Posts Tagged ‘ education ’

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, […]

University First In US To Equip All Freshmen With iPhones

Feb 26th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Abilene Christian University announced this week that they would outfit all incoming freshmen with their own iPod Touch or iPhone, to enable the students to receive homework alerts, answer in-class quizzes, and use about a dozen other web applications the university has developed for the devices. ACU’s plans for have attracted the attention of executives […]

College Giving Free iPods to Students

Sep 7th, 2006 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players

A UK college is giving students iPods so that they can catch up on missed lectures on their own time. South Kent College in Dover has spent ¬£25,000 on iPod nanos for 250 students in the hope they will listen to podcasts of lectures, as well as music.The college is making lectures on IT, motor […]