Roughly 500 million people (and rising) in the world listen to podcasts. In this course, students will dive deep into the captivating world of podcasts to explore a variety of genres, dissect their components, and even craft their own podcasts. Throughout this course, students will develop essential skills in critical thinking, communication, and digital storytelling. Students will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the power of podcasts as a medium of expression. By the end of the course, students will have a nuanced perspective on podcasting and the ability to analyze and contribute to the dynamic podcasting landscape. Let's learn about the world, and each other, through podcasts together. No previous experience in podcasting or audio production is necessary.