Instructional Technologist Tim VanNorman and Professor Brent Warner work through the ins and outs of technology integration in Higher Education. The show focuses on best classroom practices for instructors in face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. You'll hear about tools and tips that help you gain a broader understanding of the tech your students are using and expecting, and you'll hear interviews with peers and colleagues that are implementing educational technology in innovative and engaging ways.
Transcribing and Translating Software & Camera-On Requirements for Students
There are a lot of options for using AI to transcribe your classes live, and a growing number of incredibly powerful options for translating on the fly. Tim & Brent look at some of your choices for transcription and translation.
Then, a new legal opinion has come out from the California Community Colleges about requirements for Camera-On in classes. What are some of the ways teachers can deal with this?
Online Conferences & Personal Development Through Online Courses
After a long October of PD organizations moving their conferences online, Brent & Tim reflect on the pros and cons of digital conferences, often examining two sides of the same coin. They also look at MOOC options and recommendations for personal development through online courses.
Allison Dillard of The Allison Loves Math Podcast
Brent & Tim sit down with Allison Dillard, professor of Math at Irvine Valley College to talk math, tech, student engagement, and more. She also shares a bit about her new math-centered podcast, The Allison Loves Math Podcast!
Short and Long-term Campus Plans & Shopping for Your Home Office
With many California colleges and universities announcing plans to stay online in spring 2021, it's valuable to see what campuses may start to look like with reduced staff on campus, and adjusted facilities. Brent & Tim explore some of the current conversations and possibilities. Then, a look at making sure you make the best choices for filling out your home office.
Screen Sharing Secrets
Tim & Brent take an unexpectedly deep dive into all of the functions and tricks around screen sharing. There's a lot more going on than you may be aware of. Join in for some tips and tricks as well as some beta functionality!
Synchronous vs Asynchronous Classes & A Look at Google Meet
This episode examines some of the considerations, tools, and techniques professors need to think about as they make the decision to go synchronous or asynchronous with their classes. Next, we take a brief look at Google Meet, some of its benefits and drawbacks, and what's coming soon that will help improve it.
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Insightful, Practical Edtech Tips
During a time of considerable turbulence & rapidly evolving expectations for educators, I have found this informative podcast a reliable source for practical tips. I especially appreciate their encouraging tone & attention to common problems with specific edtech tools.
Excited to find something in edtech for Higher Ed
It's not easy to find both EdTech AND Higher Ed. Having been to several of Brent's workshops and having the chance to work together on some higher education projects, I am stoked that this program now exists! Can't wait for what else you have in store. Great sound, guys!