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."