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EdTech Times is a digital media company sharing untold stories from the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Through our podcast, we’re passing the microphone to those improving the world through education.

EdTech Times is a digital media company sharing untold stories from the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Through our podcast, we’re passing the microphone to those improving the world through education.
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EdTech Times is a digital media company sharing untold stories from the intersection of education, technology, innovation, and work. Through our podcast, we’re passing the microphone to those improving the world through education.

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Episodes

Reimagining Career Pathways #1: MBAE Initiative Aims to Prepare Students for Future Success

10/24/2018
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According to Linda Noonan of MBAE, the skills gap is due in part to a lack of exposure to career options. Listen in to learn what can be done to close it.

Duration:00:20:30

What Employers Want: How to Bridge the Gap Between Employer Expectations and Employee Qualifications

10/19/2018
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According to a 2016 report by Payscale, 87% of recent grads say they're "well prepared" for the workplace. But only 50% of managers agree. Why is there such a gap between the skills taught in school and the skills needed in the workplace? And what can be done to fix it? Listen to our interviews with experts from Harvard, Liberty Mutual, and Penn Foster to find out.

Duration:00:08:27

xR in EDU #2: MIT's Dan Roy on the Research Behind Virtual Reality in the Classroom

10/18/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Dan Roy to learn how VR has become a useful tool for teachers and students, and to get a sneak peek of what Dan will be speaking about at xR in EDU.

Duration:00:18:30

xR in EDU #1: Microsoft's Dan Ayoub Explains How AR/VR Can Produce Measurable Results in Learning

10/3/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Dan Ayoub of Microsoft to learn more about how AR/VR can accommodate all types of learners, and get a glimpse of what Dan will be speaking about at xR in EDU.

Duration:00:12:22

Work+EDU #9: Alysia Ordway Discusses Connecting Students' Interests & Skill Sets to Careers

9/25/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Alysia Ordway of the Boston Private Industry Council to learn more about job opportunities for people like high school students and veterans, and how to best connect employers with qualified and passionate employees.

Duration:00:09:58

Work+EDU #8: Cristy Sugarman of NSCC Shares How Credit for Prior Learning Can Motivate Students

9/17/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Cristy Sugarman to learn more about how higher ed evaluation of credits is shifting, and how North Shore Community College's tactics could impact a new generation of students.

Duration:00:21:03

Work+EDU #7: Partners Healthcare and SNHU on College Certification Programs to Upskill Employees

9/12/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Dena Lerra of Partners Healthcare and Melissa Goldberg of Southern New Hampshire University to learn more about how organizations can invest in employee education and development to help them grow personally, and to help meet market demand.

Duration:00:19:25

The Next Gen Research Enterprise #1: How ASU Is Spearheading Innovation in Research Technology

6/5/2018
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With the growing presence of new technologies to support research, research institutions must balance the need to innovate and scale with the need to adhere to government regulations. Yet according to Sean Dudley, Executive Director of Research Technology at Arizona State University, institutions need to be willing “to not just run from risk.” So how else is ASU taking a few chances in the name of innovation? Listen in to our interview with Sean Dudley to learn more about the most...

Duration:00:20:13

work+EDU #1: President of WorkingNation on How Vocational Education Can Help Solve Underemployment

6/4/2018
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In the current market, employers are having difficulty finding the right workers to fill vacancies. Meanwhile, many workers are still unemployed or underemployed. So, how can education bridge this gap? According to Jane Oates, president of WorkingNation, educational institutions are trying to solve this problem by putting more emphasis on vocational education. Listen in to our interview with Jane Oates to learn more about the changing job market and innovative educational resources that...

Duration:00:21:44

Bootcamps & Badges #6: How Code Platoon Is Helping to Launch Veterans' Second Careers

5/31/2018
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Rod Levy founded Code Platoon to bring those skills to one group in particular: Veterans. According to Rod, it felt right to create a skill-building technology bootcamp for people who have already been through literal bootcamps. Listen in to our full interview with Rod Levy to learn more about coding bootcamps and how they can provide resources for veterans and others looking to change their career paths.

Duration:00:16:31

Higher Ed Transformation #3: How Schools Can Support the New "Traditional" College Student

5/30/2018
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How does higher ed adapt to the new normal, and help support today’s demographic of students? Listen in to our interview with Dr. Mildred García, President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, to find out how institutions can build more effective plans for growth and innovation by focusing on student success.

Duration:00:19:00

Higher Ed Transformation #2: How BYU-Pathway Builds Online Programs to Support Today's Students

5/24/2018
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To find out what BYU-Pathway is doing to create a sustainable online education model for a changing demographic of students, we had EdTech Times CEO Hester Tinti-Kane speak to BYU-Pathway President Clark Gilbert. Listen in to the full interview to learn more about the organization’s vision for the future of online education.

Duration:00:23:57

Higher Ed Transformation for the Campus of Tomorrow #1: How Institutions Can Adapt to Today's Market

5/16/2018
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In this podcast series, Higher Ed Transformation for the Campus of Tomorrow, we’ll speak to experts on the transformation process, to help guide higher ed leaders through operational management for the present and strategic planning for the future. In our first interview, we speak with Dr. Charles Welch, President of the Arkansas State University System. He believes if higher ed institutions want to stay relevant, they need to take a cue from other industries and adapt new technologies and...

Duration:00:18:44

Bootcamps & Badges #5: How Revature Fills the Gap Between College and Top Technology Careers

5/4/2018
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Today, coding has become the holy grail of employability skills. But according to Joe Vacca, Chief Marketing Officer at Revature, the path to a successful career in technology is much more complex than mastering a few coding languages. Listen to the full interview with Joe to find out what Revature does to help computer science graduates be work-ready day one of their jobs at Fortune 500 companies.

Duration:00:24:04

Bootcamps & Badges #4: How General Assembly Is Helping Workers Evolve in Their Careers

5/1/2018
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To learn more about this pioneer in coding bootcamps, we had our CEO, Hester Tinti-Kane speak to Liz Simon, VP of external affairs at General Assembly. Listen in to our interview with Liz to find out how General Assembly is using accelerated learning to help prepare adults for the next step of their careers.

Duration:00:19:08

2018 McGraw Prize Honors Three Innovators in Education

4/27/2018
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The McGraw Prize is designed to honor those who are making a difference in education today — and as our guests this episode will highlight, that impact can range from using artificial intelligence to help struggling adult readers, to using data to target potentially struggling incoming freshmen. The 2018 McGraw Prize Winners include: Art Graesser, winner of the inaugural Learning Science Research Prize, Reshma Saujani, winner of the Pre-K–12 Education Prize, and Timothy Renick, winner of the...

Duration:00:11:28

Bootcamps & Badges #3: Building Pathways to Success with Stackable Credentials

4/25/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Nate Anderson to learn more about the present and future of alternative credentials — and what industries need them most.

Duration:00:18:31

How MatchBeyond & SNHU Are Adapting Higher Ed for a Nontraditional Student Population

4/13/2018
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According to Mike Larsson of Match Beyond (now Duet), as the nontraditional student population keeps growing, there is an increasing need for specialized programs suited to their needs. Listen in to our interview with Mike Larsson, in which he explains to us how credentialing programs geared towards nontraditional students population allow for a better chance of gaining an education while working.

Duration:00:10:19

Bootcamps & Badges #2: IMS Global Shares How Colleges Are Embracing Alternative Credentials

4/9/2018
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Listen into our interview with Mark Leuba, in which he tells us the steps higher education institutions are using to adapt to the times and help these alternative credentials make strides forward.

Duration:00:08:18

Bootcamps & Badges #1: Digital Badges for Visible Skills with Credly CEO Jonathan Finkelstein

4/4/2018
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Listen in to our interview with Jonathan Finkelstein, in which he tells us more about Credly, and explains how the recognition of these skills is allowing for people to be discovered by employers and gain opportunities.

Duration:00:21:20