Podcasts are essentially audio and video files on the web that can be downloaded and played on a portable media player. Podcasts can contain a RSS file that allows software, such as iTunes, that handles files for media players to check for new media files and download them automatically.
Many educators have succesfully integrated podcasts in thier curriculum. Here are examples of how Podcasting has been used in university settings.
Please refer to the IS&T Training schedule for a list of Podcasting courses.