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Was it Pod Worthy?:A Preparatory Plan for Evaluating Podcasting in Higher Education

Wingkvist, Anna and Alexander, Jason (2007) Was it Pod Worthy?:A Preparatory Plan for Evaluating Podcasting in Higher Education. In: NZCSRSC '07:. .

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Abstract

Students and teaching staff in higher education are constantly looking for new tools to help them study and teach more efficiently. The University of Canterbury began ProjectPodcast to introduce podcasting to a number of subjects as an add-on to the current course curriculum. Podcasting is being used to enhance mobile learning and enthuse both students and lecturers. Previous podcasting evaluations show that there exists a need for both audio content from lectures, or so called “LectureCasts” as well as supplementary material or “Sup!Casts”. In this study, we will be evaluating ProjectPodcast. The evaluation is aimed at both the student population as well as the lecturing staff in order to gain knowledge about their impressions of podcasting. Prior podcasting surveys have received low response rates, due to the choice of time, location and medium. Hence, our evaluation plan has been created with the goal of encouraging feedback from students and lecturers. In this paper we present our preparatory plan for evaluating ProjectPodcast.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Subjects:
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 50100
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 30 Sep 2011 10:00
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2014 00:40
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/50100

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