University of Wollongong’s free online podcast course

The University of Wollongong is offering a free online course on podcasting for a limited time.

Participants will learn learn how to plan, write and publish your own podcast, and why the audio medium is so powerful for storytelling.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to telling stories using audio
  • The elements of a podcasting narrative and how to combine these elements authentically
  • The software and hardware involved in producing a podcast
  • Writing a narrative to suit audio
  • The common pitfalls
  • Different genres of podcast
  • Introduction to finding good talent
  • The process of being discovered and heard by an audience

Most of the university’s FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts.

More information and sign up here. Free entry to the course is available for 4 weeks after opening, paid upgrade options are also available for less than $100.
The course was developed by Siobhán McHugh, Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Wollongong.




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