Podcast Discussion

Today we are going to get WAY more specific in our discussion of podcasts, both as a genre and as a particular use of audio composition. We need to hit on:

  1. Content – What are podcasts about? What are the podcasts we listened to this weekend about? What ways does expository writing manifest?
  2. Structure – What is the form of a podcast? How are they organized? What devices signal that organization? What conventions do we notice?
  3. Process – What might the process of creating a podcast look like? (break this down into specific, small steps) How are podcasts composed?
  4. Effectiveness – What makes for a “good” podcast? What makes for a “bad” podcast? Think of specific rhetorical strategies, composing choices, elements of design/craft, structural choices…

Here is what we said in class: What we said about podcasts

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