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."