[spotted by Charles Rathbone ... a nice first hand account of
adventures in teaching and learning ...]
A New Deal for Fireside Chats?
by John Carmichael
This commentary discusses the use of podcasting in teaching a
compulsory law unit wholly online. Although the technology is new,
the interest and motivational potential of various forms of audio-
updates is well understood. Indeed, the author had used earlier
technology to deliver a series of "narrowcast" fireside chats to off-
campus students in an introductory business law subject. Despite the
greater range of technological options now available for online use
to deliver courses to off-campus students, it is indicated that
initial reaction to this pilot project encourages further research
into the educational potential of podcasting.
For the full article, visit http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?