Podcasting has become a major contemporary platform for citizen voices. This course allows students to gain hands-on experience in researching, writing, and producing podcasts on topics chosen by student teams and guided by the instructor. Podcast program choices will focus on topics that are relevant to current social and civic conditions, both locally and nationally. Technical training will include practice with professional sound equipment, and editing and streaming software, as well as streaming broadcasting software. Students will gain a basic understanding of podcasting styles and the impact of podcasting on social justice and news media. Students will practice skills needed to create broadcast-quality podcast programs. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 201 and ENG 131.