I had no idea what Podcasting was until I watched a video on YouTube.
Watch this short video to gain an understanding of what Podcasting is:
Pod = Personal On Demand
Podcasting is a very valuable tool that could be utilised to great lengths on many platforms. Learning channels could be subscribed to by students to be watched at any time.
Podcasts have the benefits of being downloaded free by anyone, covering a wide range of topics, and being interactive by having files constantly added for others to access.
YouTube (2009), 'Podcasting in Plain English' viewed 18 August 2009, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-MSL42NV3c