30 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.

    030 - HETP - Canvas's New Rich Content Editor & DesignPLUS

    030 - HETP - Canvas's New Rich Content Editor & DesignPLUS

    Today's episode is a summer session - a little shorter than normal, but covers some good visual changes teachers may see when they're ready to open Canvas back up. Canvas has rolled out their new Rich Content Editor with some pluses and some minuses, and we also look at a service called DesignPLUS to help create a more streamlined and intuitive visual process through Canvas class design.

    • 23 min
    029 - HETP - The Future of Classes and Preparing this Summer for Fall

    029 - HETP - The Future of Classes and Preparing this Summer for Fall

    Brent & Tim explore some of the ways schools might work when we bring students back on campus, including classroom redesign, split schedules, and more. They also look at some of the best things you can do during the summer to step prepare for the fall semester.

    • 31 min
    028 - HETP - Best Practices with New Tech and Using Canvas Peer Reviews

    028 - HETP - Best Practices with New Tech and Using Canvas Peer Reviews

    With all the new technology people are trying out in their classes, it's important to be aware of best practices when integrating them for the first time. Brent and Tim talk about the rapid changes, and also discuss the use of Canvas' Peer Review feature.

    • 32 min
    027 - HETP - What Are the Rules in the New World?

    027 - HETP - What Are the Rules in the New World?

    With so much up in the air, Brent & Tim look at what the new "rules" are for your classes? Do you need to do everything the same online as you did offline? Should your classes be synchronous or asynchronous? What should you look out for in the switch? We look at all of these questions, plus throw a few ideas out on what to do when you're not working.

    • 34 min
    026 - HETP - Best Practices with Zoom

    026 - HETP - Best Practices with Zoom

    Now that the whole world has gone online, and a vast majority of professors have jumped onto Zoom, Tim & Brent cover a few things to be aware of, including #Zoombombing, useful settings, and best practices.

    • 31 min
    025 - HETP - Don't Panic: Dealing with a Global Disaster

    025 - HETP - Don't Panic: Dealing with a Global Disaster

    Brent and Tim discuss the impending changes that the Coronavirus is bringing to many college campuses and consider some of the issues that come with a disaster of global proportions. 

    As many colleges and universities move to an online option, there are a number of things that educators need to take into consideration. We hope this episode helps guide you to smart and informed decisions.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

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.

misssflufffy ,

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!

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