Creating a New Marketplace for Work Experience with Matt Wilkerson
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by Palmer Media
1w ago
In this engaging episode, Mike Palmer sits down with Matt Wilkerson, the founder and CEO of Extern, to discuss his innovative approach to bridging the gap between education and the workforce. Wilkerson shares his fascinating journey, from his early career aspirations to the pivotal experiences that inspired him to create Extern, a platform that offers remote "Externships" – short-term, structured work experiences designed to equip students with real-world skills and hands-on experience. Through Extern, Matt aims to disrupt the traditional internship model by providing a scalable and accessible ..read more
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Teaching with AI with Author Eddie Watson
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by Palmer Media
2w ago
In this lively conversation, host Mike Palmer catches up with Dr. C. Edward Watson, Associate Vice President for Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation at the American Association of Colleges and Universities. Eddie shares insights from his new book, Teaching with AI: A Practical Guide to a New Era of Human Learning, exploring the practical implications of generative AI tools like ChatGPT on higher education. We dive into the pressing challenges AI presents, from academic integrity concerns to the need for developing AI literacies in students. Eddie offers pragmatic strategies for educators, su ..read more
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EdTech and AI for Early Learning with Diana Hughes and Sunil Gunderia
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by Palmer Media
2w ago
Host Mike Palmer rounds out our coverage of the ASU+GSV Summit with two shorter conversations recorded in San Diego with Diana Hughes and Sunil Gunderia from Age of Learning, the company behind educational products like ABCmouse and the classroom offerings MyMathAcademy and MyReadingAcademy. First we learn about Diana's background designing empathetic video games and how that translates to creating engaging educational experiences. She provides insights into blending AI with human instruction, viewing AI as an augmentation tool rather than a replacement for teachers. We're talking cyborgs, not ..read more
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EdTech and AI for Early Learning with Diana Hughes and Sunil Gunderia
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by Palmer Media
3w ago
Host Mike Palmer rounds out our coverage of the ASU+GSV Summit with two shorter conversations recorded in San Diego with Diana Hughes and Sunil Gunderia from Age of Learning, the company behind educational products like ABCmouse and the classroom offerings MyMathAcademy and MyReadingAcademy. First we learn about Diana's background designing empathetic video games and how that translates to creating engaging educational experiences. She provides insights into blending AI with human instruction, viewing AI as an augmentation tool rather than a replacement for teachers. We're talking cyborgs, not ..read more
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Building a Mobile-First Platform for the Future of Learning with Joel Podolny
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by Palmer Media
3w ago
Recorded while at the ASU+GSV Summit in San Diego, Joel Podolny, CEO and founder of Honor Education, joins host Mike Palmer to explore the importance of human connection in online learning environments. Joel shares his unique background, spanning from academic leadership in sociology and business management to roles at Apple University and Yale, and how these experiences have shaped his perspective on transformative learning. Key Takeaways: Honor Education is focused on creating a platform that puts human connection at the center of online and digitally-enhanced learning experiences, fosterin ..read more
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ASU+GSV Recap PLUS Dana Bryson from Study.com and Paul Gollash from ETS on Free PRAXIS Teacher Prep
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by Palmer Media
1M ago
Mike Palmer takes us on a whirlwind tour through the recent ASU+GSV Summit and AIR Show in San Diego. We hear the buzzing energy of the events as Mike shares his hot takes and insider scoops fresh off the ground. The AI Revolution Show provided an intriguing glimpse into the new AI-powered products aiming to "supercharge" teachers' capabilities. Mike lauds the vision of positioning AI not as a replacement but as an empowering force operating "behind the teachers" to enhance their impact. As Mike tours the exhibitor floor, we get the inside scoop on promising platforms like Kyron Learning, and ..read more
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Navigating Higher Ed Benefits with A Chatbot Named Wyatt with Erika Blumenthal and Daniel O'Donnell
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by Palmer Media
1M ago
In the episode Mike Palmer hosts Erika Blumenthal, the Chief Operating Officer at Benefits Data Trust (BDT), and Daniel O'Donnell, the Associate Director of Higher Education at BDT. We discuss the organization's mission to help individuals access social safety net benefits in the U.S., with a focus on supporting college students and how they use a Chatbot named Wyatt to communicate benefits to higher ed students. Erika and Daniel share their professional backgrounds and how they ended up at BDT. We delve into the challenges students face, such as food insecurity and the complex process of appl ..read more
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Navigating Higher Ed Benefits with A Chatbot Named Wyatt with Erika Blumenthal and Daniel O'Donnell
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by Palmer Media
1M ago
In the episode Mike Palmer hosts Erika Blumenthal, the Chief Operating Officer at Benefits Data Trust (BDT), and Daniel O'Donnell, the Associate Director of Higher Education at BDT. We discuss the organization's mission to help individuals access social safety net benefits in the U.S., with a focus on supporting college students and how they use a Chatbot named Wyatt to communicate benefits to higher ed students. Erika and Daniel share their professional backgrounds and how they ended up at BDT. We delve into the challenges students face, such as food insecurity and the complex process of appl ..read more
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Bias, Noise, and AI in Ed with Tim Dasey
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by Palmer Media
1M ago
This episode of Trending in Ed explores the explosive growth of AI in classrooms and workplaces. Host Mike Palmer interviews Tim Dasey, author of Wisdom Factories: AI, Games, and the Education of a Modern Worker, about the implications of these rapid changes. We discuss how AI can support novice learners, the potential risks and biases within AI systems, and the need for critical thinking skills to successfully interact with AI. Dasey emphasizes the importance of adapting our approach to education with AI as a ubiquitous tool, rethinking how we learn, consume information, and develop tradition ..read more
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Bias, Noise, and AI in Ed with Tim Dasey
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by Palmer Media
1M ago
This episode of Trending in Ed explores the explosive growth of AI in classrooms and workplaces. Host Mike Palmer interviews Tim Dasey, author of Wisdom Factories: AI, Games, and the Education of a Modern Worker, about the implications of these rapid changes. We discuss how AI can support novice learners, the potential risks and biases within AI systems, and the need for critical thinking skills to successfully interact with AI. Dasey emphasizes the importance of adapting our approach to education with AI as a ubiquitous tool, rethinking how we learn, consume information, and develop tradition ..read more
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