Podcasting has become popular in educational contexts as advances in technology make it easier to subscribe to, create, and share content. A podcast is a form of digital media consisting of an episodic series of audio or video, sometimes accompanied by text, subscribed to and downloaded automatically through Web syndication or streamed online to a computer or mobile device. There are multiple opportunities to consume and create podcasts in educational contexts.

The tools and platforms used in podcasting change regularly as new technologies create new opportunities for this medium. This entry describes the technology now used to create and listen to or view podcasts, the process of creating and listening to or viewing podcasts, and some of the ways in which podcasts are used for ...

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