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"I LEARNED IT ON A PODCAST" -- This podcast is for anyone interested in learning about podcasting and the latest eLearning technologies.- Rodney B. Murray, PhD, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

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"I LEARNED IT ON A PODCAST" -- This podcast is for anyone interested in learning about podcasting and the latest eLearning technologies.- Rodney B. Murray, PhD, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

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Utter crap.

By EonBlueApocalypse - Jul 15 2019
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Crap.

iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
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Utter crap.

By EonBlueApocalypse - Jul 15 2019
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Crap.
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Rod's Pulse Podcast

Latest release on Aug 21, 2020

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Rank #1: RPP #173: Neuro-Andragogy - Presentation by Kristen Betts

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Duration: 40:20

Feb 22 2020

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Rank #2: RPP #183: Academia Next with Bryan Alexander

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  • This special edition is a wide-ranging talk with Bryan Alexander, author of Academia Next, about the futures of higher education. Bryan is a futurist, researcher, speaker, and educator. His focus is on the future of higher education, especially under the impact of technology. We discuss:

    Dr. Bryan Alexander
    • Teaching at Georgetown U
    • His new book, Academia Next
    • EDU scenarios in 2035 and longer
    • Technologies with largest impact
    • Next-gen learning environment
    • Mixed/extended reality
    • Gamification
    • Technopanic
    • Open education
    • Influence of science fiction
    • Quantum computing
    • Geriatrics
    • Social trends
    • Policies and politics
    • Cyberwarfare
    • Future jobs
Duration: 46:16

Mar 20 2020

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Rank #3: RPP #176: The Future of Learning Platforms by Phil Hill

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  • This is a special audio and video podcast of Phil Hill's Keynote, entitled The Future of Learning Platforms. Phil Hill is Publisher of the PhilOnEdTech Blog and Partner at MindWires, LLC. As a market analyst, Phil has analyzed the growth of technology-enabled change for educational institutions. Phil gave this Keynote at the USciences eLearning 3.0 Conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Phil discusses:
    • LMS market sharePhil Hill's Keynote at USciences
    • LMS as a walled garden 
    • The chasm between visionaries and pragmatists
      • Transformation of MOOCs
      • New platform designs
      • Moving beyond the digitization of traditional classrooms
      • Personalized learning
      • Machine learning and student data
      • Links
      • Podsafe Music Selection
      Duration: 50:52

      Feb 22 2020

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      Rank #4: RPP #171: Virtually Inspired - Interview with Marci Powell

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      • Interview with Marci Powell, Project Director of Virtually Inspired powered by Drexel University Online, and Chair Emerita and Past President of the US Distance Learning Association. We discuss technology-enhanced teaching and learning and Virtually Inspired, a website where educators can come for inspiration on how creative professionals around the globe are infusing technology with learning. We discuss:Marci Powell                              Dr. Susan Aldridge
      • Podsafe music selection
      Duration: 34:23

      Mar 05 2020

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      Rank #5: RPP #177: The Future of Learning Platforms: Perspectives from LMS Vendors

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      • These questions were asked:
        • What will be the most different about the LMS in 5 years?
        • What will not change in the LMS after 5 years?
        • Will the instructional designer be more important than the instructor?
        • What hasn't worked regarding the effort to have data inform the LMS experience?
        • What about the "dark underbelly" of data, privacy, and misuse of data?
        • What hasn't worked with student personalization, and what will the future bring?
        • Do the needs of accreditation conflict with student personalization?
        • What will be the impact of blockchain, voice control, and machine learning?
        • What are the biggest hurdles to adopting a new LMS?
        • How do you deal with shortened student attention span?
      • Links
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      Duration: 53:12

      Feb 22 2020

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      Rank #6: RPP #169: Harvard Innovation labs - Interview with Jodi Goldstein

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      • Interview with Jodi Goldstein, Executive Director at Harvard Innovation Labs, a three-lab ecosystem that supports Harvard students, alumni and faculty in exploring innovation and entrepreneurship. We discuss:Jodi Goldstein
        Executive Director
        • The Harvard iLab, Launch Lab X, and Harvard Life Lab
        • How these innovation centers supplement the academic curriculum with experiential learning
        • Strategies that universities can use to effectively support students in their entrepreneurial endeavors
        • Success stories: 
          • Vaxess Technologies - transports vaccines without refrigeration
          • Rapid SOS - links devices to 911 and first responders
          • ArtLifting - ecommerce platform to sell art by the homeless and disabled
      • Links
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      Duration: 33:54

      Mar 05 2020

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      Rank #7: RPP #175: ALEKS Insights - Interview with Lori Anderson

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      Duration: 30:17

      Feb 22 2020

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      Rank #8: RPP #180: Learning Technology Entrepreneurs

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      • This special podcast is a recording of a panel discussion, Learning Technology Entrepreneurs: Case Studies from Concept to Market. This was recorded at a unique joint meeting of the PA/DE/NJ Distance Learning Association and the Venture Café located in the University City Science Center in Philadelphia, PA. The meeting featured a moderated panel discussion of Learning Technology Entrepreneurs sharing their personal journeys from initial concept to bringing their product/service to the learning marketplace.
      • Podsafe music selection
        • "Fly Fly Fly" by singer/songwriter Adrina Thorpe - Influenced by Sarah Mclachlan, Tori Amos, and Coldplay
      Duration: 56:55

      Feb 21 2020

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      Rank #9: RPP #170: The Horizon Report - Interview with Audrey Watters

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      • Interview with Audrey Watters, a self-described “education writer, an independent scholar, a serial dropout, a rabble-rouser, and ed-tech’s Cassandra.” We discuss the Horizon Report and The History of the Future of Education Technology, the special focus of her Hack Education Project
        • Like previous Horizon reports, the 2018 edition identifies key trends, challenges and developments in ed tech that are likely to impact teaching and learning in the next five years.
        • Since we don't delve into the details of the latest Horizon Report in this interview, here is a snapshot of the "important developments in technology." You can judge for yourself the real value of this report after listening to this interview. 
      Ref:The 2018 Horizon Report Higher Education Edition
        • Educause stepped in to continue the work of the Horizon project after the NMC unexpectedly declared bankruptcy and ceased operations at the end of 2017.
      Duration: 38:04

      Mar 05 2020

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      Rank #10: RPP #166: FlatWorld - Interview with Alastair Adam

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      • Interview with Alastair Adam, Co-CEO of FlatWorld, a digital-first college textbook publisher building a niche between the high cost traditional publishers and open education resources (OER) publishers. We answer the questions:
        • What is the background of FlatWorld?
        • How many titles are available?
        • How many faculty are using FlatWorld books?
        • How are authors recruited?
        • What formats are available? 
        • How much does a typical textbook cost - electronic and print?
        • Are electronic versions compatible with Kindle and iPad?
        • How much do authors earn?
        • Does FlatWorld support the LMS?
        • What special features are available?
        • What is "FlatWorld Unlimited"?
        • Podsafe music selection
          • Mine Again from Passion Leaves a Trace by Black Lab
        Duration: 36:02

        Mar 05 2020

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