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Clark Aldrich's EdTech Podcast

Research Conversations with Clark Aldrich 

For over 20 years, Clark Aldrich has regularly discussed educational media's evolving role in academics, corporations, and the military with industry "philosopher practitioners" to inform his books, columns, articles, speeches, and projects.  Recently, he has asked some of his colleagues if he could record the conversations and share them here. 


November 29, 2019

Topic:  Experiential learning is necessary to develop emotional intelligence.  How can that be rigorously applied?
Guest:  Dr. Michael Sutton  

Issues Explored:

  • 90% of organizations are primarily using passive approaches to learning.

  • Quests and Th...

November 22, 2019

Topic:  Despite the hype, there may be just two best uses of virtual reality in education today.   But CLOs and Deans can take other steps as well.  
Guest:  Heather Dodds   

Show Notes:

  • Education consultants and conferences over-hype ne...

November 8, 2019

Within five years, a quarter of all new educational and assessment content produced will use variations of the Short Sims pedagogy. Interactive Short Sims are simple but revolutionarily effective, and make both learners and sponsors happy. Learn how to start your journ...

October 2, 2019

Topic:  How might schools teach Risk Assessment and Cost Benefit Analysis?  Can students have agency?  Clark and Peter discuss.  
Co-host:  Peter Shea   

Bio: Clark Aldrich - https://www.shortsims.com/aldrich  

Bio: Peter Shea is an ins...

October 2, 2019

Topic:  How might schools teach problem solving?  Why are portfolios better than transcripts?  What is the right ratio of successes to failures?  Clark and Peter discuss.  
Co-host:  Peter Shea   

Bio: Clark Aldrich - https://www....

September 11, 2019

Topic:  How might schools teach strategic thinking?  Clark and Peter discuss. 
Co-host:  Peter Shea  

Bio: Peter Shea is an instructional designer whose primary area of interest is emerging learning technologies. Currently, he serves as the Director...

August 14, 2019

Rob Alvarez Bucholska interviews Clark Aldrich on Short Sims.   

"Professor Game is a weekly podcast where we interview successful practitioners of games, gamification and game thinking that will bring us the best of their experiences to get ideas, insights and wil...

March 15, 2019

Topic:  Getting constructive feedback is necessary from sim sponsors, SMEs, and end users.  Yet the processes remain a complex and imprecise art.  Bert and Clark discuss best and worst practices. 
Guest:  Bert Snow
Recorded On:  3/14/2019

Bio: Bert S...

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