The New Professor is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Dr. Ryan Straight, an Assistant Professor of Educational Technology at the University of Arizona. With his guests he explores what it means to be an educator and a learner in the current changing landscape of higher education, along with various related (and sometimes not-so-related) topics.
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Dr. Ryan Straight
In celebration of hitting episode 50, Ryan talks milestones and their importance to your feelings of success and progress.
In episode 44, Ryan muses on what would happen if our major forms of communication–the social media networks–suddenly shut down, and how you can reign in what social media has taken from you.
In episode 42, Ryan addresses something that can make your palms sweaty, your heart race, and fill your stomach with butterflies: public speaking.
In episode 41, Ryan welcomes everyone back to a new academic year and talks a bit about something near and dear to his heart: novelty. Let’s look at that love/hate relationship with new tech, among other things.
In episode 40, Ryan takes a break from summer vacation to talk about… summer vacation, the psychology of vacations, and instructional time throughout the year.