Thursday, December 20, 2007

At 71, Physics Professor Is a Web Star

"Prof. Walter H. G. Lewin, No. 1 on the most downloaded list at iTunes U for a while, with objects he uses for his physics lessons."

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

'Coursecasting' now a higher-education staple

"At the University of California at Berkeley, a survey of incoming freshman this past fall revealed that students considered podcasting to be just as important as wireless internet access or campus eMail."

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Case Western Reserve University social work school pilots class on podcasting

"He is experimenting in this new pilot class with ways to supplement and enrich textbook content with the sounds of real people, ranging from clients to agency staff and administrators who can describe how they do their job or provide advice on a particular situation."

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

'Casting for knowledge

"In fact, increasingly elaborate podcasts like Jesus and Dayne's are giving several area schools a medium for largely self-directed projects that provide a whole new realm to bring writing, reading and listening skills to life."

Podcasts for Pittsford Schools

"Teacher Michael Wahl uses podcasting for his music class. "I use it in my chorus…they can upload and listen and practice at home." He said podcasting helps keep his music students in tune."

Monday, December 10, 2007

What Did the Professor Say? Check Your iPod

"STUDENTS staring at their iPod screens may be taking a break with a music video — or they may be reviewing a tough chemistry lecture."

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Tech coordinator pleased with usage in schools

"Prater said educational methods and workplace expectations have greatly changed since he was a student, and even during the last five to 10 years. Some of the few constants are that students will still have to be able to read, write, have math skills and be good citizens, Prater said."

Students take class by podcast

"At the end of the semester, students will evaluate the podcasted class, and their comments will help determine its availability in the future, said Burnett, chairman of the communication studies department."

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Without YSU radio station of their own, students turn to podcasting

"He was recording these dramatic sound clips for his audio project, an assignment that lets students practice audio editing to compose a short work of fiction."

Monday, November 26, 2007

Teaching via Special Content Delivery

"The initiative has changed the way Sannier and DiGangi view how ASU will keep pace with technology. The university will seek forward-thinking strategic allies to create and distribute course material..."

Podcasting Pilot Project at Southern Miss

"The Learning Enhancement Center is pleased to announce the pilot faculty for the Podcasting Pilot project."

Garner police try podcasting

"The Garner Police Department is the first jurisdiction in the Triangle to try podcasting to distribute information."

Mobile learning via podcasting

"The podcasts will be created by both staff and students and will feature a variety of audio and video material."

Friday, November 16, 2007

BBC launches music podcasts

"The BBC is to launch its first music podcasts on Monday 12 November, offering a broad range of regular compilations including pop, folk, hip hop, jazz, indie, rhythm and blues, dance, punk and Asian music."

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Electronic lectures: Download your notes here

""The traditional lecture has stood the test of time but it's now under attack," says Dr Jones. "It's considered by some to be an ineffective way to construct understanding of a topic.""

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Podcasting on a Shoestring

""I really believe that the listen-to-learn concept needs to be at the root of helping these students," Delzeit-McIntyre said. "When they can listen to a lecture and read a textbook, it can really help.""

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

The BBC's online icon reveals the business of podcasting

"Whenever I meet teachers, they talk about the use they can make of In Business in schools. Pocasting makes this 'resource' much more accessible."

Thursday, November 08, 2007

UF professors use podcasts to reinforce curriculum

"Professors in the Warrington College of Business Administration implemented podcasting as a way to reinforce what is taught while giving students the chance to keep up with current events in the business world."

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Grant funds classroom podcasting

"Professors are able to use podcasting to transfer course material in several formats, from audio to audio with still images to video."

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Village now podcasting its board meetings

"The village of Riverside is now reaching out to residents through their computers, offering podcasts of board meetings."

Living history the IPod way

"The idea started with professor Barry Schreiber, who wanted Oertelt's story told, after he heard it during one of Oertelt's public presentations."

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

WSU opens podcasting room

"Wright State University is among the first in a field of schools who plan to unveil rooms dedicated to the growing trend of podcasting."

Ahead of the Curve

"Graduate students who take my business course, Innovation and Emerging Technologies, will learn how digital video and vodcasting can be used to gain strategic and competitive advantage in the marketplace."

Saturday, October 27, 2007

iPod Use & Podcasting in Higher Education

A Bibliography

Online International Podcasting Expo Accepting Speaker Submissions

"Seminars may cover beginning or advanced podcasting topics, but must clearly present easily applicable concepts and instructions relevant to entrepreneurs, web professionals, educators, non-profits, marketers and hobbyists."

Friday, October 26, 2007

Students produce weekly 'Unofficial UM Podcast'

"The podcasts are based on university-related happenings, and also include analysis of the 2008 presidential candidates-a different one each podcast."

Thursday, October 25, 2007

'New movement' in education

"Students often have no Internet access when they travel for work, so the podcasts might be downloaded to a telephone as well as downloaded to an iPod or a computer."

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

At Educause 2007, Learning How to Talk

"To communicate with students, Davidson is experimenting with podcasts, cable television, and flat-panel monitors mounted in public areas."

Class podcasting offers students new options for learning

"The use of podcasting in classes to enhance lecture and/or demostrate new techniques in a variety of fields is becoming a new means of reaching students on different levels."

Churches use podcasts, RSS as portable outreach tools

"Hundreds of churches and Christian institutions are using podcasts or other easily downloadable audio and video files to spread the good word around the globe with the simple click of a mouse."

Saturday, October 20, 2007

International Marketing

"While podcasting is relatively new, and mainly being used by media outlets such as the ABC, Buckingham encourages businesses to use it in two ways: for internal communications to staff, and for external communications to existing and potential customers."

iTunes U Welcomes Off-Campus Content

"The portal has unveiled a new section, “Beyond Campus,” which collects educational material from museums, radio stations, and other public institutions."

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Podcasting as a Library Tool

"This session was presented by Keith Schroeder, Library Media Specialist for the Howard-Suamico School District. He has collected a wealth of links to sites about podcasting..."

U Podcasts provide anytime-access to speakers, events

""One of the key benefits is it's a way for the University to showcase the minds and the talents we have," said publication manager Jason Smith."

Friday, October 12, 2007

Podcasts help engage students

"Umak and several other educators across Frederick County Public Schools, have discovered the potential of podcasts."

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Podcasting Grows Up at PNME 2007

"The audience ranged from podcasting newbies looking for the most basic information to veterans looking for ways to generate more revenue."

Podcasting Toolbox: 70+ Podcasting Tools and Resources

"We’ve compiled a monster list of 70+ tools and resources for podcasters and wannabes."

Tuesday, October 09, 2007

In Some Schools, iPods Are Required Listening

"But even as students have been told to leave their iPods at home, the school here in Hudson County has been handing out the portable digital players to help bilingual students with limited English ability sharpen their vocabulary and grammar by singing along to popular songs."

Friday, October 05, 2007

PV podcasts school news on Web

"Not only are the Podcasts helping students learn essential interviewing skills, but also giving them valuable experience converting the interviews into digital format."

Thursday, October 04, 2007

The Why and How of Educational Institution Podcasting Webcast

"The abstract talks about podasting as a relatively new technology that is being implemented and tested by some educational institutions within multiple departments and schools."

Integrate Podcasting Into Your Marketing

"Kara asked about how to integrate podcasting into marketing, pr and corporate communication campaigns."

Wednesday, October 03, 2007

DePaul U. Students Meet Professors on iTunes

"They help guide students in choosing courses and they serve as icebreakers for students about to enter their first classes."

Monday, October 01, 2007

Podcasting in Engineering Education

"In addition, the data suggested that weaker students perceived more benefit from podcasts than stronger students, an outcome that may not be surprising but is nonetheless significant."

Podcasting Adds Punch to Web Marketing Services

"According to a KnoweldgeStorm study, 55% of business podcast listeners indicated an interest in listening to white papers, case studies and analyst reports in the form of podcast content."

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Podcasting provides new way to learn

"Equipped with a lapel microphone, which the professor attaches to the iPod, and access to the Internet, the ability to podcast classes has become as easy as checking e-mail."

The Medical University of South Carolina Announces Health Podcasts

"The podcasts cover a wide range of medical topics and are hosted by MUSC medical professionals, including physicians and staff, as well as interviews with patients."

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

An introduction to podcasts in medicine

"The rise in popularity of audiovisual media will likely continue as society moves to using more audio and video, and physicians strive to keep current in an era of evidence-based practice."

Thursday, September 20, 2007

U Washington Deploys IP-Based 'Coursecasting'

"Since October 2005, students have been able to access recordings via the Internet, and the university has logged about 110,000 lecture downloads through March 2007."

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Japanese awareness of podcasting low

"...To find out if that is the case or not, reported on a survey conducted by JR Tokai Express Research Inc on the topic of podcasting."

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Podcast options aplenty for poetry

"Not surprisingly, poets who identify as spoken word, slam, or performance poets are a significant presence in poetry podcasting."

Drexel Hosts 'PodCamp Philly' on New Media Apps

"Drexel chemistry professor Jean-Claude Bradley, who hosts chemistry podcasts and blogs for his students, led a session on using the virtual world Second Life in higher education."

Wednesday, September 05, 2007

SMA to provide new media training to Northlight School students

"Besides learning the basics such as creating a podcast or vodcast, students will also pick up scriptwriting skills and get pronunciation tips."

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Wikis and Podcasts and Blogs! Oh, My! What Is a Faculty Member Supposed to Do?

"It is not surprising that today's learner brings more advanced skills and higher expectations to the college/university learning environment."

Friday, August 24, 2007

Podcasting Gaining Ground Throughout A&M Populations

"Smith is encouraging his faculty members to go through “Best Practices of iTunes U Podcasting” training and then create podcasts, a form of Web audio news distribution quickly growing as another communication method on campus."

Podcasts Deliver Sound Information

""Podcasting is a tool that we can use to tell our Ohio Wesleyan story in an engaging way," says Margaret Drugovich, vice president for strategic communications and university enrollment."

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Michigan school district cracks down on cellphones, iPods

"A Detroit-area school district is getting tough on students who use cellphones or iPods in school, punishing them with automatic suspensions for breaking the rules."

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

How Dartmouth Produces Video Podcasts

""We have not seen a decline in class attendance since doing this.... This is how [students] keep up with the class.""

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Podcasts from UA offered on Web site

"UA on iTunes U podcasts include faculty and instructor lectures, as well as other content from departments and programs."

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Tradition, technology 'boot up' enrollment at St. Genevieve

""I think technology is essential in this day and age. We really have to make the best use of technology so our students will be prepared," said Sister Lynch."

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Convention & Visitors Bureau to use podcasts to promote city

""We embrace any kind of new technology because of the potential to sell Louisville to a larger audience," Jim Wood, president and CEO of the Convention & Visitors Bureau, said in a news release."

Thursday, August 09, 2007

PodBharti - Hindi podcasting

"The Indian podcasting scene is very vibrant and dynamic - Kamla Bhatt, Indicast, PodTech all are doing a fantastic job at popularizing podcasts in India. And then there’s PodBharti - India’s first Hindi podcasting channel."

Podcasting Morse High classes through 'Moogle'

"Last year, the chemistry instructor recorded class lessons and posted them on the Internet for students to download and watch or listen to."

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Mayo Clinic podcasts offer in-depth discussion

"Mayo Clinic is launching a series of new free audio podcasts so people can learn more about diseases or conditions that interest them through in-depth discussions with Mayo Clinic experts."

Monday, July 23, 2007

A Digital Education

"Why do universities provide so much high quality material—which is normally created and sold at such a high price—for free?"

Thursday, July 12, 2007

iTunes U: 'It's like having a private tutor at 2 a.m.'

"Nothing will replace a really good lecture where students and teachers interact in class," he said. "However, having content packaged in a way to add learning opportunities for students will only add to the learning process. It's like having a private tutor at 2 a.m."

BCC holds podcasting workshop for professors

"The college has begun a program to have lessons available online for students to download. It also allows prospective students to check out classes before they sign up."

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Consensus: Podcasting Has No 'Inherent' Pedagogic Value

"So, does podcasting enhance education? "The answer to that question depends entirely on the educational context, including goals and appropriate learning activities, and on how the tool is implemented," said Deal."

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

iPod Stands for: Absorb, Engage, and Matter!

"But the quest to integrate podcasting into the college or university course management system (CMS) is strengthening, too, as educators seek tools to streamline that process and increase ease-of-use, and the vendor community rises to the need."

Monday, July 02, 2007

Podcasting a good case for Africa

"Since embedding podcasting, the CELAC team has again come to terms with yet another technology that will enhance the way they learn and share knowledge."

Podcasts replace textbooks for GATE students

"Instead of pouring over textbooks and completing worksheets, students at Diamondback Elementary School are making podcasts, creating virtual tours of fictional museums and putting together their autobiographies with digital cameras."

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Prepare for the SAT Test, or Play With Your iPod? Have It Both Ways

"The programs were released last week, giving vacationing students plenty of time for practice quizzes before the next test date in October."

Monday, June 18, 2007

Md. man teaches via Web, iPods

"Among the hottest areas of podcasting is education, and the offerings are diverse. Podcast fans can download grammar tips, business strategies and, yes, dozens of language lessons."

Thursday, June 07, 2007

UTS tags podcasting as future teaching tool

""There have been so many requests from students to introduce podcasting," said Shirley Alexander, the university's Vice Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President of Teaching, Learning and Equity."

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

small voices

"Small Voices podcast is produced by Kathy Shields, Kindergarten Teacher in Georgia in order to encourage literacy skills by providing a wider audience for students."

Monday, June 04, 2007

iPods + iTunes + Faculty = iTunes U at Fairfield University

"Their introduction to new methods of teaching and an increased level of support from IT staff led many instructors to look for ways to promote their content outside the classroom."

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

iTunes Opens a Special Section for Free Collegiate Content

"Today the iTunes store unveiled its new iTunes U portal, a spot on the site that will collect college lectures, commencement speeches, tours, sports highlights, and promotional material, all available at no cost."

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Teaching Via Special Content Delivery

"Now, in addition to the classroom course materials, each ASU campus also crafts podcasts and videocasts from a host of other sources: presentations by visiting speakers, sporting events, student films and even off-campus life, such as work-study students teaching classes in Central and South America."

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Podcasting Just Might Be the Tool to Revolutionize Education

"Some educators are using videocasts to demonstrate science labs and experiments. The portability of the videocasts make it easier for students to review labs, when critically analyzing their data."

Friday, April 27, 2007

Three faculty members reflect on results of research at Colloquium

"Young has explored podcasting which can be used more in the classrooms here at NDNU. Podcast can be linked with audio, video and blogging."

Monday, April 23, 2007

Expanding Composition Audiences with Podcasting

"...the use of podcasting as a supplement to classroom practice is one of the more common topics surrounding this emerging technology."

Confessions of a Podcast Junkie: A Student Perspective

"As more and more colleges and universities jump on board the podcasting bandwagon, it’s vital that faculty and administrators keep revisiting podcasting, as a tool for teaching and learning, from the student’s perspective."

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Shakespeare on podcast for pupils

""We were aware that there would be a significant number of pupils, particularly those in rural areas, who would not have access to a professional production of the play," said Peter Walker of National Strategies, which provides resources to support the curriculum.""

Monday, April 16, 2007

London Business School launches podcast series

"In the first podcast Craig Smith, Senior Fellow in Marketing and Ethics, discusses ethical consumerism - are consumers influenced by ethical concerns? What drives corporate social responsibility and are there limits to how far companies can go with it?"

Monday, April 02, 2007

Students upload their first podcast

"Cyndi Simpson's fifth-grade technology class has just returned from a quadrilateral safari and they're sharing it with the world via podcast."

Rowan students connected in podcast

""Now I will be able to download lectures and listen to them while I workout in the gym, sit in my room, work on other homework in the library, on my way to class... where ever the mood strikes.""

Atascadero High curriculum: Reading, writing and podcasting

"Atascadero High School students likely will be offered a new class next year — podcasting, the first of its kind in a county high school."

Monday, March 26, 2007

iPods help docs improve stethoscope skills

"Temple University School of Medicine, where Barrett teaches, recently started a four-year curriculum on cardiac auscultation that relies on different types of simulators, including iPods, to teach medical students this important but vanishing skill."

Program gives electronic media, communications students podcasting power

"Electronic media and communications students at Texas Tech are podcasting multi-media programs on their department's Web sites with hopes of eventually expanding to represent Tech on iTunes University."

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Adding bite to podcasting's bark

"According to the organizing blog, the idea is to prove that "podcasting is more than just a delivery mechanism--it's a social movement.""

Monday, March 19, 2007

MSU professor teaches classes via iPods

"For university classroom purposes, Williamson said the use of iPods and podcasting can improve active learning. Students can listen to a podcast before class and then discuss the information with her and other students, rather than just listen to a lecture."

Podcasting will change radio, not kill it

"Podcasting is about “time-shifting” (listening offline to something at a time of one's own choosing, as opposed to a broadcaster's), whereas reading blogs requires a live internet connection and a screen."

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Students Learn Better Via iPod Versus Lecture

"A Georgia Tech professor has been running an informal experiment to test whether students who listen before class to lectures via their laptops or personal digital assistants perform better on tests."

Schools joining the podcast revolution

"The idea behind the broadcasts is not only to give people an insight into school life but also allow schools to share ideas and working practices."

Friday, March 09, 2007

Professor makes an art of podcasting

"However, Glenn Zucman, an art professor, has started to offer podcasts to his Art 110 classes as an attempt to help students get a break."

Thursday, March 08, 2007

'Grammar Girl' podcast rules online

""I know that sounds funny. But to learn all the little rules about language. Grammar helps language be more beautiful.""

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

History goes online

"With the help of a $2,400 grant from the Guilford Fund For Education, the Guilford Free Library has obtained equipment that will allow students to create podcasts-audio clips that are downloadable over the Internet."

Some question effects of podcasting classes

""Often the initial response from professors is that will allow students to skip class and listen to the lecture later," Riley said. "In fact, students are more engaged and have better retention because they can listen to the lectures.""

Monday, March 05, 2007

Campus Casting Call: Engaging Students and Faculty with Podcasting

"The melding of new technology with the traditional classroom, online and hybrid instruction, and hands-on student experience brings more flexibility to instructors and a deeper learning experience to students."

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Classes to go digital with new podcast service

"Syracuse University is among the schools beginning to experiment with podcasts."

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Podcasts transforming campus life

""The students really enjoyed it," he said. "It kind of raised the level of the classroom discussion having it recorded.""

Monday, February 19, 2007

Evaluation of Podcasting

"Catalyst researchers developed an evaluation plan to learn how students used the podcasts and to capture student and instructor perspectives on the impacts of this technology on teaching and learning."

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Podcasting in Education: A Perspective from Bryn Mawr College

" also allows professors to reconfigure the use of class time in ways that enhance the intimate learning environment that is the hallmark of the small liberal arts college."

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Growing number of students use MP3 players as a study tool

"Students are using MP3 players more to listen to downloaded books, textbook study guides and language labs on-the-go."

iPods help students review lessons, practice vocabulary

"Lab lessons are the brussels sprouts of foreign language instruction. Next to no one likes them no matter how good they are for you. But iPods make them palatable."

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Students launch online sessions for peers

" "All of a sudden, podcasts were accessible to anyone using iTunes. You didn’t have to be a big geek," she said. "

Monday, February 05, 2007

Coursecasts add to student experience

"They’re not a substitution for class attendance but they can help supplement the learning process for students."

iPodium: Student Podcasting and Participatory Pedagogies

"Recording of a paper delivered at the Association of Internet Researchers conference on 30 September 2006."

Friday, February 02, 2007

Podcast IT: Preparing Faculty for Academic Podcasting

":The University of Tennessee's "Podsquad" will demonstrate one path to a successful academic podcasting initiative, including the process of faculty development and creating a homegrown podcasting service. "

Pedagogical Uses of Lecture Recording

"Learning occurs by "thinking out loud," as well as by presenting results. ELI will experiment with "Learning Circles" which are collaborative sessions in which a member discusses the "next big thing" they plan to pursue and seeks feedback from the participants. This group exploration also allows you to think about implications for your campus."

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

History Teacher Becomes Podcast Celebrity

"For 45 minutes, Mr. Brownworth deftly orchestrated lecture, discussion and archival photographs to evoke Rockefeller in both his rapacious capitalism and social conscience."

Lectures could be available for iPods

"However, the relative simplicity of creating a podcast has helped persuade some faculty members to use them in their courses."

Monday, January 29, 2007

Have You Ever Wanted to Take a Course at Harvard?

"The Harvard Extension School announces the release of select course content, free of charge to the general public, through iTunes U ("

Friday, January 26, 2007

Podcasting and iTunes University: Implementing a New Technology

"Philadelphia University has implemented a new hosting solution for its educational audio and video content. Learn how we implemented the iTunes University Podcasting solution to create a collaborative learning and information space for the administration, faculty, students, and the learning community."

Thursday, January 25, 2007

UITS offers help for podcast novices

"This technology has piqued professors' interest, and most are looking to put lectures on podcasts and have them available to students, Wagner said."

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

UIS becomes an iTunes U campus

""Our decision to be an iTunes U campus was based on many positive responses from our faculty and students to course-related podcasts. Additionally, users around the world already subscribe to our public access podcasts. Being a member of iTunes U will greatly expand the visibility of these materials.""

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Apple selects WMU as an iTunes University

""Apple approached us and we seized the opportunity to be able to provide our students and faculty with the new tools for teaching and learning," says Viji Murali, WMU vice president for information technology.""

iPods join educational toolkit at Fresno State

"With students increasingly expecting a campus to accommodate digital lifestyles and individual learning needs, Fresno State faculty are providing easily accessible education that moves directly from their computers to their iPods or other audio player."

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

All the News That's Fit to Podcast

"A growing number of university officials have turned to podcasting as a promotional tool, but the University of California at Merced has taken the concept a step further: The institution’s biweekly podcast is fast becoming a legitimate source of campus news and opinion."

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Podcasts: Learn a language on your MP3? Si!

"Now the podcast is becoming a popular way for word buffs and foreign language enthusiasts to learn something new."

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Schoolchildren produce their own podcast

""Combining the IPC with the national curriculum teaches skills and knowledge in a vibrant and exciting way and focuses on the application of skills, not just the learning. The IPC ensures pupils are stimulated and not taught in a stagnant, rigid way.""

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Podcasting brings new dimension to MSU classes

""We knew we wanted to develop a system that was really simple to use and provided a teaching complement,” Olivieri said. “Our goal was to create a stress-free system for faculty members, because we know their classroom time is limited.""

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Free Academic Podcasts

"These lectures are a great way to keep your mind sharp during your daily commute or while exercising."

TECHNOLOGY AREA: PODCASTING; Innovator: Marist College

"Although educational podcasting is quickly spreading across colleges and universities as a great way for students to consume relevant content almost anywhere, Marist College (NY) is turning that model on its ear."