Writing a proposal can be a great way to refine the scope of your project. The first page of this document is meant to provoke conversation amongst your group. The second page (linked below) is a template you can use to help communicate your intentions to your classmates and professor(s).
Consider how your groups perspective fits into the following categories. How does this communication strategy help advance your argument? What blind spots might this approach have?
Creating a storyboard can help you organize your ideas before you even open an editing application. The template below will help you keep track of timing,audio cues and notes connected to each segment of your podcast.
There are a variety of formats your podcast can take. Depending on your topic, your podcast might be best served picking one format or having a variety of formats to help break up distinct sections. Consider how your format supports the information you are trying to convey. Here are a few formats to consider:
Not all podcasts require a script but having some type of structure will help your listeners understand what they are listening to and why. Below are some structures to consider as well as a few templates on the next page. Scripts can take many shapes and formats and they can be helpful even when recording non-vocal sounds. You may even find that your podcast has segments that have different formats and thus different relationships to script creation. Don’t hesitate to invent a script format that works for your project!