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August 25, 2020 00:57:08
8: Digital Literature

8: Digital Literature

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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August 20, 2020 01:14:57
Special Episode: Teaching and Learning Online Network Interview

Special Episode: Teaching and Learning Online Network Interview

In this special episode, Kris and Erik were interviewed by the Teaching and Learning Online Network (or TALON) at the University of Calgary€™s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape about their strategies for teaching online, including the importance of preparation, communicating with students effectively, developing reusable resources, suggestions for collaboration software, and 'netiquette.' . To learn more about TALON visit taloncloud.ca. You can see the full video interview on TALON's website or the EdTech Examined YouTube channel. . TALON website: https://taloncloud.ca/Kris-Hans-Erik-Christiansen . EdTech Examined YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/RIAOPa1L_Os . University of Calgary:  https://ucalgary.ca/ . School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Website:  https://sapl.ucalgary.ca/ Twitter:  twitter.com/ucalgarysapl . Mac McGinn, TALON Team LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/mac-mcginn . CONTACT: . Website:  edtechexamined.com Email:  [email protected] Twitter:  @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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August 18, 2020 01:15:23
7: The Attention Span Debate

7: The Attention Span Debate

In this episode Erik and Kris give advice on video editing software for educators, using Medium as an educational blogging platform and the tech industry’s increasing interest in education technology. This episode also introduces a new ‘Meta’ segment. The co-hosts talk about their experience podcasting so far and their observations about different podcast formats. They also talk about the assumptions around the human attention span, the revolution of the spoken word, and why it might be ok to have longer recorded lectures. . In addition, Kris and Erik want to formally welcome Chris Hoang to the EdTech Examined team. Chris is the Audio Producer & Sound Engineer and he edited this episode. He is an Entrepreneurship and Innovation Student at the University of Calgary's Haskayne School of Business. Stay tuned for future updates from Chris about audio editing, multimedia, and more. . SHOW NOTES . EdTech Office Hours: Video editing software . Windows Movie Maker 10:  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/movie-maker-10-free/9mvfq4lmz6c9?activetab=pivot:overviewtab  . iMovie:  https://www.apple.com/ca/imovie/  . Davinci Resolve:  https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve/  . Adobe Spark:  https://spark.adobe.com/  . News . Tech Crunch – “EdTech is no longer optional”: https://techcrunch.com/2020/07/20/edtech-is-no-longer-optional-investors-deep-dive-into-the-future-of-the-market/  . WEF – COVID accelerated digital transformation of higher ed: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/covid-19-digital-transformation-higher-education/  . Tech Tips . Medium: Tips for creating a publication with your students . Medium.com – Getting started with Medium publications: https://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004681607-Create-a-publication  . Medium.com – Layout Tips: https://help.medium.com/hc/en-us/sections/115001431688-Layout  . Medium.com ...

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August 11, 2020 00:52:48
6: Digital Survival Kit

6: Digital Survival Kit

In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Dr. Mohammad Keyhani, an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business. Mohammad discusses his entrepreneur tools catalogue, his digital survival kit and his essential work-from-home strategies..SHOW NOTES:.A digital survival kit for transitioning your courses online: https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/a-digital-survival-kit-for-transitioning-your-course-online/.Some essential tools and gadgets for working from home: https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/some-essential-tools-and-gadgets-for-working-from-home/.Entrepreneur Tools: https://entrepreneur-tools.zeef.com/keyhanimo.GUEST INFORMATION:.
Mohammad KeyhaniWebsite:  https://about.me/keyhanimoTwitter:  @KeyhanimoLinkedIn:  https://ca.linkedin.com/in/keyhanimoUCalgary Profile:  http://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/haskayne_info/profiles/mohammad-keyhani.CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExamined.TEAM INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenCo-Founder & Co-HostWebsite:  erikchristiansen.netTwitter:  @egchristiansenBlog:  tech-bytes.net.Kris Hans
Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite:  krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade:  marketgrade.com.Christopher HoangAudio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite:  chrishoang.ca ...

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August 04, 2020 00:49:23
5: Building Better Teams

5: Building Better Teams

In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Dr. Tom O’Neill, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary. Tom discusses ITP Metrics, a free online teamwork and behavioural assessment platform. Tom and his team created this platform to improve classroom team dynamics, and it has been used in several programs to great success..SHOW NOTES:  .ITP Metrics platform:  https://www.itpmetrics.com/.GUEST INFORMATION:.Dr. Tom O’NeillLinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-o-neill-53bbb321/UCalgary Profile:  https://psyc.ucalgary.ca/profiles/thomas-o-neill  .CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:  .Kris HansWebsite:  krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade:  marketgrade.com.Erik ChristiansenWebsite:  erikchristiansen.netTwitter:  @egchristiansenBlog:  tech-bytes.net ...

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July 28, 2020 00:38:04
4: The Five Cs

4: The Five Cs

In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Leighton Wilks, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business. Leighton talks about the Business School’s Five Principles for Effective Online Engagement, how COVID-19 is impacting higher education, and strategies for creating a solid work-from-home setup. .GUEST INFORMATION:  .Leighton WilksLinkedIn:  https://ca.linkedin.com/in/leighton-wilks-40672615UCalgary Profile:  http://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/haskayne_info/profiles/leighton-wilksHaskayne School of Business website:  https://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/.CONTACT: Website:  edtechexamined.comEmail:  [email protected]:  @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:  .Kris HansWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com.Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net ...

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