Podcasts For Learning

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Podcasts are audio or video episodes available for free online.  They usually are one hour-long and come out about once a week.  You can subscribe to a podcast or download individual episodes to your computer, tablet or other mobile device.

Podcasts cover an incredible range of topics including science, arts, culture, history, language, news and much more.  These broadcasts present material in an entertaining, easy-to-learn format, that makes learning fun and enjoyable.  If you are short on time, these podcasts will expand your knowledge and add more productive hours to your day.

The next time you are doing your laundry, walking to class or working out at the gym, try listening to a podcast.  You might just find that you’ve learned something while you were being entertained.

Here’s a list of favorites for you to check out:

Good Job, Brain

A History of the World in 100 Objects

How Stuff Works

RadioLab

The Skeptics Guide To The Universe

StarTalk Radio

Stuff You Should Know

TedTalks

Now, what are some of your favorite podcasts?  Let us know in the comments below.

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