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."