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In a Click Podcast

In a Click Podcast

By Jamilee Baroud
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 technology for good, it can be positively transformative for all.
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Open TV: A platform for intersectional television

In a Click Podcast

Open TV: A platform for intersectional television

In a Click Podcast

Dr. Robert Hieronimus and Laura Cortner
I’m so beyond excited to be back and to introduce you to our two incredible guests Dr. Robert Hieronimus and Laura Cortner, the authors of “IT’S ALL IN THE MIND: Inside The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine vol.2. Robert R. Hieronimus, Ph.D., has been on a mission since 1968 to discover the hidden reality behind The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine. His 2002 book, co-authored with Laura E. Cortner, Inside the Yellow Submarine, was called “an indispensable companion to the movie” (Animation World), and he has lectured on the subject around the world including at Abbey Road in London. In 1969 Hieronimus founded AUM, the first state-approved school of esoteric studies in the country. He received his Ph.D. from Saybrook Graduate School in 1981, and his doctoral research on the symbolism of the Reverse of the Great Seal of the United States has been used by the White House, State Department, Department of the Interior, and published in the Congressional Record. He is interviewed frequently on the History Channel, Discovery, Nat Geo, BBC, etc. His radio interview program, 21st Century Radio®, exploring consciousness and alternate realities, has been on the air since 1988, the longest-running of its kind. Laura E. Cortner has collaborated with Dr. Bob Hieronimus on several books that have been translated into Japanese, German, French, Russian, and Spanish. Also writing partner and editor for Dr. Zohara Hieronimus and 21st Century Radio®, where she serves as Executive Producer, Cortner graduated with honors from Goucher College in Maryland, where she majored in English and Spanish. She also administrates the Ruscombe Mansion Community Health Center in Baltimore Maryland, the oldest holistic facility on the East Coast. In addition to Inside the Yellow Submarine (2002), Cortner and Hieronimus co-authored Founding Fathers, Secret Societies (2006), United Symbolism of America (2008) and most recently Secret Life of Lady Liberty: Goddess in the New World (2016), an historical and symbolic analysis of the Statue of Liberty from feminist and Native American perspectives.
April 26, 2021
Open TV: A platform for intersectional television
On today’s episode, media producer and scholar Aymar Jean Christian discusses OTV | Open Television, a platform for intersectional television. Currently an associate professor of communication at Northwestern University, Aymar explores the convergence of television, video art, and creative Research and development. Enjoy!
August 27, 2020
My niece Breanna! The 2020 high school graduate experience during Covid-19
My guest today is my brilliant niece Breanna! She conducted her very own Instagram survey to find out how 2020 high school graduates have managed school and life during the COVID-19 pandemic. We chat about routines, mental and physical wellness, social media, prom and online learning. Enjoy!
July 08, 2020
Pamela Rogers: The stigma of spirituality in academia
My guest today is Pamela Rogers, she is currently a senior coordinator in research and professional learning at the Canadian Teacher Federation and is an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Education. Today we’re going to chat about the stigma of spirituality in academia, in particular astrology and tarot card reading. I had so much fun recording this episode and I really hope you enjoy it too!
June 22, 2020
What is the digital divide?
On today's episode we chat about one of the most urgent and complex concerns of 21st-century educators – the causes and consequences of the digital divide. We not only define and describe the historical delineation of the digital divide – the first, second, and third level – but also trace it to contemporary digital divide discourses in Canadian schools.
June 18, 2020
Howard Bloom
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!
June 18, 2020
Alec Couros, Professor of Educational Technology
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!
June 18, 2020
The digital divide in Canada: "It's a digital jungle"
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!
June 18, 2020
Angelika Domschke, Energy Medicine Practitioner
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. to find her multimedia book about the immune system.
June 18, 2020
Tyler Cohen Wood, Cyber Security Authority
My guest today is Tyler Cohen Woods, a cyber security authority, former Senior Intelligence Officer DoD, keynote speaker, author of Catching the Catfishers, and founder of #cybergirlpower. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did!
May 05, 2020
Gerald Walton: Bullying discourses in education and pop culture
My guest today is Gerald Walton, a professor in the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University. He speaks with a wide variety of audiences – academic and non-academic, adults and youth – about topics that matter. Bullying. Violence. Gender identity and diversity. Sexuality. Difference. Pop culture. He has an incredible ability to captivate his audience, speaking bravely from his own experience combined with scholarly and research expertise. Every time we speak, he blows my mind so strap on that thinking cap and join me as I learn from the brilliant, kind and absolutely fabulous Gerald Walton.
May 05, 2020
Sara Wachter-Boettcher: Helping organizations build radical, courageous leadership practices
Sara Wachter-Boettcher is an author, speaker, coach, and strategist dedicated to changing design and tech for good. She’s the founder of Active Voice, a coaching and training company helping organizations build radical, courageous leadership practices. Her most recent book, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech, was named one of the best tech books of the year by Wired. She also wrote Design for Real Life (with Eric Meyer) and Content Everywhere, and has been published in The Washington Post, The Guardian, and McSweeney’s. Find her at home in Philly, on Twitter @sara_ann_marie, or at
April 01, 2020
Pedagogical Tips for Teaching and Learning Online
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!
March 24, 2020
Elena Gaby, Film Director & Producer
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!
March 03, 2020
Immersion Wellness Retreats with Colleen Nelson
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!
February 24, 2020
Agata Soroko on Financial Literacy
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!
February 19, 2020
Scholar Culture with Christine Streeter
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!
February 12, 2020
Chimps with robotic arms? New Tech in Healthcare
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
November 22, 2019
Let's talk about sexting, law, and education
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!
November 15, 2019
Fake News, Maker Spaces, and Virtual Reality, Oh My!
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!
November 08, 2019
Teaching in the Bronx during NYC's "Stop and Frisk" policy
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!
October 30, 2019
Habitual and addictive social media behaviour and mental wellbeing
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. 
October 23, 2019
Brain chips, robotics, AI, and nanomedicine with Frank Boehm
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!
October 04, 2019
Trailer: In a Click
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 to learn with educators, influencers and change makers about the skills we need to go from instrumental to action, image to reality, and witnessing to resisting. Why? Because when we learn how to leverage technology for good, it can be positively transformative for all. 
September 25, 2019