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Carleton University Delivers Classes Via Pod-casts.

By: Greg Ponesse - Published: Feb 18, 2006 • References: fortwayne
Carleton says it is the first university in the world to offer an entire course of video-recorded lectures through iTunes for playback on iPods, cell phones, Sony Corp.'s PlayStation Portable and the common personal computer.
“Students actually download the lecture as they would a song,” Burk says. “These days, students simply expect to see what they need on a screen.”
What they get, for free, is a complete record of classroom events, captured by at least two broadcast TV cameras that follow the professor's moves and comments. Either a switcher or the professor himself changes camera angles as necessary, including overhead shots of lab demonstrations and the text from slides and PowerPoint presentations. Stats for Carleton University delivers classes via pod-casts. Trending: Older & Mild
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