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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July 21, 2020 00:24:34
3: Ergonomic Command Centre

3: Ergonomic Command Centre

In this episode, Kris and Erik discuss tips for creating an ergonomic work from home setup (i.e. "command centre") and using Pocket and Pinboard for saving and organizing articles from the web..#EdTechOfficeHours.Creating an ergonomic work from home setup.Have a monitor that's at eye level.Ergonomics CCOHS: https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/office/monitor_positioning.html.Evoluent vertical mouse: https://evoluent.com/.Logitech MX Vertical mouse: https://www.logitech.com/en-ca/product/mx-vertical-ergonomic-mouse.Logitech ERGO K860: https://www.logitech.com/en-ca/product/k860-split-ergonomic-keyboard?crid=27.Logitech K780: https://www.logitech.com/en-ca/product/k780-multi-device-wireless-keyboard.html?crid=27.Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard and Mouse: https://www.microsoft.com/accessories/en-us/products/keyboards/sculpt-ergonomic-desktop/l5v-00001.Herman Miller Aeron ergonomic chair: https://www.hermanmiller.com/products/seating/office-chairs/aeron-chairs/.Rain Design laptop stand: https://www.raindesigninc.com/mstand.html.The Wirecutter's recommended standing desks: https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-standing-desk/.TECH TIPS:  .Saving online articles.Pocket: https://getpocket.com/.Pinboard: https://pinboard.in/.Erik's Pinboard: https://pinboard.in/u:echristiansen/.CONTACT:  Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net.Kris HansWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com ...

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July 14, 2020 00:25:55
2: Learning with Discord

2: Learning with Discord

In this episode, Kris and Erik will be discussing an academic misconduct case where students used Discord to share information, how and why to create a course trailer and the benefits of using password managers and two-factor authentication to stay secure online..NEWS:. Calgary Herald: "Honest mistake"https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/honest-mistake-u-of-c-student-denies-cheating-as-14-accused-of-sharing-answers-online.CBC: "14 University of Calgary students accused of academic misconduct"https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/university-calgary-student-misconduct-open-book-exam-course-calgary-1.5619737.#EdTechOfficeHours.Creating a course trailer.University of Calgary: http://connections.ucalgaryblogs.ca/2016/12/22/creating-a-course-trailer/https://spark.adobe.com/page/CNDWLnyovgpmO/https://taloncloud.ca/Course-Trailer-TI.BMC 171 course trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMKu9pIElAc&feature=youtu.be.Kris Hans' YouTube channel with more trailers:  https://www.youtube.com/user/krishans .TECH TIPS:  .Privacy tools IO: https://www.privacytools.io/.Password managersLast Pass (free proprietary):  https://www.lastpass.com/ Bit Warden (free open source):  https://bitwarden.com/ One Password (paid):  https://1password.com/ .Two-factor authentication apps.Authy:  https://authy.com/ Google Authenticator:  https://www.google.com/landing/2step/ Microsoft Authenticator:  https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/account/authenticator . CONTACT: Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net. Kris HansWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com ...

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July 07, 2020 01:06:28
1: Synchronous vs Asynchronous

1: Synchronous vs Asynchronous

In this episode, Kris and Erik will be discussing how to improve audio recording quality, the pros and cons of synchronous and asynchronous teaching online, privacy concerns over online proctoring services and tips for signing PDFs digitally..LINKS & SHOW NOTES:  .ARTICLES:  .The Verge: Exam anxiety: how remote test-proctoring is creeping students outhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/4/29/21232777/examity-remote-test-proctoring-online-class-education .NY Times: What We’re Learning About Online Learninghttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/13/health/school-learning-online-education.html .Medium: Need to sign a PDF? Have a Mac? It takes secondshttps://medium.com/edtechexamined/need-to-sign-a-pdf-have-a-mac-it-takes-seconds-cf74845b42b2 .GEAR:  .Blue Yeti mic:  https://www.bluemic.com/en-us/products/yeti/.Blue Nano mic:  https://www.bluemic.com/en-us/products/yeti-nano/.CONTACT:  Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net.Kris HansWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com ...

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June 28, 2020 00:01:24
Trailer: Introducing EdTech Examined

Trailer: Introducing EdTech Examined

Interested in education technology? Teaching during COVID-19 on your mind? Kris Hans and Erik Christiansen are excited to launch their new podcast titled “EdTech Examined.” They'll be talking about all things education technology. In this monthly podcast, Kris and Erik will be providing practical tech tips for college and university educators, discussing relevant tech news, and answering your tech questions. Our first episode will launch July 7th, 2020..We’re interested in hearing from you! Reach out to us at [email protected] or on Twitter @EdTechExamined..For more information visit edtechexamined.com.HOST INFORMATION:  .Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.net Twitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net.Kris HansWebsite: krishans.ca Twitter: @KrisHans Market Grade: marketgrade.com ...

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