On Air: Interacting with Podcasts as an Auxiliary Educational Resource

  • Gonçalo FalcãoEmail author
  • Sebastião Salgado
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1253)


This paper is about analysing, producing and evaluating podcasts as an additional educational resource in design at the university. Podcasts are now a very popular media for the consumption of information and entertainment about a vast array of subjects. They revival the experience of live conversation, something that was extremely frequent in salons, cafes, radio and television since the XVIII century but has been lost in more recent times, in a generation that lost places and practice for debate as they were entertained by social media. This paper describes an experience done in Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon to understand and build a podcast with professionals and the results obtained. It shows a deep analysis of this (new) media for the establishment of some guiding principles. An analysis of digital data will be used in future studies about the impact, age groups and geographies of the listeners.


Podcast Design teaching 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculdade de Arquitectura, CIAUD Pólo Universitário da AjudaUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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