Workshop: Podcast Passport Series

Course ID - CTD0360   

Short Title: Podcast Passport

Audience:       Faculty
Length of Workshop:       12 hours  (including 2 online)

Workshop Description:   The Podcast Passport series will consist of online workshop material, face-to-face getting started sessions and other demonstration sessions featuring different tools and techniques.   Participants will need to attend all 4 face-to-face sessions and complete online assignments.  Upon completion of the series, faculty will be able to request class space on MDC iTunes-U   

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.

This workshop will repeated each semester on different campuses.

Finding Using Educational Podcasts  This 2-hour hands-on session will provide an overview of Podcasting and the technologies/equipment used.   Participants will explore educational podcasts and share ideas for instructional use.     Participants will also learn how to access podcasts from a computer and on an iPOD.   

Creating Audio Podcasts   - hands on  - 2 hour
This 2-hour hands-on workshop will focus on creating short audio podcasts for classroom use.   Participants will be able to storyboard and create a short audio podcast using Audacity.       

Enhanced Podcasts  Techniques - Demonstrations  - 2 hour each  This will be a series featuring different tools presented by faculty using these tools in the classroom.  A variety of software and platforms will be used.    The first two will be PowerPoint/Camtasia (WIndows)  and the second will be Profcast/GarageBand (MAC)      Demonstrations will be followed by  Q&A and discussions in an ANGEL course which also contain resources for each of the tools.   CT&D will have a Windows and MAC development station set up with featured software at each CT&D lab and will provide technical assistance.

Publishing Podcasts to MDC iTunes-U   Online step-by-step instructions and animated tutorial will guide participants through the publishing process for MDC iTunes-U

Copyright and Teach Act  - Online tutorials  (This session can be completed anytime during the workshop period.)


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify instructional resources and uses for Podcast
  • Discuss best practices for the use of audio and video podcasts
  • Create an audio podcast using Audacity
  • Describe how to use capture software and PowerPoint to create video podcasts
  • Describe how to use Profcast to create enhanced podcasts 
  • Describe how to use Garageband to create an enhanced podcast.
  • List procedures for uploading content to MDC Itunes
  • Describe how Fair Use and the Teach Act impact the use of educational podcasts

 Delivery formats:
- Face-to-Face - All sessions meet in a lab or classroom
Blended -  At least 50 percent of the workshop time will be spent online
Online - No class meetings; all work is done online.


Reference #

Delivery Format

Days/Time and Online Requirements if Applicable



(Hybrid) 10 hours face-to-face from 2 - 4pm, and 2 hours online.
If you have any questions on this workshop, please contact Hanadi Saleh at


Registration information
Course ID: -   CTD0360
Course Title: Podcast Series
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.