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Managing Podcast Settings
It's very likely that you've come to this page because you've added a podcast to your Blackboard course following these instructions (page opens in new window), and you want to allow your students to subscribe to the podcast so that they can download it to an iPod or other MP3 player. Please be aware that once you allow your students to subscribe to a podcast, it's theoretically possible that others (not enrolled in your course) can also subscribe, if they know the correct RSS feed. However, it's highly unlikely that they would be able to discover what RSS feed to use, so in general, your podcast audience will be limited to the students in your course who can access the subscribe button within your Blackboard course.
To allow your students to subscribe to your podcasts:
Unfortunately, if students want to subscribe to your podcast, they need to go to a different part of your course from where they view the podcasts as course content. They can follow these instructions on how to subscribe to a podcast (using iTunes in particular).
Last revised February 16, 2007. Please send questions or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.