Monday, December 21, 2009

Teaching a Foreign Language with Video Podcast Assignments: Examples from an American Sign Language Course Teaching a Foreign Language with Video Podcast Assignments

"This article describes how one American Sign Language (ASL) class employed video podcasting (vodcasting) assignments to improve students’ receptive and expressive skills."

Thing 18: Podcasting in Education

"Certainly interviewing subjects and creating oral histories would be another valuable way to use podcasts in education."

Sault College approves new journalism program

"As part of the program, each student will create a news site from the ground up, incorporating design elements and generating content in video, podcasting, print, photographic and graphic media that focus on topics and issues the student is interested in."

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

School broadcasting - students get a voice of their own

""We have over 1,000 schools on the books and 20,000 young users with their own dedicated profile page where they can maintain a blog and download both podcasts and video," explains Cliff Manning, Radiowaves communications director."

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Podcasting and the ‘hidden curriculum’

"The UWS Medical Education Unit Journal Club met this month to discuss the ‘hidden curriculum’ and the use of podcasts in higher education."

Friday, November 20, 2009

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Parents to go digital with views on RGU

"As dozens of potential students are expected to attend Robert Gordon University’s open day on Saturday, the institute will host a podcast workshop for parents to keep them entertained while the prospective students learn about courses."

Monday, November 02, 2009

Podcast: In The Classroom

"Economics teacher Heather Hanemann has developed a curriculum based on several of the Planet Money podcasts."

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Educational Podcast Directory

"Podcast hosting. Social subscribing."

Podcasts on horizon; UW at forefront

"A recent study conducted by the State University of New York in Fredonia concluded students who listened to podcast versions of their class lectures performed significantly better than students who actually attended lecture."

Monday, September 28, 2009

U.Va. adds iTunes U. channel

"Some content is created especially for podcasting. U.Va.'s Darden School of Business, for example, has posted seven tracks in its "Darden GreenPod" series, audio files of between 11 and 24 minutes dealing with some aspect of principles and practices of environmental sustainability."

Muscogee County Schools: District receives $1.7 million for podcasting

"Students will use the podcasts to learn new material, as well as for review. Parents will be able to view or participate in graduation ceremonies, classroom activities and current events using the podcasts."

Friday, September 25, 2009

Podcasting, more all part of school district’s technology plan

"Learning about podcasting is part of an overall plan to introduce the technology to fifth graders and later the whole elementary, Long said."

Monday, September 21, 2009

Lose Weight with Enhanced Podcasts

"...a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study found that overweight adults who listened to enhanced podcasts on weight loss dropped significantly more pounds than those who listened to a standard weight loss podcast. "

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Teaching Resolutions for the New Year

"I am teaching a course in our honors program with another instructor who has had students create podcasts as an assignment in her courses. She will be leading me, kicking gently but probably not screaming, into trying such an assignment in our shared course."

Friday, August 28, 2009

With podcasting, online chat rooms, Florida's universities prepare for swine flu

"Curriculum tips include podcasting lectures, video taping Power Point presentations, and delaying important tests or material until after October."

Monday, August 24, 2009

Uniforms, podcasts are ideas for future of Decatur's schools

"He suggested piloting podcasts of lessons that students can download onto their iPods in high school."

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

UNC Chapel Hill Uses Echo360 to Complement School of Law Pedagogy

"To date, Echo360 has been deployed in ten classrooms at the UNC School of Law, allowing the school to automatically, affordably, and reliably capture class lectures and convert them into podcasts for playback virtually anywhere. "

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Track Your Happiness

"Using this site, you’ll be able to track your happiness and find out what factors – for you personally – are associated with greater happiness."

Monday, July 27, 2009

Centenary College summer academy helps teachers integrate technology into the classroom

"Those who chose "Field-Based Learning in Science using iPods and Podcasts" option were provided with an introduction to podcasting and the production of podcasts for classroom use."

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Students tackle podcasting in summer class

"The technology can help students reach their individual potentials, instead of making them strive for a common goal, Williams said."

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Podcasts can change the way you become informed

"Podcasting continues to be one of the best ways to consume both audio and video content. A good portion of this content is available for free in places like iTunes..."

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Coursework podcasted with automation

"Apple's iTunes U operates much like the company's iTunes service. Instead of downloading movies and music, users obtain and play educational-content files ranging from class lectures to laboratory experiments."

Monday, June 15, 2009

School produces weekly podcast

"About 10-12 students produce the show, which is recorded on Thursdays and Fridays. The week before, enough time for research and rehearsal, the students get their assignments. On Fridays, the show is uploaded onto the school website."

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Vodcasting, iTunes U, and Faculty Collaboration

"The immediate effect of this pilot project was to spark the interest of other librarians to produce similar video podcasts. Librarians deemed that two particular courses that featured the highest number of basic BI sessions were the best candidates for these video podcasts."

Friday, April 24, 2009

College creates nation's first podcasting course

"David Turner, director of music, media and performing arts at Newcastle College said: "This course has been put together in consultation with businesses to meet their specific needs. It is one of a number of innovative new courses designed by Newcastle College to support the creative industries in using rapidly changing new technologies.""

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

High-tech instruction method 'facilitates learning'

"Brinling's class is posting essays online and recording audio podcasts about local issues that they post at under the username "FHSCurrentEvents.""

Monday, April 20, 2009

Ira Glass Discusses 'This American Life' (Updated)

"Have you found that podcasting has changed TAL?"

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Podcast trumps lecture in one college study

"The ability to pause and rewind podcast lectures gave the upper hand to college students in a recent study that compared the performance of students who attended a lecture in person and those who viewed it from iTunes University."

iTunesU to provide another way to learn, allow podcasting

""The joy of doing the podcasts is that it gives them another way to learn," Wright said. "Some are visual, some are oral, and it is another tool and another way for them to learn.""

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Podcasting at St. Joseph's School

"We hope that by the end of the year podcasts will be a regular feature on our website and magazine publication."

U.K. Mulls Blogging, Tweeting, Podcasting in Primary School Curriculum

"Folks in the U.K. are considering an overhaul of their elementary school curriculum—and a draft proposal requires kids to master these Web technologies, reports the Guardian."

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

50 Terrific iTunes U Lectures to Get You Through the Economic Crisis

"You can, however, visit iTunes U for free access to helpful courses that will enlighten you to the state of the economy, inspire you to start your own business..."

Friday, March 06, 2009

Professor studies podcast effects on learning

"Dani McKinney, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Fredonia, has been conducting research showing that students who listen to their class lectures via podcast have scored significantly higher marks on their tests than students who attended the lecture in person."

Thursday, February 26, 2009

iTunes University and the classroom: Can podcasts replace Professors?

"Results indicated that students in the podcast condition who took notes while listening to the podcast scored significantly higher than the lecture condition. The impact of mobile learning on classroom performance is discussed."

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

'iTunes university' better than the real thing

"Podcasted lectures offer students the chance to replay difficult parts of a lecture and therefore take better notes, says Dani McKinney, a psychologist at the State University of New York in Fredonia, who led the study."

Friday, February 13, 2009

Podcasting Possible for Lectures Across University

""This is a potentially interesting use of the technology that I hadn't anticipated," says Helsing."

Book Reviews Are Moving from Print to Podcasts

"The decline of print book reviews has received plenty of deserved attention from the NBCC and other organizations."

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Podcasts intend to 'enhance classroom setting'

"The podcasts permit students to review class lectures so they can focus on the discussions in class and not so much on scribbling notes, Sweetser said. The podcasts can also assist students with disabilities."

Monday, February 02, 2009

Higher education through coursecasting

"Ms. Simpson says her Podcast gives students more scheduling flexibility without hurting their grades."

Friday, January 30, 2009

How to use interactive media as teaching tools

"Dede also spoke of ways to use podcasting and vodcasting (video podcasting) in instruction."

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Podcasts play part in theatre department interaction

"Auburn's Theatre Department hopes to lighten the challenge of interpreting the play and its characters by offering a weekly podcast leading up to the production's premiere."

UWI embracing podcasting

"This will allow masters degree students, who are mostly persons already employed in the information telecommunications communications (ICT) sector, to carry the lessons on mp3 players and other portable devices."

Safe2Tell a success at local high school

"Recently, several teachers from the science and business departments spent a staff development day working with teachers from Woodland Park High School on this new educational tool."

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

South Oldham High uses podcasts for literary chats

"Watson's students have learned to create podcasts of their literature conversations."

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Universities increasingly are turning lectures into podcasts

"Through the use of software and programs that make it easy to produce and distribute podcasts, colleges and universities increasingly are making course lectures available for downloading online."

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Students Turn Their Cellphones On for Classroom Lessons

"A growing number of teachers, carefully navigating district policies and addressing their own concerns, are having students use their personal cellphones to make podcasts, take field notes, and organize their schedules and homework."

Social Media: Moving Into Programming

"Bratton has created a place for dozens of channels and hundreds of shows. Because the content is delivered as podcasts as well as online episodes, it can be easily moved to the car or carried on a hike or run."

Monday, January 05, 2009

The Advantages of Podcasting; Another Social Media Marketing Trend

"The two main advantages of Podcasts are their ease of use and the availability of many free or low-cost software and hosting options to run them."