In this episode, Erik and Kris share a repository of over 400 open education tools. Our co-hosts also discuss recent tech and education news including "the next Google", the pros and cons of using technology to improve education, SQLi vulnerabilities in higher ed institutions, new online learning entrepreneurs, and smartphones vs science. The app of the month is iA Writer.
*Innovations in Scholarly Communication by the University of Utrecht
*List of 400 open education tools
*DKB: The Next Google
*Entrepreneur: 5 edtech trends that will change learning between now and 2030
*Brookings: The promise and perils of new technologies to improve education
*VentureBeat: 35% of educational institutions have a SQLi vulnerability
*Financial Times: The new online learning entrepreneurs
*Cal Newport blog post: Smartphones vs. Science
*University of British Columbia: Program for Open Scholarship and Education
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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 ...
Erik and Kris interview Dr. Tom O’Neill, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary. This episode was originally released on August 4, 2020. With the 2021 school year ramping up, we are revisiting Tom's interview where he discusses ITP Metrics, a free online teamwork and behavioural assessment platform. Tom and his team created this platform to improve classroom team dynamics, and it has been used in several programs to great success.SHOW NOTES: ITP Metrics platform: https://www.itpmetrics.com/GUEST INFORMATION:Dr. Tom O’NeillLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-o-neill-53bbb321/UCalgary Profile: https://psyc.ucalgary.ca/profiles/thomas-o-neill 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 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 ...