Podcasting: introduction

Course Dates: 14/07/24 - 21/07/24
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: Keeley Street
Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a podcast which you will produce in this course.
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Podcasting: introduction
  • Course Code: CPOD03
  • Dates: 14/07/24 - 21/07/24
  • Time: 14:00 - 17:00
  • Taught: Sun, Daytime
  • Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Vina Theodorakopoulou

Course Code: CPOD03

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Sun, day, 14 Jul - 21 Jul '24

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Podcasting, from concept to production. Your chance to develop your ideas into podcast, and get the opportunity to produce a sample of your work. This course gives you the essential insight into the podcasting landscape: structure, production and distribution.

What will we cover?

• Developing and structuring your podcasting ideas
• Identifying and targeting your audience
• Recording and editing a podcast sample using Audacity
• Exploring the sequence of recording, uploading and distributing your podcast through a variety of platforms and apps
• Keeping your podcasts fresh and vital.

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

• Organise your ideas and put your vision into practice
• Take the first step - record a sample podcast in class in line with your thematic, explore Audacity and map out the next steps necessary to reach the stage of streaming in to the podcasting community
• Evaluate the contents, tools and settings appropriate for your target audience
• Gain ideas and the motivation to develop your podcast further.

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?

There are no additional costs.

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

Please click here to view our web development courses or click here to view our Digital Marketing and Social media courses.

Disclaimer: Use of Third-Party Software
This course might require you to either use your own personal account or create an account for the purposes of this course. City Lit cannot accept any responsibility for any failings of the third party or provide technical support. Whilst using the software you will be responsible for abiding by the providers terms and conditions and maintaining your own work.

Vina Theodorakopoulou Tutor Website

Vina Theodorakopoulou is a passionate advocate of the intersection of technology, business and society. With a rich background including a PhD in behavioural economics and 25 years in financial services, she wears many hats; social entrepreneur, podcaster and dedicated educator at CityLit. Vina believes in practices that not only shape the workplace of today but also pave the way for the workplace of tomorrow. Her active allyship for accessibility to digital skills, financial literacy and knowledge-sharing is at the core of nurturing belonging and mobilising progress across the society. When Vina is not teaching at CityLit [Ethics in AI, ESG, Cybersecurity in Business, History of Global Capitalism, Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, Sustainability], she pens thought leadership articles on neurodiversity, the future of work and the strength of individual purpose for collective impact. In her spare time, she plays squash and coaches Kids First rugby, embodying her commitment to a well-rounded life that aligns with her values.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.