Podcasting Archives - Articles

Articles by or about instructors in the podcasting awards program

  • Podcasting: A Stepping Stone to Pedagogical Innovation
    Jan Cheetham, Steve Ackerman, and Kathy Christoph
    EDUCAUSE Quarterly, Volume 32, Number 4, 2009
    An article in EDUCAUSE Quarterly on the podcasting program.
  • Is there a Podcast in your classroom? Professor cites benefits of technology enhanced learning
    Center for International Business Education & Research, University of Colorado Denver
    Global Executive Forum, Summer 2008
    Detailed coverage of a presentation by Randy Dunham, including his takes on using podcasting and his guidelines for deciding whether podcasting is right for your course and teaching style.
  • The use of podcasts in the classroom
    John J. Parrish
    Journal of Animal Science Vol. 86, E-Supplement.2, April 2008
    John Parrish describes how he used podcasting to deliver lectures at a distance during a sabbatical year. He presents intriguing results on student exam scores and satisfaction compared to those of students enrolled in the course in previous years when he delivered lectures in person.
  • Confessions of a Podcast Junkie: A Student Perspective
    Carrie Windham
    Educause Review, 42(3), 50-65, 2007
    How students are using and creating podcasts and their advice to instructors considering podcasting. Includes quotes from students in Randy Dunham’s courses about what they like about his podcasts.
  • Professor in an iPod
    Sandy Cullen
    Wisconsin State Journal, November 10, 2006
    A front-page story about UW instructors using podcasting in the classroom, with a focus on the Engage project. The reporter interviewed Randy Dunham, Mark Berres, and students who were in courses employing podcasting.
  • Portable Learning: Podcasting can help students study at any time, any place
    Annie Van Cleve
    The Capital Times, November 2, 2006
    A story that focuses on the integration of podcasting in the classroom of Tim Osswald. Osswald is in the engineering department and produced short podcast episodes that supplemented his course.
  • The Pod Squad
    Lynne Shallcross
    Prism Magazine (publication of the American Society for Engineering Education), September 2006
    An article about the use of podcasting in Engineering education. Features quotes from Tim Osswald, of Mechanical Engineering and one of his students
  • Podcasts: Earmarked for Success
    Profiles in Success: University of Wisconsin-Madison, August 31, 2006
    A story focusing on the innovative uses of podcasting in Mark Berres’ course. Briefly mentions of other disciplines such as French, Spanish, Biology, and Communicative Disorders.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: Podcasts: Earmarked for Success
    Apple Digital Learning site
    Shorter article similar to the article above, with references to Mark Berres and the German-language radio program “Das treffende Wort.” Also mentions the “Podcasting Plus” program for 2007.
  • Podcasts bring UW students the sounds of Spanish
    Aaron Nathans
    Capital Times, May 24, 2006
    Another front page story featuring Patricia Rengel and Nancy Bird-Soto produced a Spanish-language podcast for Spanish 226 that was very successful.
  • iPod Invasion
    Aaron Nathans
    Capital Times, May 6, 2006
    Focuses on the growing phenomenon of MP3 players on the UW campus, and how they are changing the ways students interact with one another.
  • MP3 Players Become Latest Educational Tools At UW
    Channel 3 10 PM News Broadcast (Madison, WI CBS affiliate), April 30, 2006
    Features interview with Tim Osswald about his plastics course in mechanical engineering and the help he received from the Engage program’s podcasting award.
  • The Future’s Virtually Here
    Rebecca Wolfson
    Wisconsin State Journal, March 13, 2006
    How podcasting is being integrated into UW classrooms, with special attention to Mark Berres and the idea of auditory learning styles.

Articles that mention UW-Madison as an iTunes U pilot institution

  • Growing number of students use mp3 players as a study tool
    Madlen Read
    Associated Press, February 7, 2007
    This article was referenced in the Chronicle of Higher Education on 2/8/07. It mentions the UW-Madison as a campus using iTunes U and features a statement by Scott Criswell of McGraw Hill.
  • Textbook company tries putting bonus material on iTunes
    The Wired Campus, Chronicle of Higher Education, October 11, 2006
    McGraw Hill Higher Education will be putting bonus material for three textbooks on iTunesU, the educational section of Apple Computer’s music store. An Apple spokesperson says some textbook companies may be selling downloadable textbooks in the near future.
  • University of Wisconsin, McGraw-Hill Education Team Up to Bring the Best of Digital Learning to Students
    Yahoo Finance, Press Release, October 10, 2006
    Story on the collaboration between UW-Madison and McGraw-Hill, referencing the strong podcasting program at UW.
  • File-osophy rules the podcast age
    London Times Higher Ed Supplement, April 26, 2006
    An article about iTunes U that mentions the Engage awards program. (Subscription only.)
  • Big Podcasts on Campus
    Julio Ojeda-Zapata
    St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 21, 2006
    Brief mention of UW-Madison’s podcasting program as a pilot with Apple’s iTunes U.
  • Apple Releases Free 'iTunes U' Software to Colleges for Coursecasting
    Jeffrey Young
    Chronicle of Higher Education, January 25, 2006
    Story about Apple’s unveiling of iTunesU and the universities involved with the project. Also discusses how podcasting can streamline the process of delivering course content to students.