In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Dr. Tom O’Neill, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary. Tom 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.
ITP Metrics platform: https://www.itpmetrics.com/
Dr. Tom O’Neill
UCalgary Profile: https://psyc.ucalgary.ca/profiles/thomas-o-neill
Email: [email protected]
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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. 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.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 StressMedia coverage*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 UniversityCONTACT: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 ...
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 ...
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 ...