Innovative Teaching Podcast

Innovative Teaching Podcast

Our goal for the Innovative Teaching Podcast is to introduce new ideas and encourage you to think outside the box when it comes to teaching and learning. Your hosts are Jeannette Shaffer, Patricia Herrera at South Mountain Community College in the Center for Teaching and Learning.... Show More

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September 1, 2019 25 min

Chelsea McIntosh and Jeannette Shaffer share how they used the gaming app, Goosechase, to engage students and encourage team building on the first day of class. Chelsea teaches chemistry and Jeannette teaches computer information system. The Goosechase game app is free for teachers to use in the classroom so listen for ideas of how you might use Goosechase with your students.

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We hosted a Camp Teach 2019 in the South Mountain Community College Center for Teaching and Learning this past week. Three of the faculty sat with us to share and reflect on their week of learning and experimenting.

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April 6, 2019 24 min

Sian Proctor has been awarded 3 sabbaticals in Maricopa Community Colleges. Today we discuss how she has been so successful and why sabbaticals are important to teaching and learning.

Your host Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Jeannette attended the Orientation and Orienteering Session at the Training Conference in Orlando, Florida. The orienteering activity used an app called GeoTeaming and is a team building great for students or other training activity. Listen in as Jeannette talks about her gaming experience at the conference and why you might want to consider using the game with students.

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Jeannette attended the Orientation and Orienteering Session at the Training Conference in Orlando, Florida. The orienteering activity used an app called GeoTeaming and is a team building great for students or other training activity. Listen in as Jeannette talks about her gaming experience at the conference and why you might want to consider using the game with students.Your host Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community Coll... Read more

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I get many ideas and inspirations for teaching and learning from other business fields so this week I am attending the Training Conference. This conference is the industry's leading train-the-trainer event so I hope to walk away with ideas from companies like Best Buy, IBM, Walmart, etc.

Your host Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.
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February 16, 2019 14 min

The role of faculty might be changing. Are you ready?

Your host Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Jeannette Shaffer shares a quick game design idea for your classroom. She shares what was successful with her students and supplies needed for the activity.

Your hosts are Patricia Herrera and Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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January 27, 2019 19 min

What do you think about in the middle of the night when you can't sleep? Me? Innovative grant opportunities and what idea I should submit. Join me as I share what I am thinking at 3:00 am in the morning for possibilities. What are you ideas? Want to collaborate on an idea?

Your host are Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.


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January 27, 2019 19 min

What do you think about in the middle of the night when you can't sleep? Me? Innovative grant opportunities and what idea I should submit. Join me as I share what I am thinking at 3:00 am in the morning for possibilities. What are you ideas? Want to collaborate on an idea?Your host are Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Every semester South Mountain Community College faculty have a celebration luncheon. In this episode we share several faculty successes and hope you can take an idea to adapt for your teaching. Happy holidays from our campus to yours!

Your hosts are Patricia Herrera and Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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December 22, 2018 30 min

We sit down with Sian Proctor to have a conversation about augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). What is she exploring? What has she discovered and what are her plans to learn more about AR and VR?

Your hosts are Patricia Herrera and Jeannette Shaffer from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Do you ever find yourself taking a photo of a whiteboard with your cell phone after team brainstorming session? If so, you may want to try out the Read more

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I finally tried an Escape Room with my students! With the help of a team we created an Escape Room in the South Mountain CTL over a year ago for staff but this year I adapted for my classroom. Listen as we share our successes, failures and tips for you to get started.

Escape Room trailer: https://youtu.be/_NXKfaB4SOE
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I finally tried an Escape Room with my students! With the help of a team we created an Escape Room in the South Mountain CTL over a year ago for staff but this year I adapted for my classroom. Listen as we share our successes, failures and tips for you to get started.Escape Room trailer: https://youtu.be/_NXKfaB4SOE Breakout EDU if you want a scripted process for creating your first Escape Room https://www.breakoutedu.com/digital/

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Today Patricia shares with us 3 basic steps for Universal Design for Learning that will make your Word Documents friendlier for screen readers. Technology is making it convenient for all students to use screen readers to consume information on mobile devices. Get started now making your content accessible and easier for students to consume on their mobile devices.

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What is UDOIT?

The Universal Design Online content Inspection Tool, or UDOIT (pronounced, “You Do It”) enables faculty to identify accessibility issues in their Canvas course content. It will scan a course, generate a report, and provide resources on how to address common accessibility issues.

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October 11, 2018 15 min

Matthew Bloom talks with us about Open Educational Resources (OER). Matthew currently leads the Maricopa Millions Project and has been leading the charge of OER adoption in our district for many years. He describes OER and shares with us what he believe is next for OER. In part 2 of this podcast Matthew will also share recommendations for faculty that would like to get started with OER. Maricopa Millions https://www.maricopa.edu/... Read more

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October 11, 2018 15 min

Matthew Bloom talks with us about Open Educational Resources (OER). Matthew currently leads the Maricopa Millions Project and has been leading the charge of OER adoption in our district for many years. He describes OER and shares with us what he believe is next for OER. In part 2 of this podcast Matthew will also share recommendations for faculty that would like to get started with OER. Maricopa Millions https://www.maricopa.edu/... Read more

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Have you ever considered students producing a podcast as an assignment in your course? I thought about it and took action on the idea. I share how I used Soundtrap and list several reasons why to use podcast assignments in your course.

Your host Jeannette Shaffer is from South Mountain Community College, Center for Teaching and Learning in Phoenix, Arizona.

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