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.
Season four publishing now!
Dr. Ryan Straight
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 3 of The New Professor, Ryan talks about the pros and cons of being publicly identifiable, being anonymous, the gray area in between, and how this can benefit an online class.
In episode 2 of The New Professor, Ryan goes after digital distractions like Facebook and Wikipedia, and then gives you some suggestions and tools to help fight them.
In episode 1 of The New Professor, Ryan takes on best practices for privacy and security for all TNPs out there. Also, how to deal with University policies that might impact your user experience.
In this pre-release episode, Ryan introduces himself, the podcast, and the goal, impetus, and hopes for what TNP can become. Welcome to the experiment!