45 – Apple Podcasts

UP 24 places in 2021

Apple Podcasts (formerly part of iTunes) is a podcast player

Website: apps.apple.com/us/app/apple-podcasts/id525463029
Cost: Free
Availability: Download for iOS devices

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 25
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning:
Top 150 Tools for

Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 59 2019: 54 2018: – 2017: – 2016: – 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments on Apple Podcasts in 2021

“My main podcast player and provides a steady stream of wonderful and educational podcasts constantly in my ear.” Helen Blunden, Community Manager, Australia

“Good company while walking. No commitment to subscribe; just move around between topics of interest.” Shai Desai, Australia

Previous comments

“Actually my number 1 It’s so embedded in my life I forgot it was a tool. I listen while I’m walking the dog and doing the housework. I hear research and ideas from all subject areas and use these to springboard ideas for work and home” Cat Malcom, Design Practice Manager, Australia, 2020

“Rich content, flexible to access and use “on the go” – driving, walking, grocery shopping. Allows one to keep learning and staying current in complex time without the “passive” consumption model (sitting and watching video or TV).” Catherine Shinners, Advisor, Consultant, USA, 2020

“The variety of content and guests available is great.” David Verhaag, Company founder, USA, 2020

“Listening to thinkers on topics of interest.” Elizabeth Robinson, CEO, Australia, 2020

“it’s just my chosen app to listen to podcasts.” Conrado Schlochauer, Consultant/Speaker/Researcher, Brazil, 2020

Quick Guide to Apple Podcasts 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Apple Podcasts for teaching, training, learning and development.

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