SoundCloud is the world's foremost social sound platform where anyone can listen to or produce audio and share them. I set up an account for GMIT Libraries as another means of reaching our library users. The main purpose being to provide library instruction to support learning. We already use YouTube for instructional purposes but decided that studetns may utilise Podcasts on the go; with the abitly to download and listen to them on their own devices.
Podcasts are convenient and easy to consume - checkout GMIT Libraries on SoundCloud today!
I downloaded Audacity and started recording a short know-how session on finding past GMIT exam papers in the library. I created an account in SoundCloud which I have to say was effortless and uploaded my recording …
Podcasts are available on any topic, they have a roll in scholarly communication, and they are easy to listen to, anytime, anyplace, anywhere on mobile and desktop. Podcasts allow you to listen to free audio files distributed though Really Simple Syndication (RSS) which is a very effective way of keeping up-to-date with your interests online. Podcasts are good for transmitting tips on learning, you can create a community with like-minded individuals. My aim now that I have been introduced to Podcasts is to deliver library instruction in bite-sized recordings.
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