Tuesday, April 21, 2015

RPP #131: Echo360 Active Learning Platform - Interview with Greg Golkin

Duration: 29:55

Monday, March 30, 2015

RPP #130: Learn to Code

    • Learn Coding
      • Bento - A guided tour through curated, free coding tutorials on the web.
      • Code.org - Offers a number of excellent free beginner’s tutorials for learning how to code.
      • Code Academy - Learn to code in HTML/CSS, Javascript, PHP, Python and Ruby on Rails for free.
      • Code School - Learn By Doing. No setup. No hassle. Just learning.
      • Girls Who Code - To inspire, educate, and equip girls with computing skills.
      • Khan Academy - Program drawings, animations, games and web pages.
      • SkillCrush - Become a Ruby-on-Rails developer.
      • Thinkful - With 1-on-1 mentorship from industry experts.
      • Udemy - Your place to learn real world skills online.
      • w3Schools - Teach yourself for free.
Duration: 20:58

Friday, February 13, 2015

RPP #129: Interview: Bryan Alexander on the Future of Higher Ed

  • Interview with Bryan Alexander, educator, futurist, speaker, writer, and senior researcher for the New Media Consortium (NMC). We discuss the future of higher education.
    • Education Contexts
      • Changes in international education, demographics, enrollment decline, education for seniors
    • Technology
      • 3d printing, Internet of Things, social media, augmented reality, cloud computing, digital video, alternative means of education, makerspaces
    • Education Issues
      • Too much testing
      • Carnegie Unit vs competency based advancement
      • ePortfolios
      • the LMS dark web
      • adjunctification of higher ed
      • online education
      • Creative Commons
      • open education

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

RPP #128: Highlights from PADLA Annual Distance / e-Learning / Ed Tech Conference & Expo

Duration: 27:28