In this course students will develop the skills to produce podcasts for streamed or online delivery. The course will follow the production cycle of a podcast from conceiving an original podcast through production to post-production and distribution. Students will analyse and develop project-based material pertinent to podcasting in various genres. They will also develop production skills, including scripting for podcasting, working with talent, and operating of the podcasting studio.
Availability2020 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2020
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Define and explain the skills and technologies of podcasting;
2. Explain the relationship of podcasting to community, commercial and public radio both terrestrial and online;
3. Create content for radio and podcasting;
4. Select and apply appropriate podcasting forms and conventions.
Topics will include:
- Radio and podcasting
- Podcasting: Non-fiction, Fiction, and Talk
- Funding and pre-production planning
- Production for podcasting
- Working with Talent
- The Podcasting Studio
- Post Production for Podcasting
- Streaming and web delivery
CMNS2130 Sound Production and/or CMNS2400 Radio Production.
Presentation: Tutorial Presentation - Case Study - 20%
Professional Task: Program/Podcast Proposal - 20%
Practical Demonstration: Task Field Work - 20%
Project: Final Group Project - 40%
In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:
General Course Requirements:
- Workshop: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course, students must complete a compulsory safety induction (equipment usage).
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks starting in week 1
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 2
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks starting in week 1