Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Yale Press Podcast

"Welcome to the Yale Press Podcast, a new show about arts, letters, ideas, history, and just about everything else on our authors' minds. Featuring the latest Yale University Press authors and hosted by Chris Gondek."

Friday, December 22, 2006

"An Introduction to Solar System Astronomy"

"During Winter Quarter 2006, I experimented with recording the audio portion of my lectures from Astronomy 162 and making them available to students as "podcasts". This proved hugely successful and very popular, and so I will be podcasting my lectures from Astronomy 161 during Autumn Quarter 2006." Prof. Richard Pogge

Thursday, December 14, 2006

GSU experimenting with new way to reach students

""It's no longer enough to try to inform students, but you have to provide them information that they will pay attention to on their terms.""

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Podcasting piques students' interest

""Whenever you allow kids to express themselves, it stimulates their excitement and they engage better," Knezek said."

Monday, December 11, 2006

Podcasting brings new dimension to MSU classes

""Our goal was to create a stress-free system for faculty members, because we know their classroom time is limited.""

CUNY joins in on podcasting craze

""Podcasting also offers the media access to the ideas and opinions of CUNY faculty experts on a host of important topics.""

UF College of Business introduces weekly podcast series

""It is a great way to showcase the alumni and faculty of the Warrington College of Business,” Tosi said. “We want to get as many of them in front of the world as we can.""

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Universities Vodcast and Podcast To Recruit and Retain Students

"Certainly, all of this will require planning, organization and supervision. But, the important point is - this is possible."

Saturday, December 02, 2006

Podcasting could begin in CMU’s classrooms...

""There’s a wide variety of what the faculty can do — whatever they want to post or use in the classroom, they can,” said Dan Bracken, associate director of the faculty center for innovative teaching."

Schools win award

"The grant, entitled "Podcasting: The Future is Now," will begin to incorporate Podcasting technologies into the curriculum of Westborough students in grades 7-12 with a goal of reaching all students."

Thursday, November 30, 2006

What Podcasting Revolution?

""It is unlikely that it is going to usurp traditional media. It is more likely that it will become one of the many different ways that we get content in an increasingly mobile environment.""

Harvard Extension School Podcast Tops List

""We don’t view the podcast as a replacement for live classes but, rather, as a supplement," wrote Malan."

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Experience of Earning an Online Degree

"Capella University's Latest Podcast Focuses on Experience of Earning an Online Degree"

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Univ. institutes official podcast

"Yale began its official podcast last week on iTunes by allowing viewers to download free lectures and speeches from the 20 posted on the site."

CU Offers Podcast To Inform Students About Flu

"The school designed a podcast that students can download onto their iPod that details CU's preparations for a flu pandemic."

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Putting the pod in podcast

"It was Week 3 of the University of Illinois course "Plants, Pathogens and People," and students would learn, among other things, Sri Lanka was a major coffee producer until a disease called coffee rust wiped out the island's crop."

Friday, November 24, 2006

iPods help kids plug in to schoolwork

"Some educators might bemoan the sight. Not Scott Grimes. He calls it the future of special education."

Study sees increase in podcasting

""We are at a crossroads of a major transition in the way media content is delivered," said Mary Madden, a senior research analyst who worked on the Pew survey."

Podcast Downloading Up Over 70% in Last Six Months

"Pew Internet & American Life Project has released a data memo that reports that “some 12% of internet users say they have downloaded a podcast so they can listen to it or view it at a later time."

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

CSU adopts Podcast On-The-Move Study

"Several California State University campuses have adopted iTunes U, an innovative software that enables students to download podcasts of such items as lectures, campus news, and class notes..."

Monday, November 20, 2006

Free Podcast Tours Give Visitors An Insider's Look At Philadelphia

"An initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), the SoundAboutPhilly tours concentrate on lesser-known city experiences and combine interesting tales, fun facts and lively music to tell the area's story."

Podcast Guided Tour of Shanghai Astronomical Museum

"Leave the traditional guided walks behind and strike out at your own pace with an audio guide."

Leap a language barrier on your way to work

"'Teachers' who travel with you are becoming a popular way to learn a language, cooking or even meditation."

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Purdue system lets students access lectures from home

"He said that the podcasting system is a useful tool for students with English as a second language because it allows them to hear the lecture an unlimited number of times."

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Kansas State University Podcasting Initiative

"With the advent of podcasting, students were looking to take advantage of the flexibility the technology offers."

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Half of Singapore’s teens are blogging or podcasting

"Internet literacy skills, such as the ability to quickly and competently use search features to identify credible online data, is fast becoming a competitive advantage for individuals, said MDA deputy chief executive Michael Yap."

Friday, November 10, 2006

School leads the way in podcast revolution

"It will be the first school to make its own radio show that pupils and parents can download onto their iPods or MP3 players (personal music players)."

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

CCSN students to use iPods to tune in to class

"An iPod-enhanced class would allow students to listen again to lectures to help them study or to allow them access to additional material."

Monday, November 06, 2006

LeRoy students create highlight podcast

"High school students in Rick Brown’s Graphic Design and Publications Class compiled the "big plays" from each game into their own podcast, "Panther Rewind.""

Saturday, November 04, 2006


"Students at some California State University campuses will now be able to access lectures and class notes on their iPods through a free campus service, the CSU public affairs office reported."

Podcasting around campus

"For the past six months, Dr. Robert Rotenberg, chair of the Anthropology Department, has been working to set up the first ever student-based podcast network at DePaul."

Thursday, November 02, 2006

IBM to Add Podcasting to Curriculum at University of Arizona

""It's a natural evolution of the Web," said Andrea Winkle, UA adjunct instructor and coordinator of early outreach for the MIS department. "They're going to have to learn to involve their customers more in their value chain and it's going to give those who do a competitive advantage.""

Podcasting can help students study at any time, any place

""It's the idea of reaching students informally through something they are already doing (i.e. using iPods and listening to podcasts)," said Jan Cheetham, e-learning coordinator at the UW's DoIT academic technology center."

British Medical Journal unveils podcast plans

"The shows will feature interviews with specialists in the field of medicine..."

Notes in Spanish Podcast

"The Notes in Spanish podcast comes in two levels, Intermediate and Advanced. Both levels are completely free..."

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Podcasting series hosted by NDSU library

"The NDSU library is currently hosting a lecture series on university podcasting."

Monday, October 30, 2006

Local high school students create popular podcast

"The only podcast in Pittsburgh — and one of the only in the country — hosted by high school students, Acorns and Merlot may be in jeopardy over the next year, as Wintrich and Werner leave Pittsburgh for college."

Sunday, October 29, 2006

iPods cast a wide net for learning

"Its most practical purpose is as a flexible delivery system for content and an aid to mobile learning."

CCC faculty soon to be podcasting

""We will be able to talk students through chemistry or engineering concepts, Spanish pronunciations or challenging material in any course," she said."

Friday, October 27, 2006

The Boss Puts The iPod to Work

"Getting a free iPod is undoubtedly a perk. But as employers adopt new technologies to boost worker productivity, it is getting harder to separate life and work."

Podcasting in Higher Education

"This annotated bibliography is an attempt to pull together and examine the current literature surrounding the use of podcasting in diverse higher education settings."

Online university’s podcasts focus on experience of earning an online degree

"These regular podcasts feature interviews with Capella students, faculty and staff who share the experience of online education from a first-person point of view."

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Podcasting & Videocasting: A Simple, Powerful Medium

"Podcasting and videocasting are new and exciting media tools, and offer a uniquely versatile platform for informing an audience. When done correctly, the medium delivers your message exactly as you choose, as if you were there to deliver it personally."

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Lectures newest trend to hit iPods

""Not only will they learn interviewing techniques which can be useful in human communication studies, but I'll hope they have a skill they can take with them when they leave the University," Davies said."

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Globalizing Education One Podcast at a Time

"Digital media has emerged as a tool of choice for offering multimodal instruction, integrating content and pedagogy, reaching diverse learners, and complementing science instruction for today’s inclusive classrooms."

The Power of iPod

""The linear experience is gone," says rock musician John Mayer. "The iPod scroll bar has changed the chemistry of listening and now we're a skip-forward generation.""

BYU making sports available via podcast

"In an effort to make BYU sports available to fans spread throughout the nation and world, the BYU Athletic Department recently announced that it is making videos available for podcast through Apple's iTunes Music Store."

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Fifth Graders Learn Computer Skills Through Podcasting

"It's part of a new project that has fifth graders at Quarton Elementary School in Birmingham, Mich., taking their lessons in such subjects as math, social studies, science and Spanish and creating podcasts about what they've learned."

Podcasting at the University of Connecticut: Enhancing the Educational Experience

"Portable access to recorded lectures is what’s new today, and this mobility underlies my use of podcasts to enhance and enrich my courses."

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Downloadable media zooms into classrooms

"Content-on-demand technologies like podcasting are changing the way people get their news and entertainment, Shamp said, because people can get content when and where they want it."

Monday, October 16, 2006

Marquette one of first schools to use iPod for tours

"Marquette University is among the first schools in the nation to offer a video tour of its campus through the portable video and audio players."

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Literary Corner Podcast Showcases Dynamic Women Authors

"Join the virtuous women Dr. Taffy Wagner and Ms. Bettye Jamerson, co-hosts of the Virtuous Women Literary Corner podcast, this Monday October 16th on the Drama Free Radio Network for an inspiring hour featuring three talented women authors – Hope Joy, Mari Gallion, and Dr. Gail Hayes."

Los Angeles Opera Launches Podcast Series

"Following the premiere of its new production of Manon on September 30, the Los Angeles Opera has launched a podcast series which offers listeners insights into the creation of the production."

Students launch area's first school podcast

"Students at Cypress Lake Center for the Arts are making their voices heard to people around the world."

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Textbook Company Tries Putting Bonus Materials on iTunes

"The pilot is taking place at the University of Wisconsin at Madison—it actually started during the summer semester—and officials say they will expand the program if it goes well."

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

University of Wisconsin, McGraw-Hill Education Team Up to Bring the Best of Digital Learning to Students

"A University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) student taking a public speaking class carefully watches a video on her laptop to see a selection of great speeches. Nearby, a student taking physiology uses his iPod to watch conceptual animation of human anatomy. A third student in her dorm room is getting some supplemental help through her desktop computer to understand the principles presented in accounting class."

Monday, October 09, 2006

Penn State campus at forefront of podcasting

"When several faculty members submitted proposals to be first at the starting gate, taking on a major technological innovation that would directly affect how they delivered information to their students, few on the Penn State Worthington Scranton campus expressed surprise."

Sunday, October 08, 2006

SIUE professor offers podcast series that's out of this world

"A local professor is doing her part to bring the study of astronomy to the masses who gaze into a clear sky, search for the Big Dipper or simply have ever wished upon a star."

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Axing the Podcast Middleman

"Apple's lawyers may be busy trying to secure the company's trademark rights to all things "pod," but a litany of startup companies are working just as hard to remove the iPod and even the computer from the podcast equation."

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

UC Berkeley offers courses and symposia through Google Video

"In another innovative move to share its intellectual treasures with the public, the University of California, Berkeley, announced today (Tuesday, Sept. 26) that it is delivering educational content, including course lectures and symposia, free of charge through Google Video."

Monday, September 25, 2006

Kansas State University Launches World's Largest Course Podcasting Initiative

"Kansas State University announced today its use of Tegrity Campus to convert an unprecedented 6,000 recorded classes to enhanced podcasts. K-State plans to have all 6,000 class podcasts available to its students this year, making it by far the education realm's largest podcasting implementation worldwide."

Podcasting Technology Helps Students Find Jobs

"Counselors from the assistance center hope to help engineering students find jobs through the use of podcasts. The podcasts include counselors giving students information and tips about job opportunities, interviews and career fairs, the director of the assistance center Michael Powell said."

Podcasting enthusiasm spreads to UWM faculty

"The complimentary content includes the foreign language department creating oral flashcards for students to practice vocabulary words and the Clinical Lab Sciences department in the College of Health Sciences filming short instructional videos demonstrating how to use lab equipment."

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Will podcasting finally kill the lecture?

"The dream of swapping the weekly lecture with a podcast may be as attractive to the lecturer delivering as it is to the time-strapped student keen to replace attendance at lectures with work or social obligations."

Friday, September 15, 2006

L’UNESCO lance un appel à propositions de production de podcasts vidéos

"Le projet vise à mettre les TIC, les formats les plus récents en particulier, au service de l’élaboration de contenus consacrés aux grands sujets de société et aux questions de développement..."

Thursday, September 14, 2006

Law School Launches New 10-Minute Legal Analysis Podcast Series

"On Law in 10, California Western's weekly podcast, professors provide legal analysis on current news topics, all in 10 minutes or less."

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Police give students lesson via podcast

"And this year West Yorkshire Police has broken with its traditional methods of delivering crime prevention messages and introduced a series of audio podcasts featuring basic safety advice from crime reduction officer Det Insp John Minary for students to download."

New podcast options won't replace classes

"Wagner emphasized that no one intends for these podcasts to replace actual class lectures. Instead, he said, they exist "to add value to the course.""

Thursday, September 07, 2006

Student podcast brings worldwide news to campus

"The National Broadcasting Society at OSU is launching a new Internet podcast emphasizing international news."

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Students given free MP3 players

"At first people thought I was giving iPods out to get people through the door, but they can now see the long-term merits."

Podcasts put class wherever student is

"It's been expanded this semester to 10 classes - from chemistry to art appreciation - and likely will grow from there. Other universities in the state are getting started on similar projects."

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Groundbreaking county podcast helps new pupils

"The podcast is a chance for parents with children moving up to secondary school to hear a specially recorded interview with Peter Senior, former Headteacher of the prestigious Steyning Grammar School. The in-depth interview offers helpful advice on what children can expect – and what is expected of them."

Podcasting becomes increasingly more important to the Internet

"The beauty of these podcast "receivers" is that you can use them to subscribe to podcasts posted to Web sites on a regular basis. Once you find a podcast that you like, these programs will download new episodes as they are posted and download them to your computer."

Sunday, August 27, 2006

ASU downtown to test classroom podcasting

"By the end of September, classrooms at ASU’s downtown Phoenix campus will be equipped to convert every lecture into a podcast, an electronic file that can be listened to or watched on digital audio players or computers."

Friday, August 25, 2006

mobipod: podcasts on your mobile

Launched as a trial service in the UK, mobipod is designed to feed podcasts to mobile phones.

StudyAbroad LIVE!

" chronicles the adventures of four students as they study abroad in different countries. You can interact with the students and give them advice or learn from their journeys."

National Geographic Offers Free Podcast Fun

"The more than seven-minute bit is one of 10 free audio and video podcasts National Geographic began offering earlier this month and can be accessed at"

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Christian Podcasting on the Web

"Christian podcasting, one of the fastest growing genre's of podcasting, is being tapped into by the and the Christian Web Network."

Midstate colleges integrate iPods in the classroom

"But by the time the semester ended, she had composed a documentary, complete with pictures, music and voice-over, about Alexander the Great using the tools she once was clueless about."

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Jazz it up, Singapore

"Fancy watching a vodcast by the National Environment Agency on dengue prevention, instead of reading newsletters? Or going through a Minister's blog to find out first-hand why a certain policy change was made?"

Singapore: Govt will podcast too but politics to be kept serious

"The Government will ride the digital wave sweeping across society by adapting and using the new media to get its message across."

ABC puts vodcasting to the test

"ABC TELEVISION is allowing viewers to download programs to computers and mobile phones for the first time as part of an online video on demand trial."

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

New International Business PodCast Debuts

"The International Business Report (IBR) is a unique weekly PodCast edited with the goal of providing listeners with easy access to timely news and "mover and shaker" interviews to keep them "up to speed" on global business trends and developments around the world."

Tourism Tasmanian to embrace podcast

"Podcasting enables website visitors an ‘audio experience’ including information about the state’s cultural attractions, and makes the information more accessible for tourists from the comfort of their own home."

New York City Transit Launches Podcasts

"But since the podcast began on June 12, more than 1,600 people have programmed their iPods or other MP3 digital music players to tune in. They listened 2,576 times last week to TransitTrax audio features, transit officials said."

Poetry world changed forever!

"Up until now podcasting has been a geeky affair but now the artists at have changed the worlds of poetry and podcasting by broadcasting poetry around the world."

Friday, August 11, 2006

Podcast lectures a hit with conscientious university students

"Podcasting has emerged as the latest innovation in university classroom teaching."

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Podcasting at Colgate

"Welcome to Colgate Conversations, a series of podcasts that involves faculty, alumni, administrators, and students talking about research projects, higher education issues, careers, and life on campus."

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Stories of area's black community to be put online

"University of West Florida public history students are using technology to preserve the rich social and cultural history of Pensacola's black community."

Podcasting Taking a Hold in Canada

"...survey findings indicate podcast listeners in Canada are almost evenly split between men and women, 59 per cent of podcast listeners are between 25-44 years old, and the baby boomer generation is embracing podcasting at almost double the rate than those under 24."

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Marist College Named a Technology Innovator by Tech Magazine

"Marist achieved this national distinction in the area of podcasting. Magazine editors noted that Marist stood out from other institutions because Marist is the only college or university to have student-driven course content."

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Wyoming Public Radio Launches Podcast

"Beginning Thursday, July 27, Wyoming Public Radio will offer a podcast of its weekly news magazine "Open Spaces" for download to listeners' computers."

BBC News set to launch its first vodcasts

"BBC News has announced that it will launch the corporation's first vodcasts — video podcasts — later this week."

Podcasts Proliferate, Challenge Ad Models, Attract Ads

"The most successful podcasts are garnering as many as two million downloads a month, enabling them to attract mainstream advertising."

Tuesday, July 25, 2006

iTunes U plays an increasingly important role in schools' outreach efforts

"...Apple's iTunes for campus use, becomes more popular on college campuses, many schools are choosing to make their educational content available not only to students, but to the public as well."

Monday, July 24, 2006

Campaign '08 Preview: Podcasting Politicians

"The fundamentals of politics haven't changed. Even promoters of the most razzle-dazzle technology say a successful candidate has to be likable, offer a message with broad resonance and show up in ads."

Dallas Forth Worth Airport Podcasts

"Better yet, you can have DFW Airport’s Podcasts automatically loaded onto your iPod or other MP3 player."

Podcasting new option for students at Calhoun

"The recorded classes can be downloaded to the student’s personal computer and the audio can be downloaded to any MP3 player."

Friday, July 21, 2006

Apple's iTunes spurs surge in podcasting

"Podcasts have grown significantly more popular since iTunes started listing the audio and video downloads last year, according to a report released this week by Nielsen Analytics."

Over One-Third Of Podcast Users Say They Listen To Less Radio

"A new study from Nielsen Analytics says that approximately 9 million Web users, or just over six percent of U.S. adults, have downloaded podcasts over the past thirty days."

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Podcasting goes to college

"Along with packing instant noodles, extra-long bedsheets and photos of loved ones before heading to college in a few weeks, U.S. students may consider adding portable media players to their higher-education lists."

ABC shows the way in podcasting boom

"ABC Radio will top 2 million podcasts a month by the end of 2006, leading the forecasts of its closest commercial rival, Austereo, in a booming trend which shows little sign of abating."

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Scottish art galleries launch video podcast

"The National Galleries of Scotland has launched its own series of video podcasts for art lovers."

Podcast Audience Gets Older and Wider

"The findings of the latest Nielsen//NetRatings release on podcasting will come as little surprise to those familiar with the area."

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

War News Radio from Swarthmore College

"War News Radio fills the gaps in the media's coverage of the war in Iraq by providing balanced and in-depth reporting, historical perspective, and personal stories."

Thursday, July 13, 2006

International Herald Tribune Launches Audio Version Of Newspaper

"In a new twist on the podcasting craze sweeping media companies, the International Herald Tribune (IHT) has launched a service that instantly generates an audio version of any article in the newspaper."

Podcast craze hits classrooms

"Hoping to appeal to tech-savvy students with a shrinking attention span, more Boston-area colleges are pushing professors to go digital and record their lectures as downloadable files that student can listen to wherever, whenever."

Podcast Users Outnumber Bloggers

"U.S. ADULTS WHO DOWNLOAD PODCASTS now outnumber those who publish blogs, according to new data by Nielsen//NetRatings."

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Radford University to require iPods for Music Majors

"...a tool for sharing music files among students. The faculty will assign recordings to listen to on the devices and will also create quizzes and other interactive educational activities on them."

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Podcasting After iTunes

"How much of that awareness will translate into a real shift in the audio media market and how much will evaporate as hype remains to be seen."

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Colgate alumna discusses art of business deal in podcast

"Iloani was in the third class of women at Colgate, which went coed in 1974. She talks about moving from an all-girls school with no white students in New York City to Colgate, where she was often the only person of color and the only woman in her classes."

CNN launches podcast service

"Access CNN's podcast feeds to get news delivered to your desktop that is ready to load on your portable MP3 player."

Santa Monica College Launches Pilot Podcasting Program

"The students will be able to download video, audio, photos, graphics and text. The downloaded material is for homework, or supplemental assignments, and will not replace in-class instruction."

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Stanford Launches Social Innovation Podcasts

"The Stanford Graduate School of Business launched an audio podcast offering programs addressing what it considers some of the world’s biggest social and environmental challenges." Campus Technology

NYC Transit Launches Podcast

"...we're excited to offer you a variety of Podcasts that include service change information, getaways and deals, and behind the scenes interviews..."

Monday, June 19, 2006

Yahoo! calls Germany 2006 first 'internet' World Cup

"Last month Virgin Radio DJ Christian O'Connell was interviewed talking about why podcasting is such a big step forward for radio, as was Bret Brevet, creator of US movies and entertainment news website."

Podcast Focuses on Winning Geospatial Business with U.S. Government

"The most recent edition of Geospatial Newsmakers Podcast features Dr. Tina Cary, president of Cary and Associates, offering tips on doing business with the U.S. government as she discusses her firm’s new marketing report, "Geotechnology Business Opportunities with Government.""

Businesses slowly embracing blogs and podcasting

"Businesses are taking note and finding ways to use this new medium."

Podcasting Technology Coming To Memphis City Schools

"...a small team of tech experts are paving the way for such innovative learning opportunities to become reality. They're doing it through the use of podcasting technology,..."

Sunday, June 18, 2006

Your Teachers May Be Conspiring Via Podcast

"Michael Cheney, a professor of communications, served as a technical trailblazer at the University of Illinois at Springfield. Engaging his students through podcasting and vodcasting..."

World View Podcast

"A transcript of Calvin Sims, anchor for The New York Times, speaking with Warren Hoge, Times United Nations bureau chief."

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Santa Monica College Launches Pilot Podcasting

"In its continuous effort to use a variety of teaching methods to improve students' academic performance, Santa Monica College announces it is launching an exciting educational podcasting pilot program Monday, July 3."

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Podcasting: Who's Tuning In?

"Clearly more than a passing fad, podcasting experienced nearly fivefold audience growth last year."

Real estate marketing arrives on your iPod

"One real estate company is coming up with a new way to market homes for sale: showing those homes through podcasting."

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

St. John Ambulance turns to podcasting

"St. John Ambulance has turned to podcasting to help people treat injuries caused during the current heat wave."

Fuqua on iTunes U

"Fuqua on iTunes U provides access to Fuqua faculty research highlights, video of recent conferences and speakers, as well as multimedia content about Fuqua people and global events."

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Radio New Zealand Extends Podcasting Service

"Radio New Zealand is to significantly extend the range of National Radio programmes available via podcasting following a very successful three month trial of the new service."

Friday, June 09, 2006

The Nation's Attic

"...the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History is truly the nation's attic. Museums Producer Julia Beizer recently visited museum Director Brent D. Glass to discuss some of the collection's highlights, which we offer here as an audio tour."

Thursday, June 08, 2006

The Cato Institute Podcast

"The Cato Institute seeks to engage people in questions of public policy and the proper role of government. Every day the Cato Institute will release a short podcast that allows Cato experts and scholars to respond quickly to the most relevant and interesting news stories."

German Chancellor Starts Video Podcast

"Called "Die Kanzlerin direkt," or "The Chancellor Direct," the podcast will feature Angela Merkel's thoughts on mostly political topics, although the first video - coming out Thursday - will address the World Cup soccer tournament that opens Friday in Munich and runs through July 9."

NCCU to join Duke in podcast craze

"N.C. Central University last week joined what Apple calls iTunes U, its collection of colleges and universities using its popular iTunes Web download site for instructional materials."

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Podcasting finds place in class

"The four walls of a classroom no longer limit learning -- at least not for the students in Brent Coley's class."

Stanford Graduate School of Business Launches Social Innovation Podcasting Channel

"he Stanford Graduate School of Business announced today the launch of a podcasting channel, Social Innovation Conversations (, offering free audio programs addressing some of the world's most pressing social and environmental challenges."

Monday, June 05, 2006

M-learning on the run as Otago prepares for podcast lectures

"Mr Wright said podcasting could be used to make other material available, such as interviews with visiting lecturers, or to demonstrate processes students needed to learn."

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

The San Francisco Chronicle Launches Podcast for Filipinos

"The San Francisco Chronicle announced today its launch of Pinoy Pod, a weekly program of interviews, news features and information about the Filipino experience in Northern California, the Philippines and beyond."

Everest Podcast Presents Unabridged Expedition Experience

"As this year’s Everest climbing season unfolds, a new podcast will treat outdoor enthusiasts to a rare behind-the-scenes look at an expedition to the highest peak on earth."

Monday, May 22, 2006

Podcasting to go truly mobile

"Podcasting may have its roots in the iPod and other MP3 players, but by the end of this year, more people will be listening to podcasts on mobile phones rather than on iPods."

Professor bringing Hollywood to podcasting

"Laurie Iten, associate professor of biology, uses short video clips, soundtracks, retro graphics and wacky sound effects in online video tutorials and reviews for her first-year students."

AU Washington College of Law Podcasting Success

"WCL is also sensitive to the needs of those students for whom English is not their first language. Podcast software allows the listener to slow down playback of the audio, making it easier for the speaker to be understood."

Monday, May 15, 2006

Podcasting: Proving the Theory of Evolution

"In a time when even newspapers are promoting interactivity podcasting seems like a cute, white plastic throwback to the gramophone. And this is why the evolutionary theory reference is apt."

Padma Soundsystem achieves incredible results

"Padma Soundsystem, a Tucson based acoustic world music group uses ancient traditions with modern technology to create extraordinary performances."

Sunday, May 14, 2006

Regional colleges embracing podcasting -- for class lectures

"Now, local college professors are catching on, and using podcasting as a way to make study companions and even full lectures available to students anytime via their iPods or personal computers."

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

NPR Leads the Way in Podcasting

"It turns out that NPR may be the leading podcaster of radio content and music in the country. Who knew?"

Saturday, May 06, 2006

For the love of pod...

"Podcasts - there are thousands of them out there, many unlistenable, others unmissable. How to choose? And do they count as radio?"

Friday, May 05, 2006

OU lab produces fun techno-advice feature

"A computer lab at Ohio University has begun producing a weekly "video podcast," offering free technological help online to the OU community and people across the globe."

Saturday, April 29, 2006

Exclusive BMW vodcast from the New York Auto Show

"BMW is pleased to present an exclusive vodcast from the 2006 New York International Automobile Show – April 14-23, 2006. Among the highlights is a BMW press conference featuring the updated iPod interface – now available for most BMW models."

SciTech Watch - Podcasting: What's On?

"But what kind of programs are available as podcasts? How do you find more podcasts you will like? Join us this week on SciTech Watch as we explore Podcasting: What's on?"

Nokia Podcasting Application for S60 3d Editing

"The program is integrated into the phone so you can send podcast and podcast links over MMS or Bluetooth."

Podcasts continue to transmit new possibilities in education

"Schott said that students from last semester found the podcasts to be useful. One student, who commuted from Ellis, told him that she listened to the podcasts on her way to school each day, reviewing the material to be prepared for the next class."

FHSU's Science, Mathematics Center to launch Podcast Series

"Fort Hays State University's Science and Mathematics Center is to host the first podcast in the science, mathematics and technology series of Western Kansas."

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Podcasting: a whole new world of medium on demand

"The idea is that a podcaster makes a recording, or a show, and distributes it to people to play on their MP3 players."

Vodcasts light up video iPod

"When my father-in-law took us out for a birthday dinner, I loaded up an Apple video iPod with some holiday video I recorded and pictures my daughter took on her school trip to Spain."

U offers podcasts to help deal with school

"This is one of the University’s first attempts at using podcasting to enhance the academic experience,..."

Lá goes global with podcast

"The daily has become the first and only Irish newspaper to be available in podcast form."

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Campus extends reach to iPod generation

""This reinforces the digital bridge to our students, alumni and the world, and allows us to explore new distribution channels," said Obadiah Greenberg, product manager for, UC Berkeley's local site that delivers course and event content as podcasts and streaming video."

Big trend on campus: podcasting

"Its popularity has spread with this generation of students, who are comfortable with the technology and like how it fits into their busy work and academic schedules, said Natalie Simpson, an associate professor in UB's School of Management."

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Urban India joins podcasting bandwagon

""The podcasting arena is very democratic. It's open to anyone, anybody can upload podcasts to the web and people will come and listen to it. If they like it, they will leave you messages," says Vitek Goyel, a podcast listener."

999 service offers first aid via iPod

"...but now the iPod could help save your life. Sussex ambulance service yesterday launched a series of audio downloads which guide MP3-player-toting members of the public through emergency first-aid situations."

Boston Symphony launches podcast series

"The Boston Symphony Orchestra has launched a new series of podcasts of material from its celebrated Online Conservatory, supporting the BSO's two-season survey of the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Arnold Schoenberg..."

Podcast Tours: Hold the Cheese, Please

"...many Gen-Xers, interested in history but used to the History Channel, are plugging into podcast audio tours -- entire self-guided tours that can be put on an iPod."

Friday, April 21, 2006

I heard it on the internet

"iTunes offers a free and easy way to store your favourite podcasts, writes Helen Bradley."

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Podcasting shakes up local media

"When National Public Radio (NPR) started offering a free podcast of its popular quiz show "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" it did so with little fanfare. That didn't stop hundreds - and perhaps thousands - of people from downloading the satirical look at the week's news on a Sunday afternoon back in February."

Learn Italian Language with Podcasts

"Learn Italian when and where is most convenient for you with free podcasts. Published every Monday and Thursday."

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Podcasting enters classroom

"Graduate social work students in Stan Frager’s psychopathology class at the University of Louisville are benefiting from this veteran educator’s willingness to blaze a trail in university educational technology."

Podcasting Professor: A Step Ahead of Mac

"...when it comes to Professor Richard McKenzie’s “Microeconomics for Managers” class, the video iPod will begin to play an integral part in how McKenzie teaches his students."

Sunday, April 16, 2006

Babson president produces podcast

"Babson College’s Brian Barefoot has joined the ranks of university presidents who use the Internet to tell the rest of the world what their schools are doing."

Suddenly, it’s the podcast era

"The Greater Des Moines Partnership is considering how podcasts might help sell the image of downtown Des Moines and Central Iowa in general. In Windsor Heights, Bob Singer is already producing “Political Kitchen” podcasts in, of course, his kitchen."

Podcasting shakes up local media

"When National Public Radio (NPR) started offering a free podcast of its popular quiz show "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!" it did so with little fanfare. That didn't stop hundreds - and perhaps thousands - of people from downloading the satirical look at the week's news on a Sunday afternoon back in February."

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

WSU Prof experiments with podcasting lectures

"A pilot project at Washington State University could change the way students listen to lectures, take notes and even study for exams."

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Innovative Educational Video Podcast Targets Young Artists

" is a community-based website that provides a venue for young artists from around the world."

Blog, Podcast, RSS Ad Dollars Growing by Triple Digits

"Blog, podcast and RSS feed advertising are the fastest-growing segments in alternative media, according to a study released today by research firm PQ Media."

Monday, April 10, 2006

The New York Times Podcasts

"Listen to New York Times editors, critics and reporters discuss the day's news and features."

Friday, April 07, 2006

Professors adapt to students' needs with electronic extras

"Ease of use, experts concur, is one of the simplest explanations for educasting's success. It allows easy distribution and consumption - a perk to both the sender and receiver of the message."

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Podcast study shows current and future trends

"Forrester Research has released the results of a study on podcasting and listeners' habits. Although the study itself is available only to Forrester clients, some details have gone public, and they shed some light on where the technology might be headed."

Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Podcasting serves as study aid for students

"The school is experimenting with podcasting, a new digital technology that allows students to download lectures and other course material for listening on the go."

Monday, April 03, 2006

Journalism instructor blends technology with class material

"Daniels, an assistant journalism professor, is exchanging a class session for a podcast this semester to see how it works."

Sunday, April 02, 2006

Big podcasts on campus

"In Minnesota, campus podcasting is gaining ground at schools across the state, from the University of Minnesota campuses in the Twin Cities and Duluth to smaller institutions such as Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and the Minnesota State Colleges' Southeast Technical school in Winona."

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Colgate professor discusses jazz in latest podcast interview

"Colgate University professor Michael Coyle’s love of jazz comes through loud and clear during his podcast interview, the sixth episode in the series called Colgate Conversations."

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

BBC The World Today Podcast

"The BBC's World Today Select gives you the latest news and opinions from around the world."

Univ of Southampton launches video podcast news service

"The University of Southampton is to become the first to offer a video podcast news service for staff and students."

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Local colleges have begun podcasting lectures for students

"He said he likes to listen to his biology lectures before quizzes or tests. "It's another way to refresh my mind," he said, adding he also studies class notes. "It's the ultimate review.""

Friday, March 24, 2006

Media courses expected to merge

""We are recognizing that because of the digital age, we seem to be moving into a time when media is converging," said Paul Faber, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. And if the world is changing out there, then the education here should prepare FHSU students for those changes."

Podcasting a hit with students and teachers

"Emily Minner used the Internet to jazz up her school report on Kansas, but she didn't just rely on one-way Web sites and electronic encyclopedias. She went interactive."

Renewable Energy Access Launches Podcast

"Each week the podcast will blend highlights of its worldwide renewable energy news coverage with a broad range of features, interviews, and specialty information segments."

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Professors Getting Wise to the Power of Podcasting

"Most years in Dr. Kevin M. Gaugler's Spanish civilization class, the students were so focused o note-taking that they rarely uttered a word. Then, last fall, he decided to do something a little bi different. He started podcasting his lectures, which are in Spanish, hoping to take pressure off his students."

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Mass. school to podcast acceptance letters

"Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts plans to e-mail more than 1,000 freshmen acceptance letters by the end of the month."

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

iPod addiction goes academic

"The integration of iPod technology into academics is an increasing trend for colleges and universities."

Monday, March 20, 2006

Rural college pushes iPod use for lectures

"But here in the antebellum capital of Georgia, students listening to iPods might just as well be studying for calculus class as rocking out to Coldplay — after the school's educators worked to find more strategic uses for the popular digital music and video players."

Podcast technology helps students at home

"Langhorst is an eighth-grade history teacher in the Liberty School District, and his secret weapon is podcasting. He is among a handful of teachers who use podcasts to help students review for exams and to supplement their education outside the classroom."

First Geospatial Newsmaker Podcast

"Corbley Communications Inc. today introduced its first Geospatial Newsmaker Podcast."

Podcast numbers overtake radio stations

"There are now more podcasts than there are radio stations worldwide, matching a prediction made on an Irish blog site last year."

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Podcasting craze spreads to children's programming

"Until that time, August had only listened to music on her tiny iPod Shuffle digital audio player, but her mother wondered if there were child-friendly podcasts for her daughter to listen to."

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Adding value through podcasting

"The aim of this discussion is to work through one potential application of podcasting in a teaching and learning context. I’ll encourage you to further develop this idea through getting you to answer a set of questions."

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Accepted by iTunes

"This month, more than 1,000 students accepted to the college will receive e-mail messages that direct them to iTunes, Apple's popular music store. There, the students will find a podcast in which Robert V. Antonucci, the college's president, lets them know that they've made the cut."

Monday, March 13, 2006

Blogs, Podcasting, RSS Gaining Traction in China

"More than 70 percent of Chinese Internet users don't understand what Web 2.0 is, although they have used some of the new Net-based applications, such as blog, an online diary service; podcasting, a Net broadcasting service; and RSS, or really simple syndication, which brings subscribers customized news and requested information automatically."

NPR looks to podcasting technology

"National Public Radio is pushing the use of podcasting, which has gone from a buzzword bandied about by tech geeks to a mainstream term, but some local affiliates are concerned about the plan."

Sydney Ideas: International Public Lecture Series

"The University of Sydney is pleased to present a series of public lectures in 2006, bringing prominent international academics, thinkers and writers to the general public."

Podcast Academy at Boston University

"The Podcast Academy at Boston University is an opportunity to learn about this new mode of communication, with growth so explosive, that Podcast was selected as the word of the year!"

Saturday, March 11, 2006

BU Launches NCAA's First Video Podcast

"BU Athletics debuted this innovative new service with a video podcast following today’s 4–1 Boston University victory over the University of Massachusetts in the Hockey East Tournament quarterfinals."

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Podcasters Push the Limits in China

"Like everything else Internet-related in China, podcasts are exploding in popularity. From film parodies to pornography, audio and video downloads are pushing the boundaries of the law and decency."

Podcasting appeal transcends geek factor

"The study also showed that some programs attracted a huge overseas audience of new listeners, sometimes higher than 40 per cent."

Michigan University goes podcast-friendly

"The university will encourage professorial podcasting by making it simpler to upload lectures and easier for students to download them. Plans include a dedicated page on iTunes, as well as making lecture-casts available for other music players."

Monday, March 06, 2006

Pumped up by podcasts

"Fitness professionals aren't surprised that podcasts are growing at a sprinter's pace. About half the people who frequent gyms own MP3 players, says Gregory Florez, an American Council on Exercise spokesman."

WSU Learning Center to offer podcasting to area residents

"Washington State University Learning Center is making it possible for residents interested in participating in the changing face of mass communication."

Daily News launching innovative news program

"...called “Studio 55,” will give viewers the top local news, sports and entertainment headlines — but with a twist not seen on local broadcast news, said Rob Curley, new media director for the Daily News."

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

The Golden Days of Radio Serials are Returning

"Some out there may remember the days before television, when radio ruled. Others, like me, have heard about "the good old days" of radio. And now, with the advent of podcasting, the radio drama is making a comeback."

The Museum of Contemporary Art offers podcasting service

"The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (MOT) has introduced a free podcasting service so visitors can listen to the museum's audio guide on their iPods."

Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Intel Mac minis, iPod Hi-Fi

"Apple took the wraps off the “fun new products” it promised a week ago, unveiling the first Intel-based Mac Mini as well as the iPod Hi-Fi speaker system."

Palm Beach Community College uses podcasting

"PBCC has implemented new technology that allows students, faculty and staff to download interviews and lectures to an iPod, MP3 player or other audio device and listen on the go."

Podcasting for Profit

"As traditional advertising and marketing channels slowly give way to a much more Web-based, technology-driven American lifestyle, the wildly popular iPod and other similar devices continue to dominate the scene with subscription-based, automatic download of audio files."

Podcasting could give newspapers angle...

"The challenge for newspapers is not just to demonstrate involvement in a hip new medium, but also to create content in that medium that has a greater likelihood of connecting with its youthful audience."

Podcasting to Grow Ads

"Podcasting has a long ways to go before it becomes a mainstream medium, but is poised to grow exponentially through the end of the current decade and will increasingly become an attractive outlet for advertisers, says a new report from eMarketer."

Monday, February 27, 2006

iPods for Your Heart

"Hospitals are now joining the video iPod and pod casting revolution by providing immediate access to the medical world with cutting-edge information and research in cardiovascular disease, its prevention and treatment."

Texas based podcast boast big numbers

"Film showcase produced with university students from New York, Los Angeles, Texas, and France finds global audience with new technology."

Portable lectures excite student

"First-year Canterbury University student Michal Connole is hoping her lessons will soon become a lot more portable."

Sunday, February 26, 2006

Professorial wisdom right on your iPod

"Next up on my iPod, just after tunes by Johnny Cash and Jack Johnson, is a recorded lecture, "Leading the Good Life: Lessons from the Greeks," by a classics professor at Stanford University."

Friday, February 24, 2006

Podcast lectures a hit with Bangor students

"New technology is helping students at the University of Wales, Bangor with their studying. iPods and MP3 players are not just used by students to listen to the latest tunes, while in the gym or walking to lectures"


"The last two times pods invaded this planet, they prevailed. Will they (should they?) win again?"

Kaplan Launches Podcast Series

"Kaplan Launches Podcast Series with Practical Insight for College and Graduate School-Bound Students"

At head of the cast

"Carleton becomes first university to vodcast entire course - and students are tuning in"

Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Podcasting finds a place in education

"Podcasting isn’t a replacement for in-classroom teaching: it is, however, an excellent supplemental study aid,” said Chris Dawson..."

Monday, February 20, 2006

Tips For Creating A Podcast For Your Business

"Some may think that Podcasting is only for hobbyists and DJ wannabes. But, it may surprise you to learn that businesses – some very large companies – are either exploring or already Podcasting like IBM, RealNetworks, Oracle, Disney, and General Motors."

The Next Big Things for Newspapers: Podcasting, Vodcasting

"Are you taking them seriously at your newspaper? It's time to do so. Publishers looking for advice can study the industry's pioneers. What's clear is this: It's imperative to reach news consumers via digital channels."

Sunday, February 19, 2006

Podcasting - Success as a Medium? Yes. As a business model? Unknown

"What blogs are to the traditional print media, many believe podcasts are to radio. While music stations may not be at risk from podcasting, many news, business, public affairs and entertainment stations and shows are at risk."

Saturday, February 18, 2006

No more classes, no more books?

"Canadian universities will soon be enrolling with Apple Computer's latest venture, iTunes U, so students will be able to download class lectures..."

Friday, February 17, 2006

The Sound of Young America

"The Sound of Young America is public radio's funniest, most fascinating interview program, available free on the air, on the web or by podcast. Use the navigation bar above to browse our site; to listen to our archives, subscribe to our free podcast or to listen live, select "Sound.""

CampusTours Announces Campus Tour Podcasting

"CampusTours Inc. today announced... support podcasting of both audio and video virtual campus tour information... allows institutions to supply audio or video feeds to visitors who arrive during hours when the university may be closed or when student guided tours are otherwise unavailable."

There May Be Something to That Podcasting Thing

"From the advertiser perspective, podcasting presents some major reach opportunities -- for example, buying ads at radio prices, or even lower, that can be heard around the globe -- and some truly impressive metrics challenges."

Could podcasting revolutionize the music industry?

"Anyone who believed that the late-1990s MP3 revolution would overthrow the music industry might be a little skeptical of the same rhetoric being used about podcasting today. So, in this month's column, I set out to find out just what podcasting could do."

Lightning Crackles on Saturn

"Sounds made from radio emissions during a recent lightning storm on Saturn are contained in a new podcast..."

Thursday, February 16, 2006 Launches Podcast Series

" on Wednesday started a new podcast series that offers tips and insights from the authors of its online tutorials. Garrick Chow hosts the free podcasts, the first of which cover Flash, After Effects, Photoshop and Final Cut Pro."

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Your Guide to Podcast Directories

"Luckily there are a few excellent online directories that list and rank podcasts to help you find the ones that might interest you."

Finance, Motivation, Extreme Sports, Health & More

" is your source for MPowerment! Our podcasts are designed to enhance your life by providing instruction and guidance from the professionals."

COI explores podcasting for internet safety campaign

"I hopes listeners will visit the Think You Know website, which tells them about the risks they face in meeting new people online."

BBC extend podcast trial to include more shows

"In the “next stage” the BBC will begin offering hourly news bulletins, Woman's Hour podcasts and audio highlights from BBC TWO's Newsnight."

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Podcasts, PowerPoints taking over classrooms

"Geri Gay, a Cornell University professor specializing in human-computer interaction, likens the use of technology in classrooms now to the beginnings of television as a tool for children's education."

Olympic Podcast Coverage

"Podcast coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics, being held Feb 10-26 in Torino, Italy, is available for on-demand download..."

Friday, February 10, 2006

IU-Bloomington Continuing Studies releases first podcast

"Indiana University Bloomington Continuing Studies plugged in to podcasting with the release of a Mini University podcast on Feb. 7. The 30-minute broadcast, a project developed in conjunction with the IU Alumni Association and produced by IU Bloomington Continuing Studies, features interviews with IU faculty who will be presenting sessions at this summer's 35th annual Mini University."

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Students get iPods

"The Bookstore at The University of Montana bought 40 iPods for students in the music department to use, despite the fact they may lose money on their investment."

University researching use of podcast classrooms

"While six universities are now piloting the project, Sacramento State is still contemplating using the service, and is waiting for the research phase to pass before plunging into the portable classrooms, said Jean-Pierre Bayard, Sac State director of Academic Technology and Creative Services."

PBCC utilizes iPod and its ilk as learning tools

"Professors record lessons in an online sound file for students to download on their iPods, enabling them to learn anywhere — during their commute, laundry chores or gym workout."

Neb. Professor Uses IPod for Lectures

"For 30 years, I've said if I could just touch my forehead to theirs and pass on the information ..." Garbin said. "This technology, to me, is an approximation of that."

Podcasting Comes to Med School Curriculum

"This is the first time any medical school, to my knowledge, has used an iPod as an educational tool to distribute the entire curriculum,” said John Halamka, HMS associate professor of medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and chief information officer at HMS.

Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Podcasts reach Peruvian villages

"In Peru's remote Andean mountains, villages like Chanta Alta only have electricity for two hours a day. Despite this, a new pilot project is using podcasting to get important agricultural information to farmers."

Monday, February 06, 2006

Digg founder Rose talks podcasting

"Every week, Digg founder Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht, both TechTV veterans, put out the Diggnation podcast, highlighting the best stories of the previous week while they crack jokes and drink beer. It’s one of the most popular podcasts on the iTunes Music Store, and was an early podcast to offer video as well as audio."

Friday, February 03, 2006


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Thursday, February 02, 2006

iPoding the Senate

"iPac, a political action committee, is soliciting the public for the funds necessary to purchase 5G iPods for key U.S. senators. No, this effort isn’t being made because the lobbying community has taken a lower profile and is now distributing less swag to our needy elected representatives, but rather to help provide a clue to those who make laws governing the use of technology."

Telegraph's new podcast editor mulls over audio challenges

"Guy Ruddle's recent appointment as podcast editor for created something of a stir in the industry, representing the much-discussed shift towards convergence in traditional media."

NY Times Now Podcasting

"Old media met new media as The New York Times today said that a new podcasting feature which began on January 26 had already found its way into the top five most requested downloads on the iTunes Music Store’s top 100 daily podcasts lists."

Oregon State University Professor Uses Podcasting To Attract Students, Others To Philosophy

"An Oregon State University philosophy professor is embracing new technology to entice students to explore the ancient art of truth-seeking through dialogue. In short, he's begun podcasting."

Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Publishers and politicians want a word in your ear

"Almost in a matter of months podcasting has become the "next big thing" in media, seized on by traditional publishers and broadcasters searching for new ways to attract and retain audiences in the digital age."

A Podcasting dilemma

"While lecture podcasting provides instructors with an innovative new tool, we must not carelessly pursue this novel technology without regard to the goals of classroom education, which can be best described as the active engagement of students in instructional material."

Pembrokeshire Is Podcasting For Wales

"ARE you a musician from Wales or living in Wales? Do you own the rights to your own music? Then you might be interested in Pembrokeshire based podcast project, theDragoncast."

Tuesday, January 31, 2006

CourseCasting creates capability for lectures via iPods

"Now a new tool, CourseCasting is working to improve students’ academic achievements by allowing them to download and replay an entire professor’s lecture at their own convenience. "

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Students and teachers hit the podcasts

"One reason podcasting is effective in the classroom, Schmit says, is that it can be used in every subject."

College Students Get Podcast Lecture Options

"Podcasting teachers should imagine they're instructing one student, advises Maurice Matiz, director of Columbia University's Center for New Media Teaching and Learning. "There is a close, personal relationship between the podcaster and the person who is listening," he said."

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

UNL prof puts the 'p' in podcasting

"After he wrapped up his Wednesday Intro to Psychology lecture — a lecture in which he spoke for 50 minutes about such things as “causal research hypothesis” — Garbin returned to his office on the second floor of Burnett Hall and began the process of making the 20th-century lecture available with 21st-century technology."

Podcasting into the future

"Think about it. Recording lectures is easy. So, too, is the process of putting that recording online for student access. Students download the file to their desktop or laptop computer, then load it onto their mp3 player. In addition to their own lectures, instructors also could post unlimited supplemental material."

Why podcasting could turn into a cash cow

"The BBC has been experimenting with podcasting since 2004 and says demand has grown. In May 2005 it made 20 programmes available for download and is extending the trial into this year "in order to gain a better understanding of listeners' preferences". These, remember, are specific listeners, not a general audience. Yet the fact that they are making defined choices is significant."

BBC Release First Podcast Chart

"The chart also revealed that nearly two million downloads took place during the BBC podcasting trials over December."

Podcasts for class. New way to learn?

"This fall, professors across the state began to experiment with putting audio and visual files of their classes online. Now, during the spring semester, more are allowing students to watch or listen to course content on computers and, if they wish, download it onto their MP3 players or cell phones, following a national trend that emerged in 2004."

Friday, January 20, 2006

Professors work to keep pace with tech-savvy college students

"At 49, Pat Firmat became aware that one of the most prominent changes in campus life since 1978 when she earned her first degree at the University of Florida was the replacement of the typewriter with a relatively new novelty called the computer."

UCF professors play with podcasting in classes

"Professors across the country and across UCF are jumping on the podcasting, or coursecasting as it is sometimes called, bandwagon."

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Ivy Tech promotes itself via podcast

""We're very excited to be able to offer this new communications tool," said Gail Chesterfield, acting chancellor for the East Central Region, which includes the Muncie, Anderson and Marion campuses."

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

UCTV Offers Video Podcasts of Disaster Preparedness Series

"University of California Television (UCTV) is now offering video podcasts ("vodcasts") of programs for healthcare professionals in need of timely disaster preparedness information when and where they want it."

Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Macworld Podcast #20: Expo keynote

"Steve Jobs opened the Macworld Expo Tuesday morning in San Francisco with a rousing keynote speech. The Apple CEO announced the first new Intel-based Mac—the iMac Duo Core and the MacBook Pro."

Podcasting for education to explode in 2006

"The UK's key education and technology event, BETT 2006, begins tomorrow (January 11), and podcasting seems set to emerge as a critical technology at the show."

Friday, January 06, 2006

RETC's 'Podcast for Teachers' Receives National Award

"The Regional Educational Technology Center's (RETC) weekly podcast, Techpod, Podcast for Teachers, was honored with the 2005 Innovation Award for educational leadership in the field of professional development..."

The Fuels We Burn Could Kill Polar Bears

"...a vodcast (video podcast) of Greenpeace on iTunes that details how global warming could endanger the lives of polar bears!"

Thursday, January 05, 2006

New frontier for benefit communications

"Podcasts will become a welcome part of the benefit communications toolkit. More organizations are paying attention to this new communications medium and beginning to experiment with it."

UC podcasting trial merges education with technology

"...record her lectures and put them online, where students - or anyone, really - can download them, play them on a computer, an iPod or any similar audio device, and learn all about mass communication."

Gervais tops podcast charts

"Ricky Gervais, creator and star of the BBC comedy The Office has topped the charts in the United States and Britain with his podcast, a new format that lets users download audio or video programming."

SFS TV is World's First Program of Its Kind

"The Student Filmmakers Showcase, or “SFS TV,” is coming soon to a portable vodcast near you."

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

CES: Wearable display makes video iPod go big-screen

"eMagin Corp. has unveiled its new Eyebud 800, an iPod-compatible wearable display."

iSee, The First Video Recorder For iPod To Debut At CES

"Advanced Technology Office, LLC (ATO) announced today the iSee video recorder for iPod, the first and only portable media player that enables users to record video content directly onto most Apple iPods and then view it on a high-quality 3.6 inch
LCD screen."

U.S. Holocaust Museum launches podcast

"The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will podcast commentaries on genocide."

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

iPod Video Film Festival

"The Flux iPod video Film Festival brings these groups together by creating the first film festival specifically for content formatted to play on the iPod video."

Monday, January 02, 2006

Lights, Camera, Podcast; New Show Launched

"The Mac Pro Podcast is an exciting new syndicated program. Each week, the vidcast covers Macintosh-related news, tips, tutorials and troubleshooting as it relates to a multimedia production environment."

Downloading your way to better fitness

"Podcasts offer exercise-minded listeners a few nuances that most magazines, Web sites and books do not: a human voice, a sense of environment (some podcasts are taped during a race or training session) and immediacy (most are taped and aired quickly)."

BU turns to podcasting as way to enhance learning

"Binghamton University is catching the wave of the latest technological trend to hit higher education: podcasting."