How Emerging Technologies are Changing Education

November 15, 2011
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As technology grows it reaches into every nook and cranny of society. Education is a sector which has benefited tremendously from software and computing advances and will continue to do so in the future. Students looking to prepare themselves for a wide variety of careers, from physician jobs to entrepreneurial ventures, are now exploring a […]

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The Value of Lecture Podcasts

July 17, 2007

Article: Questioning the Student Use of and Desire for Lecture Podcasts, Laura A. Guertin, Matthew J. Bodek, Sarah E. Zappe, Heeyoung Kim, MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, Vol. 3, No. 2, June 2007. Abstract: The use of audio files, specifically podcasts, has become more visible and accessible to students in higher education. Despite […]

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University Podcasts Collection from Open Culture

June 18, 2007

University Podcast Collection at Open Culture. Very good. [via Distance Learning] More podcasts at Open Culture: Podcast Library Open Culture. ‘Open Culture explores cultural and educational media (podcasts, videos, online courses, etc.) that’s freely available on the web, and that makes learning dynamic, productive, and fun.’

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For the Weekend: Utopia Podcast

June 8, 2007

Utopia Podcast at LearnOutLoud. ‘Written in 1515, Sir Thomas More’s famous narrative describes what could be considered the perfect society, and questions whether a perfect society is possible.’ Wikipedia: Utopia. ‘Utopia (from Greek: “no place” or “place that does not exist”) is an imaginary island, depicted by Sir Thomas More as a perfect social, legal, […]

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PoducateMe Podcasting Guide

May 15, 2007

PoducateMe – Practical Solutions for Podcasting in Education. ‘You’ve likely heard of podcasting by now. Countless universities, colleges and K-12 classes worldwide are using the technology to deliver recorded lectures, news and information to students. In fact, nothing has had a greater impact on students since the invention of the paddle. OK, I kid, but […]

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