Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Monday, December 29, 2008
"Advances in hardware and software continue to afford educators with opportunities to improve their teaching."
"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."
"The library has created teen spaces at all of its locations with video games, podcasts, YouTube workshops and movie nights."
Monday, December 22, 2008
"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
"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."
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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."
"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
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
"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
"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."
"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
"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."
""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
"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 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
"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?"
"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
"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
"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
Thursday, August 28, 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
""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
Thursday, August 14, 2008
Wednesday, August 13, 2008
""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.""
""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
Friday, August 01, 2008
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
"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
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
"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
"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
"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
"...She might also ask her students to report about that collection of resources in a podcast."
"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
"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
Wednesday, June 04, 2008
"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."
"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."
""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
""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
"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
"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."
"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
"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!"
Monday, May 05, 2008
Thursday, May 01, 2008
"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
"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
"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
Monday, April 21, 2008
Friday, April 11, 2008
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
"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
"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."
"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 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
"Additional observed benefits include increased class enthusiasm (especially when the students are involved in the project) and stronger student evaluations of courses."
Tuesday, April 01, 2008
Thursday, March 27, 2008
"...Yerrick has merged proven classroom methods with state-of-the-art technology, including podcasting, movie-making and digital photography."
Friday, February 29, 2008
"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..."
"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
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
"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."
"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
Monday, February 04, 2008
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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."
"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."