Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Podcasting series hosted by NDSU library

"The NDSU library is currently hosting a lecture series on university podcasting."

Monday, October 30, 2006

Local high school students create popular podcast

"The only podcast in Pittsburgh — and one of the only in the country — hosted by high school students, Acorns and Merlot may be in jeopardy over the next year, as Wintrich and Werner leave Pittsburgh for college."

Sunday, October 29, 2006

iPods cast a wide net for learning

"Its most practical purpose is as a flexible delivery system for content and an aid to mobile learning."

CCC faculty soon to be podcasting

""We will be able to talk students through chemistry or engineering concepts, Spanish pronunciations or challenging material in any course," she said."

Friday, October 27, 2006

The Boss Puts The iPod to Work

"Getting a free iPod is undoubtedly a perk. But as employers adopt new technologies to boost worker productivity, it is getting harder to separate life and work."

Podcasting in Higher Education

"This annotated bibliography is an attempt to pull together and examine the current literature surrounding the use of podcasting in diverse higher education settings."

Online university’s podcasts focus on experience of earning an online degree

"These regular podcasts feature interviews with Capella students, faculty and staff who share the experience of online education from a first-person point of view."

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Podcasting & Videocasting: A Simple, Powerful Medium

"Podcasting and videocasting are new and exciting media tools, and offer a uniquely versatile platform for informing an audience. When done correctly, the medium delivers your message exactly as you choose, as if you were there to deliver it personally."

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Lectures newest trend to hit iPods

""Not only will they learn interviewing techniques which can be useful in human communication studies, but I'll hope they have a skill they can take with them when they leave the University," Davies said."

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Globalizing Education One Podcast at a Time

"Digital media has emerged as a tool of choice for offering multimodal instruction, integrating content and pedagogy, reaching diverse learners, and complementing science instruction for today’s inclusive classrooms."

The Power of iPod

""The linear experience is gone," says rock musician John Mayer. "The iPod scroll bar has changed the chemistry of listening and now we're a skip-forward generation.""

BYU making sports available via podcast

"In an effort to make BYU sports available to fans spread throughout the nation and world, the BYU Athletic Department recently announced that it is making videos available for podcast through Apple's iTunes Music Store."

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Fifth Graders Learn Computer Skills Through Podcasting

"It's part of a new project that has fifth graders at Quarton Elementary School in Birmingham, Mich., taking their lessons in such subjects as math, social studies, science and Spanish and creating podcasts about what they've learned."

Podcasting at the University of Connecticut: Enhancing the Educational Experience

"Portable access to recorded lectures is what’s new today, and this mobility underlies my use of podcasts to enhance and enrich my courses."

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Downloadable media zooms into classrooms

"Content-on-demand technologies like podcasting are changing the way people get their news and entertainment, Shamp said, because people can get content when and where they want it."

Monday, October 16, 2006

Marquette one of first schools to use iPod for tours

"Marquette University is among the first schools in the nation to offer a video tour of its campus through the portable video and audio players."

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Literary Corner Podcast Showcases Dynamic Women Authors

"Join the virtuous women Dr. Taffy Wagner and Ms. Bettye Jamerson, co-hosts of the Virtuous Women Literary Corner podcast, this Monday October 16th on the Drama Free Radio Network for an inspiring hour featuring three talented women authors – Hope Joy, Mari Gallion, and Dr. Gail Hayes."

Los Angeles Opera Launches Podcast Series

"Following the premiere of its new production of Manon on September 30, the Los Angeles Opera has launched a podcast series which offers listeners insights into the creation of the production."

Students launch area's first school podcast

"Students at Cypress Lake Center for the Arts are making their voices heard to people around the world."

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Textbook Company Tries Putting Bonus Materials on iTunes

"The pilot is taking place at the University of Wisconsin at Madison—it actually started during the summer semester—and officials say they will expand the program if it goes well."

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

University of Wisconsin, McGraw-Hill Education Team Up to Bring the Best of Digital Learning to Students

"A University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) student taking a public speaking class carefully watches a video on her laptop to see a selection of great speeches. Nearby, a student taking physiology uses his iPod to watch conceptual animation of human anatomy. A third student in her dorm room is getting some supplemental help through her desktop computer to understand the principles presented in accounting class."

Monday, October 09, 2006

Penn State campus at forefront of podcasting

"When several faculty members submitted proposals to be first at the starting gate, taking on a major technological innovation that would directly affect how they delivered information to their students, few on the Penn State Worthington Scranton campus expressed surprise."

Sunday, October 08, 2006

SIUE professor offers podcast series that's out of this world

"A local professor is doing her part to bring the study of astronomy to the masses who gaze into a clear sky, search for the Big Dipper or simply have ever wished upon a star."

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Axing the Podcast Middleman

"Apple's lawyers may be busy trying to secure the company's trademark rights to all things "pod," but a litany of startup companies are working just as hard to remove the iPod and even the computer from the podcast equation."