EdTech Examined

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 ...more

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March 16, 2022 00:51:21
40: 2022 Forecast

40: 2022 Forecast

In this episode, Erik and Kris reflect on their 2021 education predictions to see what they got right and wrong. We'd like to give a big shout-out to our Audio Producer Chris Hoang who helped us develop this list for 2021. Our co-hosts also revised the forecast list for 2022. SHOW NOTES:2022 Forecast More EdTech Unicorns. Technology exposes socioeconomic fragility. Big Brother and academic integrity continue to be a problem Increase in digital (particularly OER) textbooks that include multimedia. Live updating of books or “living books.” More pressure for instructors to develop their own material (OER) with minimal financial support. Alternative accreditations grow in popularity. Institutional closures, or at the very least a shrinking in institutional size. CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATION:Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite:  erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHans Market Grade:  marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...

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March 01, 2022 00:57:08
39: Rewind Episode - Digital Literature

39: Rewind Episode - Digital Literature

This interview was originally published on August 25, 2020. ---- In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Dr. Jason Wiens, a Senior Instructor and Associate Head of Undergraduate Student Affairs at the University of Calgary’s Department of English. Jason discusses the nature of online pedagogy in the humanities and the field of English, including his infamous archive and digital audio assignments. Due to his experience and breadth of knowledge, Jason offers insights from both administrator and instructor perspectives. Some former students also share thoughts on the benefit of Jason’s unique assignments and his pedagogical methods and have graciously shared their papers with us - linked below..SHOW NOTES:.Christopher Hoang Archive Assignment: https://www.chrishoang.ca/art-literature/modernist-poetry-from-a-modern-perspective-1 .Christopher Hoang Close Listening Assignment: https://www.chrishoang.ca/art-literature/on-christian-bks-the-doomsday-songsfor-friedrich-nietzsche-upon-the-death-of-superman .Danielle Wong Archive Assignment: https://www.chrishoang.ca/art-literature/bpnichol-danielle-wong\ .Danielle Wong Close Listening Assignment: https://www.chrishoang.ca/art-literature/winds-of-unity-danielle-wong .Michelle Tang Archive Assignment: https://www.chrishoang.ca/art-literature/alice-munro-by-michelle-tang .Michelle Tang Close Listening Assignment: https://www.chrishoang.ca/art-literature/alden-nowlan-fireworks-michelle-tang .GUEST INFORMATION:.Dr. Jason Wiens, University of Calgary Profile: https://english.ucalgary.ca/manageprofile/profiles/jason-wiens .CONTACT:.Website: edtechexamined.com.Email: [email protected]: @EdTechExamined.TEAM INFORMATION:.Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-Host.Website:  erikchristiansen.net.Twitter: @egchristiansen.Blog: tech-bytes.net.Kris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-Host.Website: krishans.ca.Twitter:  @KrisHans. Market Grade:  marketgrade.com.Christopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound Engineer.Website: chrishoang.ca ...

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38

February 23, 2022 00:42:27
38: M1 Mac mini

38: M1 Mac mini

In this episode, Kris reviews the M1 Mac mini and talks about his new 'work from home' setup. Our co-hosts talk about the Mac mini's exceptional value as a computer for students and educators. SHOW NOTESHardware mentioned*M1 Mac Mini*Education Pricing Link: https://www.apple.com/ca_edu_93120/shop/buy-mac/mac-mini *27" Apple LED Cinema Display*27" Apple Thunderbolt Display*Thunderbolt 3 (USB-c) to Thunderbold 2 Adapter Software mentions*DisplayLink Manager*MactrackerEDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...

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37

February 01, 2022 01:03:21
37: Digital Detox

37: Digital Detox

In this episode, Kris and Erik return after their Winter break 'sabbatical.' Kris gives an update on the latest books he's read on work productivity, specifically those that force us to re-think how we work. Our co-hosts also discuss their work resolutions/goals for using technology and being productive.SHOW NOTESBooks*The Four Hour Work Week - Tim Ferriss*ReWork - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson*Remote - Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson*Make Time - Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky Tools mentioned*Pinboard*IFTTT*Day One*No code toolsEDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...

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36

December 07, 2021 00:49:43
36: Google Classroom

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:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...

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November 02, 2021 01:07:14
35: All Meta

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 one, retro computers with personal data, Udemy IPO, Facebook going 'Meta', and more.SHOW NOTES#EdTech Office Hours*Obsidian notes instead of Notion*Raspberry Pi Zero 2 WNews2021 MacBook Pros*Ars Technica review*Erik's blog postWired: Retro collectors are uncovering hoards of old dataElon's tweetReuters: Udemy files for U.S. IPOEdSurge: As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its ‘Metaverse’Inside HigherEd: Faculty Confidence in Online Learning GrowsInside HigherEd: Half of All College Students Take Online CoursesMcGraw Hill talk: Higher Education Trends that Will Outlast the PandemicBonus*Otter.ai transcriptionEDTECH EXAMINED CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATIONErik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.netKris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite: krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...

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