EdTech Examined

EdTech Examined

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EdTech Examined is a monthly podcast about all things education technology. Tune in to listen to Erik Christiansen and Kris Hans provide practical tech tips for college and university educators, discuss relevant tech news and answer your tech questions.


#10: Podcast Champ
Sep 17 • 48 min
In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Meg Wilcox, an Assistant Professor at School of Communications Studies at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Meg discusses her journalistic background, long-time interest in radio, and her advocacy…
Bonus Back to School Special 2020
Sep 3 • 95 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik discuss their recommendations for back to school gear including laptops, tablets, phones, monitors, ergonomic office equipment, and data backup..SHOW NOTES.Recommended computers and devices.Apple back to school deals (free…
#9: Capture, Configure, Control
Sep 1 • 110 min
In this episode, Erik and Kris focus on productivity strategies for educators and students. They give their experience using project management software like Basecamp and Trello, do a deep dive on note-taking apps (for all platforms), and review Cal…
#8: Digital Literature
Aug 25 • 57 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Dr. Jason Wiens, a Senior Instructor and Associate Head of Undergraduate Student Affairs at the University of Calgary’s Department of English. Jason discusses the nature of online pedagogy in the humanities and the…
Special Episode: Teaching and Learning Online Network Interview
Aug 20 • 74 min
In this special episode, Kris and Erik were interviewed by the Teaching and Learning Online Network (or TALON) at the University of Calgary€™s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape about their strategies for teaching online, including the…
#7: The Attention Span Debate
Aug 18 • 75 min
In this episode Erik and Kris give advice on video editing software for educators, using Medium as an educational blogging platform and the tech industry’s increasing interest in education technology. This episode also introduces a new ‘Meta’ segment. The…
#6: Digital Survival Kit
Aug 11 • 52 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Dr. Mohammad Keyhani, an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business. Mohammad discusses his entrepreneur tools catalogue, his digital survival kit and his essential work-from-home…
#5: Building Better Teams
Aug 4 • 49 min
In this episode, Erik and Kris interview Dr. Tom O’Neill, an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary. Tom discusses ITP Metrics, a free online teamwork and behavioural assessment platform. Tom and his team created…
#4: The Five Cs
Jul 28 • 38 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik interview Leighton Wilks, Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business. Leighton talks about the Business School’s Five Principles for Effective Online Engagement, how…
#3: Ergonomic Command Centre
Jul 21 • 24 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik discuss tips for creating an ergonomic work from home setup (i.e. “command centre”) and using Pocket and Pinboard for saving and organizing articles from the web..#EdTechOfficeHours.Creating an ergonomic work from home…
#2: Learning with Discord
Jul 14 • 25 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik will be discussing an academic misconduct case where students used Discord to share information, how and why to create a course trailer and the benefits of using password managers and two-factor authentication to stay secure…
#1: Synchronous vs Asynchronous
Jul 7 • 66 min
In this episode, Kris and Erik will be discussing how to improve audio recording quality, the pros and cons of synchronous and asynchronous teaching online, privacy concerns over online proctoring services and tips for signing PDFs digitally..LINKS & SHOW…
Trailer: Introducing EdTech Examined
Jun 28 • 1 min
Interested in education technology? Teaching during COVID-19 on your mind? Kris Hans and Erik Christiansen are excited to launch their new podcast titled “EdTech Examined.” They’ll be talking about all things education technology. In this monthly podcast,…