ENG 419 Writing for Podcasts
ENG 419 introduces students to the essential concepts, theories, and practices of podcasting. Specifically, the course provides students with opportunities to learn about effective podcasting writing practices and put these techniques to work in their own original podcast mini-series.
Podcast Genre Analysis
Conduct a genre analysis of existing podcasts within a chosen area of inquiry (e.g., climate change, social justice, video games, etc.).
Conduct an in-class presentation about a specific podcasting technique (editing, recording audio, asking good interview questions, etc.).
Create a podcast mini-series in which you introduce your area of inquiry (ep. 1), tell a story (ep. 2), interview a stakeholder (ep. 3), and facilitate an informed conversation (ep. 4)
Out on the Wire: The True Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio by Jessica Abel
Tools for Podcasting by Jill Olmstead