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 your tech questions.

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August 03, 2021 01:33:19
29: Futurecast

29: Futurecast

This episode is all about the trends. Erik and Kris discuss news stories about how video editing skills are here to stay, making higher education more developmental, and eight challenges universities will face in the coming year. They also talk about Windows 365 and what it means for computing, Erik's Op-Ed about open educational resources (OER) in the Edmonton Journal, and how to "de-Google" and protect your privacy online.SHOW NOTESNews*Forbes: Meet the Company Proving Two Big EdTech Trends*Inside HigherEd: 6 Ways to Make Education More Developmental*Forbes: 8 Reasons This Coming Year Could be the Hardest Yet for Higher EdDiscussion:Windows 365*ZDNet - Mary Jo Foley*Paul Thurrott Edmonton Journal - Open educational resources would make post-secondary cots more affordableEdTech Tips*Forbes - Gmail alternatives*PrivacyTools.ioEDTECH 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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July 20, 2021 01:22:46
28: Window Dressing

28: Window Dressing

In this episode, Kris and Erik answer listener questions about computer security resources, and they discuss the Windows 11 announcement and its implications for education. News coverage includes the differences in EdTech spending between the US and China, the college recruitment startup Unibuddy, and Scott Galloway's summary of the Robinhood debacle. This week's EdTech tips include embedding discussion questions in your podcasts and how to extend your home WiFi signal.SHOW NOTES#EdTechOfficeHoursSecurity books*Click Here to Kill Everybody - Bruce Schneier*Schneier on Security blog*Techno Creep - Tom KeenanSecurity resources*Security Now podcast*Stacey on IoT newsletter and podcastNews*Forbes: EdTech Gap Between China and the US*Global News Wire: Unibuddy startup for college recruitment*Scott Galloway: Robinhood and iAddictionDiscussion: Windows 11Microsoft*Learning with the New Windows 11*Windows 11: The Operating System for Hybrid Work and LearningArticles by Paul Thurrott*Windows 11: First Impressions*Windows 11: A Few More Observations*Windows 11: Feature Focus Snap GroupsEdTech TipsEmbedded questions in podcasts*Blog post*Research studyWiFi boosting*The Wirecutter: The Best WiFi ExtenderEDTECH 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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July 14, 2021 00:44:25
27: Jim Gibson, Chief Catalyst, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

27: Jim Gibson, Chief Catalyst, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

In this interview, Kris and Erik interview Jim Gibson, Chief Catalyst at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). They discuss Jim's background in venture capital, how he came to SAIT, the School for Advanced Digital Technology, the future of higher education and Alberta's economy.GUEST INFORMATIONJim Gibson, Chief Catalyst, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology*LinkedIn*Twitter*Website: ThinAirLabs.caEDTECH 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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June 16, 2021 01:40:17
26: AI Apples

26: AI Apples

In this episode, Erik and Kris dissect the 2021 Apple World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC), including all the updates to iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. They answer listener questions about getting started with automation and apps for developing consistent writing habits. News topics include VR geology, Google AI in education, blended learning norms, and AirTags privacy. Our co-hosts also provide some privacy and entertainment edtech tips.SHOW NOTESOur new blog post!*Bootstrapping an Education Technology Podcast - Medium#EdTechOfficeHoursAutomation on the Mac*Mac OS X Automation websiteJournaling apps*DayOne*Penzu*Daylio*Good Notes / Notability (digital pen)Productivity books for writers*Deep Work - Cal Newport*The War of Art - Steven PressfieldPrivacyTools.ioDiscussionWWDC KeynoteEdTech Tips*Privacy Bot*Firefox 89*Curiosity StreamEDTECH 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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June 10, 2021 01:15:07
25: Silvia Rossi, Learning Strategist at Mount Royal University

25: Silvia Rossi, Learning Strategist at Mount Royal University

Listener Note: We've been busy this month with the academic year wrapping up, so we're a bit behind. More episodes are on the way.-------In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Silvia Rossi, a Learning Strategist at Mount Royal University. Silvia discusses influential technologies that have changed her work, challenges during COVID, micro-credentials, student productivity and more.GUEST INFORMATION*LinkedIn*MRU Learning Strategist teamEDTECH 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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May 18, 2021 00:54:39
24: Elizabeth Cannon, former University of Calgary President

24: Elizabeth Cannon, former University of Calgary President

In this episode Kris and Erik interview Dr. Elizabeth Cannon, former President of the University of Calgary, about the future of higher education and the university experience.GUEST INFORMATION*LinkedInCONTACT: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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