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WSTKS-FM Worldwide. . . Digital Collaborative Learning for the 21st Century

WSTKS-FM Worldwide. . . Digital Collaborative Learning for the 21st Century

By Professor Schwartz

A podcast to support high school, college, and university students in their digital collaborative learning for the 21st Century.
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Episode 49 -- Five Final Tips to Help You Craft Your Course Capstone Project

WSTKS-FM Worldwide. . . Digital Collaborative Learning for the 21st Century

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Episode 53 -- 4 Tasks Your Student Learning Team Should Accomplish before Submitting Collaborative Project#1
Episode 53 -- 4 Tasks Your Student Learning Team Should Accomplish before Submitting Collaborative Project#1
Listen in as Professor Schwartz highlights four key tasks your student learning team should address before finishing and submitting its inaugural collaborative project.
07:32
February 02, 2023
Episode 52 -- Effective Digital Collaboration in 5 Easy Steps!
Episode 52 -- Effective Digital Collaboration in 5 Easy Steps!
Join Professor Schwartz as he discusses five simple steps your student learning team can take to ensure its successful digital collaboration throughout the course.
08:40
January 27, 2023
Episode 51 -- Four Keys to a Digital Collabroative Mindset in Your Student Learning Team
Episode 51 -- Four Keys to a Digital Collabroative Mindset in Your Student Learning Team
Listen in as Professor Schwartz walks you through digital collaborative learning and four ways you can cultivate the related mindset in your new student learning team.
15:21
January 17, 2023
Episode 50 -- 10 Regular Practices You Can Expoect in This IAH Course
Episode 50 -- 10 Regular Practices You Can Expoect in This IAH Course
Join Professor Schwartz as he discusses 10 routine practices that will help students succeed in the course this semester. 
12:54
January 13, 2023
Episode 49 -- Five Final Tips to Help You Craft Your Course Capstone Project
Episode 49 -- Five Final Tips to Help You Craft Your Course Capstone Project
Join Professor Schwartz as he outlines five final tips to help you develop and refine a solid course capstone project.
14:47
December 04, 2022
Episode 48 -- Six Helpful Ideas to Spur Your Student Learning Team toward the Finish Line
Episode 48 -- Six Helpful Ideas to Spur Your Student Learning Team toward the Finish Line
In this episode, Professor Schwartz presents six helpful Ideas to spur your student learning team to the finish line with collaborative project #3.
14:09
November 26, 2022
Episode 47 -- Your Course Capstone Project Made Easy!
Episode 47 -- Your Course Capstone Project Made Easy!
Listen in as Professor Schwartz relates what you need to know about your capstone project for the course, the individual semester reflection and self-assessment.
15:39
November 17, 2022
Episode 46 -- We've Gotta Talk!
Episode 46 -- We've Gotta Talk!
Join Professor Schwartz as he covers what your student learning team needs to know for the development and completion of Collaborative Project #3 by the end of Week 14.
14:01
November 10, 2022
Episode 45 -- !0 Steps to More Active Listening in Your Digital Collaborative Learning
Episode 45 -- !0 Steps to More Active Listening in Your Digital Collaborative Learning
Listen in as Professor Schwartz c overs 10 steps to becoming a more active listener in you digital collaborative learning each week as part of your coursework.
16:51
November 03, 2022
Episode 44 -- 11 Questions to Help You through the Second Half of the Course
Episode 44 -- 11 Questions to Help You through the Second Half of the Course
Join Professor Schwartz as he poses 11 rhetorical questions to help you navigate the last several weeks of the course with more ease, renewed focus, and greater success.
10:39
October 27, 2022
Epsiode 43 -- FIve Concrete Steps Remix
Epsiode 43 -- FIve Concrete Steps Remix
Trying to get his levels right in Audacity, Professor Schwartz tries again with a remix of Five Concrete Steps You Can Take toward Stronger Self-Evaluative Reflcetions
12:43
October 22, 2022
Episode 43 -- Five Concrete Steps You Can Take toward Stronger Self-Evaluative Reflections
Episode 43 -- Five Concrete Steps You Can Take toward Stronger Self-Evaluative Reflections
Join Professor Schwartz as he suggests five distinct steps forward you can take toward creating and refining stronger self-evaluative reflections on your learning within almost any high school, college or university course.
12:45
October 22, 2022
Episode 42 -- "Hey, Professor Schwartz. . ." Six Questions Students Ask Every Semester
Episode 42 -- "Hey, Professor Schwartz. . ." Six Questions Students Ask Every Semester
Join Professor Schwartz as he revisits and answers half a dozen questions that students pose to him every semester.
12:29
October 20, 2022
Episode 41 -- 7 Reasons Why Your Student Learning Team's Core Values Aren't Working
Episode 41 -- 7 Reasons Why Your Student Learning Team's Core Values Aren't Working
Join Professor Schwartz as he explores seven possible causes of difficulty when it comes to putting your list of student learning team core values into actual practice AND how you can fix those problems moving forward.
16:39
October 14, 2022
Episode 40 -- Don't do THAT! Do THIS Instead. . .
Episode 40 -- Don't do THAT! Do THIS Instead. . .
Join Professor Schwartz as he presents various key Do’s and Don’ts for developing your 10 Self-Evaluative Reflections this semester.
13:08
October 07, 2022
Episode 39 -- Eight Ways to Adopt a Growth Mindset in Your Digital Collaborative Learning
Episode 39 -- Eight Ways to Adopt a Growth Mindset in Your Digital Collaborative Learning
Join Professor Schwartz as he walks you through the eight ways you can adopt a growth mindset when it comes to your independent learning and collaboration with your student learning team as part of this course.
15:45
October 06, 2022
Episode 38 -- 9 Top Mistakes to Avoid in Your Work for This Course
Episode 38 -- 9 Top Mistakes to Avoid in Your Work for This Course
Join Professor Schwartz for a discussion of the nine most typical errors he sees student make each semester in his courses. With just a bit of care and forethought, you can easily avoid making common mistakes like these.
13:42
September 23, 2022
Episode 37 -- Take the Week Six Collaborative Survey!
Episode 37 -- Take the Week Six Collaborative Survey!
Join Professor Schwartz as he explains how your student learning team can survey and assess its work habits, practices, and processes along the road to more effective digital collaborative learning for the 21st century.
13:15
September 16, 2022
Episode 36 -- A Week Five Survival Guide: Essential Information to Help Your Student Learning Team Thrive
Episode 36 -- A Week Five Survival Guide: Essential Information to Help Your Student Learning Team Thrive
Professor Schwartz offers advice on how your student learning team can THRIVE in your collaborative activities for Week Five through careful forethought, planning, organization, and related communication.
13:34
September 14, 2022
Epsiode 35 -- 12 Key Guidelines to Help You Succeed during Week Four of Your IAH Course
Epsiode 35 -- 12 Key Guidelines to Help You Succeed during Week Four of Your IAH Course
Join Professor Schwartz as he shares 12 key guidelines to help you succeed during Week Four of your IAH course.
11:47
September 11, 2022
Episode 34 -- How to Create Your IAH Course Capstone Project
Episode 34 -- How to Create Your IAH Course Capstone Project
Join Professor Schwartz as he explains how you can create your IAH course capstone project, a reflection on your work this semester and self-assessment of your learning in the course.
12:48
September 08, 2022
Episode 33 -- Week Three Guidelines for Your IAH Course
Episode 33 -- Week Three Guidelines for Your IAH Course
Professor Schwartz walks you through various guidelines to help you succeed in the course this week.
11:38
September 04, 2022
Episode 32 -- 9 Valuable Online Sources You Can Use to Complete Your Final Collaborative Project
Episode 32 -- 9 Valuable Online Sources You Can Use to Complete Your Final Collaborative Project
Join Professor Schwartz as he explores nine different online apps your student learning team can use to create and present its learning for the semester through your third collaborative project.
14:58
September 03, 2022
Episode 31 -- Week Two Guidelines for Your IAH Course
Episode 31 -- Week Two Guidelines for Your IAH Course
Professor Schwartz helps you begin your course on the right foot.
09:36
September 02, 2022
Episode 30 -- Create Your Second Collaborative Project for FREE!
Episode 30 -- Create Your Second Collaborative Project for FREE!
Professor Schwartz walks you through the general assignment prompt and some of the online apps your student learning team can use to create Collaborative Project #2 before sharing your new knowledge with the world.
15:00
September 01, 2022
Episode 29 -- Welcome to Week One of Your IAH Course!
Episode 29 -- Welcome to Week One of Your IAH Course!
Professor Schwartz shares a few words about what you can expect in your Integrative Studies in the Arts and Humanities course this semester.
13:30
August 29, 2022
Episode 28 -- My Recommended Six Apps for Creating Your Collaborative Journal Article Review, Evaluation, and Assessment
Episode 28 -- My Recommended Six Apps for Creating Your Collaborative Journal Article Review, Evaluation, and Assessment
While there are many possible options for creating online video, animated, and graphic content, Professor Schwartz takes you through six apps that he finds accessible and useful for the digital collaborative and creative process.
12:07
August 26, 2022
Episode 27 -- Take the 14-day Digital Collaborative Learning Challenge!
Episode 27 -- Take the 14-day Digital Collaborative Learning Challenge!
Professor Schwartz talks about the 14-day Digital Collaborative Learning Challenge and its eight elements that your student learning team will need to consider as you work together to complete your three team projects semester.
14:02
August 23, 2022
Episode 26 -- Three Key Factors for Your Student Learning Team to Consider
Episode 26 -- Three Key Factors for Your Student Learning Team to Consider
Professor Schwartz walks the members of your student learning team through the creative digital options available to you for your first collaborative project. 
13:07
August 20, 2022
Episode 25 -- Digital Collaborative Learning: Choice, Voice, and Student Empowerment
Episode 25 -- Digital Collaborative Learning: Choice, Voice, and Student Empowerment
Professor Schwartz explains the various options available to students in his courses when it comes to their learning each week.
10:40
August 18, 2022
Episode 24 -- Nine Ways You Can Become More Proactive with Your Coursework
Episode 24 -- Nine Ways You Can Become More Proactive with Your Coursework
Professor Schwartz walks you through nine tips for getting out ahead of project completion dates and exam days in an organized, methodical, and calm way.
07:51
August 01, 2022
Episdoe 23 -- The Digital Collaborative Genius Hour
Episdoe 23 -- The Digital Collaborative Genius Hour
Professor Schwartz explains what a 'genius hour' is and how he uses it in his university-level film and literature courses.
06:09
July 26, 2022
Episode 22 -- 8 Ways to Manage Your Time More Effectively This Semester
Episode 22 -- 8 Ways to Manage Your Time More Effectively This Semester
Join Professor Schwartz as he suggests eight tips for making your time work more effectively for you during your college or university career.
11:08
July 21, 2022
Epsiode 21 -- Digital and Collaborative Learning Combined
Epsiode 21 -- Digital and Collaborative Learning Combined
Professor Schwartz reviews digital learning and collaborative learning, discusses how the two approaches mutually reinforce each other, and how student learning teams can foster effective digital collaborative practices in their work together throughout the course.
12:26
July 12, 2022
Episode 20 -- Cooperative versus Collaborative Learning
Episode 20 -- Cooperative versus Collaborative Learning
Join Professor Schwartz as he walks you through the similarities and the differences between these two approaches to student learning and success, how Collaborative Learning empowers students, and how it provides the opportunity to cultivate numerous real world skills directly applicable to working life in the globalized digital economy of the 21st century.
11:14
July 08, 2022
EPisode 19 -- Collaborative Learning Revisited
EPisode 19 -- Collaborative Learning Revisited
Professor Schwartz presents a more in-depth look at the practice of collaborative learning and how it empowers 21st century students. 
09:37
June 16, 2022
Episode 18 -- Digital Learning: What Is It?
Episode 18 -- Digital Learning: What Is It?
Professor Schwartz delves into the concept of digital learning in more detail and attempts to shed greater light on this new approach to teaching and learning for the 21st century.
08:32
June 14, 2022
Episode 17 -- Problem-Solving in 10 Easy Steps
Episode 17 -- Problem-Solving in 10 Easy Steps
Professor Schwartz walks you through the ten steps -- developed by The Foundation for Critical Thinking www.criticalthinking.org -- your student learning team can use to identify nagging team issues and fix them through a methodical approach.
08:28
June 10, 2022
Episode 16 -- You'll Know YourSTudent Learning Team Is Fully Cohesive When. . .
Episode 16 -- You'll Know YourSTudent Learning Team Is Fully Cohesive When. . .
Join Professor Schwartz as he details six signs that signal you student learning team has reached has become fully cohesive in its digital collaboration for the 21st century.
06:01
June 09, 2022
Episode 15 -- 12+ Questions Your Student Learning Team NEEDS to Discuss Right Now
Episode 15 -- 12+ Questions Your Student Learning Team NEEDS to Discuss Right Now
Professor Schwartz highlights more than a dozen questions that your student learning team can use to determine whether you are on track toward effective collaboration and/or where you might need to revise your approach.
06:46
June 08, 2022
Episode 14 -- Six Ways to Avoid Team Hiccups in Your Digital Collaboration for the 21st Century
Episode 14 -- Six Ways to Avoid Team Hiccups in Your Digital Collaboration for the 21st Century
Professor Schwartz covers a few way your team can avoid unanticipated problems in its ongoing work together this semester.
06:23
June 07, 2022
Episode 13 -- Half a Dozen Hints to Help Your Student Learning Team Cultivate More Inclusive Practices
Episode 13 -- Half a Dozen Hints to Help Your Student Learning Team Cultivate More Inclusive Practices
Professor Schwartz outlines easy ways for your team to ensure that all members feel a valued part of things in your digital collaborative activities this semester.
06:26
June 07, 2022
Episode 12 -- Six Easy Ways Your SLT Can Improve Its Digital Collaboration for the 21st Century
Episode 12 -- Six Easy Ways Your SLT Can Improve Its Digital Collaboration for the 21st Century
Professor Schwartz relates the tale of one student's frustration during Spring 2020, when the global pandemic first took hold, disruption became the order of the day, and we were thrust into the world of online learning.  He goes on to describe the practical steps he suggested she and her student learning team take to facilitate their digital collaborative activities more easily each week.
07:14
June 05, 2022
Episode 11 -- Six Secrets for Helping A Team Member Who Has Difficulty with Effective Collaboration
Episode 11 -- Six Secrets for Helping A Team Member Who Has Difficulty with Effective Collaboration
Hey, life happens sometimes.  Professor Schwartz shares tips for handling teammate challenges with understanding and empathy while helping that person get back on track with the rest of the team.
04:30
June 04, 2022
Episode 10 -- SIx Ways to Improve Collaboration and Outcomes in Your Student Learning Team
Episode 10 -- SIx Ways to Improve Collaboration and Outcomes in Your Student Learning Team
Prof. Schwartz discusses advice he gave to a student during the Fall 2021 semester on effective planning for student learning team activities and interaction each week.
07:19
June 04, 2022
Episode 9 -- Seven Mistakes to Avoid in Your Student Learning Team
Episode 9 -- Seven Mistakes to Avoid in Your Student Learning Team
Professor Schwartz highlights the seven mistakes you want to avoid making in your collaborative work this semester.
05:55
June 03, 2022
Episode 8 -- FIve Tips for Organizing Your Student Learning Team
Episode 8 -- FIve Tips for Organizing Your Student Learning Team
Prof. Schwartz offers five pieces of advice to help your student learning team optimize its inner workings now to reduce the potential for later headaches during your digital collaborative learning this semester.
05:41
June 03, 2022
Episode 7 -- How to Develop An Effective Collaborative Relationship in Your New Student Learning Team
Episode 7 -- How to Develop An Effective Collaborative Relationship in Your New Student Learning Team
Prof. Schwartz describes six easy steps your student learning team can take early in its work together to ensure a cohesive, collaborative, and inclusive dynamic is established at the outset of the semester.
05:24
June 02, 2022
Episode 6 -- Eight Ways to Tell Your Student Learning Team Is Empowering Itself through Effective Collaboration
Episode 6 -- Eight Ways to Tell Your Student Learning Team Is Empowering Itself through Effective Collaboration
Prof. Schwartz briefly outlines the eight ways your team can demonstrate its collaborative competency during team meetings and related work together each week.
04:24
June 02, 2022
Episode 5 -- 12 Steps You Can Take Each Week to Ensure Your Success in the Course
Episode 5 -- 12 Steps You Can Take Each Week to Ensure Your Success in the Course
Prof. Schwartz provides a dozen easy ways students can move forward with their learning through the 15-week semester.  Even better, these same tips will serve you well after graduation as you transition to the globalized, digital, and largely collaborative, workplace of the the 21st century.
09:60
May 31, 2022
Episode 4 -- "What's in it for me?" The Benefits of Digital Collaborative Learning for the 21st Century
Episode 4 -- "What's in it for me?" The Benefits of Digital Collaborative Learning for the 21st Century
Prof. Schwartz lays out how undergrads benefit directly through the practice of digital collaborative learning, how they cultivate an array of 21st century skills through that approach, and how the activity relates directly to long term participation in the globalized digital economy following graduation.
11:15
May 27, 2022
Episode 3 -- Digital Collabortaive Learning for the 21st Century Explained
Episode 3 -- Digital Collabortaive Learning for the 21st Century Explained
Join Prof. Schwartz as he walks you through key parts of his approach to teaching, learning, and student success with an eye toward the future.
13:47
May 25, 2022
Episode 2 -- Start the Semester on the Right Foot
Episode 2 -- Start the Semester on the Right Foot
Prof. Schwartz walks you through seven tips to help you kick off your IAH course this semester.
07:02
May 23, 2022
Episode 1 -- Create and Share Your New Knowledge This Semester
Episode 1 -- Create and Share Your New Knowledge This Semester
Professors Schwartz walks new students through the various independent assignments and collaborative projects they will create during the 15-week semester.
09:50
May 20, 2022