Thursday, November 30, 2006
""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.""
""We don’t view the podcast as a replacement for live classes but, rather, as a supplement," wrote Malan."
Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Tuesday, November 28, 2006
"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."
"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
"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
"Some educators might bemoan the sight. Not Scott Grimes. He calls it the future of special education."
""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."
"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
"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
"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."
"Leave the traditional guided walks behind and strike out at your own pace with an audio guide."
"'Teachers' who travel with you are becoming a popular way to learn a language, cooking or even meditation."
Thursday, November 16, 2006
"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
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
"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
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Monday, November 06, 2006
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."
"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
""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.""
""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."
"The shows will feature interviews with specialists in the field of medicine..."
"The Notes in Spanish podcast comes in two levels, Intermediate and Advanced. Both levels are completely free..."