The Podcast tool allows instructors to distribute audio, video, and PowerPoint files to their students either manually or via a RSS feed. Students that subscribe to a site’s RSS Podcast feed can have the audio, video, or PowerPoint content automatically downloaded to a “podcatcher” application (such as iTunes) of their choice.
The Podcast tool is a convenient delivery mechanism for students to subscribe to a RSS feed and listen/view content on their Mobile devices.
Instructors can also edit the Podcast permissions to allow students to upload and manage podcast files.
Items you may see on a Podcasts page include the following: