Creative Radioplay and Podcasting (MSR2240.01)

Senem Pirler

In this course, we will explore the creative possibilities of the podcast medium and push the edges of verbal storytelling. We will investigate the forms of audio journalism and poetic soundscapes. We will use creative voice processing techniques working with electronics to transform the human voice. There will be an emphasis on production and experiential learning through exercises and workshops. During the semester, students will create various podcasts that will be streamed via B-rad Radio station.

Tools that are needed: Headphones. Access to a computer and Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) such as Audacity (free), Reaper (free-ish), Pro Tools, etc. Access to a field recorder/or a device that can capture sounds. Students who are on campus will have access to Labs and equipment room that will provide these tools.

Learning Outcomes:
The main objectives of the course are:
• To introduce the medium of podcast as a creative and critical sonic tool of our
• To develop critical listening and research skills.
• To gain experience in audio recording & editing tools in order to produce
By the end of the course, students will be able to:
• To identify creative and critical possibilities of the podcasting medium. • To produce an original podcast.

Delivery Method: Fully remote
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 2
Th 1:40PM - 3:30PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency: Every 2-3 years

Categories: Advancement of Public Action , All courses , Drama , Fully remote , Sound Design and Recording , Visual Arts (VA)
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