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iPod replacing university professors

updated 04:10 pm EST, Tue January 17, 2006

iPod lectures

Many universities are now allowing lectures to be webcast and podcast, in turn causing concern over student attendance. Many professors had already been in the habit of posting lecture notes online, but many students now decline to attend lectures they can access in detail online. Indiana's Purdue University now podcasts 150 courses for students to peruse at home or carry on their iPods. For some students, the online video and audio files help to relieve them from time constraints due to jobs, personal issues, and other schoolwork.

For some students, the online video and audio files help to relieve them from time constraints due to jobs, personal issues, and other schoolwork. LA Times writer Stuart Silverstein reports that professors and officials fear that many students are taking advantage of the situation, stating that students are , prompting professors to give more pop quizzes. Many professors now refuse to post online lecture content.




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