Podcasting and the Classroom

Podcasts make great collaborative and capstone projects for students. Some great examples:

But podcasting can also be used for smaller, one-off assignments, thanks to lightweight podcasting tools like our own SPLOT Box, which makes it possible for students to create and upload podcasts on-the-fly, without needing much technical know-how (in fact, you can see how easy the form is to fill in by checking it out here).

(Podcasting can also be a useful tool for content delivery to students in a flipped classroom setting, and some research shows real benefits in student motivation.)