Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Classes to go digital with new podcast service

"Syracuse University is among the schools beginning to experiment with podcasts."

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Podcasts transforming campus life

""The students really enjoyed it," he said. "It kind of raised the level of the classroom discussion having it recorded.""

Monday, February 19, 2007

Evaluation of Podcasting

"Catalyst researchers developed an evaluation plan to learn how students used the podcasts and to capture student and instructor perspectives on the impacts of this technology on teaching and learning."

Saturday, February 17, 2007

Podcasting in Education: A Perspective from Bryn Mawr College

"...it also allows professors to reconfigure the use of class time in ways that enhance the intimate learning environment that is the hallmark of the small liberal arts college."

Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Growing number of students use MP3 players as a study tool

"Students are using MP3 players more to listen to downloaded books, textbook study guides and language labs on-the-go."

iPods help students review lessons, practice vocabulary

"Lab lessons are the brussels sprouts of foreign language instruction. Next to no one likes them no matter how good they are for you. But iPods make them palatable."

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Students launch online sessions for peers

" "All of a sudden, podcasts were accessible to anyone using iTunes. You didn’t have to be a big geek," she said. "

Monday, February 05, 2007

Coursecasts add to student experience

"They’re not a substitution for class attendance but they can help supplement the learning process for students."

iPodium: Student Podcasting and Participatory Pedagogies

"Recording of a paper delivered at the Association of Internet Researchers conference on 30 September 2006."

Friday, February 02, 2007

Podcast IT: Preparing Faculty for Academic Podcasting

":The University of Tennessee's "Podsquad" will demonstrate one path to a successful academic podcasting initiative, including the process of faculty development and creating a homegrown podcasting service. "

Pedagogical Uses of Lecture Recording

"Learning occurs by "thinking out loud," as well as by presenting results. ELI will experiment with "Learning Circles" which are collaborative sessions in which a member discusses the "next big thing" they plan to pursue and seeks feedback from the participants. This group exploration also allows you to think about implications for your campus."