The Atlantic: The A+ App

August 22, 2009 at 5:09 pm Leave a comment

A+ App

“iPods are as ubiquitous on today’s college campuses as pens and notebooks, and they may make better learning tools. Students who listened to a lecture podcast and took notes scored far better on exams than students who attended the class in person. A majority in the podcast groupalso listened to the lecture more than once while studying, gaining an edge on peers who may or may not have been napping in the lecture hall.”

—“iTunes University and the Classroom: Can Podcasts Replace Professors?,” Computers & Education

(via The Atlantic)

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Jason R. Atwood

I'm an avid trail runner and doctoral student at U.C. Berkeley who studies motivation and the relationship between the mind and body. This blog is a forum to share research, news, and musings about these topics of interest. More

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