Thursday, November 30, 2006

What Podcasting Revolution?

""It is unlikely that it is going to usurp traditional media. It is more likely that it will become one of the many different ways that we get content in an increasingly mobile environment.""

Harvard Extension School Podcast Tops List

""We don’t view the podcast as a replacement for live classes but, rather, as a supplement," wrote Malan."

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Experience of Earning an Online Degree

"Capella University's Latest Podcast Focuses on Experience of Earning an Online Degree"

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Univ. institutes official podcast

"Yale began its official podcast last week on iTunes by allowing viewers to download free lectures and speeches from the 20 posted on the site."

CU Offers Podcast To Inform Students About Flu

"The school designed a podcast that students can download onto their iPod that details CU's preparations for a flu pandemic."

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Putting the pod in podcast

"It was Week 3 of the University of Illinois course "Plants, Pathogens and People," and students would learn, among other things, Sri Lanka was a major coffee producer until a disease called coffee rust wiped out the island's crop."

Friday, November 24, 2006

iPods help kids plug in to schoolwork

"Some educators might bemoan the sight. Not Scott Grimes. He calls it the future of special education."

Study sees increase in podcasting

""We are at a crossroads of a major transition in the way media content is delivered," said Mary Madden, a senior research analyst who worked on the Pew survey."

Podcast Downloading Up Over 70% in Last Six Months

"Pew Internet & American Life Project has released a data memo that reports that “some 12% of internet users say they have downloaded a podcast so they can listen to it or view it at a later time."

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

CSU adopts Podcast On-The-Move Study

"Several California State University campuses have adopted iTunes U, an innovative software that enables students to download podcasts of such items as lectures, campus news, and class notes..."

Monday, November 20, 2006

Free Podcast Tours Give Visitors An Insider's Look At Philadelphia

"An initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation (GPTMC), the SoundAboutPhilly tours concentrate on lesser-known city experiences and combine interesting tales, fun facts and lively music to tell the area's story."

Podcast Guided Tour of Shanghai Astronomical Museum

"Leave the traditional guided walks behind and strike out at your own pace with an audio guide."

Leap a language barrier on your way to work

"'Teachers' who travel with you are becoming a popular way to learn a language, cooking or even meditation."

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Purdue system lets students access lectures from home

"He said that the podcasting system is a useful tool for students with English as a second language because it allows them to hear the lecture an unlimited number of times."

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Kansas State University Podcasting Initiative

"With the advent of podcasting, students were looking to take advantage of the flexibility the technology offers."

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Half of Singapore’s teens are blogging or podcasting

"Internet literacy skills, such as the ability to quickly and competently use search features to identify credible online data, is fast becoming a competitive advantage for individuals, said MDA deputy chief executive Michael Yap."

Friday, November 10, 2006

School leads the way in podcast revolution

"It will be the first school to make its own radio show that pupils and parents can download onto their iPods or MP3 players (personal music players)."

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

CCSN students to use iPods to tune in to class

"An iPod-enhanced class would allow students to listen again to lectures to help them study or to allow them access to additional material."

Monday, November 06, 2006

LeRoy students create highlight podcast

"High school students in Rick Brown’s Graphic Design and Publications Class compiled the "big plays" from each game into their own podcast, "Panther Rewind.""

Saturday, November 04, 2006

CAL STATE CAMPUSES ADOPT LECTURE PODCASTING SERVICE

"Students at some California State University campuses will now be able to access lectures and class notes on their iPods through a free campus service, the CSU public affairs office reported."

Podcasting around campus

"For the past six months, Dr. Robert Rotenberg, chair of the Anthropology Department, has been working to set up the first ever student-based podcast network at DePaul."

Thursday, November 02, 2006

IBM to Add Podcasting to Curriculum at University of Arizona

""It's a natural evolution of the Web," said Andrea Winkle, UA adjunct instructor and coordinator of early outreach for the MIS department. "They're going to have to learn to involve their customers more in their value chain and it's going to give those who do a competitive advantage.""

Podcasting can help students study at any time, any place

""It's the idea of reaching students informally through something they are already doing (i.e. using iPods and listening to podcasts)," said Jan Cheetham, e-learning coordinator at the UW's DoIT academic technology center."

British Medical Journal unveils podcast plans

"The shows will feature interviews with specialists in the field of medicine..."

Notes in Spanish Podcast

"The Notes in Spanish podcast comes in two levels, Intermediate and Advanced. Both levels are completely free..."