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Episode 014 : Ulrich Boser


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Ulrich Boser is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he examines education issues. He talks with Scott Titsworth about his recently published book, “Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything”. For more information on the book,… Read More

Episode 013 : Melissa Broeckelman-Post


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As Basic Course Director in the Department of Communication at George Mason University, Melissa Broeckelman-Post is responsible for training and supervising 50-60 instructors who teach 3500-4000 students per year in the required introductory communication skills courses taken by all students, as well as developing curriculum, managing the program, and assessing learning outcomes. Dr. Broeckelman-Post discusses… Read More

Episode 011: Angela Hosek


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Dr. Angela Hosek directs the basic communication course in Ohio University’s School of Communication Studies in the Scripps College of Communication. Dr. Hosek discusses how group dynamics play a role in the learning process for millennial students, as well as how education approaches must adapt to the ways in which millennial students tend to learn.

Episode 007: April Stewart


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April is a teacher at Athens Middle School who teaches courses related to technology and other STEM areas for 7th and 8th grade students in the Athens City Schools. April has recently integrated coding into her curriculum and discusses effective practices in student-centered teaching, particularly in technology-related subjects.

Episode 006: Jennifer Chabot


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Dr. Chabot is a professor of Child and Family Studies in the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University. Jennifer specializes in issues related to pediatric health care and discusses the changing roles of children as those changes potentially influence how children and young adults experience educational settings.

Episode 005: Kenneth Kiewra


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Dr. Ken Kiewra is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Dr. Kiewra’s comments explore how to best help students learn how to learn in a constantly evolving information landscape. He offers practical advice for educators, parents, and students to encourage academic success.

“Teaching Matters” – A New Podcast Launched by WOUB Public Media


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WOUB Public Media, in cooperation with Dr. Scott Titsworth, Dean of the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University, has developed a new podcast, “Teaching Matters.” It is being launched nationally on: iTunes Podcasts, Google Play, and NPR One. The podcast is an “information resource on teaching and learning in an information-rich world,” according to Dr. Titsworth…. Read More

Episode 003: Wendy Reinke and Keith Herman


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Dr. Wendy Reinke and Dr. Keith Herman are Co-Directors of the Missouri Prevention Center, which brings together community members and researchers to help schools and families promote social and academic success. This interview focuses on a recent research article published by Reinke and Herman exploring dynamics of classroom interaction related to problematic behaviors in classroom… Read More

Episode 002: Laura Harrison and Pete Mather


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Laura Harrison and Pete Mather are professors of Higher Education and Student Affairs in the Patton College of Education at Ohio University, and authors of a recently published book titled, “Alternative Solutions to Higher Education’s Challenges: An Appreciative Approach to Reform”. Harrison and Mather discuss their book and its potential implications for using appreciative inquiry… Read More