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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.

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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

007 - HETP - Working With Your Instructional Technologist & Understanding Quizizz

9/19/2019
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In episode 7 of the Higher EdTech Podcast, Brent and Tim discuss the roles and responsibilities of an Instructional Technologist, how it is different from IT (Information Technology) and Instructional Design. They also jump into the unique options afforded in Quizizz in part 2 of the mini-series on low stakes quizzing and formative assessment.

Duration:00:32:26

006 - HETP - Canvas Analytics and Formative Quizzing with Kahoot

9/12/2019
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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 to engage students and check for understanding.

Duration:00:23:00

005 - HETP - Canvas Gradebook and Flipgrid

9/5/2019
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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, we jump into a primer on Flipgrid. While Flipgrid is huge in K-12, it may be severely overlooked in Higher Education, and some of the new functionality may have professors willing to take a deeper look into how it can improve their classes.

Duration:00:31:51

004 - HETP - Video Databases and Plagiarism

8/29/2019
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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 Google's new plagiarism checker.

Duration:00:31:18

003 - HETP - Video in the Classroom and Google's Course Kit

8/22/2019
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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 the pros and cons, and see how it works in comparison to Google Classroom.

Duration:00:40:26

002 - HTEP - Online Teaching Conference and GSuite for Education

8/15/2019
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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 integrating it into your courses.

Duration:00:44:58

001 - HET - Introduction to the HigherEdTech Podcast

8/8/2019
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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 environment. Tim and Brent invite you to join in to get to know the basics and the goals of the show both for their own campus and beyond. They also share what you can expect in the future, and how learning a little can move your classroom a...

Duration:00:32:05