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.
UCalgary Profile: http://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/haskayne_info/profiles/leighton-wilks
Haskayne School of Business website: https://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/
Email: [email protected]
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In this episode, Erik and Kris discuss lots of news including Royal Roads University's free micro-credential system, new Google certificates, Scott Galloway's $30 million education venture, and Microsoft's Viva and Mesh platforms. For #EdTechOfficeHours our co-hosts recommend the best website creation platforms and address file naming conventions. Kris and Erik also provide a mini-review of Cal Newport's books Deep Work, Digital Minimalism, and A World Without Email. Finally, they also talk about essential (yet mundane) home office gear. SHOW NOTES:News*Royal Roads University micro-credentials*New Google certificates*Scott Galloway raises $30 million*Microsoft Viva*Microsoft Mesh#EdTechOfficeHoursWebsite platforms*WordPress*Squarespace*GitHub Pages*Hugo (Erik's example on GitHub Pages)File naming conventions*Medium - Mike Lord*Princeton University LibraryDiscussion Mini review of Cal Newport's Books*Deep Work*Digital Minimalism*A World Without Email*Cal's websiteEdTech TipsMundane (yet essential) office gear*Powered USB hubCONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]ined.comTwitter: @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 ...
In this episode, Erik and Kris focus on productivity strategies for educators and students. They give their experience using project management software like Basecamp and Trello, do a deep dive on note-taking apps (for all platforms), and review Cal Newport’s concept of Deep Work and the strategies of Capture, Configure, and Control for taking control of your time. The co-hosts also discuss their experience so far with paid podcast hosting. They also talk about Andy Hargreaves’ critique of EdTech in the Washington Post and innovative social distancing strategies for k-12 students in Alberta.SHOW NOTESProject Management ToolsBasecamp: https://basecamp.comTrello: https://trello.com/home Cal Newport and Deep Work*Cal Newport’s Deep Work: https://amzn.to/2EUX5He Overview of Deep Work (Medium): https://email@example.com/5-practices-from-deep-work-by-cal-newport-thatll-change-your-life-303847ec5f3cCal Newport Study Hacks Blog: https://www.calnewport.com/blog/ Cal Newport Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fleeing-collapsing-career-taking-notes-on-books-building/id1515786216?i=1000483167517 Cal Newport 3 practices for organizing your documenting your ideas and planning your time Capture - Get it down Configure - Describe the task in detail Control - Plan and execution of the task Other organization strategies*Accidental Creative by Todd Henry: https://amzn.to/3lEYORUMind Mapping by Tony Buzan: https://tonybuzan.com/ Documentaries on innovationGeneral MagicLove Notes to NewtonPodcast hosting optionsCastos: https://www.castos.com PodBean: https://www.podbean.com Simple Cast: https://simplecast.comCaptivate: https://www.captivate.fm/podcast/ Buzzprout: https://www.buzzsprout.com Anchor: https://anchor.fm News ArticlesWashington Post - “The education technology students will need — and won’t — after coronavirus”: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/08/06/education-technology-students-will-need-wont-after-covid-19/ Huff ...
This interview was originally published on August 25, 2020. ---- 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 ...