Wednesday, January 31, 2007

History Teacher Becomes Podcast Celebrity

"For 45 minutes, Mr. Brownworth deftly orchestrated lecture, discussion and archival photographs to evoke Rockefeller in both his rapacious capitalism and social conscience."

Lectures could be available for iPods

"However, the relative simplicity of creating a podcast has helped persuade some faculty members to use them in their courses."

Monday, January 29, 2007

Have You Ever Wanted to Take a Course at Harvard?

"The Harvard Extension School announces the release of select course content, free of charge to the general public, through iTunes U (http://itunes.extension.harvard.edu/)."

Friday, January 26, 2007

Podcasting and iTunes University: Implementing a New Technology

"Philadelphia University has implemented a new hosting solution for its educational audio and video content. Learn how we implemented the iTunes University Podcasting solution to create a collaborative learning and information space for the administration, faculty, students, and the learning community."

Thursday, January 25, 2007

UITS offers help for podcast novices

"This technology has piqued professors' interest, and most are looking to put lectures on podcasts and have them available to students, Wagner said."

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

UIS becomes an iTunes U campus

""Our decision to be an iTunes U campus was based on many positive responses from our faculty and students to course-related podcasts. Additionally, users around the world already subscribe to our public access podcasts. Being a member of iTunes U will greatly expand the visibility of these materials.""

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Apple selects WMU as an iTunes University

""Apple approached us and we seized the opportunity to be able to provide our students and faculty with the new tools for teaching and learning," says Viji Murali, WMU vice president for information technology.""

iPods join educational toolkit at Fresno State

"With students increasingly expecting a campus to accommodate digital lifestyles and individual learning needs, Fresno State faculty are providing easily accessible education that moves directly from their computers to their iPods or other audio player."

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

All the News That's Fit to Podcast

"A growing number of university officials have turned to podcasting as a promotional tool, but the University of California at Merced has taken the concept a step further: The institution’s biweekly podcast is fast becoming a legitimate source of campus news and opinion."

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Podcasts: Learn a language on your MP3? Si!

"Now the podcast is becoming a popular way for word buffs and foreign language enthusiasts to learn something new."

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Schoolchildren produce their own podcast

""Combining the IPC with the national curriculum teaches skills and knowledge in a vibrant and exciting way and focuses on the application of skills, not just the learning. The IPC ensures pupils are stimulated and not taught in a stagnant, rigid way.""

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Podcasting brings new dimension to MSU classes

""We knew we wanted to develop a system that was really simple to use and provided a teaching complement,” Olivieri said. “Our goal was to create a stress-free system for faculty members, because we know their classroom time is limited.""

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Free Academic Podcasts

"These lectures are a great way to keep your mind sharp during your daily commute or while exercising."

TECHNOLOGY AREA: PODCASTING; Innovator: Marist College

"Although educational podcasting is quickly spreading across colleges and universities as a great way for students to consume relevant content almost anywhere, Marist College (NY) is turning that model on its ear."