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Explore the LearningMate podcast series as we speak with guests who are at the forefront of all things education technology.

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Ep 10 – Preparing Learning Designers for a Future of Prompt Engineering

Jun 18, 2024

Having deft prompt engineering skills is a requirement for producing quality outcomes – especially in the field of Learning Design. In this episode, guest Rachel Leintz walks us through the CRAFT Principle, how it works, and explains how keeping a human in the loop is more important than ever.

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Ep 9 – Learning Design Lab (Higher Ed Edition): Building an ENGAGING Framework

May 24, 2024

How can institutions develop ENGAGING learning design? Working at the intersection of art and design is the philosophy of guest Stuart Vanorny, AVP of Learning Design at LearningMate. This episode dives into the process of building an effective framework for online course building that achieves learner outcomes and enables faculty creativity.

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Ep 8 – Learning Design Lab: Accessibility, Engagement & Practical Tips

May 9, 2024

Join us as we define Learning Design and explore its intersection with accessibility and DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion).

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Ep 7 – AI-Readiness in Higher Education: Community is Key

Apr 3, 2024

How can institutions of Higher Education become more prepared for the age of Artificial Intelligence? LearningMate’s Shannon Gattens speaks with Dr. Thomas Hidber and Dr. Alexandra Jansky from the University of Zurich about their approach to creating a community where AI is embraced.

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Ep 6 – Gaining Clarity on Data to Improve Student Outcomes

Mar 13, 2024

We speak to Superintendent Jeff Simmons, and Director of Information & Technology Ryan Gravette, both from the Idaho Digital Learning Alliance (IDLA) to learn about the process, challenges, and successes of turning data into actions to improve student outcomes.

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Ep 5 – Adopting Competency-Based Education in Nursing Programs

Feb 15, 2024

We explore the world of competency-based education in nursing programs with expert Dr. Kristen Ponichtera. Learn about the benefits, challenges, and impact on student learning and patient outcomes in this deep dive discussion.

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Ep 4 – Rethinking General Education: The Responsibility of Higher Education Institutions in Creating Job-Ready Individuals

Jan 31, 2024

In this episode, Dr. Andrew Shean, Chief Learning Officer at Penn Foster, discusses the responsibility of an institution to rethink General Education and the use of Artificial Intelligence and data-driven course design to improve student outcomes.

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Ep 3 – Social-Emotional Learning in Blended Environments

Nov 28, 2023

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is not a new concept, but how can it be incorporated into blended learning environments? Join guest host Jean Sharp and contributors Dr. Elly Strzalkowski and Angela Vann to explore how the inclusion of SEL competencies in curriculum can enhance students’ emotional well-being and social skills.

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Ep 2 – The Digital Evolution of Academic Publishing

Nov 2, 2023

The business of academic publishing has changed tremendously in the last 20 years. In this episode, we welcome industry veteran Shannon Gattens to provide insight into how publishers are working to keep up with the way education is consumed by learners.

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Ep 1 – Creating Culturally Relevant & Responsive Curriculum

Oct 2, 2023

Join us as we speak to Angela Vann, subject matter expert in DEI, to analyze the importance of developing a curriculum that respects and incorporates diverse cultures and perspectives to create an inclusive learning environment.

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