020) Introduction to Podcasting

This introductory course is designed for adults that are looking to create their own podcast. Within the course, learners will receive hands-on exercises using free, browser-based software such as YouTube and Audacity. Participants will learn the steps to design, develop, and then implement and maintain the podcast using online tools. Next, learners will discover how to record professional quality podcasts using readily-available tools that come standard in most computers, while learning the process of editing that includes the use of free audio tools online before being posted. For participants that are interested in video podcasting, learners will discover how to record a video podcast, add special effects, audio, and then post online to YouTube or other video sharing sites.