Saturday, October 22, 2022

RPP #206 Jeffrey Katzman of Core Learning Exchange

  • Interview with Jeffrey Katzman, Founder and CEO of Core Learning Exchange. "Core Learning Exchange (Core-LX) prepares students for postsecondary success, including attaining industry-recognized certifications and credentials." We discuss:
    • Jeffrey's background
      Jeffrey Katzman, CEO

    • History of Core-LX
    • Mastery-based instructional model using badges
    • Micro-learning playlists using video, simulations, readings, assessments 
    • Career and technical education (CTE)
    • Over 300 courses for grade 6 through community college
    • Industry recognized certifications
    • Impact of Covid on lack of skilled workers and qualified teachers
    • Life-long learning and building portfolio of skills
    • Awarded National Catalyzed Challenge Grant
    • Motto: "Natively Digital for Digital Natives"
    • Using AI to extract assessment items from text
    • Core-LX LMS ties into school Student Information System 
    • Hot topics: AI, robotics, logistics

  • AI Tools
Duration: 35:30

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

RPP #205 Kimberley Timpf - AlcoholEDU by Vector Solutions

  • Interview with Kimberley Timpf, Senior Director of Impact, Vector Solutions. We discuss their AlcoholEdu program. "AlcoholEdu is an evidence-based training designed to prevent risky drinking and other drug use on campus and help students better reach their academic, professional, and personal goals."
    • Kimberley's background
      Kimberley Timpf
    • History of Vector Solutions and AlcoholEdu
    • Drinking and drug use on campus
    • Impact of Covid   
    • Emotional and physical effects of alcohol, cannabis,
      and e-cigarette use
    • Video-based scenarios to coach students on bystander
       intervention techniques
    • Support and reinforce the decisions of students who
      choose not to drink in college
    • Randomized controlled trials prove the efficacy of
      AlcoholEDU
Duration: 41:05

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

RPP #204 Phill Miller of Open LMS

  • Interview with Phill Miller, Managing Director of Open LMS. Open LMS is "a Moodle™-based LMS platform designed for learners, empowering administrators.' We discuss:
    • Phill's background
      Phill Miller
    • History of Open LMS
    • Usage boost during Covid
    • Open LMS acquisitions
    • Lower cost of ownership
    • SaaS approach
    • Partnerships: Safe Assign, Ally, Intelliboard, Class Technologies  
    • Class acquisition of Bb Collaborate
    • New directions in educational technology 
    • Moodle is the largest LMS worldwide, one of the "Big 4"
    • First face-to-face Users Conference in Phoenix in October 2022 
Duration: 41:11

Thursday, June 09, 2022

RPP #203: Kyle Shea of AllCampus

  • Interview with Kyle Shea, Executive Vice President, Partnership Development at All Campus. "AllCampus is a leading online program management services provider that helps universities evolve their academic programs and exceed the ever-evolving expectations of students." We discuss:
    • Kyle's background
      Kyle Shea, EVP
    • History of AllCampus
    • Online Program Management options: 
      • Program viability, instructional design, curriculum enhancement, marketing, enrollment support, student support and retention
    • Undergrad/Grad, Credit/non-credit, degrees/certificates, micro-credentials
    • Impact of Covid-19: new clients and expansion of existing programs
    • Faculty leaving teaching to learn new skills
    • Skills in demand by corporations
    • Synchronous/asynchronous trends for online
    • Engaging and preparing client faculty 
    • Student support coaches
    • AllCampus unique services 

  • Podsafe music selection
Duration: 33:53