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."