Speaking Your Mind with Podcasts
In This Chapter
Defining the characteristics of a podcast
Examining the educational benefits of podcasting
Preparing and planning for podcasts
Recording and editing
Publishing the podcast
Using accessories to improve recording quality
As the name suggests, the term podcasting derives from a mixture of the words iPod and broadcasting. What generally separates podcasts from live radio broadcasts is that podcasts are usually stored online and can be subscribed to and heard at any time.
Although it’s true that the concept of sharing audio broadcasts was popularized with iPods, podcasts can now be created with almost any mobile device or computer and accessed in a variety of ways over the Internet. Also, podcasting is not restricted to audio any longer. Podcasts can include images, videos, and more. Traditionally, podcasts are also posted on a ...