100 episodes

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.

The Higher EdTech Podcast Tim VanNorman & Brent Warner

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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.

    Wrapping Up the Season and Closing Out the Semester

    Wrapping Up the Season and Closing Out the Semester

    Thanks for tuning in this season. We're wrapping up with a brief overview of some of the season's highlights as well as some advice on how to wrap up your semester. We also share a few conferences that might be worth checking out over the summer! Thanks so much, everybody - we'll see you in August!
    More information at www.thehigheredtechpodcast.com 

    • 22 min
    Canvas New Quizzes - What to Know

    Canvas New Quizzes - What to Know

    Canvas Quizzes is finally getting the attention it's been needing for years. Despite threats of losing access to Classic Quizzes, this part of Canvas has been a bit of a mess. Now it seems that Canvas has started addressing the problems, so Tim & Brent are looking over some of the features and the things to know. Listen in to get a sense of what's available in the New Quizzes and why you might want to explore it for your classes.
    More information at www.thehigheredtechpodcast.com 

    • 26 min
    Tech Mistakes Teachers Make

    Tech Mistakes Teachers Make

    It's hard to keep all the things we're supposed to do straight during a busy semester, and sometimes mistakes happen. Tim & Brent discuss what to do when things go wrong, and ways to mitigate potential tech mistakes in the future.
    Listen in for some tips you might not be aware of as well as some refreshers for the things you don't usually have to think about until they become a problem.
    Shownotes at www.thehigheredtechpodcast.com 

    • 33 min
    Goodbye Jamboard, Hello Figjam

    Goodbye Jamboard, Hello Figjam

    Google has let the world know that Jamboard is going to the Google Graveyard, and many teachers are eyeballing alternatives. One of the most popular choices, and one that has a lot of robust features perfect for teachers is Figjam. Brent and Tim take a look at some of the enhanced features of this free resource and how it can work in the classroom.
    Shownotes at www.thehigheredtechpodcast.com 

    • 28 min
    S5E16 - What Tech Considerations Should We Have for On Campus and Hybrid Events?

    S5E16 - What Tech Considerations Should We Have for On Campus and Hybrid Events?

    Running campus events, from guest speakers to club meetings to commencement and everywhere in between takes more consideration than ever before. Tim & Brent look at a number of the items you'll need to think about as you're planning to run events in person, online, or mixed as we come closer to the end of the school year and enter "events season".

    Listen in as we discuss the details and the considerations your event might warrant.
    Show Notes: www.thehigheredtechpodcast.com 

    • 31 min
    S5E15 - Taking a Breath - Recognizing and Responding to Problems and Pitfalls with AI

    S5E15 - Taking a Breath - Recognizing and Responding to Problems and Pitfalls with AI

    Ever wondered how how to deal with the problems we see around AI? This episode of "The HigherEdTech Podcast" dives deep into the heart of AI's role in community colleges and universities. Join us as we explore both the revolutionary benefits and the challenges that educators face in integrating these technologies into their curriculums.
    Understanding AI's Potential: How can AI transform teaching and learning? Recognizing Pitfalls: Identifying common issues and how to avoid them. Practical Solutions: Real-world advice for educators on navigating AI's complexities. Future Outlook: What's next for AI in higher education? Tune in to equip yourself with the knowledge and tools to confidently navigate the landscape of AI in education.
    For show notes and other episodes, please visit: https://www.thehigheredtechpodcast.com 

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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Four seasons and still a fan!

Well, if you aren’t listening to this and you’re in higher ed, better late than never! Thank you Brent and Tim for your continued commitment to sharing your findings and giving us advice on what to expect, what to look for, and what to avoid! Can’t wait to hear more on AI and its place in the higher ed language classroom.

ChimayoPress ,

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.

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