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Keywords

Podcasting; Adult education; Distance education;

Abstract

Podcasting is one of several emerging Web 2.0 technologies that are becoming important to the future of distance education for adult learners. This investigation examines the influence of podcasting in support of distance education programming for adult students. An overview of student perspectives, instructional support systems, and technological trends is presented to readers interested in using podcasts to support adult learners enrolled in distance education programs.

The literature review provides information that will help readers understand the complexities of integrating podcast technology into adult distance education programs. This review of the literature concludes that an understanding of student perspectives, podcast technology, institutional support systems, and technological trends is essential in determining the applicability for adult learners.

Year of Submission

2009

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

J. Ana Donaldson

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Date Original

2009

Object Description

1 PDF file (iv, 37 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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