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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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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November 03, 2020 01:01:19
13: Burnout

13: Burnout

In this episode, Erik and Kris discuss the Descript video editing software, how universities continue to adopt new technologies, and the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. They also recommend their top apps for managing mental health and provide more organization strategies for managing the demands of online learning.SHOW NOTES:#EdTechOfficeHours:*Descript video editing softwareNewsHarvard Business Review: The pandemic pushed universities onlinea16z: Edtech's answer to remote learning burnoutDiscussion Items:*How can mental health burnout be avoided when teaching (or taking courses) online?EdTech Tips*Breathing Zone App*Pause App*Cal Newport's Time Block CalendarCONTACT: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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October 15, 2020 01:19:10
12: Teaching in Virtual Reality

12: 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 at MRU. His research interests include visual perception and cognition and the use of virtual reality for reducing anxiety. Most recently, Tony has been developing a virtual reality course using the AltSpaceVR platform. Erik and Kris talk with Tony about his teaching, research, and the future of higher-education.GUEST INFORMATION:Dr. Anthony (Tony) Chaston, Mount Royal University Faculty ProfileAltSpaceVR username: VizWigYouTube ChannelEducators in VR AltSpaceVR groupTony's research presentation for Educator's in VR: Using 360 Nature Videos to Lower StressCONTACT: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:  @KrisHansMarket Grade:  marketgrade.comChristopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite: chrishoang.ca ...

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October 06, 2020 01:11:18
11: Burner Phone

11: Burner Phone

In this episode Kris and Erik discuss digital whiteboard software, burner phones and burner numbers, The September 15th Apple event (new iPads and Watches!), remote podcast recording, how to setup digital breakout rooms, broadcasting software, the cost of remote education, and Winter semester uncertainty.SHOW NOTES:#EdTechOfficeHours:What is the best online collaborative whiteboard software?*Miro*Mural*Google JamBoardDiscussion Items:Using Text+ to create a “burner” number for students.News*Microsoft: Reimagining education*September 15th, 2020 Apple Event: Time Flies*CNN: Remote learning is costing parents a fortune*Global News: Remote learning at University of Regina will extend into the Winter termEdTech TipsDigital breakout rooms*Google Meet persistent links using recurrent events*Google Meet breakout room extension Broadcasting software*Open Broadcast SoftwareCONTACT: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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