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Podcast versus Vodcast and Students’ Academic Achievement in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) A Research Course (Published)

This comparative study has compared the impact of two innovative pedagogical strategies, vodcast and podcast on academic achievement of undergraduate students taking ICT-in-Research, a course in Faculty of Education, University of Port-Harcourt. Ninety eight (98) of these undergraduates were randomly drawn from the Department of Curriculum Studies and Educational Technology for the 2015/2016 academic session. Fifty two (52) and forty six (46) undergraduate students formed the podcast and vodcast categories respectively. The instrument was a post 20-item test with a reliability coefficient of 0.60, which was administered to the two categories. T-test statistics was the analytical tool used in testing the two hypotheses of the study. From the study, it was revealed that students taught using podcast had higher academic achievements than those taught using vodcast. Hence, the recommendation that educators in Faculty of Education, University of Port-Harcourt should mostly adopt podcasting strategy to support their students’ knowledge construction process

Keywords: And Pedagogical Strategies., Disruptive Innovation, Education, ICT, Podcast, Vodcast

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