|Author||Michael Mignano, Nir Zicherman (Spotify), Sweden|
|Added Value and Benefit for virtual learning process||Free, user-friendly podcast hosting and creation site that offers built-in tools for recording, editing, and sharing of audio-content, offering WBL mentors an engaging and easily accessible tool that learners can make use of on-the-go – anywhere, at any time.|
|Description of tool||Anchor by Spotify is a free platform for podcast creation, which contains tools that simplify the process of recording and editing audio recordings, arranging them into podcast episodes and publishing podcasts to podcast listening platforms. It features easy-to-use built-in editing tools that offer quick, convenient, intuitive and stress-free uploading, recording and editing of material with the help of the user's chosen device – computers, tablets, smartphones – without the need for special recording or editing software. Recording tools capture audio straight from the user’s device and can be synced across all user-used devices. The tool offers free unlimited hosting and streamlined distribution to all major listening apps and sites, as well as offering embedding options.|
|Practical application of tool/examples of use||Use a podcast as an opportunity to revise learned materials – summarise the content that you have covered in a specific lesson. Record directions for further work or homework assignments. Get your students to make their own podcasts – for example, explore a specific topic on their own and present it to their peers in bite-sized podcasts.|
|Price||Free to use.|
|Requirements on company level||Registration is needed, also possible through Facebook, Google, Twitter or AppleID.|
|Copyright and usage restrictions / GDPR||No specific restrictions, check with your company GDPR regulations.
The tool is available in English only.
Podcast creation and publishing with own tool for simplified recording.
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