Friday, March 17, 2017

RPP #151: Algebra By Hand - Interview with Michael Eiseman

Duration: 27:18

Thursday, January 26, 2017

RPP #150: Memorang - Interview with Yermie Cohen

  • Interview with Yermie Cohen, MD, Co-Founder & CEO of Memorang, Inc. Memorang is a free web and mobile study tool that helps students memorize any type of information through spaced repetition, multiple quizzing modes and games. Students can prepare for exams with thousands of free pre-made flashcards and quizzes. Memorang partners with leading publishers, institutions, professional organizations, and authors to develop trusted content. We discuss:
    • History of this profitable startup company
    • Flashcards for the USMLE, MCAT, Netter's Anatomy, NCLEX
      Yermie Cohen, MD
      Co-Founder & CEO Memorang
    • Custom study playlists
    • Flashcards / multiple choice question / games
    • Knowledge architecture for self-testing
  • Links
  • Podsafe music selection
    • "Ain't No Reason" by Brett Dennen - featured on several TV shows including "House", "Scrubs" and "Grey's Anatomy"
    Duration: 31:41

    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