Educational Podcasts

Oxford Podcasts Run From Beowulf To Nanotech

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Educational Podcasts, Podcast Quickies, Podcasting

I recently discovered that the University of Oxford offers quite a few interesting podcast series. I was looking for some resources on Beowulf for one of our children, but was pleasantly surprised to find an incredible variety of topics presented in podcast format. Some of the 99 podcast feeds offered: refugees and forced migration around […]

George Lucas Brings His Vision For The Future Of Education To iTunes

Sep 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts

Edutopia, a project of The George Lucas Educational Foundation, has announced that it’s now offering free downloadable video podcasts on iTunes U (iTunes link), a dedicated area of the iTunes Store that offers free education audio and video. Here, Lucas discusses his thoughts on visual learning and education: Edutopia is now offering on iTunes U its […]

Get Internet Famous And Get College Credit!

Aug 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, Podcasting

This isn’t new – but it’s pretty cool. Internet famous Sarah Meyers interviews professor Jamie Wilkinson, who teaches a graduate class at the Parsons New School for Design called Internet Famous. Students are graded by algorithmic software tht determines each student’s grade, based on a quantitative measurement of their web fame. via todayandtomorrow

Periodic Table Of Videos Uses YouTube To Make Chemistry Fun

Aug 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The Periodic Table of Videos is site that uses YouTube videos to make chemistry interesting and even fun. The site is organized around the periodic table of elements, and each element has a video that demonstrates its characteristics in visual ways. It’s a great use of Internet video to deliver educational content in a compelling, […]

Get K-12 Educational Resources Via iTunes U

Jul 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

Educators and home-schoolers interested in getting educational multimedia for K-12 students can now find it in Apple’s iTunes U. While iTunes U originally was created to support the distribution of educational podcasts for colleges & universities, it’s been expanded to support elementary and secondary education as part of an initiative  by several state education agencies […]

PodCamp NYC Organizer Promotes Education Focus

Apr 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Educational Podcasts, General, Podcasting Events

I recently had a (way too brief) conversation with PodCamp NYC 2.0 co-organizer John C. Havens, VP of Business Development at Blog Talk Radio and fellow Advisory Board member of the Association of Downloadable Media. (He’s on the right in the photo, with Chris MacDonald.) John wanted to talk about this PodCamp’s wider appeal to […]

Podcasting in Plain English

Apr 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, How to Podcast

Common Craft put together this fun and simple intro to podcasting. The video is licensed with a Creative Commons license, so you can copy, distribute, display, and perform the work for non-commercial purposes.

Newspapers Have Lost Their Future To Internet Media

Mar 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Educational Podcasts, Podcasting Research, Podcasting Statistics

New research from comScore confirms one of the more important new media trends – that young people are abandoning newspapers for Internet media. As a result, newspaper readership is getting smaller and older. ‚ÄúThat current generations are growing up getting their news online for free is an indicator that print circulations are likely to continue […]

Video Podcast Explores The Universe, Expands Your Mind

Feb 28th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Educational Podcasts, Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video, Video Podcasts

Gravitas is a unique video podcast that pairs original music compositions with computer graphic simulations of the universe in motion. Here’s the podcast description: GRAVITAS is a visual and musical celebration of the beauty in a dynamic universe driven by gravity. Animations from supercomputer simulations of forming galaxies, star clusters, galaxy clusters, and galaxy interactions […]

Kids Explain Podcasting

Feb 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Citizen Media, Educational Podcasts, How to Podcast, Video, Video Podcasts

6th graders talk about what podcasting is and how podcasting builds on English/Language Arts skills, taking students beyond the confines of the textbook. TeacherTube via PodcastingTools.