Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Army's iPod translator to be available for consumers

"The Soldier's iPods run an application called VCommunicator, which soldiers use to play phrases in Arabic (or Kurdish), study missions, read maps and do other tasks as they hunt for insurgents."

Monday, January 28, 2008

Richmond Firm to Produce Podcast for Virginia's Community Colleges

"The program, titled VaHigherEd Podcast, will feature the voices of Virginia's Community Colleges. Students, educators, and administrators from Virginia's Community Colleges will describe their experiences in higher education and explain how they're utilizing Virginia's educational excellence."

Friday, January 25, 2008

iTunes U--Educators Do 'Cool Stuff' with Technology

"It has allowed faculty members to serve as "virtual guest speakers" for multiple sections, as well as enhanced the use of other instructional technologies, such as video production tools. It has also created a buzz around the university. "I think it has helped establish a reputation for the college [of education] as a technology leader,""

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Podcasting and Education

"Is podcasting spreading like wildfire across campuses, or does it just seem like it? Can good podcasts on your school's site boost enrollment? How can educators get started in podcasting on a budget? What's the first rule to follow in considering whether or not to create a podcast?"

Monday, January 14, 2008

UWO profssors experiment with podcasting lectures

"Instructors will record attendance and survey their classes about the usefulness of the podcasts at the end of the quarter. The data will help other professors decide if they want to participate."

Monday, January 07, 2008

Colleges turn to Web tools in hunt for '08 freshmen

"Once dominated by glossy brochures, college fairs, and campus tours, the college admissions landscape is rapidly shifting toward online social media, as schools blanket the Internet with podcasts, blogs, and videos to recruit wired high school students."

Thursday, January 03, 2008

The idiots guide to podcasting

"Podcasting is the hybrid of weblogs, audio, radio, TV and TiVo type devices and perhaps unfortunately, derives its name from Apple’s popular portable media player the iPod."

Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Local Students Podcasting From Iowa Caucus

"The advanced placement government and politics class and advanced placement U.S. history class from Taylor High School is in Des Moines, Iowa to attend Thursday's event, the first in the nation."

Grant helps improve student literacy

"The $314 grant from the education foundation covered the cost of books and podcasting equipment or digital recording equipment for the students to use next semester."