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EdTech Examined is a monthly podcast about all things education technology. Tune in to listen to Erik Christiansen and Kris Hans provide practical tech tips for college and university educators, discuss relevant tech news and answer your tech questions.

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EdTech Examined is a monthly podcast about all things education technology. Tune in to listen to Erik Christiansen and Kris Hans provide practical tech tips for college and university educators, discuss relevant tech news and answer your tech questions.

    #6: Digital survival kit

    #6: Digital survival kit

    In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Dr. Mohammad Keyhani, an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business. Mohammad discusses his entrepreneur tools catalogue, his digital survival kit and his essential work-from-home strategies..SHOW NOTES:.A digital survival kit for transitioning your courses online: https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/a-digital-survival-kit-for-transitioning-your-course-online/.Some essential tools and gadgets for working from home: https://www.universityaffairs.ca/career-advice/career-advice-article/some-essential-tools-and-gadgets-for-working-from-home/.Entrepreneur Tools: https://entrepreneur-tools.zeef.com/keyhanimo.GUEST INFORMATION:.
Mohammad KeyhaniWebsite:  https://about.me/keyhanimoTwitter:  @KeyhanimoLinkedIn:  https://ca.linkedin.com/in/keyhanimoUCalgary Profile:  http://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/haskayne_info/profiles/mohammad-keyhani.CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: hey@edtechexamined.comTwitter: @EdTechExamined.TEAM INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenCo-Founder & Co-HostWebsite:  erikchristiansen.netTwitter:  @egchristiansenBlog:  tech-bytes.net.Kris Hans
Co-Founder & Co-HostWebsite:  krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade:  marketgrade.com.Christopher HoangAudio Producer & Sound EngineerWebsite:  chrishoang.ca

    • 52 min
    #5: Building better teams

    #5: Building better teams

    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..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  .CONTACT:Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: hey@edtechexamined.comTwitter: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:  .Kris HansWebsite:  krishans.caTwitter:  @KrisHansMarket Grade:  marketgrade.com.Erik ChristiansenWebsite:  erikchristiansen.netTwitter:  @egchristiansenBlog:  tech-bytes.net

    • 49 min
    #4: The Five Cs

    #4: The Five Cs

    In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Leighton Wilks, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business. Leighton talks about the Business School’s Five Principles for Effective Online Engagement, how COVID-19 is impacting higher education, and strategies for creating a solid work-from-home setup. .GUEST INFORMATION:  .Leighton WilksLinkedIn:  https://ca.linkedin.com/in/leighton-wilks-40672615UCalgary Profile:  http://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/haskayne_info/profiles/leighton-wilksHaskayne School of Business website:  https://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/.CONTACT: Website:  edtechexamined.comEmail:  hey@edtechexamined.comTwitter:  @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:  .Kris HansWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com.Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net

    • 38 min
    #3: Ergonomic Command Centre

    #3: Ergonomic Command Centre

    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: hey@edtechexamined.comTwitter: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net.

    • 24 min
    #2: Learning with Discord

    #2: Learning with Discord

    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: hey@edtechexamined.comTwitter: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION

    • 25 min
    #1: Synchronous vs Asynchronous

    #1: Synchronous vs Asynchronous

    In this episode, Kris and Erik will be discussing how to improve audio recording quality, the pros and cons of synchronous and asynchronous teaching online, privacy concerns over online proctoring services and tips for signing PDFs digitally..LINKS & SHOW NOTES:  .ARTICLES:  .The Verge: Exam anxiety: how remote test-proctoring is creeping students outhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/4/29/21232777/examity-remote-test-proctoring-online-class-education .NY Times: What We’re Learning About Online Learninghttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/13/health/school-learning-online-education.html .Medium: Need to sign a PDF? Have a Mac? It takes secondshttps://medium.com/edtechexamined/need-to-sign-a-pdf-have-a-mac-it-takes-seconds-cf74845b42b2 .GEAR:  .Blue Yeti mic:  https://www.bluemic.com/en-us/products/yeti/.Blue Nano mic:  https://www.bluemic.com/en-us/products/yeti-nano/.CONTACT:  Website: edtechexamined.comEmail: hey@edtechexamined.comTwitter: @EdTechExamined.HOST INFORMATION:.
Erik ChristiansenWebsite: erikchristiansen.netTwitter: @egchristiansenBlog: tech-bytes.net.Kris HansWebsite: krishans.caTwitter: @KrisHansMarket Grade: marketgrade.com

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