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10 Things We Learned Producing a Podcast at a University

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This is a guest post by Carol Jackson, the digital content strategist at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and lead producer, with Alison Jones and Karen Kemp, of the school's podcast_ Ways & Means Show. She also produces the podcast Policy 360 .

In the last two years, we launched two podcasts at our school, the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. We've had terrific successes and made some mistakes. What we've learned may help others who are considering …


Four Mistakes I Made When Assigning Podcasts

Opname van een hoorspel / Recording a Radio Play[This is a guest post by Evan Cordulack (@cordulack), a Web developer and graduate student in American Studies at the College of William & Mary. He writes regularly on the Academic Technology blog.--JBJ]

Several years ago I taught two upper-level American Studies seminars. Since these were the first classes I’d ever taught (aside from being a Teaching Assistant), perhaps I should have kept things simpler. Rather than assign a combination of papers and exams, I’d wanted to try something differe…


Podcasting Your Lectures 101: Editing

Last time around in this here little series about podcasting your lecture, we covered the first step in the process: recording (you can read the article here).  This time around, we’re going to have a look at what you do after you’ve got your raw audio recorded – the editing process.

Before we get started, I’d like to repeat some caveats that I brought in the first column.  First off, I’m using the term “podcasting” generically – meaning (in this context) the online distribution of…


Podcasting Your Lectures 101: Recording

There are lots of reasons why you might want to podcast your lectures.  You might be teaching an online class or providing supplementary lecture material for students in one of your regular (face-to-face) classes.  Or, even better, maybe you are embracing the open courseware movement, and making your course material available to people both inside and outside of your university – regardless of whether they are actually enrolled in the class.

Now, to be clear, I’m using the term “podcasting” g…