Podcasted lectures = better lectures

And let’s face it, lectures have been useful educational media these many centuries. But new technology makes them less one-way, and, as this e-school news article describes it, more effective than traditional lectures in facilitating learning.

Will it be much longer before thousands of teaching assistants and seperately-employed lecturers are replaced by the best podcasts at iTunes U? And if not, why aren’t we busy helping develop the best content today for tomorrow’s virtual “lecture halls”?

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