A podcast is a "digital audio or video file or recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer" (Dictionary.com, n.d.).
In a recent survey, "66% of Gen Z listeners [say they] use podcasts to stay updated on the latest topics, while 61% tune in to keep abreast of social issues" (Insider Intelligence, 2023).
Podcasts' popularity with listeners age 18-24 are one reason that educators have begun using podcasts for teaching and learning. The Stanford Graduate School of Education has a list of pros and cons for using podcasts for lecture delivery, student assignments or community building (n.d.).
Use the menu to find podcasts on business topics relevant to programs in JMU's College of Business.
Considerations when using podcasts in your course:
This guide was created by graduate assistant Maggie Tulloss in 2023 and will be updated by JMU's business librarians.