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Tech Chatter: A very nerdy podcast

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Jude Higdon and Colin McFadden talk about emerging trends in academic technology. It's even nerdier than it sounds.

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Jude Higdon and Colin McFadden talk about emerging trends in academic technology. It's even nerdier than it sounds.

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A wonderful high brow podcast

By Michael Boll - Feb 18 2013
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Love your podcast guys. I appreciate the intellectual level of your conversations. Your focus is on discussing the issue in depth and bringing your own deep understanding of each topic to the discussion. Thanks!

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A wonderful high brow podcast

By Michael Boll - Feb 18 2013
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Love your podcast guys. I appreciate the intellectual level of your conversations. Your focus is on discussing the issue in depth and bringing your own deep understanding of each topic to the discussion. Thanks!

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Tech Chatter: A very nerdy podcast

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Jude Higdon and Colin McFadden talk about emerging trends in academic technology. It's even nerdier than it sounds.

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MOOCs and vendor conferences

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This week, Jude and Colin discuss the pros and cons of vendor-specific conferences, and the state of MOOCs in summer 2013

Aug 01 2013

28mins

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Open Source LMSes and Attending Conferences

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Jude and Colin discuss the news of EdX partnering with Stanford for open source LMS development. In addition, they discuss tips for getting the most out of conference travel.
http://allthingsd.com/20130402/stanford-to-work-with-edx-open-source-learning-platform/

Apr 04 2013

25mins

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Wearable Computing

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Jude and Colin talk about wearable computing - the Pebble watch, Google Glass and fitness trackers.

Feb 21 2013

20mins

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To the Cloud

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Jude and Colin discuss the pros and cons of the "juicy middle" of cloud service migration - hosted SaaS applications.

Feb 08 2013

20mins

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Big Data

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This week, we discuss the immediate and long term impacts of Big Data in higher education. For a quick primer on some of the uses, check out this article from Texas.

Jan 11 2013

28mins

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Computers in Africa

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Jude and Colin discuss digital education in Africa, spurred by this article from the Economist:
http://www.economist.com/news/business/21567972-schools-africa-are-going-digitalwith-encouraging-results-tablet-teachers?frsc=dg%7Ca

Dec 13 2012

16mins

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Flexible Degrees

Nov 29 2012

21mins

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MOOCs

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The triumphant return! Jude and Colin discuss the rise of MOOCs.

Nov 19 2012

24mins

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Jstor and Patents

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Jude and Colin discuss the increased confusion and outrage surrounding patents, and the case of Aaron Schwartz and Jstor.

Aug 05 2011

19mins

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Google Plus

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Jude and Colin discuss Google Plus, the new social network from Google

Jul 12 2011

15mins

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HD Studio Update

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Jude and Colin discuss progress on the HD lecture capture studio.

Jun 23 2011

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Ebooks, Accessibility and App Design

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Jude and Colin discuss the DOE update on accessibility in Ereaders, and a study on usability of tablet applications.
http://www.nngroup.com/reports/mobile/ipad/ http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/education-deptartment-clarifies-e-reader-accessibility-rules/31507

May 27 2011

13mins

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Laptops, Chromebooks and Tablets, oh my

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This week, Jude and Colin discuss the new Google Chromebook options, and the overall mobile landscape.

May 22 2011

18mins

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Twitter Revisited

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TechChatter returns with a discussion of some new approaches to using twitter (and related social tools) in instruction

May 06 2011

17mins

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Kaltura and Media Platforms

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This week, Jude and Colin discuss Kaltura and other media platforms.

Apr 09 2011

15mins

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iPad 2, DoE Distance Learning Ruling

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This week, Jude and Colin discuss the iPad 2 and the new Department of Education regulations regarding online learning. Visit http://wcet.wiche.edu/advance/state-approval for more information

Mar 08 2011

22mins

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Digital Course Packets

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Jude and Colin discuss legal and technical options for digital course packet distribution.

Feb 26 2011

15mins

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ELI Wrapup

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Jude and Colin discuss the annual ELI conference. For information on the Open Learning Initiative, visit http://oli.web.cmu.edu/openlearning/. For information on Startl, visit http://startl.org/

Feb 18 2011

19mins

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MacWorld San Francisco

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Colin and Jude discuss MacWorld San Francisco and the pros and cons of using iPads as replacements for specialized devices.

Feb 04 2011

15mins

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