Share Paper: Partnering with iTunes U to Bring Podcasting to Campus: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

  1. Eric Orton, Boise State University, United States
  2. Kevin Wilson, Boise State University, United States
Friday, November 21 3:25-3:45 PM Royale 8

Abstract: Recently, Boise State began developing a podcasting program to enable faculty, staff, and students to create and use podcasts on topics ranging from class lectures to campus events to advice on financial aid, all accessible from a single distribution platform with standardized features and a consistent visual design. After weighing the issues and options, we chose Appleā€™s iTunes U as our podcasting platform, which solved several problems but created several challenges. Our presentation focuses on how iTunes U was selected, the challenges we encountered, and our responses to those challenges. We will also discuss site structure, including visual design; coordination ...