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. His research interests include visual perception and cognition, as well as the use of virtual reality for reducing anxiety.
This episode was originally published on October 15, 2020. At that time, we discussed Tony's interest in virtual reality and the development of a psychology course to be taught completely in VR. Since our discussion, Tony's VR course has launched at MRU: "The Digital Frontier: Perception, Virtual Reality, and AI in Psychology." Tony built the course using the AltspaceVR platform and Unity. The course had gained media attention in Canada, so we felt it was appropriate to return to this special interview.
Dr. Anthony (Tony) Chaston, Mount Royal University
AltSpaceVR username: VizWig
Educators in VR AltSpaceVR group
Tony's research presentation for Educator's in VR: Using 360 Nature Videos to Lower Stress
*CTV, Dave Dormer: First-ever virtual reality virtual reality class launches at Mount Royal University in Calgary
*Peter Glenn, MRU: Bell rings for first virtual reality class at Mount Royal University
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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 ...
In this episode, Erik discusses his secret summer project - implementing a new note-taking strategy. Erik discusses the zettelkasten (German for "slip box") note-taking method which is a bidirectional note-taking system designed to overcome writer’s block or “the blank page effect.” This system could be useful for a student or instructor who struggles getting started writing, or anyone who wants a new way to connect the notes they’ve taken. Zettelkasten is like your second brain.SHOW NOTESZettelkasten method*Wikipedia*Zettelkasten.de*The ultimate guideTools for implementation*Bidirectional note-taking apps*Zettelkasten using Notion*Zettelkasten using Obsidian EDTECH EXAMINED 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 ...
In this episode, Kris and Erik discuss the Apple Spring Loaded event from April 20th, 2021. The co-hosts discuss each of Apple's new products and their relevance for educators and students.SHOW NOTES:Sources*MacWorld UK - Apple's Spring Loaded event: Everything Apple announced in April 2021*Dave Lee (Dave2D YouTube) - iMac + AirTags - Lets Talk*CNET - Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 review*Apple Newton (for those who don't know what it is)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 ...