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Portable Education: Learning on the Go

Portable Education: Learning on the Go
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Author(s): Youmei Liu (University of Houston, USA) and Shawn McCombs (University of Houston, USA)
Copyright: 2008
Pages: 8
Source title: Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Terry T. Kidd (Texas A&M University, USA) and Holim Song (Texas Southern University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-865-9.ch018


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The emergence of Podcasting technology has turned MP3 players into effective learning tools. This chapter will examine this phenomenon and focuses on three sections: 1) mobile education and podcasting; 2) podcasting technology, and 3) educational potentials of podcasting. It argues that Podcasting technology is definitely a trend for information dissemination and will become increasingly important in people’s life and in academic arena.

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