Let's put it this way I walk /walked for a hour a day and dropped 80 pounds in less than 5 months. In other words any exercise you do in short bursts will up your heart rate and burn more calories. It is what they call a after burn. In other words your resting heart rate will be shall we say made to be hire even when not exercising. So once you get into a standard routine of walking/jogging even when taking a day off you will burn more calories than you did before you started walking/jogging. In other words your engine will idle hire than it did before. : ). In other words you will have re-programmed your body to some extent making it more efficient zoom zooom. : ) hahahahaha
Jogging in sessions won't be as beneficial or intense and so less calories will be burnt off as a result of less exertion.
Well, at school my teacher said that jogging for a short period of time taking a break and the jogging again gets your heart going faster. So you might try that