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Teaching and Learning Online Network - Voices

Teaching and Learning Online Network - Voices

By School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary

In the wake of COVID-19 closures, faculty, staff, and students have found themselves forced to embrace the digital classroom. The aim of the TALON Research Project is to engage the academic community in an open and evolving dialogue around emerging technologies and practices. This project is made possible by the Richard Parker Initiative. Find out more at taloncloud.ca/
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S03: E03 In Conversation with Mac McGinn, Asawari Modak, Marshall Evens, Martina MacFarlane
S03: E03 In Conversation with Mac McGinn, Asawari Modak, Marshall Evens, Martina MacFarlane
Watch as the Graduate Assistant Research team discusses their experience and surprise takeaways from the TALON project. Mac McGinn - Master of Architecture, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary. Asawari Modak - Graduate from Master of Planning, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary. Marshall Evens - Master of Architecture, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary. Martina MacFarlane - Graduate from Master of Planning, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary.
21:08
April 28, 2021
S03: E02 In Conversation with Barbara Brown, Michele Jacobsen, Verena Roberts, and Christie Hurrell
S03: E02 In Conversation with Barbara Brown, Michele Jacobsen, Verena Roberts, and Christie Hurrell
Listen as the panel discusses participatory pedagogical practices in graduate education, the creation of open press books, and fostering learning ecosystems where students are not just consumers, but producers of research Dr. Barbara Brown is Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary and she is the Academic Coordinator for the Leading and Learning in a Digital Age stackable certificate in the MEd Interdisciplinary Program. Dr. Michele Jacobsen is a Professor in the Werklund School of Education, and a Teaching Scholar at the University of Calgary. Dr. Verena Roberts is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary. Christie Hurrell is the Director, Lab NEXT in Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary.
51:06
April 07, 2021
S03: E01 In Conversation with Philip Kalantzis-Cope
S03: E01 In Conversation with Philip Kalantzis-Cope
Listen along while Phillip discusses new technologies for scholarly education, not just during a pandemic, but for the future of international, interdisciplinary, and inclusive collaboration and common space. Phillip is the Chief Social Scientist of Common Ground Research Networks (not-for-profit). He has also collaborated on publishing projects, acted as a consultant to research communities, and co-created digital platforms — New Criticals and Immaterial Books.
26:55
March 31, 2021
S02: E12 In Conversation with Thomas Keenan
S02: E12 In Conversation with Thomas Keenan
Listen as Thomas Keenan discusses cybersecurity, online learning and teaching, and course delivery. Thomas is a Professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada.
23:10
March 24, 2021
S02: E11 In Conversation with Lisa Silver
S02: E11 In Conversation with Lisa Silver
Listen as Lisa Silver discusses the opportunity presented by Covid to rethink courses for better teaching and learning, spaces for healthy anonymity in online collaboration, and the importance of mental health. Lisa is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Canada.
37:42
March 17, 2021
S02: E10 In Conversation with Kiu Sum
S02: E10 In Conversation with Kiu Sum
Listen as Kiu Sum discusses her experiences as a doctoral student and the importance of networking and connecting. Kiu is a Doctoral Research Student in Life Sciences at the University of Westminster, United Kingdom.
29:31
March 10, 2021
S02: E09 In Conversation with David Gauntlett
S02: E09 In Conversation with David Gauntlett
Listen as David Gauntlett discusses the transition from in-person to online education while facilitating creativity. David is the Canada Research Chair in Creativity at the Faculty of Communication and Design, Ryerson University, Canada.
27:35
March 03, 2021
S02: E08 In Conversation with Lisa K. Forbes and David Thomas
S02: E08 In Conversation with Lisa K. Forbes and David Thomas
Listen as Lisa K. Forbes and David Thomas discuss playful learning in higher education and the online classroom. Lisa is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Counseling Program at the University of Colorado Denver, United States. David is the Executive Director of Online Programs at the University of Denver, United States and Assistant Professor Attendant in the Department of Architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, United States. Together, they are Professors at Play (https://professorsatplay.org).
58:39
February 24, 2021
S02: E07 In Conversation with Guy Gardner
S02: E07 In Conversation with Guy Gardner
Listen as Guy Gardner discusses working in teams, digital fabrication, and the challenges and opportunities of moving hands-on design teaching online. Guy is an Instructor in Building Science, Architectural Robotics and Computational Design at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada and he is the Director of Fabrication with the Laboratory for Integrative Design (integrativedesign.org).
22:34
February 17, 2021
S02: E06 In Conversation with Mary-Ellen Tyler
S02: E06 In Conversation with Mary-Ellen Tyler
Listen as Mary-Ellen Tyler describes the concepts of time, technology, and teaching. Mary-Ellen is a Professor and the Associate Dean Landscape and Planning at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada.
26:53
February 10, 2021
S02: E05 In Conversation with Dimitri Giannoulis
S02: E05 In Conversation with Dimitri Giannoulis
Listen as Dimitri Giannoulis discusses the student experience, well being, and the biggest challenges for students starting their first year online. Dimitri is a Graduate Student in the Master of Planning program at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary and he is the President of the SAPL Student Association.
18:49
February 03, 2021
S02: E04 In Conversation with Rujuta Nayak
S02: E04 In Conversation with Rujuta Nayak
Listen as Rujuta Nayak discusses the international student perspective of remote design education. Rujuta is a Graduate Student at the Master of Architecture program at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada.
18:50
January 27, 2021
S02: E03 In Conversation with Noreen Irvine
S02: E03 In Conversation with Noreen Irvine
Listen as Noreen Irvine discusses student accessibility, University to University collaboration and much more. Noreen is an Instructor at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Canada.
33:40
January 20, 2021
S02: E02 In Conversation with Ruth Healey
S02: E02 In Conversation with Ruth Healey
Listen as Ruth Healey discusses student / staff partnerships and the opportunities created by digital education. Ruth is an Associate Professor in Pedagogy in Higher Education at the University of Chester, United Kingdom.
25:16
January 13, 2021
S02: E01 In Conversation with Maha Bali
S02: E01 In Conversation with Maha Bali
Listen as Maha Bali discusses the importance of ‘virtually connecting’ including student care and wellbeing. Maha is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching, American University in Cairo, Egypt. She is Co-founder and Co-director of Virtually Connecting (http://virtuallyconnecting.org).
32:28
January 08, 2021
S01: E15 In Conversation with Christal Ramanauskas
S01: E15 In Conversation with Christal Ramanauskas
Listen as Christal Ramanauskas discusses the possibilities and challenges associated with online connection for teaching and learning in a clinical field, and how students are an essential resource for improving online experiences. Christal is an Assistant Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada.
27:51
December 23, 2020
S01: E14 In Conversation with Vivian Ton
S01: E14 In Conversation with Vivian Ton
Listen as Vivian Ton discusses the impact of Covid-19 from a student and equitable design education perspective. Vivian is a Graduate Student at the Master of Architecture program, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada. Vivian co-founded Advocates for Equitable Design Education (https://aede.ca), a student group dedicated to the advancement of critical pedagogy in design and the recovery of dialogue minimized in current design practices, of which she is the President.
17:02
December 22, 2020
S01: E13 Interview with Sandra Sinfield
S01: E13 Interview with Sandra Sinfield
Listen as Sandra Sinfield discusses collaboration, learning blogs and resources such as DS106 (Digital Storytelling 106). Sandra is a Senior Lecturer / Learning Developer at the Centre for Professional and Educational Development, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. She is the author of the #Take5 blog (https://lmutake5.wordpress.com).
13:04
December 21, 2020
S01: E12 In Conversation with Jane MacFarlane
S01: E12 In Conversation with Jane MacFarlane
Listen as Jane MacFarlane discusses the challenge of communication in online experiential learning as well as the benefits of accessibility and safe space found through working from our homes. Jane is a Voice Coach and Sessional Instructor in the Drama Division, School of Creative and Performing Arts, University of Calgary, Canada.
23:32
December 20, 2020
S01: E11 In Conversation with Charlie Smith
S01: E11 In Conversation with Charlie Smith
Listen as Charlie Smith discusses design studio teaching and experiential learning. Charlie is a Studio Design Tutor and Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom.
26:48
December 19, 2020
S01: E10 In Conversation with Darby-Marie Henshaw
S01: E10 In Conversation with Darby-Marie Henshaw
Listen as Darby-Marie Henshaw discusses the transition to emergency remote teaching and the importance of routine from the student perspective. Darby-Marie is a Graduate Student at the Master of Planning program, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada.
12:18
December 18, 2020
S01: E09 In Conversation with Anna-Maria Meister
S01: E09 In Conversation with Anna-Maria Meister
Listen as Anna-Maria Meister discusses working across different platforms, the importance of communication, and the tools she utilizes in her teaching. Anna-Maria is a Professor for Architecture Theory and Science at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.
26:05
December 17, 2020
S01: E08 In Conversation with Robin Whitteker
S01: E08 In Conversation with Robin Whitteker
Listen as Robin Whitteker discusses the transition to emergency remote teaching from the student perspective. Robin is a Graduate Student at the Masters of Architecture program, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Calgary, Canada.
16:52
December 17, 2020
S01: E07 In Conversation with Brian McDonough
S01: E07 In Conversation with Brian McDonough
Listen as Brian McDonough discusses the differences between online and face-face communication, and the use technologies for mediating distant learning. Brian is the Course Leader of the Sociology BA at Solent University, United Kingdom.
23:16
December 17, 2020
S01: E06 In Conversation with Tom Burns
S01: E06 In Conversation with Tom Burns
Listen as Tom Burns discusses engagement, collaborative conversations and communication. Tom is a Senior Lecturer / Learning Developer at the Centre for Professional and Educational Development, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
17:58
December 10, 2020
S01: E05 In Conversation with Kris Hans & Erik Christiansen
S01: E05 In Conversation with Kris Hans & Erik Christiansen
Listen as Kris Hans and Erik Christiansen discuss the importance of preparation, communication, reusable resources, collaboration software, and netiquette. Kris is an Instructor at the University of Calgary, Canada and at Mount Royal University, Canada. He is also Co-Founder of Market Grade (https://marketgrade.com), an interdisciplinary consultancy focused on marketing, design, innovation and strategy. Erik is an Academic Librarian at Mount Royal University, Canada.  Together they run EdTech Examined (https://www.edtechexamined.com).
01:13:26
December 10, 2020
S01: E04 In Conversation with Isadora Mok-Kulakova & Laura Perissinotti
S01: E04 In Conversation with Isadora Mok-Kulakova & Laura Perissinotti
Listen as Isadora Mok-Kulakova and Laura Perissinotti provide valuable information on the University of Calgary approved resources, tools, and technologies. Isadora is the Online Learning Environment Lead at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, Canada. Laura is a Learning Technologies Specialist at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, Canada.
17:20
December 10, 2020
S01: E03 In Conversation with Anthony Seto
S01: E03 In Conversation with Anthony Seto
Anthony Seto discusses tools, resources, and best practices on how to connect with online education. Take a look at the course trailer Anthony created to connect with students and promote his course at https://vimeo.com/439068451.  Anthony is the Course Chair and Curriculum Developer for Intro to Clinical Practice, a medical student course at the University of Calgary, Canada.
10:38
December 07, 2020
S01: E02 In Conversation with Patrick Kelly
S01: E02 In Conversation with Patrick Kelly
Listen as Patrick Kelly discusses the transition to remote teaching and online learning. Patrick is the Manager of Learning and Instructional Design team at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, Canada.
03:34
December 02, 2020
S01: E01 In Conversation with Gregory Tweedie
S01: E01 In Conversation with Gregory Tweedie
Listen as Gregory Tweedie discusses his experiences and best practices for online education. Gregory is an Associate Professor at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary, Canada.
18:46
December 02, 2020