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Society for College Science Teachers: iPods -- Informative or Invasive?

by: Donald P. French

The ubiquitous devices, known as iPods, are being used in a variety of teacher-centered ways. In some classes, students are using them to record interviews and produce reports or other audio or video products to be shared with other students. The most widely promoted use, however, is to produce audio recordings of lectures, although the new iPods make video recordings another attractive possibility. The iPod's appeal to instructors and administrators is the vision that students can review lecture material anytime, anywhere, while doing anything. Proponents suggest that if students can replay information-dense lectures at their own convenience as often as they wish, they will absorb the information better. Students, including those for whom English is a second language and, perhaps, those with processing difficulties, should all benefit.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2006Stock # jcst06_036_01_58Volume 036Issue 01

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