Wednesday, December 23, 2009

RPP #84: Season's Greetings and a Happy 2010

  • Season's Greetings and a Happy New Year from Rod's Pulse Podcast

  • Podsafe Holiday Music Selections from Music Alley
    • "The Christmas Season" by Sudden Death - combines hip hop beats with what Dr. Demento calls "some of the funniest hip hop lyrics I've ever heard"
    • "Jingle Bells" by Natalie Brown - soulful vocalist/songwriter with a dynamic, multi-ocatave vocal range
    • "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" by Twisted Sister - yes, that hard rock group from the '70s
    • "A Soldier's Christmas" by Jay Goeppner - a Chicago singer/songwriter who has shared his message of peace and love in the style of his hero, John Lennon
    • "If Every Day Were Christmas" by Podsafe for Peace - Buy the song for 99 cents and all the proceeds will go to UNICEF
Duration: 22:03

Thursday, December 03, 2009

RPP #83: E-Readers: Are We There Yet? Interview with Scott Beadenkopf (Part 2)

  • Podsafe Music Selection from the Music Alley
    • "Winter Moon" by Rhonda Lorence - from the new age viola album "Winter Moon" which was nominated for four Lifestyle Music Awards including Album of the Year and Best New Artist.
Duration: 26 min

Friday, October 30, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009

RPP #82: E-Textbooks: Are We There Yet? Interview with Scott Beadenkopf

Note: This is a standard audio-only mp3 podcast.
See RPP #82EP above for Enhanced Podcast.

  • Interview on E-Textbooks with Scott Beadenkopf, Director of Academic Technology at Neumann University
    • CourseSmart - benefit from instant access to the largest single source of electronic textbooks available anywhere
    • Connexions - a place to view and share educational material made of small knowledge chunks called modules that can be organized as courses and books
    • Flat World Knowledge - books by leading experts, rigorously reviewed and developed to the highest standards are free to read online
Duration: 23:25

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

RPP #81: Interview: Dr. Alec Couros on Social Networks in Teaching and Learning

  • Podsafe Music Selection from Music Alley
    • "New Soul" by Yael Naim, the acclaimed singer/songwriter from Israel, from her album Yael Naim. 'New Soul' gained fame as the music played during Apple's Macbook Air ad campaign.
Duration: 29:13

Friday, July 10, 2009

RPP #80: Lecture Capture in a Nutshell and E-Learning News

  • Podsafe Music Selection from Music Alley
    • "Maybe I'm Amazed" by Blake Morgan who has worked with Lenny Kravitz, Lesley Gore, Phil Ramone, and others. This licensed remake of the McCartney classic has topped the charts on the iTunes Music Store.
Duration: 17:36

Friday, June 26, 2009

RPP #79: Livescribe Pulse Smartpen Review and E-Learning News

  • Livescribe Pulse SmartpenReview
    • This computer in a pen records audio while you take notes on special "dot paper". Play back the audio by tapping on your hand written notes, dock the pen to recharge and simultaneously sync to your PC, and share notes and audio.
    • "Pencasts" are a great solution for student note taking and faculty who want to describe and animate difficult concepts.
    • See my demo Pencast on Podcasting:

Duration: 13:09

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

RPP #78: News from the Podosphere and Blackboard Buys Angel

  • Blackboard Buys Angel Learning
    • Report from the 2009 Angel Users Conference in Chicago
    • Angel Learning CEO, Christopher Clapp, explains the reasons for joining with Blackboard
    • Blackboard CEO, Michael Chasen, introduces the new Blackboard Learning CEO, Ray Henderson, former Angel VP
  • Podsafe Music Selection from Jamendo
    • "Woods of Chaos" by Rob Costlow - New Age Piano
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Duration: 20:17