio experiences and use of mobile zoom recorders. In the final three weeks, editing will be done in a computer lab.

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment.

Additional Information

Materials

All materials are supplied.

  • Mode of Study:
    Evening
  • Start Date:
    23rd Apr 2020, 5 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Thursday
    Time:
    18:00 - 21:00
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 54