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A Literature Review of Podcasts and Implications for Teacher Education

, , George Washington University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-78-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


This paper provides a review of the literature of empirical research on podcasts in higher education conducted between 2005 and 2009. A preliminary synthesis of the literature indicates that most studies focus on student perception, satisfaction, and achievement and accessibility, functionality, and usability of podcasts in education. A small proportion of these studies center on teacher education. We recommend that more comprehensive, long-term mixed method research be conducted on podcasts in higher and teacher education to determine their return on investment.


Milman, N. & Walker, B. (2010). A Literature Review of Podcasts and Implications for Teacher Education. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3313-3318). San Diego, CA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 23, 2019 from .


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