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ERIC Number: EJ824509
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1082-5754
Making Field Trips Podtastic! Use of Handheld Wireless Technology Alleviates Isolation and Encourages Collaboration
Weller, Aliece M.; Bickar, John C.; McGuinness, Paul
Learning & Leading with Technology, v35 n6 p18-21 Mar-Apr 2008
The convenient format, delivery, and accessibility of information offered by podcasting has made it a hot new trend. One of its limitations in educational applications, however, is its implementation primarily as a push technology--one that simply feeds users information. Podcasts tend to focus listeners inward and rarely encourage human interaction. In this article, the authors describe educational applications of podcasting that encourage student interaction and collaboration. (Contains 6 resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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