In this episode, Kris reviews the M1 Mac mini and talks about his new 'work from home' setup. Our co-hosts talk about the Mac mini's exceptional value as a computer for students and educators.
*M1 Mac Mini
*Education Pricing Link: https://www.apple.com/ca_edu_93120/shop/buy-mac/mac-mini
*27" Apple LED Cinema Display
*27" Apple Thunderbolt Display
*Thunderbolt 3 (USB-c) to Thunderbold 2 Adapter
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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 ...
This episode was originally recorded November 3, 2020. You might notice that episodes are now released on Fridays instead of Tuesdays. After some testing, we've decided to change our publication schedule so we have a little more time to put these episodes together for you. ---- In this episode, Erik and Kris discuss the Descript video editing software, how universities continue to adopt new technologies, and the mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. They also recommend their top apps for managing mental health and provide more organization strategies for managing the demands of online learning.SHOW NOTES:#EdTechOfficeHours:*Descript video editing softwareNewsHarvard Business Review: The pandemic pushed universities onlinea16z: Edtech's answer to remote learning burnoutDiscussion Items:*How can mental health burnout be avoided when teaching (or taking courses) online?EdTech Tips*Breathing Zone App*Pause App*Cal Newport's Time Block CalendarCONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: [email protected]: @EdTechExaminedTEAM INFORMATION:Erik 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 podcast discovery tools and strategies, the firing of an NYU chemistry prof, Lego's purchase of Brain Pop, edtech surveillance, edtech layoffs, and a new EdTech book from Athabasca University Press. We're sorry for some of the audio issues. The Internet was a little wonky during our recording :( PATREON Please show us your support by becoming an EdTech Examined patron. https://www.patreon.com/EdTechExamined SHOW NOTES Links *Podcast discovery: Overcast; Podchaser; Rephonic*Bloomberg: Firing of NYU chemistry prof*WSJ: Lego buys Brain Pop*NYT: A review of online learning*The74: EdTech surveillance and the White House*QZ: India's post-pandemic setbacks*TC: End of the EdTech honeymoon*Book: EdTech Metaphors - AU Press CONTACT Website: edtechexamined.com Email: [email protected] Twitter: @EdTechExamined Erik Christiansen, Co-Founder & Co-Host Website: erikchristiansen.net Kris Hans, Co-Founder & Co-Host Website: krishans.ca Christopher Hoang, Audio Producer & Sound Engineer Website: chrishoang.ca ...