Thursday, December 20, 2007
Wednesday, December 19, 2007
"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
"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
"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."
"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
Sunday, December 02, 2007
"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."
"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
"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
"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..."
"The Learning Enhancement Center is pleased to announce the pilot faculty for the Podcasting Pilot project."
"The Garner Police Department is the first jurisdiction in the Triangle to try podcasting to distribute information."
"The podcasts will be created by both staff and students and will feature a variety of audio and video material."
Friday, November 16, 2007
"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
""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
""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
"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
"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
Wednesday, October 31, 2007
"The village of Riverside is now reaching out to residents through their computers, offering podcasts of board meetings."
"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
"Wright State University is among the first in a field of schools who plan to unveil rooms dedicated to the growing trend of podcasting."
"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
"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
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Wednesday, October 24, 2007
"To communicate with students, Davidson is experimenting with podcasts, cable television, and flat-panel monitors mounted in public areas."
"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."
"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
"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."
"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
"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..."
""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
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
"The audience ranged from podcasting newbies looking for the most basic information to veterans looking for ways to generate more revenue."
"We’ve compiled a monster list of 70+ tools and resources for podcasters and wannabes."
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
"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
"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 abstract talks about podasting as a relatively new technology that is being implemented and tested by some educational institutions within multiple departments and schools."
"Kara asked about how to integrate podcasting into marketing, pr and corporate communication campaigns."
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Monday, October 01, 2007
"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."
"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
"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 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
"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
"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
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
"Not surprisingly, poets who identify as spoken word, slam, or performance poets are a significant presence in poetry podcasting."
"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
"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
"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
"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."
""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
"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
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Saturday, August 18, 2007
""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
""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
"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."
"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 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
Thursday, July 12, 2007
"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."
"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
"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
"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
"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."
"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
"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
"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
""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
Monday, June 04, 2007
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"...the use of podcasting as a supplement to classroom practice is one of the more common topics surrounding this emerging technology."
"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
""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
"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
"Cyndi Simpson's fifth-grade technology class has just returned from a quadrilateral safari and they're sharing it with the world via 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 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
"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."
"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
Monday, March 19, 2007
"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 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
"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."
"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
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Wednesday, March 07, 2007
"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."
""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
"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
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Monday, February 19, 2007
"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
"...it 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
"Students are using MP3 players more to listen to downloaded books, textbook study guides and language labs on-the-go."
"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
Monday, February 05, 2007
"They’re not a substitution for class attendance but they can help supplement the learning process for students."
"Recording of a paper delivered at the Association of Internet Researchers conference on 30 September 2006."
Friday, February 02, 2007
":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. "
"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
"For 45 minutes, Mr. Brownworth deftly orchestrated lecture, discussion and archival photographs to evoke Rockefeller in both his rapacious capitalism and social conscience."
"However, the relative simplicity of creating a podcast has helped persuade some faculty members to use them in their courses."
Monday, January 29, 2007
"The Harvard Extension School announces the release of select course content, free of charge to the general public, through iTunes U (http://itunes.extension.harvard.edu/)."
Friday, January 26, 2007
"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
Wednesday, January 24, 2007
""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 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.""
"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
"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
Tuesday, January 09, 2007
""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
""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
"These lectures are a great way to keep your mind sharp during your daily commute or while exercising."
"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."