Constructing a Podcast Community for Lecturers with Marshall Poe

On this episode, we hear from Marshall Poe, founder and editor of the New Books Community, a podcasting community unlocking experience and increasing entry to studying. As a former Russian historian, Marshall acknowledged the hole between what consultants know and what the general public understands. He noticed podcasting as a solution to bridge this divide.

The New Books Community began as an experiment in 2007 and has since grown into an unlimited community with over 150 podcasts and a thousand hosts. Marshall views the community as an educational establishment, akin to a college press, centered solely on public training. He takes delight in protecting esoteric matters and preserving the voices of consultants for posterity.

Poe envisions the community changing into a Wikipedia-like useful resource, the place listeners can discover sensible folks discussing any subject of curiosity. He encourages embracing audio’s potential in increased training, with alternatives for AI-powered translation making professional information extra accessible.

Key takeaways:

  • The New Books Community presents a novel auditory bookstore expertise, connecting consultants with the general public.
  • Marshall’s dedication to constructing this “cathedral” of data showcases the enduring energy of the spoken phrase.
  • Partaking with the slicing fringe of disciplines is effective, cautioning in opposition to oversimplification.

Don’t miss this opportunity to achieve insights from Marshall’s distinctive perspective on leveraging the ability of audio and podcasting to unlock experience and develop entry to studying.

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