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."