The HigherEdTech Podcast

The HigherEdTech Podcast
Instructional Technologist Tim VanNorman and Professor Brent Warner work through the ins and outs of technology integration in Higher Education. The show focuses on best classroom practices for instructors in face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. You’ll hear about tools and tips that help you gain a broader understanding of the tech your students are using and expecting, and you’ll hear interviews with peers and colleagues that are implementing educational technology in innovative and engaging ways.

006 - HETP - Canvas Analytics and Formative Quizzing with Kahoot
Sep 12 • 23 min
Brent and Tim dive into having a better understanding of how to use Canvas Analytics to better understand and serve your students. They also begin a series on quizzing options in the classroom, starting with Kahoot, the classic fast-paced challenge game…
005 - HETP - Canvas Gradebook and Flipgrid
Sep 5 • 31 min
Tim and Brent take a look at a highly functional but often overlooked tool in Canvas - the Gradebook. With a newly updated gradebook, there are a lot of excellent features that teachers can use to support their students and help them succeed. In part 2,…
004 - HETP - Video Databases and Plagiarism
Aug 29 • 31 min
Tim and Brent discuss video databases and their uses for the classroom, as well as how to choose the best database for your purposes. They also discuss ideas for combating plagiarism in the classroom in addition to using services like Turnitin and…
003 - HETP - Video in the Classroom and Google’s Course Kit
Aug 22 • 40 min
In this episode, Tim and Brent discuss best practices for using video in the classroom, including resources available to make videos, and techniques for engaging students. They also look at Google’s new integration for Canvas - Course Kit. They compare…
002 - HTEP - Online Teaching Conference and GSuite for Education
Aug 15 • 44 min
Tim and Brent discuss the highlights of the Online Teaching Conference that took place during the summer, as well as sharing the basics of GSuite for Education. Since GSuite was recently launched at Irvine Valley College, we look at a few ways to consider…
001 - HET - Introduction to the HigherEdTech Podcast
Aug 8 • 32 min
Tim and Brent dig into why EdTech is an important but often glossed over idea in Higher Education. Colleges and Universities often pay lip service to technology integration, but don’t always show the support that instructors need to thrive in the modern…