Podcasting in Education

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Podcasting in Education:

Podcasting in Education Jamie Chesterman Spring 2011

What is podcasting?:

What is podcasting? Good, L. Podcasting in Education, October 28, 2007 Retrieved from http://itec.sfsu.edu/wp/860wp/F07_860_good_podcasting.pdf on March 16, 2011 By 2005 the New Oxford American Dictionary called “podcasting” the word of the year. A podcast is a digital media file (audio, video, text, PDF, etc.), or collection of files, which is distributed over the internet using syndication feeds for playback on personal computers or media players. The “pod” in podcasting is from Apple’s iPod product which as of April 1, 2007 has sold over one hundred million products.

There’s Something in the Air: Podcasting in Education:

There’s Something in the Air: Podcasting in Education By: Gadner Campbell http://www.cblt.soton.ac.uk/multimedia/PDFs08/Podcasting%20in%20education.pdf The first line of this article sums up today’s youth and the need for technology in education. “ It's midweek at Anywhere State University. Jenny rolls out of bed at about nine am, as usual, and thinks about breakfast and her first class. As she's dressing and getting ready to go out, she fires up iTunes on her laptop and checks her podcast subscriptions.” The power and endurance of the radio is a major reasoning that podcasting has such popularity and potential for education. Done effectively, pocasting can open a world of possibilities to students, faculties, employees, and whole communities.

The Perceived Usefulness of podcasting in Higher education: a survey of students’ attitudes and intention of use By: Michele Gribbins:

The Perceived Usefulness of podcasting in Higher education: a survey of students’ attitudes and intention of use By: Michele Gribbins https://edocs.uis.edu/mgribbin/www/MWAIS2007paper.pdf This study also provided various uses for podcasting in higher education and stated that it is predicted that 56.8 million podcasters will exist by the end of this century. The effectiveness of podcasting is unsure because of its novelty. A study was conducted using graduate students from the Management Information System program at the University of Illinois. The study concluded that students found the use of podcasting to be useful, but were unsure how effective it would be on their learning.

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