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A Brigham Young University professor foresees the end of the university as we know it. But will it come soon enough? (Read
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|"I just wanted to point out that in a recent study, a psychologist at the State University of New York found that students who learned from downloaded podcasts did better than students who attended the lecture in person. Even though the study was simplistic in nature, it still showed the advantage of being able to slow the podcast down and repeat sections as needed to improve understanding. See iTunes University better than the real thing for more details."
(Bill Christensen 4/21/2009 8:09:26 PM)
|"A friend of mine who recieved his degree from the Stevens Institute (one of the better science/engineering schools in the US) said it was very common for students to skip class and have someone record the lectures for them instead."
(Squires 4/23/2009 8:35:28 AM)
|"I think that method really came into its own with the development of those little meeting taperecorders with directional microphones."
(Bill Christensen 4/23/2009 3:19:04 PM)
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