EdTech Examined

--- Erik Christiansen & Kris Hans ---

EdTech Examined is a podcast about all things education technology. Tune in to listen to Erik Christiansen and Kris Hans provide practical tech tips for college and university educators, discuss relevant tech news and answer your tech questions.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. 36: Google Classroom

    Kris does a deep dive into the workings of Google Classroom and describes how he uses the platform for his online Creativity in the Workplace course.SHOW NOTESCourse: Creativity in the Workplace, Mount Royal University*Online readings*Course descriptionEDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT: ...

    12/07/2021

  2. 35: All Meta

    Kris and Erik provide several tips, including an update on Erik's notes project (see ep. 34), the new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (for makers), and the new iPhones and Android phones. News coverage was ample this week, with our co-hosts talking about the new MacBook Pros and if you need ...

    11/02/2021

  3. 34: Zettelkasten

    In this episode, Erik discusses his secret summer project - implementing a new note-taking strategy. Erik discusses the zettelkasten (German for "slip box") note-taking method which is a bidirectional note-taking system designed to overcome writer’s block or “the blank page effect.” This system could be useful for a student or ...

    10/19/2021

  4. 33: Rewind Episode - Teaching in Virtual Reality

    In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Dr. Anthony (Tony) Chaston, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Mount Royal University, in Calgary, Canada. Tony teaches Sensation & Perception and Research Methods. His research interests include visual perception and cognition, as well as the use ...

    10/05/2021

  5. 32: A World Without Email

    In this deep dive episode, Kris and Erik discuss Cal Newport's most recent book "A World Without Email." Newport argues that email and messaging apps (asynchronous communication) have led to what he calls "the hyperactive hive mind." Newport explains that email is taking up too much of our time at ...

    09/21/2021