Podcasting: introduction

Course Dates: 04/06/19 - 11/06/19
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: David Monteith

Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a fully fledged podcast which you will produce in the class.


What is the course about?

Podcasting, from conception to publication. Your chance to develop your ideas into a fully fledged podcast which you will produce in the class.

Find out about podcasting structure, production and publication.

What will we cover?

Developing and structuring your podcasting ideas.
Targetting your audience.
Recording and editing a podcast using Audacity.
Publicising your podcast.
Keeping your podcasts fresh and vital.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Organise your ideas.
Record your work to a level fit for public consumption.
Efficiently produce and publish for public, private or niche markets.
Gain ideas to develop your podcast futher.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

For beginners with an interest in podcasting and a basic level of computer literacy.

In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
• Speak English fluently.
• Read and respond to a variety of text.
• Give and receive constructive feedback.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This is a practical course of coached sessions including group and solo activities, using appropriate technology.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You should have access to your existing social media account(s) and remember to bring with you the log in details. If you don’t have existing account(s) you will need to bring a valid email address and its password to sign up for a new account. This will help you to practice the course content during the class and gain valuable hands-on experience.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?


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See the course guide for term dates and further details


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Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

If you are thinking of doing a podcast but unsure how to start, this is the course you want. Instructions on hardware, software, editing, content, publishing, marketing-it’s all here. Highly recommended.
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Review by KatyM / (Posted on 04/03/2019)
A basic, demystifying course on setting up a podcast
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 19/02/2019)

Sorry, this course is now full

Course Code: CPOD03

Full Tue, day, 04 Jun - 11 Jun '19

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

Full fee: £99.00
Senior fee: £79.00
Concession: £50.00

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