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."