IMPALA LOGOIMPALA started in May 2006.

IMPALA investigates the impact of Podcasting on student learning and how the beneficial effects can positively be enhanced.

IMPALA is funded by the Higher Education Academy under its eLearning research strand of student learning experience.

IMPALA 's partners are: University of Leicester, Royal Veterinary College London, Kingston University and the University of Gloucestershire.

IMPALA Presentations

In this area you gain access to presentations and resources from contribution IMPALA has mad to many international conferences.

Research Documents:

In this area you can access some of the research literature, to find out more about the project and more.


Keep up-to-date with IMPALA Events, in this blog, recording information from meeting with the project partners and the steering group.  

Start Creating Podcasts:

Here you can find support materials to help you start podcasting.

Contribute to the blog and wiki:

The IMPALA Blog is a record of the project partners contributions to the project.

In the Wiki we are try a build up an encyclopedic knowledge of podcasting.

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Sorry, we're closed

The Institute of Learning Innovation (formerly the Beyond Distance Research Alliance) has now closed.

This website preserves an archive of the projects we worked on.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the BDRA/ILI over the years.