Want to get smarter during your commute? There are a lot of fantastic podcasts that will teach you new things in a thoroughly entertaining way. Here are 13 podcasts that will expand your brain with cutting-edge science and cutlural analysis.
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They might even help keep you entertained on laundry days as well. Of course, there are many, many other educational podcasts out there to be discovered. So scroll through the list and see what catches your eye. If you have an iPhone, you should already have the Podcasts app installed. You can also find most podcasts on Spotify. So I had to include just a few history podcasts on the list. The Roman empire was one of the greatest to ever exist, spanning multiple continents and a huge diversity of cultures, languages, and beliefs.
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Department of Psychobiology and Methodology of Behavioural Sciences. Student satisfaction with podcasts is frequently used as an indicator of the effectiveness of educational podcasting. This aspect has usually been assessed through surveys or interviews in descriptive studies, but no standard questionnaire exists that can be used to compare results. The items address the opinions of students on content adequacy, ease of use, usefulness, and the benefits of podcasts for learning. Confirmatory factor analysis with cross-validation showed a one-factor structure, supporting the use of the total score as a global index of student satisfaction with podcasts. The results suggest that there is a high level of satisfaction with podcasts as a tool to improve learning. The questionnaire is a brief and simple tool that can provide lecturers with direct feedback from their students, and may prove useful in improving the teaching-learning process. Key words: Podcast, M-learning, Questionnaire, Higher education.
Below you will discover podcast collections created by leading universities. Also be sure to see our online collection of Free Courses. We're hoping to rely on our loyal readers rather than erratic ads. To support Open Culture's continued operation, please consider making a donation. We thank you! Would be nicer to link to pages at the schools displaying all their iTunes podcast material. Many of these schools have multiple podcasts in iTunes. For example, Bowdoin has a full podcast web page linking to Athletics, Music and other pocasts. This is a really comprehensive list.