Thursday, June 21, 2018

RPP #166: FlatWorld - Interview with Alastair Adam

  • Interview with Alastair Adam, Co-CEO of FlatWorld, a digital-first college textbook publisher building a niche between the high cost traditional publishers and open education resources (OER) publishers. We answer the questions:
    • What is the background of FlatWorld?
    • How many titles are available?
    • How many faculty are using FlatWorld books?
    • How are authors recruited?
    • What formats are available? 
    • How much does a typical textbook cost - electronic and print?
    • Are electronic versions compatible with Kindle and iPad?
    • How much do authors earn?
    • Does FlatWorld support the LMS?
    • What special features are available?
    • What is "FlatWorld Unlimited"?
    • Podsafe music selection
      • Mine Again from Passion Leaves a Trace by Black Lab
    Duration: 36:02

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    RPP #165: Coursetune - Interview with Maria Andersen

    • Interview with Maria Andersen, CEO and Co-Founder, Coursetune. Coursetune has a completely new way to visualize the underpinnings and framework of curriculum design - a way to "harmonize" your curriculum. We discuss:
        • Maria's background
        • Need for a Coursetune
        • Improving curriculum design beyond spreadsheets and whiteboards
        • How Coursetune works
        • Why it is like "Autocad" for learning design
        • Target audience
        • and more
    • Podsafe music selection
      • "See the Sun" by Black Lab from California with tunes featured in the movies "Spider Man" and "Blade: Trinity"
    Duration: 39:12

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018

    RPP #164: Future of Education Discussion with Bryan Alexander



    Duration: 62:27

    Monday, March 26, 2018

    RPP #163: Academia Beyond Millennials with Bryan Alexander

      Duration: 47:35