Thursday, June 26, 2008

Pupils to learn to podcast

"The course, awarded by the NCFE (formerly the National Council for Further Education) will run at level 1 (GCSE grades D-G) and allow students to learn the processes of planning and carrying out a podcast."

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Teaching With Technology in the Information Age

"...She might also ask her students to report about that collection of resources in a podcast."

Podcasting in Instruction: Moving Beyond the Obvious

"Certainly the mobile nature of this technology, when used in more innovative ways, has the potential of moving beyond familiar constraints of coursework and promoting a level of networking and input never seen before."

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

A Professor of Pediatrics Uses Podcasts to Enliven Bacteriology

"Sarah E. Forgie, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Alberta, gives medical students song parodies and other offbeat study aids for her bacteriology class."

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Education Professor Opens Doors to New Technologies

"...But podcasts, wikis and blogs can transform classrooms into truly collaborative learning centers."

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

iTunes U Expands International Reach

"Apple Tuesday expanded the international reach of iTunes U, bringing in 10 universities from the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia, all of which are providing content via the iTunes education portal free of charge."

U Arizona Brings Phoenix Mars Mission to iTunes U

"The University of Arizona has brought video and animation relating to the Phoenix Mars Mission onto iTunes U, the education-focused portal hosted on Apple's iTunes."

Trinity College Dublin enters podcasting with iTunes

""The iTunes U interface provides control, flexibly, accessibility and management of the college’s online content in a manner not previously available.""

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

UK university lectures on iTunes

""Our students will be able to revisit materials presented to them in lectures, so they can learn anywhere and anytime," says Professor Peter Mobbs at University College London (UCL)."