25 Years of Ed Tech

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Summary

This episode gets meta. An episode about the bonus podcast episodes discussing the audiobook for the 25 Years of Ed Tech. Pulling back the curtain, baby! How the "bonus" episodes came about.

Show Notes

In this episode, Laura talks to Jason Finnery who wrote an article about the 25 Years of Ed Tech Audiobook & Between The Chapters podcast  for BCCampus (thanks!). This is a cut of the interview to give you more “behind the scenes” of how the bonus podcast episodes came about where we banter/discuss each book chapter. Here are a few podcasting tools mentioned in our conversation:
Zoom
Audio Hijack
Transitor.fm 
Auphonic
Dig CC Mixer
25 Years of Ed Tech Image Remixer 
Audacity
Garageband
Laura’s “technical pro-podcasting” setup (in her closet)

Terry Gross - NPR’s All Things Considered

Fancy a discussion or conversation with us about a book chapter? Do you have suggestions to improve Laura’s podcasting skills? Let us know at https://25years.opened.ca/contact-us/ 

Follow on Twitter: @YearsEd
Podcast episode art:
X-Ray Specs by @visualthinkery is licenced under CC-BY-SA & Remixed by Dr Maren Deepwell

What is 25 Years of Ed Tech?

25 Years of Ed Tech is a serialized audio version of the book 25 Years of Ed Tech, written by Martin Weller of the Open University and published by AU Press. The audio version of the book is a collaborative project with a global community of volunteers contributing their voices to narrate a chapter of the book. Bonus episodes are a series of conversations called "Between the Chapters" to chat about these topics and more!

"In this lively and approachable volume based on his popular blog series, Martin Weller demonstrates a rich history of innovation and effective implementation of ed tech across higher education. From Bulletin Board Systems to blockchain, Weller follows the trajectory of education by focusing each chapter on a technology, theory, or concept that has influenced each year since 1994. Calling for both caution and enthusiasm, Weller advocates for a critical and research-based approach to new technologies, particularly in light of disinformation, the impact of social media on politics, and data surveillance trends. A concise and necessary retrospective, this book will be valuable to educators, ed tech practitioners, and higher education administrators, as well as students."

Credits:
Text in quotes from the book website published by Athabasca University Press CC-BY-NC-ND
BG music Abstract Corporate by Gribsound released under a CC-BY license. Track was edited for time.
Artwork X-Ray Specs by @visualthinkery is licenced under CC-BY-SA.
Audio book chapters produced by Clint Lalonde.
Between the Chapters bonus podcast episodes produced by Laura Pasquini.