Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Podcasting guide

"Remember that you're creating a podcast, not a music album, so simplicity and voice quality are most important. Your audience needs to be able to understand you and your guests."

Monday, December 29, 2008

Podcasting at the University of Connecticut: Enhancing the Educational Experience

"Advances in hardware and software continue to afford educators with opportunities to improve their teaching."

Federal Rulemaking Captured in Podcasts

"The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts is now posting as podcasts its audio recordings of proceedings involving proposed changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure."

Kansas City Public Library unveils new programs to target teens

"The library has created teen spaces at all of its locations with video games, podcasts, YouTube workshops and movie nights."

Monday, December 22, 2008

Explorations in course-casting: podcasts in higher education

"Abstract: Purpose – To explore the benefits, challenges, and impact of podcasting in higher education and also to provide educators with anecdotal and practical advice and information on how to create and distribute podcasts."

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Teaching the world through podcasting

"Lisa Stevens, José Picardo and Amanda Salt have already blogged in full about Mark Pentleton's session Teaching the world through podcasting at The Isle of Wight Conference 2008."

Valerie Coleman Morris Begins Podcasting at National Association of Professional Women

"National Association of Professional Women announce Valuable Money tips podcast segment with Emmy-award winner and former CNN business anchor Valerie Coleman Morris."

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Journal of American History Podcast

"In this new feature of the Journal of American History, we will present interviews with authors of articles in our journal. In the future, we hope also to bring you conversations with award-winning authors of books on American history."

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Professorial podcasts

"The answer is that iTunes U offers not only a genuine public service - a way to spread knowledge - but also a chance for both universities and dons to win recognition and prestige."

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Delta iTunes U Enhances Learning in a Familiar Web 2.0 Environment

"One initiative that will likely have the most impact long-term is our new online Delta iTunes U environment, which went live this semester. Our faculty are making vodcasts and podcasts available on the site to our students who download them to their MP3 players and iPods."

Monday, October 27, 2008

Presidential podcasting gets political on campus

"Political junkies at Weber State University are getting their presidential election fix podcast-style, as two professors keep them up to date on campus, via individual MP3 players."

Building Your Employer Brand Using Podcasts and Videos, the Latest Tools in the Recruiter's Toolbox

"Podcasts and Videos enable recruiters to promote their organisations in an open, approachable way, talking to prospective candidates as if addressing them face-to-face."

Friday, October 24, 2008

AHS podcasts keep community informed

"Abingdon High School students hope to reach a wider audience with school news through the Internet and their use of podcasting."

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Willowcreek students learn art of podcasting

"The class, which focuses on how technology influences life, combines elements of the former industrial arts curriculum with engineering, physics and current technology."

Monday, October 20, 2008

Making History

"Creating podcasts out of actual World War II-era events offers one example of a collaborative project that is propelling students out of their textbooks and into the real world."

Podcasting For Pedagogic Purposes

"A pilot in the geography department where students had 5 minute maximum audio podcasts uploaded to the feedback area of their VLE."

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Educational Vodcasting

"We believe that all teachers can benefit from Vodcasting their lessons live, and that the Pre-Vodcasting can revolutionize instruction in Math, Science, and Foreign Language."

"Teacher-to-go'/Hillsdale working on podcasting program

""Students are engaging with media and technology all the time, and we need to always be looking for ways to make technology accessible to them.""

Monday, September 29, 2008

I'll Take My Lecture to Go, Please

"When provided with the option to view lectures online, rather than just in person, a full 82 percent of undergraduates kindly offered that they'd be willing to entertain an alternative to showing up to class and paying attention in real time."

Friday, September 19, 2008

The Harvard Crimson Knows Students Hate Reading, Starts Podcasting Stories

"The Harvard Crimson knows that no one – not even Ivy Leaguers -- enjoys reading long-winded articles that drone on and on. And so, they're now stepping into the age of New Media by offering audio files for many of the news stories on their site."

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Peer Pressure Is Motivating Professors to Podcast Their Lectures

"Is peer pressure a widespread reason driving the use of podcasting at colleges? If so, is that a good thing, or are professors jumping in for the wrong reasons?"

Saanich police use podcasting to extend long arm of the law

"Podcasts of daily news and crime-fighting tips are new features on the website of Saanich Police, which believes its the first force in the country to create and offer information this way."

Monday, September 08, 2008

Preview lectures, study using iTunes U

"I am not podcasting my entire class. I have 10 five- to seven-minute podcasts planned for the semester, law professor Sheila Miller said in a recent press release."

Friday, September 05, 2008

Univ. gives some students iPhones, iPods

"Called the Mobility Initiative, the project began at the start of the semester and will examine whether students can effectively use educational applications on iPods and iPhones, said Phyllis Dickerson Johnson, a spokeswoman for the Office of Information Technology."

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Columbia U Going Live on iTunes U

"Instructors may choose to manage access to their course-related audio and video collections, providing it only to current students, for example."

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Pew Internet: Podcast Downloading 2008

"As gadgets with digital audio capability proliferate, podcast downloading continues to increase. Currently, 19% of all internet users say they have downloaded a podcast so they could listen to it or view it later."

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

IUPUI professor turns his fascination with film noir into a podcasting phenomenon

""We saw podcasting in 2005 as a new form of scholarship, and we wanted to experiment with how podcasting could support this type of collegial dialogue. We have created more than 45 episodes to date, and each focuses on one classic noir or neo-noir in depth.""

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Welcome, Freshmen. Have an iPod.

"Taking a step that professors may view as a bit counterproductive, some universities are doling out Apple iPhones and Internet-capable iPods to students."

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Parma mayor starts podcasting city news

"DePiero has launched a podcast page where he will address everything from new businesses, construction and other info in Parma."

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Abbott Launches Podcast Series

""People are going online to get information about all sorts of things, including chronic diseases," said Michelle Johnson, manager of public affairs for Abbott. "Podcasting seemed to work particularly well for Crohn's disease.""

ST. CHARLES: School district plans podcasts of meetings

""The idea is to keep the public as informed as possible about information and the different issues that come before the board," said board member Scott Nowling."

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Teachers get schooled on technology

""You could see a podcast of that actual formula being worked out by your teacher if they took that extra step and created that content for you.""

Friday, August 01, 2008

Ask an Astronomer

"A video podcast version of these videos is available. iTunes users can subscribe directly."

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

National Park Service Podcasts

"The US National Parks Service is getting into podcasting in a big way, and now offers 18 park service podcasts and virtual tours, offering hundreds of audio and video programs that you can get from park websites or iTunes."

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Podcasting hits the bigtime

"Podcasting has been long been the geeky and underfed younger brother of traditional radio and TV – but not anymore."

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Digital Dickens: How Scott Sigler is changing the way we read

"Sigler seems to have star potential – and if the way he's selling Infected works, it could help the world of publishing to avoid the fate of the music industry in the online age."

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

State Agencies Bring K-12 Education Content to iTunes U

"It includes video and audio content covering language arts, math, science, social science, and a wide range of other topics, along with news, resources for career and technical training, teacher professional development, and student work."

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Pupils to learn to podcast

"The course, awarded by the NCFE (formerly the National Council for Further Education) will run at level 1 (GCSE grades D-G) and allow students to learn the processes of planning and carrying out a podcast."

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Teaching With Technology in the Information Age

"...She might also ask her students to report about that collection of resources in a podcast."

Podcasting in Instruction: Moving Beyond the Obvious

"Certainly the mobile nature of this technology, when used in more innovative ways, has the potential of moving beyond familiar constraints of coursework and promoting a level of networking and input never seen before."

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

A Professor of Pediatrics Uses Podcasts to Enliven Bacteriology

"Sarah E. Forgie, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Alberta, gives medical students song parodies and other offbeat study aids for her bacteriology class."

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Education Professor Opens Doors to New Technologies

"...But podcasts, wikis and blogs can transform classrooms into truly collaborative learning centers."

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

iTunes U Expands International Reach

"Apple Tuesday expanded the international reach of iTunes U, bringing in 10 universities from the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia, all of which are providing content via the iTunes education portal free of charge."

U Arizona Brings Phoenix Mars Mission to iTunes U

"The University of Arizona has brought video and animation relating to the Phoenix Mars Mission onto iTunes U, the education-focused portal hosted on Apple's iTunes."

Trinity College Dublin enters podcasting with iTunes

""The iTunes U interface provides control, flexibly, accessibility and management of the college’s online content in a manner not previously available.""

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

UK university lectures on iTunes

""Our students will be able to revisit materials presented to them in lectures, so they can learn anywhere and anytime," says Professor Peter Mobbs at University College London (UCL)."

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Podcast Listenership Continues To Grow

"Arbitron & Edison Media Research have released their third annual study on podcasting, and finds that listenership has made another impressive, year-to-year jump."

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Podcasting used to popularise Gujarati literature

"In the age of television and internet, when literature seems to be no longer popular with the new generation, the Gujarati Sahitya Parishad has tried to find a way out with podcasting."

Training journalists to learn about podcasting

"Leading new media professionals will speak about the latest trends in new media, including podcasting, video casting, RSS feeds, social networks, and related concepts."

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Pupils going back in time

"The pupils researched the Tudor period on the internet and then created their own Tudor recordings. One group even had a radio show featuring an interview with King Henry VIII himself!"

Thursday, May 01, 2008

SIUC begins podcasting classes

"History professor Jonathan J. Bean uses iTunes U for his freshman-level 20th Century America survey course. He said making course lectures and materials such as lecture outlines and PowerPoint slides available through iTunes U has several benefits for a large, undergraduate survey course."

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Podcasting and virtual learning at Hurstpierpoint College

"It looks at how podcasting has helped improve the way children engage with course content, both by allowing educational resources to be available 24/7, and also by offering new ways for students to interact."

Monday, April 28, 2008

Kershaw schools turn to podcasts to share info

"Several Midlands schools and districts are using podcasts and blogs not only to enrich classroom activities for students but to communicate on everything from science experiments to upcoming events."

Thursday, April 24, 2008

More agencies turn to podcasts to get message out

""It just kind of hit me that this is another distribution technique that we have to add to our model,” Natwick said."

Monday, April 21, 2008

How to create a vodcast

"The technology behind vodcasting is the same as the magic that makes up podcasting—RSS."

Friday, April 11, 2008

UNESCO Public Service Podcasting

"UNESCO releases a series of 9 video podcasts on human rights, peace, tolerance and the fight against discrimination."

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Go to class, anytime, anywhere

"Last fall, a podcasting committee of more than 15 professors came together to set up a system for students that will allow them to revisit lectures throughout the year."

Monday, April 07, 2008

Willard students show their knowledge with podcasts

"The students, the podcasting arm of The Beanstalk, Willard School’s literary magazine, are working diligently on the second installment of The Willard Beanpod, which will go online later this month."

Poetry and Podcasting: A Powerful Combination

"I have had a passion for reading, sharing, and teaching poetry….no small feat as I hated poetry before taking this life-changing course."

Lawyers learn how to harness the power of web 2.0 with podcasting, SEO websites, and blogging

"Lawyers learn the marketing secrets and benefits of a web based, or web 2.0 social media, approach to differentiate them from their competitors."

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Learn how to bring the benefits of podcasting to your classroom

"Additional observed benefits include increased class enthusiasm (especially when the students are involved in the project) and stronger student evaluations of courses."

The Top 25 Educational Podcasts on iTunes

Science Podcast Collection

Free Foreign Language Lessons

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Learning through Podcasting

"Podcasting is versatile technology, and it can be used to convey course materials in audio, video and graphic formats."

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Professor Creates Cyberspace Lesson Plans for Science Teachers

"...Yerrick has merged proven classroom methods with state-of-the-art technology, including podcasting, movie-making and digital photography."

Friday, February 29, 2008

Will podcasting my lectures affect student attendance?

"While podcasts are intended as learning aids to supplement in-person lectures so that students can re-visit things they did not understand or review for examinations..."

Students Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Podcasting in Teaching and Learning

"Realizing the learning opportunity in students' involvement in their learning process through the use of podcasting, a study was conducted at the University of Southern Mississippi to determine students' knowledge and attitudes of podcasting use in teaching and learning before the campus-wide implementation."

Friday, February 22, 2008

Podcasting the most direct way to reach new customers in niche markets

"The second way to find new customers is to produce your own Podcast."

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Drakes Creek podcasts cover array of activities

"Drakes Creek Middle School students are using technology to make school information more accessible to themselves, parents and teachers."

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Podcasting: The hottest innovation of the 21st century

"If you enjoy listening to a podcast from a particular author, you can subscribe; that means your computer automatically downloads every new podcast by that publisher."

Michigan Department of Community Health Podcasts

"All podcasts will feature tips and information on various topics such as the benefits of maintaining a healthy heart, visiting a doctor and dentist routinely, eating the right foods and exercising."

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Heard the Latest About Podcasting?

"eMarketer estimates that the total US podcast audience reached 18.5 million in 2007."

Monday, February 04, 2008

She pioneered lecture podcasts at U-M

"Johnson's work has been recognized by Apple, which presented her with its award for innovation in science technology. She was one of 10 recipients in 2007, putting her in the company of researchers at institutions like Harvard and Princeton."

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Army's iPod translator to be available for consumers

"The Soldier's iPods run an application called VCommunicator, which soldiers use to play phrases in Arabic (or Kurdish), study missions, read maps and do other tasks as they hunt for insurgents."

Monday, January 28, 2008

Richmond Firm to Produce Podcast for Virginia's Community Colleges

"The program, titled VaHigherEd Podcast, will feature the voices of Virginia's Community Colleges. Students, educators, and administrators from Virginia's Community Colleges will describe their experiences in higher education and explain how they're utilizing Virginia's educational excellence."

Friday, January 25, 2008

iTunes U--Educators Do 'Cool Stuff' with Technology

"It has allowed faculty members to serve as "virtual guest speakers" for multiple sections, as well as enhanced the use of other instructional technologies, such as video production tools. It has also created a buzz around the university. "I think it has helped establish a reputation for the college [of education] as a technology leader,""

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Podcasting and Education

"Is podcasting spreading like wildfire across campuses, or does it just seem like it? Can good podcasts on your school's site boost enrollment? How can educators get started in podcasting on a budget? What's the first rule to follow in considering whether or not to create a podcast?"

Monday, January 14, 2008

UWO profssors experiment with podcasting lectures

"Instructors will record attendance and survey their classes about the usefulness of the podcasts at the end of the quarter. The data will help other professors decide if they want to participate."

Monday, January 07, 2008

Colleges turn to Web tools in hunt for '08 freshmen

"Once dominated by glossy brochures, college fairs, and campus tours, the college admissions landscape is rapidly shifting toward online social media, as schools blanket the Internet with podcasts, blogs, and videos to recruit wired high school students."

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The idiots guide to podcasting

"Podcasting is the hybrid of weblogs, audio, radio, TV and TiVo type devices and perhaps unfortunately, derives its name from Apple’s popular portable media player the iPod."

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Local Students Podcasting From Iowa Caucus

"The advanced placement government and politics class and advanced placement U.S. history class from Taylor High School is in Des Moines, Iowa to attend Thursday's event, the first in the nation."

Grant helps improve student literacy

"The $314 grant from the education foundation covered the cost of books and podcasting equipment or digital recording equipment for the students to use next semester."