Wednesday, December 21, 2016

RPP #149: Teaching in a Digital Age - Interview with Tony Bates

  • Interview with Dr. Tony Bates, CEO of Tony Bates Associates Ltd and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University. Tony was the former Director of Distance Education and Technology at the University of British Columbia. We discuss the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age of technology: 
    • New skills needed in our digital age
    • Explicit skills, knowledge management, critical thinking, independent learning
    • Preparing faculty for teaching
    • Move toward team teaching
    • Role of publishers
    • Collaborative learning
    • Communities of practice
    • Agile design applied to teaching/learning
    • Future of MOOCs after the hype
    • Most important trends for education 5-10 years out
    • Links
    • Podsafe music selection
    Duration: 38:33

    Wednesday, November 23, 2016

    RPP #148: Sway - Interview with Jill Sitnick

    Duration: 33:24

    Friday, October 28, 2016

    RPP #147: Labster - Interview with Mikkel Marfelt & Aaron Knox

    • Interview with Dr. Mikkel Marfelt and Aaron Knox of Labster
      • We discuss laboratory simulation and how it can be highly effective for STEM education while opening up new avenues for distance learning disciplines. Labster's next generation of virtual lab simulations are helping to improve student motivation, engagement, as well as, theoretical and practical skills.
        Carpool Karaoke Podcasting
    Duration: 29:21

    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    RPP #146: Autodesk Education - Interview with Randy Swearer

    Duration: 33:22