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fear of iTunes U

Will Richardson is coming to visit our campus next month and will be speaking to my grad class of current and aspiring HS English teachers. On Weblogg-ed he writes about a USA Today article on the "Wireless Campus" and the familiar ambivalence we see about technology in education. This recalls current "debate" regarding iTunes U–on […]

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first iTunes project: some notes

It’s been some time since I’ve had a chance to post here. I’ve been busy on my course blogs and with other things (like editing the union newsletter, which is one of the things I should be doing now).  However, I wanted to get some thoughts down about our first iTunes project. The students in […]

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Higher Education iTunes University Teaching Web/Tech

Video and the teacher continued

Inside HigherEd has picked up on the YouTube story I mentioned earlier with students videoing teachers and publishing them on the web. A couple of interesting points to pick up on, mostly from the comments that follow the article. The article notes Among the issues being raised [on my Blog and Yellow Dog] are whether […]

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the scale of academic podcasting

The meeting with the Apple folks went well yesterday. As you might imagine, iTunes U appears quite simple to use. After all, it is really not much more than a means for distributing media files. The challenge, as always, lies in the production of media. In pedagogic terms that means the following: having something to […]

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preparing for itunes university

The folks from Apple will be on campus on Monday meeting with those of us who are spearheading Cortland’s involvement with iTunes University. It doesn’t seem like discussion on the web has shifted much since I last addressed this issue. Those who are skeptical or more strongly opposed to the idea reject iTunes U as […]

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Higher Education iTunes University

the LC

After some administrative hemming and hawing, it looks like we are set for a new first-year learning community involving professional writing, communications, and art tentatively titled "The Digital Life." The way it works out, I’m going to teach a special topics courses titled "Writing in the Digital Age." Between the three of us, we’re planning […]

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Higher Education iTunes University

iTunes University

There’s been some discussion at the College about iTunes University. We have been thinking about the challenges of distributing audio and video content, and iTunes U provides a "free" way to store and distribute that content. Michael Feldstein at SUNY Learning Network has been discussing this issue as well, so it is clear there is […]