You’re active in your online community and care about leaving a positive digital footprint, but need support and a community to activate your online potential. Join me In a Click to learn with educators, influencers, and change makers about the digital and critical skills we need to go from instrumental to action, image to reality, and witnessing to resisting. Why? Because when we put our hearts in a click and learn how to leverage it for good, it can be positively transformative for all.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, teaching and learning has shifted towards online course delivery. Teachers might face challenges not only gaining technical skills, but also re-conceptualizing their courses to be effective in an online context. So, I thought I would share recent research about some of the challenges that educators face while teaching online to decrease feelings of insecurity and imposter syndrome. After that, I go through some research-based pedagogical tips so that you can teach online with more competence and confidence than before. I'm no expert. Just sharing some research on critical + creative + collaborative online practices. Stay safe, stay well, and goodluck!
Angelika has a Ph.D. in polymer chemistry and has designed novel medical products for major International medical companies and start-ups. She also graduated as practitioner in the rapidly growing field of Energy Medicine where she deepens her understanding of physio-chemistry and mind-body relationships. In collaboration with the Emory Children's Hospital, she is currently developing a scientifically based, interactive program to promote healthy living habits. She is author of How Nicky Kicks His Cold, a unique multimedia concept to encourage children’s health.
KickTheCold.net to find her multimedia book about the immune system.
On todays' episode I chat with Elena Gaby, a Brazilian-American filmmaker who, alongside Taryn Southern, directed the film I AM HUMAN, a sci-fi documentary that follows the journeys of a paraplegic, blind retiree, and an artist with Parkinson's as they receive cutting-edge brain implants while scientists and ethicists attempt to reconcile the future of the human race. The release date of I AM HUMAN is today! The film will be available across VOD platforms including: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Xbox, VUDU, and Vimeo On Demand. Enjoy!
Colleen Nelson is a trauma specialist who offers resources as a therapist 1:1, immersion wellness retreats, EMDR, and a work in progress online toolbox. She is a speaker and educator, helping all of us be aware of and heal our cultural, generational and personal trauma. She utilizes a variety of methods in helping because not everyone learns or grows in the same way. She wants all of us to understand our body and brain better, no matter our limitations. She’s most excited about the retreats and the speaking events because these are new branches of her business, which we discuss further in today’s episode. Enjoy!
Agata Soroko is a PhD candidate and a part-time professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa. Her research interests are in equity-focused school reform, financial literacy and social studies education, poverty and inequality, and politics and education. On today's episode we debunk some myths about financial literacy education. I hope you learn as much I did. Enjoy!
On today’s episode I chat with Christine Streeter, the creator of Scholar culture, a blog for scholars who are searching for motivation, tools, and a space to socialize with others. We discuss promising practices and strategies to help grad school and personal life coexist including time management tools, writing, mindfulness, meditation, anxiety, imposter syndrome, and how to balance our social lives. Enjoy!
Howard Bloom is an American author, scientific thinker, and was a music publicist helping to build or sustain the careers of figures like Prince, Michael Jackson, Bob Marley, Bette Midler, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Billy Idol, Queen, Kiss, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, Run DMC, and roughly 100 others. On today's episode we chat about his new book, Einstein, Michael Jackson & Me: A Search for Soul in the Power Pits of Rock and Roll. Enjoy!
Dr. Alec Couros is on the show today! He's a professor, researcher, and speaker specializing in the areas of social media, technology integration, and media literacy. He has a wealth of knowledge and provides practical tips to thoughtfully and strategically implement social media and digital technology in the classroom. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did!
Billie Jane Hermosura is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Food writing and food documentation is everywhere from taking photos of home cooked and extravagant meals on Instagram, to watching YouTube videos about, "What I eat in a day" or even conversations about sustainable and ethical food choices, which has made our relationship with food a bit more complicated. On the show, Billie Jane shares her approach to health and wellness, which gave me a chance to reflect on my own wellness and self-care routine. Enjoy!
On today’s episode I talk to Annalise Huynh, Policy Analyst + Designer at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship in Toronto. The first half of our conversation revolves around the digital divide. The second half is a digital jungle. We talk about deep fakes, VR escape rooms, spoof calls, at-school cell phone bans, gender-bend in online games, AI, hacking accounts, tracking & gathering information, and creating secure passwords. Enjoy!
Chimps with robotic arms? New Tech in Healthcare: From pill cameras you can swallow, to #DARPA+ DEKA's brain-computer interfaces + robotic arms, MindMaze's VR for #phantom pain, tissue engineering skin, #EKGs & more
On today's episode I chat with Dr. Amy Adele Hasinoff, Associate Professor in the Communication department at the University of Colorado Denver. She earned her PhD from the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and completed a postdoc at McGill. She also wrote a book titled, Sexting Panic (2015). During our conversation I was shocked by what I learned about sexting, law, and education, particularly in relation to the legal rights of youth in the US and Canada. It’s far more complicated that I originally imagined, and Amy had me thinking about the issue in a very different way by the end of the episode. I hope you enjoy!
On today's episode I chat with Dr. Michelle Schira Hagerman who works as Assistant Professor of Educational Technologies at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Education. She has a PhD in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology from Michigan State University and is an Ontario Certified Teacher. Are you impressed yet? We chat about the "truth" of fake news and deepfake videos, the educational potential of virtual reality and maker spaces, how to improve our online reading and research skills, and so much more. Enjoy!
On today's episode I sit down with Assistant Professor Dr. Pooja Dharamshi. We chat about her experience teaching in the Bronx during NYC's "Stop and Frisk" policy. We also chat about gun control, culturally relevant pedagogies, curriculum and digital assessment, and what it means to be literate in the 21st century. I've learned plenty from Pooja over the years and I know you will too. Enjoy!
On today’s episode we talk about habitual and addictive social media behaviour and how it negatively impacts our mental wellbeing. We cover social media use, time spent online, sleep deprivation, emotional intelligence, social stress, self-regulation, and tips and tricks to both mitigate addictive behaviours and increase mental wellbeing.
Hi everyone! Welcome to the first episode of "In a Click". On todays show I chat with Frank Boehm. He's an expert in nanotechnology and nanomedicine, author of, "Nanomedical Device and Systems Design: Challenges, Possibilities and Visions", and founder of the startup company, NanoApps Medical, Inc.
During our conversation we delve into nanomedical treatments for various types of cancer and sports related injuries. We also chat about artificial intelligence, robotics, brain chips, reversing the aging process, and the ethical and safety related issues attached to all of these types of technological advancements. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much I did!
Hi, I'm Jamilee Baroud! Join me in a CLICK to chat with educators, entrepreneurs, influencers, and change makers about the digital and critical skills we need to unveil the mysteries of our digitally networked world, and learn how to leverage technology for good.