Podcasting is a term inspired by the Apple Computer Corporation’s iPod. Podcasting refers to any hardware and software combination that allow users to download audio from the internet to a computer or another device (mp3 player, Ipod) for later listening. Unlike other media, users have complete control over when they hear the content.
According to The future of Digital Audio report, released by Forrester Research in 2005, by the end of the decade 12.3 million households in the United States will synchronize podcasts to their MP3 players.
Podcasting can not replace the classroom, but it offers faculty the opportunity to reach students anywere and anytime.
This technology can be used to: deliver lectures, course content, provide access to experts. Students can produce their own podcasts –as a record of activities, a way to collect notes, or as a reflection on what they have learned.
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