Podcasting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Will my students stop coming to class if I record my lectures?
  • Why do I want to podcast?
  • How do I get started?
  • What types of files are acceptable for podcasting?
  • How can I get help with video podcasts?
  • Should I keep a copy of my own files after I upload them?
  • Can I podcast Copyrighted materials?
  • What is iTunes? What is iTunes U?
  • What's the difference between using the USD Podcasting Server and USD iTunes U?
  • What's the difference between Public and Private in iTunes U?
  • How do USD faculty, staff and students log-in to see USD only materials?
  • How do faculty get space on iTunes U?
  • Will my students need to pay for podcasts on iTunes U?
  • What's the difference between Get Tracks and Subscribe?
  • Can devices other than an iPod/iPhone be used with iTunes U?
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Contact Information

Information Technology Services
University Center 117
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-7900

Office Hours

Help Desk at University Center 117

  • Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED (Limited Phone Support)

Torero Store Help Desk

  • Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday - CLOSED

Copley Library Help Desk

  • Monday - Thursday: 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday - Sunday - CLOSED
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