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.
New season for 2020 publishing now!
Dr. Ryan Straight
In celebration of hitting episode 50, Ryan talks milestones and their importance to your feelings of success and progress.
In episode 9 of The New Professor, Ryan provides a basic primer for academic conferences, the minefield of faculty travel funding, and how to avoid going altogether.
In episode 8 of The New Professor, Ryan sips coffee and looks at what caffeine, alcohol, and noise do to creativity and efficiency.
In episode 7 of The New Professor, Ryan discusses the past, present, and future of one of his greatest love/hate relationships: the eBook. Also, musty candles and The Witcher.
In episode 6 of The New Professor, Ryan recalls the history and making of his favorite hobby, photography, and how it is changing the fundamental experience of our lives.
In episode 5 of The New Professor, Ryan tries to beat the heatwave and talks about just what summer means for those of us in higher education.