Kris and Erik provide several tips, including an update on Erik's notes project (see ep. 34), the new Raspberry Pi Zero 2 (for makers), and the new iPhones and Android phones. News coverage was ample this week, with our co-hosts talking about the new MacBook Pros and if you need one, retro computers with personal data, Udemy IPO, Facebook going 'Meta', and more.
#EdTech Office Hours
*Obsidian notes instead of Notion
*Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W
2021 MacBook Pros
*Ars Technica review
*Erik's blog post
Wired: Retro collectors are uncovering hoards of old data
Reuters: Udemy files for U.S. IPO
EdSurge: As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its ‘Metaverse’
Inside HigherEd: Faculty Confidence in Online Learning Grows
Inside HigherEd: Half of All College Students Take Online Courses
McGraw Hill talk: Higher Education Trends that Will Outlast the Pandemic
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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 ...
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 ...
In this episode, Kris Hans and Chris Hoang discuss their productivity strategies including their habits and routines, their top technologies for staying organized, and their personal productivity goals for 2021.SHOW NOTES:Top productivity habits*Time tracking*One-touch rule*Multiple task lists*Weekly plans*Starting the day with simple tasks (i.e. make the bed)*Separate work and play spaces at home (if possible)The essential (and inessential) tech tools*Digital calendar (colour coding, time blocking, embedded tasks, etc.)* Screen time tracker (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows)* Content site blocker (tracking most visited sites)* Remove unnecessary apps*Cloud storage that syncs quickly (Dropbox, iCloud, etc.)*Project management software (Basecamp, Trello)Goals for 2021*Deliberate time blocking (for writing)*Scheduling work and play*Social media (aka 'digital minimalism' detox)*Disabling notifications whenever possible*Deleting social media 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 ...