College verschenkt Ipods an Studenten

A UK college is giving students iPods so that they can catch up on missed lectures on their own time. South Kent College in Dover has spent £25,000 on iPod nanos for 250 students in the hope they will listen to podcasts of lectures, as well as music.

The college is making lectures on IT, motor vehicle engineering and childcare available as podcasts, and has plans to make all courses available to download by next year.

Und der Artikel merkt an, dass es schon etliche Colleges in den UK und in den US gibt, die ihre Erfahrungen mit dieser Art des Lernens machen. Sehr kreativ, das. Professoren, die ihre Vorlesungen als Podcast anbieten – hierzulande bräche die Revolution aus… 😉