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Certificate of Achievement

Kelli Cardoso

has completed the following course:

The Power of Podcasting for Storytelling

University of Wollongong

This online course explored the basic concepts of podcasting and how to go about planning and making a podcast, while avoiding common pitfalls. The course focused on how podcasting is a uniquely powerful form of storytelling, different to other media forms.

2 weeks, 3 hours per week

Siobhan McHugh

Associate Professor of Journalism

University of Wollongong


Learning outcomes

  • Identify ideal conditions and environments for recording audio
  • Discuss podcast narrative and genre
  • Experiment with layering audio, music, silence and sound effects to create an experience
  • Describe experiences podcasting or listening to podcasts
  • Investigate how and where audio works best
  • Record and share a podcast with fellow learners
  • Produce a podcast and publish the podcast on a discoverable platform


  • Introduction to telling stories using audio
  • The elements of a podcasting narrative and how to combine these elements authentically
  • The software and hardware involved in producing a podcast
  • Writing a narrative to suit audio
  • The common pitfalls
  • Different genres of podcast
  • Introduction to finding good talent
  • The process of being discovered and heard by an audience

Issued on 15th June 2020

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Free online course:

The Power of Podcasting for Storytelling

University of Wollongong