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Feasibility study into MP3 and MP4 assisted learning

Ferneley, E 2005, Feasibility study into MP3 and MP4 assisted learning , Project Report, University of Salford, Salford, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The recording of, and the provision of, audio or video recordings of lectures has taken place for many years, however, the advent of audio compression (e.g. MP3) and more recently video compression (e.g. MP4 for video enabled iPods, 3GP for mobile phones or MPEG3/4 for PDAs) means that it is now possible to record lectures and create reasonably compact audio and video files which can be made available for students to download almost immediately once the lecture is over. The aim of this project is to develop and evaluate an online resource of compressed audio and video recordings of lectures, together with supporting learning materials. The material will be stored as small ‘podcasts’, rather than large single file, suitable for download to small mobile devices such as iPods, PDAs and mobile phones. The evaluation will assess ‘podcast’ accessibility, the utility of this technology as a teaching aid in modules at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level and dissemination and integration of specific ‘podcasts’ into modules across the new Salford Business School and the wider University.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1992 Nonbroadcast video recordings
Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QC Physics > QC221-246 Acoustics - Sound
Subjects / Themes > L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Memory, Text and Place
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: ?? sch_sbs ??
Publisher: University of Salford
Funders: Teaching and Learning Quality Improvement Scheme
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 28 May 2009 15:19
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:57
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/1990

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