Podcast in The Classroom - Kindergarten to High School
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Podcast in The Classroom - Kindergarten to High School

How to Engage your Students on Their Smartphones, iPads and Computers
5.0 (16 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,532 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2016
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how teachers can use a Podcast to increase communication with their students, substitute teachers, and parents
  • Create an oral history for their class
  • Engage Students and Parents at a deeper level
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  • No prior knowledge is required
  • A passion for teaching and reaching their students

Podcasting in the classroom can be a powerful methodology for 

  • Engaging your students
  • Introducing students to multimedia
  • Keeping parents informed
  • Helping students review or 
  • Assisting absent students to stay up-to-date
  • Review Teacher performance
  • Communicate between Administrative staff and Teacher
  • And much more

In this fast-paced, fun teacher training course, Dave Bullis and Scott Paton take you through the process of using podcasts in the classroom.

We cover specific issues that teachers may face as their start their Podcasts. These include: Copyright issues, Privacy issues, Resistance from the Administration and more.

Discover the many ways Podcasting can be integrated into your curriculum as a teaching tool. And with so many students having their own smartphones, they can easily be listening to podcasts created by the teaching staff or their fellow students.

 Over one billion people have subscribed to podcasts and the chances are your students are already listening to them.

Who is the target audience?
  • K -12 Teachers
  • K - 12 Parents
  • K -`12 Administrators
Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
5 Lectures 26:29

A brief introduction to the course and what you will learn. 

Preview 03:44

We are in the Age of Content. Make your own Time Capsule.

Preview 05:47

Podcasting can have a huge impact on your ability to more effectively communicate with your students and their parents. Scott and Dave talk about some advantages to adding Podcasting to your teaching toolbox.

How Podcasting Can Impact your Teaching, Connection to Students and Parents

Who are you instructors and why are they qualified to teach this course? 

Meet your Instructors

We want to hear from you! Please introduce yourself in the forum and get to know your follow students. 

Introduce Yourself
Podcasting in Education
7 Lectures 41:47

Why should you be podcasting in the classroom? 

Preview 03:53

Why and how you can build your lecture library (aka a content library or your portfolio). 

Lesson Library

What projects can you use in the classroom using podcasting? 

Collaborative Projects

How to create multimedia in the classroom.

Expose Students to Multimedia

Creativity and ideas are the currency of the 21st century and we discuss how to cultivate that for yourself and your students. 

Foster an Environment of Creativity and Idea Generation

One of the best uses of podcasting in the classroom.

Keeping Absent Students Up to Date

How can you keep parents involved with the class and their child?

Parental Involvement
K -12
6 Lectures 22:37

How can students benefit from podcasting? 

Podcasting for the Students

What activities can you plan using podcasting as the core? 


How can teachers benefit from podcasting? 

Podcasting for the Teacher

Separate Podcasts for Subs, Parents, Admin, Students

You can Have as Many Podcasts as You Want.

Creating a Legacy

Oral History of Your Grade Year
Podcast Creation
5 Lectures 53:59

The simple way to do things and the complex way of doing things.

Simple or Complex?

What audio equipment will I need?

Audio Equipment

Software Part 1

Software Part 2
Concerns and FAQ
4 Lectures 32:31

What you need to know about copyrighted material. 

Can we upload copyrighted material as a podcast?

How to address potential concerns from parents. 

Parental Concerns

How to present your podcast concept to your Principal for approval. 

How can we present our podcast for approval by our Principal?

Is audio forever?

Is audio forever?
3 Lectures 13:29

The next steps you need to take to bring podcasting into your classroom.

Next Steps

Learn how to Podcast by registering for "Podcast Made Easy" with a Free Udemy Coupon

Learn To Podcast

One on One Help
About the Instructor
Scott Paton
4.2 Average rating
2,048 Reviews
82,878 Students
75 Courses
Executive Producer (42 Podcasts, 70+ Udemy courses), Trainer

Scott Paton has been podcasting since the spring of 2005. His podcast "Weight Loss and The Mind" hit over 375,000 subscribers in its first year and over one million downloads. He has executive produced and/or co-hosted over 35 podcasts. An internationally renowned speaker, Scott has presented to audiences from London, England to Sydney, Australia, from Vancouver, BC to New York, NY, from LA to Rwanda. Thousands of entrepreneurs and NGO's have changed their public engagement strategies based on Scott's sharing. We hope you will, too!

Scott has over 66,500 students from 176 countries taking his courses.

Scott joined Udemy in 2013. In late 2014, one of his clients inspired him to make a video course on Podcasting. He revisited Udemy and got very excited at the potential. After his course went live, Scott told his clients and many decided to make courses but needed help, so he has become a co-instructor with them, while continuing to support and build his own courses. His co-topics all include areas of life-long learning by Scott, including Stock Option Trading, Alternative Health, EFT, and Relationships.

Dave Bullis
5.0 Average rating
16 Reviews
1,532 Students
1 Course
MultiMedia, IT, and Social Media specialist

I graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor's in Business. I then went on to work in High Ed for the next six years. During that time I've worn many different hats and have been a TA at many different schools. 

I'm Hootsuite certified and am certified as a social media manager by SOME Academy.