Daily Bookmarks 07/10/2007

Consensus: Podcasting Has No ‘Inherent’ Pedagogic Value

  • Brief summary of multiple studies on podcasts, with a link to a whitepaper for further reading. Essentially, several studies have shown that podcasts aren’t automatically valuable to students; it depends on how they are used. Hey, what do you know–technology isn’t a magic bullet that makes even bad pedagogy effective! Who would’ve thunk it?
     – post by christyinsdesign

Tool Factory Podcasting

  • Commercial tool for podcasting, advertised as very easy to use.
     – post by christyinsdesign

The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century

  • Interactive timeline with information from 12 presidencies. Timelines includes multiple media (documents, photos, audio, and video). Educator resources include activity ideas and a discussion board to share ideas.
     – post by christyinsdesign

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