Podcasts used in Educational System

Podcasts are spreading in popularity in the education system, This podcast by Lars Brownworth entitled 12 Byzantine Rulers reviewed by Open Culture.

“This history lecture podcast covers the little known Byzantine Empire through the study of twelve of its greatest rulers. Mr. Lars Brownworth presents this series for free through this website and the podcast section of the iTunes store.

Mr. Brownworth teaches History at The Stony Brook School on Long Island, New York. His passion for Byzantine history has taken him on travels from the furthest reaches of the Byzantine Empire right into Constantinople, (present day Istanbul) the very heart of Byzantium. He has traveled and studied Byzantine history extensively and produced this lecture series giving us this concise overview.”

The education system is starting to take notice of podcasting as a supplemental medium to teach students. What better way to reach busy students with mobile devices that can be started and stopped. Social Media doesn’t only impact business and education, religious organizations are starting to harness social networking, podcasting, and blogs.