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 episode 49, Ryan re-records his very first episode, ‘Secure and Private is a Process, Not a Destination’ to see just what’s changed over the past three years. Spoiler: a lot!
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.
In episode 39, it’s all about self-reflection and some tools, exercises, and tips to do it honestly.