Podcasting and iTunes U: Institutional Approaches to Scaleable Service [B8]


The Open University and UCL have been pursuing projects to deliver on-demand audio and video podcasting recording and distribution services primarily via Apple’s iTunes U service. In this talk, Nicholas and Jeremy will discuss how the different approaches of two very different institutions impacted on the nature of the two projects, how challenges were addressed and how solutions were developed.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the talk participants will have:

  • Learned about practical integration technologies for podcasting
  • Understood the cultural challenges involved in taking forward such a project
  • Considered issues relevant to scaling such solutions to the enterprise Level