005 – HETP – Canvas Gradebook and Flipgrid

Tim and Brent take a look at a highly functional but often overlooked tool in Canvas – the Gradebook. With a newly updated gradebook, there are a lot of excellent features that teachers can use to support their students and help them succeed. In part 2, we jump into a primer on Flipgrid. While Flipgrid is huge in K-12, it may be severely overlooked in Higher Education, and some of the new functionality may have professors willing to take a deeper look into how it can improve their classes.

003 – HETP – Video in the Classroom and Google's Course Kit

In this episode, Tim and Brent discuss best practices for using video in the classroom, including resources available to make videos, and techniques for engaging students. They also look at Google’s new integration for Canvas – Course Kit. They compare the pros and cons, and see how it works in comparison to Google Classroom.

002 – HTEP – Online Teaching Conference and GSuite for Education

Tim and Brent discuss the highlights of the Online Teaching Conference that took place during the summer, as well as sharing the basics of GSuite for Education. Since GSuite was recently launched at Irvine Valley College, we look at a few ways to consider integrating it into your courses.

001 – HET – Introduction to the HigherEdTech Podcast

Tim and Brent dig into why EdTech is an important but often glossed over idea in Higher Education. Colleges and Universities often pay lip service to technology integration, but don’t always show the support that instructors need to thrive in the modern environment. Tim and Brent invite you to join in to get to know the basics and the goals of the show both for their own campus and beyond. They also share what you can expect in the future, and how learning a little can move your classroom a lot.