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2006
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Automated podcasting solution expands the boundaries of the classroom

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Automated podcasting solution expands the boundaries of the classroom
A scalable podcast solution developed at the University of Washington makes the podcasting of class lectures easy for faculty by automating the capture, uploading, and delivery of MP3 audio recordings. University of Washington staff create online class blog-space for participating instructors at the beginning of the quarter. Class location and meeting times are scheduled via a web interface. After the schedule has been established, the entire recording process happens seamlessly in the background while the instructor teaches. A podcast server automatically captures data from networked MP3 streaming devices, which are wired into the classroom's PA system. The audio capture routine stops at the end of class and the resulting MP3 file is scripted to be published in a corresponding class blog where it is made available to students via an RSS feed. Students are able to listen to the MP3 recordings online, or they can click on the provided link to subscribe to the podcast. Once student...
David Aldrich, Bradley Bell, Tim Batzel
Added 14 Jun 2010
Updated 14 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2006
Where SIGUCCS
Authors David Aldrich, Bradley Bell, Tim Batzel
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