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Ray Pastore's Interview Series

By Rayme Pastore
In this series Dr. Ray Pastore discusses various topics with experts. Topics can range from technology, education, health, science and anything else that is interesting!
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Research Interview Series #24: Girard Newkirk, Founder and CEO of Genesis Block and KWHCoin
Research Interview Series #24: Girard Newkirk, Founder and CEO of  Genesis Block and KWHCoin    Girard Newkirk is a technology entrepreneur Founder and CEO of KWHCoin  and Genesis Block. Genesis Block is a business development services  company focused on small business, entrepreneurship and economic  development that provides coworking, educational resources and  technology. KWHCoin an energy data management company.    Genesis Block: https://genesisblockilm.com/    KWHCoin: https://kwhcoin.com
45:14
April 8, 2021
Research Interview Series #23: Mike Boylan of Mike's Weather Page, spaghettimodels.com
Research Interview Series #23: Mike Boylan of Mike's Weather Page,  spaghettimodels.com   In this interview you will get to hear Mike talk about how he started  Mike's Weather Page, why he does it, and how it has become an invaluable  asset to those tracking serious weather (ie hurricanes) in the US and  beyond!    To learn more about Mike's Weather Page and find links to the social  media account, see the following link: https://spaghettimodels.com/
51:31
April 2, 2021
Research Interview Series #22: Janna Robertson, Ph.D., Professor of Education
Research Interview Series #22: Ray Pastore, Ph.D. interviews Janna  Robertson, Ph.D., Professor of Education. We talk Art, Education,  Impacts, and Community! Links:  Forest of DREAMS article:  https://wrightsvillebeachmagazine.com/flash/2020-1/page_39.html  Forest of DREAM Documentary: https://vimeo.com/224277353  End Racism Now Art Installation: https://www.eighteenforward.com/  School Justice Partnership: https://jannasrobertson.wixsite.com/sjpartner   Bio:  Dr. Janna Siegel Robertson has worked in the field of education for over  35 years and received her doctorate from University of California in Los  Angeles in Educational Psychology. She is currently a Professor of  Secondary Education at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Her  research and multiple publications focus in the areas of dropout  prevention, at-risk students, instructional technology, teacher  preparation, arts education, special education, gifted education and  community service learning.  In the past, she was a general and special  education teacher, a school administrator and a district administrator. Dr. Robertson’s directed “The Forest of DREAMS" mural which was a  240-foot block long mural that transformed an entire Northside  neighborhood by DREAMS Center for Arts. During 2016, she solicited 76  organizations including schools, churches, non-profits, businesses,  neighbors, and individuals to sponsor their creature in the forest and  supervised over 600 volunteers. The formerly neglected neighborhood is  now a destination where busloads of children, tourists and locals come  to visit the mural with its hidden creatures and stories. A documentary  titled “Brushstrokes” describing the community service learning project.   Several additional community murals have been painted around town  including at Elderhaus, The Career Readiness Academy at Mosley PLC, DC  Virgo Preparatory School, New Beginnings Church, Black Man Running, and  Support the Port. Her most recent project was co-directing the “Black  Lives Do Matter: End Racism Now” art installation for the City of  Wilmington. This 135-foot sculpture consist of the 8-foot aluminum  letters each painted by a diverse group of artists depicting positive  contributions of Black culture to the city. The art installation will be  at Jervay Freedom Walk Park for 2020-2021. She is involved with several  additional projects through UNCW for 2021 that integrate social justice  art, resilience, social emotional learning, and community service.
57:31
March 11, 2021
Research Interview Series #21: Danielle Rourke, Dell Technologies Senior Higher Education Specialist
Ray Pastore Research Series Interview #21 - with Danielle Rourke, Dell  Technologies Senior Higher Education Specialist  Danielle Rourke is a Dell Technologies Senior Higher Education  Strategist with extensive leadership and technology skills. Prior to  joining Dell Technologies, Danielle served as an Associate Director of  Information Technology for the University of Colorado Boulder, where she  championed new and innovative methods of utilizing technology to make  education more accessible to under-served student populations. A  technologist and analyst at heart, Danielle's true passion is helping  broker technological solutions to help students, staff, and faculty  across the globe engage more fully in the power of education. In  addition to undergraduate degrees in Psychology, Business Quality  Management, and Computer Operations, Danielle holds a Master's Degree in  Information Technology from Capella University.     Follow Danielle on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniellerourke Follow Danielle on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HiEdDanielle | @HiEdDanielle
54:43
March 4, 2021
Research Interview Series #20 - Interview with Jared Tendler, MS, LMHC, Head of Sports Psychology at Team Liquid
Interview with Jared Tendler, MS, LMHC, Head of Sports Psychology at  Team Liquid    Jared Tendler, MS, LMHC, is an internationally recognized mental game  coach. His clients include world champion poker players, the #1 ranked  pool player in the world, professional golfers and financial traders.  Jared currently serves as the mental game coach to the largest esport  organization in the world, Team Liquid. He is the author of two highly  acclaimed books, The Mental Game of Poker 1 & 2, and host of the  popular podcast “The Mental Game.”  Jared earned a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and attained a  license as a mental health counselor prior to becoming a mental game  coach in 2005. With over 15 years of experience coaching people from  around the world and in multiple arenas, his straightforward and logical  approach has been proven to help people solve their mental game  problems and perform at their highest levels.   You can find more about Jared on his website: https://jaredtendler.com/ and following his on Twitter @jaredtendler
43:44
November 7, 2020
Research Interview Series #19 - Interview with Elliott Masie, Founder of the Masie Center and Learning Consortium
Ray Pastore #19 - Interview with Elliott Masie, Founder of the Masie  Center, Learning Consortium, and Learning Conference, author and speaker  focused on the changing world of the workplace, learning and  technology. Elliott is acknowledged as the first analyst to use the term  eLearning and has advocated for a sane deployment of learning and  collaboration technology as a means of supporting the effectiveness and  profitability of enterprises.  Visit Elliot Masie's website here: https://masie.com
49:50
October 27, 2020
Research Interview Series #18 - Interview with Bruce Baumgart winner of the first video game competition in 1972!
Ray Pastore #18 - Interview with Bruce Baumgart, Ph.D. Entrepreneur,  computer scientist, and winner of the first video game competition,  Intergalactic Spacewar Olympics, in 1972!
47:16
October 17, 2020
Research Interview Series #17 - Interview with Justin Jacobson, Esq. Esports and Entertainment Attorney
Ray Pastore #17 - Interview with Justin Jacobson, Esq. Esports and  Entertainment Attorney    JUSTIN M. JACOBSON is an entertainment, sports, esports and media  attorney in New York City. An Associate with The Jacobson Firm, P.C.,  Justin is an Associate Member of National Academy of Recording Arts and  Sciences (NARAS). He serves as litigation counsel for major  entertainment companies; NFL and MLB athletes; esports professional  gamers, content creators and streamers, owners, teams, and  organizations; musicians, including producers, vocalists and  songwriters; fashion and jewelry designers; various fine and creative  artists; and, more. - See more at http://justinmjacobson.com
48:32
October 15, 2020
Research Interview Series #16 – Interview with Allan Alcorn, the creator of Pong
Check out this interview with Allan Alcorn. Allan was the first employee at Atari and the creator of Pong. He is one of the great minds  of our time and has worked with the likes of Steve Jobs, Woz, and many  others.
46:29
September 22, 2020
Research Interview Series #15 - Interview with Marc Prensky
Marc Prensky is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed keynote  speaker, author, (8 books) writer (over 100 articles and essays), and  “practical visionary”.  He is the founder and Executive Director of The  Global Future Education Foundation and the creator of the TWO BILLION  KIDS PROJECT.  Marc has spoken in over 40 countries. His writing has been translated  into a dozen languages. Marc’s book, Education to Better Their World:  Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids, won a FOREWORD INDIES Book of  the Year Award Gold Prize. His latest book is BELIEFS FOR 21st C. KIDS,  a free ebook.  Marc’s background includes teaching at all levels, six years at the  Boston Consulting Group, and 12 years as founder and CEO of a videogame  development company. He has been a professional musician and has acted  on Broadway. He holds degrees from Oberlin College, Middlebury College,  Yale University and the Harvard Business School.   Marc is best known for coining the terms “Digital Native” and “Digital  Immigrant” (both now in the Oxford English Dictionary.)
57:26
September 10, 2020
Research Interview Series #14 - Interview with the UNCW Esports Club Officers – Year 1 Lessons Learned
Learn how a few students and a professor with a passion for #gaming  started an esports club, which led to tournaments, teams, and a  curriculum all within a year! This panel consists of three UNCW club  officers and founding members of the UNCW Seahawk Esports Club. We  discuss the first year, how we got started, what worked, what didn't  work, where we are today, and future goals!
43:28
August 27, 2020
Research Interview Series #13 - Interview with Van Dempsey, Ph.D., Dean of the Watson College of Education, UNCW
Ray Pastore #13 - Interview with Van Dempsey, Ph.D., Dean of the Watson  College of Education, UNCW    Van O. Dempsey III, Ph.D., is the dean of the University of North  Carolina Wilmington’s Watson College of Education. In his previous role  at FSU, Dempsey oversaw the assessment of learning and academic  programs, and the evaluation of strategic initiatives and organizational  effectiveness. Prior to this role, Dempsey served as the Dean of the  School of Education, Health and Human Performance at FSU. His  accomplishments include leading the state in the implementation of new  standards for teaching practice; securing over $1,250,000 in external  funding; and collaborating with forty professional development schools  and six school districts.  Prior to FSU, Dempsey was a faculty member as West Virginia University  and also served as the Director of the Benedum Collaborative, which was  nationally recognized for its teacher education program and  school-university partnerships.  Dempsey has served in several state and national leadership positions.  He was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the National  Association for Professional Development Schools; served on the  Executive Committee of the National Network for Education Renewal and  the WV Commission for Professional Teaching Standards, serving as chair  for three years. He currently serves on the WV Board of Education’s  Higher Education High Quality Educator Stakeholder Committee. Dempsey is  the recipient of a National Academy of Sciences Board on Children,  Families and Youth “Frontiers of Research on Children, Youth and  Families” national award and has published numerous articles and  chapters.  Dempsey holds a Ph.D. in Social and Cultural Foundations from the  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also received his Master  of Arts in Teaching in Social Studies Education and his Bachelor of  Arts in Education from UNC at Chapel Hill. Prior to working in higher  education, Dempsey was a high school social studies teacher in  Fayetteville, NC and Pittsboro, NC.    Source of profile:  https://uncw.edu/news/2015/05/uncw-names-van-o.-dempsey-iii-dean-of-the-watson-college-of-education.html
58:27
August 20, 2020
Research Interview Series #12 - Interview with Lucas Gillispie, Director of Digital Learning and Media
Ray Pastore #12 - Interview with Lucas Gillispie, Director of Digital  Learning and Media, Surry County Schools   Lucas Gillispie is an instructional technologist and public educator  working in North Carolina.  An avid gamer, he is passionate about the  integration of video games into the learning environment and using games  as a model for instruction.  He is the founder and co-creator of the  WoWinSchool Project, a program designed to explore the educational  potential of online games like World of Warcraft with middle schoolers  and leads one of the largest school-based Minecraft implementations in  the world.  Though commonly leading iPad and Chromebook workshops with  teachers in his district, occasionally, you’ll find him engaged in a  heated survival games match with his middle schoolers on the district  Minecraft server or giving high schoolers roller coaster rides with an  Oculus Rift.  He shares gaming resources with educators and even makes  an occasional blog post at:  http://www.edurealms.com.   
47:56
August 12, 2020
Research Interview Series #11 - with Disaster Epidemiologist Dr. K.C. Rondello on Coronavirus - July Update
Ray Pastore #11 - with Disaster Epidemiologist Dr. K.C. Rondello on Coronavirus - July Update Dr. K.C. Rondello serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Public  Health and Emergency Management at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY  For almost two decades, Dr. Rondello has served as a Disaster  Epidemiologist with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’  National Disaster Medical System. Assigned to the Multi-Specialty  Enhancement Team (MSET), he has been deployed to the organization to  critical emergency medical and public health support to regions of the  country overwhelmed by disaster. In this capacity, Dr. Rondello  collaborated with the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine  (Newark Branch) in developing an international isolation contingency  plan in response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Other notable  deployments have included dispatch to the terror attacks on the World  Trade Center (2001), Hurricane Katrina (2005), Hurricanes Gustav, Hanna,  and Ike (2008), the Great Tennessee Flood (2010), Superstorm Sandy  (2012), and Hurricane Maria (2017).  Dr. Rondello’s scholarly research focuses on the application of disaster  epidemiology to epidemic and pandemic planning and response and the  establishment and management of alternate medical treatment sites and  pharmaceutical points of distribution. He provides consultation services  to both governmental and nongovernmental organizations wishing to  become resilient against all hazards that threaten mission- critical  continuity of operations. Dr. Rondello was educated at Yale University  School of Medicine in the United States and Saint George’s Medical  School in the United Kingdom.
47:50
July 30, 2020
Research Interview Series #10 - with Dr. Robert K. Branson, Researcher and Professor behind the ADDIE Model
Ray Pastore #10 - with Dr. Robert K. Branson, Researcher and Professor  behind the ADDIE Model.  Dr. Branson, a now retired professor from  Florida State University, was the lead author of the Interservice  Procedures For Instructional Systems Development publication, which is  widely known as the beginning of the ADDIE model in instructional  design, educational technology, and training.   Dr. Robert Branson is an experimental psychologist who had an enormous  impact on fields of instructional design and educational and performance  technology. This is in addition to his influence over numerous  organizations, the military, students, and working professionals. Dr.  Branson is most widely known as a professor at Florida State University  where he served as director of the center for performance technology at  the learning systems institute for over 30 years.  Dr. Branson began his career at Louisiana State University (LSU) where  he taught experimental psychology and statistics. After two years at  LSU, he went into private industry where he founded the General  Programmed Teaching Corporation as well as worked for several other  companies, holding positions such as project manager and director, until  1970 when he joined the faculty at Florida State.  One of Dr. Branson’s early contributions to the instructional design (ie  training field) was the development of the Interservice Procedures for  Instructional Systems Development for the US Army and Navy. This  document has become known as the first draft of what IDs know as ADDIE.  Yes this was the document that started it! - we will talk about that  history today.  In addition to that, Dr. Branson’s list of accomplishments is enormous.  For example, he worked with Fujitsu and American Management Systems to  develop a portable table computer that allowed for real time evaluation  of student progress. He created the Job skills education program which  addressed the needs of individual soldiers learning and was applied to  company such as GM, Ford and ATT. The list goes on!  He has authored number research articles, presented at many conferences,  and worked in the field professionally. He really has done it all!
34:07
July 30, 2020
Research Interview Series #9 - with Carson Bowen, General Manager - Wilmington Sharks
Ray Pastore #9 - with Carson Bowen, General Manager - Wilmington Sharks    Carson Bowen is currently the General Manager for the Wilmington Sharks  baseball team. Carson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina -  Wilmington, holding degrees in Marketing and Communication Studies.  Carson began working with the Sharks in 2014, serving as the radio  play-by-play commentator for two seasons before transitioning into  Ticket Operations, and now his current role. In his first year as  General Manager, Carson led the organization to be named the Coastal  Plain League's Organization of the Year for the first time since 2009. Carson serves on the Board of Young Professionals for Communities in  Schools of Cape Fear, and was named to the inaugural class of the Star  News and Wilmington Chamber of Commerce's 40 Under 40, as well as  Wilmington Business Journal's Top 100.
36:28
July 18, 2020
Research Interview Series #8 - with Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D. Professor, Bloomsburg University
Ray Pastore #8 - Interview with Karl M. Kapp, Ed.D. Professor,  Bloomsburg University    Awesome interview with Karl Kapp, the author of Gamification! Check it  out to hear his story #gamification #edtech #edtechchat #elearning  #gaming #instructionaldesign     Today we are going to be talking to Dr. Karl Kapp who is an  award-winning professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg  University in Bloomsburg, PA.   Karl, whose doctoral degree is from the University of Pittsburgh, is the  Director of Bloomsburg’s Institute for Interactive Technologies and is  recognized internationally as an expert in the application of games,  game-thinking and gamification to learning.    He is currently a senior researcher on a grant sponsored by the National  Institutes of Health (NIH), has worked on several NSF grants, and is an advisor for several  EdTech start up companies.  Karl has authored/co-authored eight books, presented at TEDx, and in  2019, he received the ATD Distinguished Contribution to Talent  Development Award.   Karl’s work explores the research, theoretical foundations and practical  application of gamification, game-thinking and activity-based learning to  organizational performance issues. His goal is to help organizations create engaging learning experiences  through intelligent, research-based application of instructional strategies and techniques.  He shares his expertise and knowledge through consulting, workshops and one-on-one mentoring  with start-up firms, Fortune 100 companies and various governmental agencies.
39:54
July 8, 2020
Research Interview Series #7 - with Rebecca Pastore, M.A., on the parent’s perspective of remote learning during Coronavirus
Ray Pastore #7 - with Rebecca Pastore, M.A., on the parent’s perspective of remote learning during Coronavirus
22:45
July 1, 2020
Research Interview Series #6 - with Pam Marinko, CEO and Founder of Proficient Learning, LLC
Ray Pastore #6 - with Pam Marinko, CEO and Founder of Proficient  Learning, LLC    What does it take to be the CEO of a successful business? Check out my  interview with Pam Marinko, CEO and Founder of Proficient Learning, LLC  #ceomindset #edtechchat #elearning #successfulbusiness #training  #learning #instructionaldesign #technology    Pamela Marinko began her career in sales and marketing in 1988  and is currently the CEO of the Wilmington, NC-based sales training  company, Proficient Learning, which is an innovative sales training and  technology firm specializing in the life sciences industry. Proficient  learning provides a range of products and services including  off-the-shelf and customized sales training programs, and their flagship  learning experience platform, mCoach®.   Prior to her role at Proficient Learning, she served as the Director of  Professional Development for aaiPharma and has worked for several  multinational pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and UCB Pharma  in various positions including sales representative, account  representative, corporate sales trainer, professional education manager,  and manager of US training and development. She serves as an Editorial Advisory Board Member for FOCUS magazine,  published by Life Sciences Trainers and Educators Network (LTEN) and is a  frequent contributor to the magazine.  In 2010, The Wilmington Business Journal presented Ms. Marinko the  Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year. Additionally, she is involved with  UNCW as a mentor and guest lecturer in the college of business and  member of an advisory board for the Instructional Technology program.
54:12
June 26, 2020
Research Interview Series #5 - with Shawn Rosler, Host/Creator of The Coarse Grind Podcast
Ray Pastore #5 - with Shawn Rosler, Host/Creator of The Coarse Grind  Podcast.    Check out my interview with Shawn Rosler, of the Coarse Grind Podcast.  If you are interested in what it takes to run a successful podcast, you  don't want to miss this! #coursegrindpodcast #podcasting #interview   Shawn Rosler is a husband, a father, and a nearly 20 year veteran of the  e-learning and instructional design industry.  If that weren't enough,  he's the host/creator of a 5+ year/100+ episode culinary interview  podcast, The Coarse Grind Podcast.  What started as an early, hometown  love of food both familiar and exotic, grew into a passion for  developing food into more than sustenance - Into an experience for those  gathered around the table to enjoy.  Fast forward, this appreciation  grew into teachable moments for his family, for those around him, and,  finally as well as currently, for his audience.  The Coarse Grind  Podcast, or CGPC, seeks to put on display food as art, and artisan/chef  as artist.  These artists all too often exist behind the doors of the  kitchen, never to be heard from/seen.  Rosler's interviews seek to put  them on display and share their narrative - Telling their story in a way  like never before.  At the end of it all, more than simply energy to  live and something to pass the time, the mission of the show is to focus  on food in three ways: Eat Food, Enjoy Food, Discuss Food.
42:44
June 20, 2020
Research Interview Series #4 - with Disaster Epidemiologist Dr. K.C. Rondello on Coronavirus - June Update
Ray Pastore #4 - with Disaster Epidemiologist Dr. K.C. Rondello on Coronavirus - June Update - Part 2 Dr. K.C. Rondello serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Public  Health and Emergency Management at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY  For almost two decades, Dr. Rondello has served as a Disaster  Epidemiologist with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’  National Disaster Medical System. Assigned to the Multi-Specialty  Enhancement Team (MSET), he has been deployed to the organization to  critical emergency medical and public health support to regions of the  country overwhelmed by disaster. In this capacity, Dr. Rondello  collaborated with the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine  (Newark Branch) in developing an international isolation contingency  plan in response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Other notable  deployments have included dispatch to the terror attacks on the World  Trade Center (2001), Hurricane Katrina (2005), Hurricanes Gustav, Hanna,  and Ike (2008), the Great Tennessee Flood (2010), Superstorm Sandy  (2012), and Hurricane Maria (2017).  Dr. Rondello’s scholarly research focuses on the application of disaster  epidemiology to epidemic and pandemic planning and response and the  establishment and management of alternate medical treatment sites and  pharmaceutical points of distribution. He provides consultation services  to both governmental and nongovernmental organizations wishing to  become resilient against all hazards that threaten mission- critical  continuity of operations. Dr. Rondello was educated at Yale University  School of Medicine in the United States and Saint George’s Medical  School in the United Kingdom.
45:56
June 20, 2020
Research Interview Series #3 - with Travis J Beatty, Drone Technology Teacher on Drones in Education
Interview with Travis J Beatty, Drone Technology Teacher on the use of  Drones in education. Drones hold a lot of potential in education and  society. Check out the video to learn more about how drones are and have  impacted us!
25:56
June 20, 2020
Research Interview Series #2 - with Senior Technology Architect Chip Bobbert on 3D Printing
Chip Bobbert of Duke University is a Senior Technology Architect who was  able to use 3D Printers to develop medical technology during  coronavirus to assist medical professionals.
29:40
June 20, 2020
Research Interview Series #1 - with Disaster Epidemiologist Dr. K.C. Rondello on Coronavirus
Ray Pastore #1 -  with Disaster Epidemiologist Dr. K.C. Rondello on Coronavirus Dr. K.C. Rondello serves as Clinical Associate Professor of Public  Health and Emergency Management at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY  For almost two decades, Dr. Rondello has served as a Disaster  Epidemiologist with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’  National Disaster Medical System. Assigned to the Multi-Specialty  Enhancement Team (MSET), he has been deployed to the organization to  critical emergency medical and public health support to regions of the  country overwhelmed by disaster. In this capacity, Dr. Rondello  collaborated with the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine  (Newark Branch) in developing an international isolation contingency  plan in response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Other notable  deployments have included dispatch to the terror attacks on the World  Trade Center (2001), Hurricane Katrina (2005), Hurricanes Gustav, Hanna,  and Ike (2008), the Great Tennessee Flood (2010), Superstorm Sandy  (2012), and Hurricane Maria (2017).  Dr. Rondello’s scholarly research focuses on the application of disaster  epidemiology to epidemic and pandemic planning and response and the  establishment and management of alternate medical treatment sites and  pharmaceutical points of distribution. He provides consultation services  to both governmental and nongovernmental organizations wishing to  become resilient against all hazards that threaten mission- critical  continuity of operations. Dr. Rondello was educated at Yale University  School of Medicine in the United States and Saint George’s Medical  School in the United Kingdom.
01:15:31
June 19, 2020