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5 Awesome e-Learning Podcasts

KZO Innovations

Who doesn’t enjoy listening to an entertaining and thought-provoking podcast these days? Podcasts are especially handy for busy e-Learning and training professionals that want to keep up on industry updates and best practices. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the 5 most pertinent, accessible, well-done (and free!) e-Learning podcasts, learning management systems, and online training. Rod’s Pulse Podcast  . Rodney Murray, the head of academic technology at the University of the Sciences in Pennsylvania, has been running Rod’s Pulse Podcast since 2006.

The writings of Lee Kraus: TechKnowledge 2006

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media February 1, 2006 TechKnowledge 2006 tags: podcasting I am in Denver at TechKnowledge 2006. Yesterday, I gave a presentation on podcasting and training. hope that I can figure out some way to keep in touch with them and learn about their podcasting efforts. Some of the sessions that I have been attending has really got me thinking about how blogging and podcasting can co-exist in the corporate training world with traditional elearning efforts. think that it really isnt that big of a stretch.


Moodle Journal

Last week I decided to start using a podcast approach as part of my regular Moodle material. decided against the usually highly mobile podcast approach, as I know very few of the students actually own one. have incorporated these as part of my level 4 groups work in Object Oriented Design. The course is delivered as a series of lectures accompanied by detailed course notes and assessed using a portfolio approach of exercises. It’s the presentation in class of these exercises that I have decided to make available as mp3’s.

Externalize!! Externalize!!


As we externalize, we distribute our knowledge across a network perhaps with individuals seated around a conference, readers at a distance, or listeners to podcasts or viewers of a video clip. George Siemens (2006) elearnspace blog Is connectivism and the idea of externalization the next significant development in mankind’s understanding of learning theory.

The writings of Lee Kraus: "What is a Podcast." Correct.

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media September 6, 2006 "What is a Podcast." tags: podcasting My wife was just flipping throught the channels getting to Whose Line and when she passed Jeporady, Alex asked "Download a file and load it on an Ipod." and the lady said "What is a podcast." guess podcasting is really mainstream now. podcasting] Posted by Lee Kraus at 10:07 PM 1 comments: Anonymoussaid. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. Correct. Lee Kraus, 2010.

Podcast or videocast, which do you prefer?

Moodle Journal

Do you podcast you lectures? From my own perspective, if am driving or travelling on public transport, then yes I would listen to a podcast, however if was sat in front of a computer, then I would appreciate something more visual. have started this in a small way but from the system logs the results were not encouraging. Anyway I started to give the whole idea some serious thought recently. The feasibility of videoing and editing a whole lecture on a regular basis would for me be unrealistic. If you would like to take a look just click here.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Podcast usage in post-secondary settings is growing!

eLearning Acupuncture

Friday, December 01, 2006 Podcast usage in post-secondary settings is growing! Are you interested in Podcasts? If you go visit their site youll see that one of there most popular postings is one where they list a whopping 134 sites containing academic podcasts. These are especially interesting and useful because each item on the list represents an entire academic terms worth of podcasts in one course. Do you work in post-secondary education? think this is AWESOME! For example, pretend you are a professor that teaches a third year intro to biochemistry course.

The changing Web

Learning with e's

My own students create a lot of their own content during their study, usually in the form of podcasts, videos, wiki and blog content, and are encouraged to share these publicly online to gain additional feedback. It truly is the ‘architecture of participation’ (Barsky and Purdon, 2006) and demands active engagement as a natural part of its character (Kamel Boulos and Wheeler, 2007).

LCB Question for December 2006: Panel Discussion

Simply Speaking

I had posted my personal response to the Learning Circuit Board’s question of the month for December 2006 , and so had one of my colleagues, Anil Mammen. So when we wanted to do a post from Tata Interactive Systems’s perspective, we decided to do a panel discussion and post it as a podcast instead of doing a written piece. I was part of the panel discussion. It was interesting to discuss views as opposed to writing out one’s own. It was more informal, more collaborative, more building on each others’ thoughts, more spontaneous, and more fun overall.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Inflecting the voice?

The E-Learning Curve

In yesterday's post , I discussed the importance of narrative pace to audio podcasting. However, pace alone is not enough to encourage listener engagement with your podcast. So, the second heuristic for writing content for podcasts is: Anticipate how your audience could interpret a word and understand how it might affect interpretation of your meaning. This is a good podcast."

Stanford Online - Fall 2006 - NorthStarNerd.Org


Main | AutoCad Electrical Screencast » August 15, 2006 Stanford Online - Fall 2006 Stanford Online is one of my two most favorite engineering webinar sites (the other being MIT World ). College Search Ebooks Elearning Hodge Podge Legos Nokia Tablets Nordic Skiing Podcasts RSS Trends and Topics Run for China Software Tools Web / Corporate 2.0 NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « How to Tie a Bow Tie. As Seen on your iPod!

Drivetime Podcasts - NorthStarNerd.Org


» August 14, 2006 Drivetime Podcasts Following up on yesterdays post of my favorite webinar sites, today I am focusing on podcasts. Many of you know that I advocate the use of podcasts as an excellent means of short learning events. Take a look at my Drivetime Podcast multimedia tutorial. As Seen on your iPod! without the need to own a iPod or MP3 Player.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Interactive Biotechnique Tutorials

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, December 12, 2006 Interactive Biotechnique Tutorials Ok, who’s the molecular biologist in the group? December 13, 2006 10:59 AM Eric said. Eric December 13, 2006 11:40 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Eric A. silence… nothing but the sound of distant crickets chirping*) Hmm. Add Post To: Email This BlogThis!

The writings of Lee Kraus: General Session BBC

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media November 6, 2006 General Session BBC tags: Learning2006 Nigel from the BBC is discussing how the began to post information on the Intranet in the form of podcasts, blogs, and wikis and they became an organization that uses media. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. Their employees capture video and post it to the web. Internal challenges included raising the profiles of internal components of the organization. You must have a powerful team. sunomi.

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Informal Learning at

Kapp Notes

Like… how can you prevent garbage from being posted on blogs, do companies need to hire professional announcers for their podcasts how will organizations incorporate the next “hot” technology into their learning toolkit. There is a blog entry titled Biases that eLearning 2.0 Faces (or What are we Up Against) over on Tony Karrer's eLearning Technology blog. technology.

CAC Conference: Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

Communication between members of would include instant messaging and uploaded podcasts. There solution also included podcasting to draw people to the site. I teach a class called “Managing Multimedia Projects” in that class students are given an RFP for an e-learning based proposal and they have to develop a solution. tools. technology.

e-Learning Acupuncture: iPod as a training aid in sports

eLearning Acupuncture

Wednesday, July 05, 2006 iPod as a training aid in sports A colleague of mine sat down in my cubicle this morning and told me about a recent story where Major League Baseball pitchers are using the iPod Video to review video of opposing batters from previous games. In the meantime, instructors should practice their podcasting skills (*grin*). quick search found this article online.

Free iPod Nano for Conference Attendees

Tony Karrer

Just saw a post by David Warlick that said: The CECA 2006 conference is giving each attendee a free iPod Nano. In addition, a team of podcasters has been assembled with missions to record specific presentations, with permission from presenters, and make them available as part of a central podcast feed. As a result, conference attendees, after the conference, will be able to subscribe to the CECA feed and download all of those podcast presentations to take home with them. Great idea! nice perk for going.

Podcasting for E-Learning: Emphasize to Enhance Meaning

The E-Learning Curve

In over the last few articles, I've discussed some voice techniques used to assist e-learning content producers create more effective, engaging, and immersive podcasts. This techniques is called 'projection,' and it's the third of the Four 'P's' of great podcast narration. The amount of projection you employ triggers very different reactions in anyone involved in a dialog with the speaker, and you can use the full dynamic range of the human voice when recording a podcast. 2006). Then move on. Now read on. Now, more softly: Listen to this. The mood changes instantly.

View of eLearning Development Approaches - Ease vs. Power

Tony Karrer

Based on some discussions around What is Rapid eLearning? and Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I've realized that one of the mental models I use can be roughly summarized by the following picture: where Ease is roughly how easy (cost, time) is it to develop using that approach and Power is the ability of the tool to provide robust, complex learning solutions.

Should Your Company Podcast? - NorthStarNerd.Org


Browse or Search | Main | Autodesk Architectural Desktop Screencasts » November 10, 2006 Should Your Company Podcast? Here are the direct links: White Paper: pdf version | podcast version Posted at 07:34 AM in Web/Tech | Permalink Comments Rich, I'm glad you enjoyed the meeting and John's presentation. John has just finished a whitepaper titled: Sound Theory.

SixSigma Podcast - NorthStarNerd.Org


NorthStarNerd.Org Dedicated to open access sharing of knowledge - Your host: Rich Hoeg Blog Engineering Learning Nerd TV Nerd Tweets Nordic Skiing Site Map Tutorials « c|Net Webcasts: Windows Vista and Office 2007 | Main | Memorial Day: A Freedom Tree Grows for Captain Ben Danielson » August 08, 2006 SixSigma Podcast WhenI first stumbled upon this podcast two months ago, they only had threeentries. youll find podcasts ranging from SixSigma salary surveysto SixSigma humor (example. Thus, take a look at the iSixSigmaPodcast. Please try again.

Big Question - Dec 2007

In the Middle of the Curve

What will I remember most about 2006? 1) Finally bringing up the last department on the Electronic Medical Record. Not a moment too soon. 2) Bribing my boss into letting me attend eLearning 2006 and NOT another health care vendor conference. What are my predictions for 2007? 1) The sun will rise and set for the next 365 days 2) There will be at least 1 more post from a blogger on blogging 3) There will be at least 1 more podcast from a podcaster on podcasting 4) Educators will continue to fret about how their profession is changing. Change management.

Sun 2

The fourth paradigm

Clive on Learning

As we enter 2006, there are something like 30 million blogs like this one, with more than 30 thousand being discovered daily. What's different is the scale of the operation: the pool of over a billion potential teachers and learners; the seemingly limitless supply of learning materials in the form of web pages, blog postings and podcasts. And that's not a bad way to start 2006

Harvard Change Resistors Podcast - NorthStarNerd.Org


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The writings of Lee Kraus: New Employee Orientation will Change

Learning and Technology

Home My Story Portfolio iPad Bookshelf Social Media October 24, 2006 New Employee Orientation will Change tags: elearning Welcome, [insert name here] to your new job. New Employee Orientation Task #1 Review the Welcome to our Team Video Podcast. The writings of Lee Kraus Welcome! I try to focus on creativity, innovation, collaboration, technology, and elearning. You just have a couple of items to take care of for orientation, then a quick tour and you can get to work. Here is your iPod. Lee Kraus, 2010. Template by Tina Chen. Powered by Blogger

Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding

Kapp Notes

Click on the link if you'd rather listen to the podcast of this post, Beyond iPoding , you can find it here. One example is podcasting for learning. It was first thought of as great way to train but now some pundits are warning that “telling ain't training” and that podcasting isn't all that it is cracked up to be. The answer is that podcasting needs to be thought of differently than just recorded training. Podcasting can be used for far more than just listening to a lecture. Podcasts is appropriate for a variety of purposes.

e-Learning Acupuncture: Remote Controlled African Webcam

eLearning Acupuncture

Tuesday, December 05, 2006 Remote Controlled African Webcam Q. skip to main | skip to sidebar e-Learning Acupuncture Erics ramblings, experiences and random thoughts about e-Learning, distance education and Educational Technology. What do remote control robotics, streaming webcam technology and Africa have in common? A. Nothing I think. However, when you mix the three together what you get is this very interesting webcam. It is a streaming live webcam to a water hole in South Africa. The camera is remote controlled by an operator. The aparatus is also fully wired for sound capture.

An Open Apology to Brent Schlenker

In the Middle of the Curve

It will make for a more interesting podcast. I just finished participating in Brent's new Talkcast Corporate e-Learning Weekly. With enough participation - this could prove to be a very active discussion space. Especially since we don't get enough chances to synchronously chat with each other. And we can only type so fast. Brent - my apologies for lack of audio. I've been having sound input problems on my laptop and had no mic. also had a cell phone with a dead battery. For anyone else who wants to join his talkcast - do the poor man a favor and give him some audio. Have a great holida

Learning2.0 Live Podcast Reminder

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Mon, December 4, 2006 11:00 AM EST Welcome to EPISODE1 of the Learning2.0 All readers of Corporate eLearning Development are invited by Brent Schlenker to join in a live TalkShoe phone conversation and chat. Recorded audio is also available for listening. Listen to or Join the Talkcast: Learning2.0: The Revolution Has Begun! join within 15 minutes of start time or anytime after) Talkcast information: Talkcast Name: Learning2.0: The Revolution Has Begun! Host: Brent Schlenker - Next episode: EPISODE1 - Learning2.0: The Revolution Has Begun!, talkcast.

Biases that eLearning 2.0 Faces (or What We Are Up Against)

Tony Karrer

approaches: Before you "optimize eLearning" through the use of Wikis, Blogs, PodCasts, video feeds, IMs, XML, SOAP, AJAX, and other "new"/"improved" methods, it is really important to understand: 1. PodCasts: Will you have professional announcers recording things, or will you subject your audience to amateur, scratchy, poorly organized rantings? Saw a post in the eLearningAll group that expresses a lot of the biases that exist in the world of eLearning around eLearning 2.0 How can these "optimize eLearning" 2. How will you manage them 3. How will you measure success 4.

Barbara's tennis holiday

Clive on Learning

I will be presenting this tale of blogs, wikis, podcasts and learning at the Institute of IT Training's National Trainers Conference to be held in Warwick on 16th May. If you can't get there, don't get anxious, it's here in PDF format: BarbarasTennisHoliday.pdf

Too Much Information.

In the Middle of the Curve

On my iPOD - 155 podcasts - both video and audio. I get, on average, 10 new episodes each day. I finally figured out why I am now only finishing 1 book a month - RSS feeds. On Google Reader - 39 subscriptions. If I don't read the posts 1 weekday, I have over 100 posts to read. At some point I'll figure out how to create a listfeed to connect to this blog. On - 38 items. I'm limiting this to professional interests. Add 20 more sites regularly viewed from IE favorites, eMail - 3 accounts (I'm only talking personal accounts). It's a wonder I get outside and talk to anyone.

Playing in the Digital Sandbox

In the Middle of the Curve

The fear that we'll learn how to podcast and it will turn out to just be a fad. Paul Fender hints that it's not just the desire for control that prevents us from adopting web 2.0 tools, but fear of failure. The fear that we'll stick up a wiki and no one will use it. The fear that we'll start blogging and run out of things to say (not a problem for me ). And, as illustrated by the too lengthy story above. the fear that we'll go out on a limb and others will think we're not perfect; that we some times make mistakes; that people will think we're really just full of bu!!sh@#.