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Education Through Podcasting 2024 Conference

Call For Papers

** EPOD 2024 **
Education through Podcasting Conference 2024
19th and 20th June 2024, London.

Morley Radio/Morley College London, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT


Education through Podcasting (EPOD) is a new conference series cementing a partnership between Routledge, Morley College, York St John University, Keele University and the SoundLearnings Podcast. Academics, researchers and practitioners will find a forum to share and disseminate their research and experience of teaching, learning and training through the use of podcasts. All speakers at the conference will be given the opportunity to write up their presentation into a chapter for the proceedings book published by Routledge.

Themes of the conference include, but are not limited to:
audio as a medium for education
Specific audio developments that have influenced the podcasting space
Historic or contextual developments of podcasting as a learning environment
Standards, standardisation, and the controversy around RSS feeds
Explorations of definitions and concepts and delineations (for example: radio and podcasting)
Blended, Online, Mixed Mode, Digital: Educational environments, its pedagogical trends and how audio fits into this picture
Discourses around the educational aspects of public vs private in the podcast space
Explorations of issues related to intellectual property in educational podcastingCase studies of good practice
Case studies in podcasting and community learning
Case studies in discipline-specific uses of podcasting in education (e.g. in Theatre, Music, Storytelling and Creative Writing, Forensic Science and True Crime, Philosophy, Journalism and Podcasting, Media Production, Audio, Music Technology and Music Production)

** Submissions **

please submit 300-500 word abstracts to by 02/02/2024

Paper abstracts of 300-500 words will be reviewed for inclusion in the conference programme. After the conference, presenting authors will be expected to submit a full paper for peer review for consideration within a Routledge book of proceedings.

Dates and Deadlines

​​02/02/2024        Abstracts received
23/02/2024        Abstract acceptance notifications
23/02/2024        Early bird registration opens 
31/05/2024        Early bird registration close
17/06/2024        Registration close
19/06/2024        Conference registration (18:00)
                  live podcast panel & drinks reception
20/06.2024        2nd day starts 09:00 with keynote
                  Conference ends approx 17:30
04/10/2024        Book Chapters due (6000 words)
01/06/2025        Book Publishing Date (approximately)

** Proceedings Publication**
After the conference, presenting authors will be expected to submit a full paper for peer review for consideration within a Routledge book of proceedings.

** Organisation **

EPOD Founding Committee:
Professor Carola Boehm, University of Staffordshire, UK
Tim Canfer, Keele University, UK
Camilo Salazar, Morley Radio/Morley College London, UK
Associate Professor Russ Hepworth-Sawyer, York St John University, UK
Associate Professor Mark Marrington, York St John University, UK

EPOD Local Committee:
Joanna Duchesne, Morley College London, UK (Associate Chair)
Kody Wilson, Morley Radio/Morley College London, UK (Assistant Chair)

Peer Review Committee:
Francessco Bentivegna, Bristol University
Catherine Chambers, Keele University
Dom Conroy, London Metropolitan University
Sam Coley, Birmingham City University
John D’Arcy, Queens University, Belfast
Don Duncan, University of Galway
Ben Falk, City University, London
Caroline Ford, Chester University
Imke Henkel, Birkbeck, University of London
Katy McDonlad, Newcastle University
Elizabeth Hidson, Sunderland University
Kathryn Pugh, University of Bedfordshire
Mark Randell, Derby University
Hilary Scott, Northampton University
Richard Shannon, Goldsmiths, London
Tim Shaw, Newcastle University
Gary Stevens, Birmingham University
Hilary Weston-Jones, Birmingham City University