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."