EdTech Examined

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March 02, 2021 01:10:11
19: Curt Newton, Director of MIT OpenCourseWare

19: Curt Newton, Director of MIT OpenCourseWare

The following is an interview with Curt Newton. Curt is the director of the MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) platform, one of the best-known and respected open education platforms. In this interview, we discuss Curt's background and how he came to MIT, the OCW platform and the impact it's had on the world, and the future of open education. April 4, 2021, will mark MIT OCW's 20th Anniversary. To learn more about MIT OCW, be sure to visit the OCW website and follow the Twitter account @MITOCW.LINKS*MIT OpenCourseWare website*MIT OCW Twitter @MITOCW*Curt's website*Curt's Twitter @qwertnewtoPODCAST 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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18

February 18, 2021 01:11:00
18: Time Vampires

18: Time Vampires

In this episode, Kris Hans and Chris Hoang discuss their productivity strategies including their habits and routines, their top technologies for staying organized, and their personal productivity goals for 2021.SHOW NOTES:Top productivity habits*Time tracking*One-touch rule*Multiple task lists*Weekly plans*Starting the day with simple tasks (i.e. make the bed)*Separate work and play spaces at home (if possible)The essential (and inessential) tech tools*Digital calendar (colour coding, time blocking, embedded tasks, etc.)* Screen time tracker (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows)* Content site blocker (tracking most visited sites)* Remove unnecessary apps*Cloud storage that syncs quickly (Dropbox, iCloud, etc.)*Project management software (Basecamp, Trello)Goals for 2021*Deliberate time blocking (for writing)*Scheduling work and play*Social media (aka 'digital minimalism' detox)*Disabling notifications whenever possible*Deleting social media 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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17

February 01, 2021 00:48:53
17: Privacy is Cool

17: Privacy is Cool

In this episode, Kris and Erik discuss the WhatsApp and Facebook terms of service criticism and the exodus to Signal Messenger. They also recommend some privacy-related browser extensions, headphones for teaching, how to manage multiple calendars, and the importance of looking for info before asking your instructor.(Error alert: We goofed! The episode is #17, not #18)SHOW NOTESNews*WhatsApp / Facebook terms of serviceTech TipsPrivate browser extensions*HTTPS Everywhere*Privacy Badger*UBlock Origin*Terms of Service: Didn't Read#EdTechOfficeHoursHeadphones*Sony WH1000*Logitech H390*Powerbeats Pro (earbuds)Calendars*Calendars 5*Apple Calendar*Fantastical*Sync iCloud calendar to Google calendarCONTACT: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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16

January 05, 2021 02:10:27
16: 2021 Forecast

16: 2021 Forecast

In this episode, Kris Hans, Erik Christiansen, and Chris Hoang discuss their top 10 education predictions for 2021.CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATION:Erik 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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December 18, 2020 00:53:38
15: Students being Kritikal

15: Students being Kritikal

In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Mohsen Shahini, Co-Founder of the online assessment platform Kritik. Mohsen is also a Co-Founder of the edtech platform Top Hat where he still serves as the Chief Academic Officer. SHOW NOTES:Guest information*Kritik website*LinkedIn profile*Twitter profilePODCAST INFO:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedPODCAST TEAM:Erik 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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December 01, 2020 01:00:21
14: Efficiency vs. Performance. Mmhmm?

14: Efficiency vs. Performance. Mmhmm?

In this episode, Erik and Kris discuss the best search engines for finding open educational resources (OER), the writing apps Scrivener and Overleaf, the mmhmm video broadcasting software, and the new Apple Silicon-powered Macs. SHOW NOTES:#EdTechOfficeHours:What is the best OER search engine?*OER Commons*OASIS*George Mason University OER Metafinder (MOM)NewsErik's Tech Bytes blog post*Apple's M1 chip: Making desktop computing cool againApple Silicon Macs and the M1 chip*Daring Fireball, John Gruber*Ars Technica hands-on*Ars Technica interview with the Apple hardware team*Six Colors9to5 Mac: What will Apple Silicon mean for Apple’s education strategyCNET: Apple's secret weapon in AR is right in front of usYahoo: Tencent to invest in UdemyEdTech Tips*Mmhmm broadcasting app*Scrivener writing app*Overleaf Latex writerCONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATION:Erik 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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