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November resource radar
This month, a curated list of higher educational podcasts on topics we are keeping on our radar.
Podcast: The Higher Education Anti-Racist Teaching (H.E.A.R.T.) Podcast
Date: May 05, 2021
Dr. Sandy Grande from the University of Connecticut and Dr. Chris Nelson from the University of Denver join us in this episode to discuss notions of collectivity, community, and grounding our work about those around us. Given our guests’ critical and indigenous perspectives, we are also called to deepen our understanding of the centrality of relationships in antiracist teaching.
Date: Jun 14, 2023
Podcast: Campus by Times Higher Education
In this episode of the Campus podcast, Michael Dennin, a professor of physics and astronomy in the School of Physical Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, talks about using superheroes (and zombies) to bring the dynamics of physics into the classroom.
The second guest is Liz Giuffre, a senior lecturer in communication, teaching music and sound design, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney. Liz is also a music commentator, founding journal editor, archivist, podcaster, blogger and author – her latest book is Kylie Minogue’s Kylie, co-written with Adrian Renzo.
Podcast: Teaching online podcast TOPCast
Date: June 19, 2023
Guest Neil Mosley joins hosts Tom and Kelvin to discuss ways to gauge and foster maturity in how institutions carry out learning design, the core work of online education.
Podcast: Teaching in Higher Ed
Date: October 5, 2023
This episode is a conversation with Dr. Jenae Cohn, a co-author of the book Design for Learning, User Experience in Online Teaching and Learning. Dr. Jenae Cohn, the executive director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at UC Berkeley, writes and speaks about teaching and learning for international audiences.
Podcast: Higher Ed Rewired
Episode: season 5, episode 1
Date: October 6, 2023
In this enlightening episode, we dive deep into an often-silent challenge faced by plus-sized students in the realm of higher education. Despite more than two-thirds of adults in the US being over a size 14, there exists an underlying bias against students based on their body size, overshadowing their academic achievements. From unsettling findings at Cal State Long Beach and Mt. St. Vincent, revealing stereotypes about GPA perceptions and team collaboration preferences, to tangible obstacles like inaccessible campus resources, the gravity of the situation is undeniable.
Podcast: Limed: Teaching with a Twist
Episode: Season 2, Episode 3
Date: November 20, 2023
Rafael da Silva teaches e-learning design and development courses at Boise State University. As an instructional designer, Rafael is passionate about ensuring his course materials are accessible to his students.
In this episode, Ann Gagné, Senior Educational Developer from Brock University, Clare Mullaney, Assistant Professor of English at Clemson University, and Vanessa Truelove, Masters of Higher Education graduate student at Elon University, share some useable tips to make your classes more accessible and other ideas to help you self-assess accessibility features of your teaching. While Rafael’s context is a distinctly online and asynchronous setting, our panel’s advice extends across teaching settings and encourages teachers to make small changes and work toward continual growth.