Gack! It’s been a month since I posted here. In the interim, we had the windstorm from hell … resulting in a nightmare experience with Delta on our holiday tirp to the Bahamas. Seattle has been locked in the grip of Arctic air fronts and ice and snow and sub-20 weather … until now. Two […]
Podcasting As Active Learning: My 8 minute presentation at NCA, San Antonio, on experimenting with podcasting as a learning tool in COM300, Spring 2006, at the University of Washington. From the program, session 40742: The panelists are early adopters of podcasting for instructional development. Podcasting is an internet-based audio/video distribution technology allowing subscribers to automatically […]
Developing a script for a podcast or webinar? Then check out these tips for writing for the ear. As with all writing, scripts should be accurate and clear. However, this writing style is not as formal as that used to produce a research paper written in an academic style.
Courtesy of one of my COM300 students -> The BBC reports aForrester assertion that the podcast audience is primarily "tech savvy, young males" … "despite the hype surrounding [podcasts]." Harrumph. We are in still in the early adoption stage of this technology! I’m certain that I could examine popular press reports less than two years […]
About 100 of the 300 faculty at Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville (founded in 1889; enrollment: 5,500 students) are using iPods for education or research — a remarkable adoption rate for any campus but particularly for a rural one. Even the President’s cabinet is using podcasts! After [President Dorothy] Leland and Jim Wolfgang, […]