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How do a scarecrow, a lion a tin man and a gal from Kansas overcome Imposter Syndrome?

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How do a scarecrow, a lion a tin man and a gal from Kansas overcome Imposter Syndrome?
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Join Mike, Mark and special guest Puiyin Wong as we start an accidental, on-air imposters support group – and discuss Imposter Syndrome, occasionally remembering to frame it against The Wizard of Oz, but more often against our own bloody knuckled life experiences. We’ve contacted the OED, and they’re going to change the plural of Imposter… Continue reading How do a scarecrow, a lion a tin man and a gal from Kansas overcome Imposter Syndrome?

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How does behaviourism help players ‘catch them all’ in Pokémon Go?

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How does behaviourism help players 'catch them all' in Pokémon Go?
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In this episode I’m joined by the fabulous Professor Rebecca Ferguson, where we get Misty eyed, Brock the mold and Ash the tough questions (weak pun that one) as we explore behaviourism through the lens of Pokémon Go. We mentioned a couple of publications, here they are for your referencing pleasure: Tobin, J., Buckingham, D.,… Continue reading How does behaviourism help players ‘catch them all’ in Pokémon Go?

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Why are B Movies so good for answering bloody stupid pedagogic questions?

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Why are B Movies so good for answering bloody stupid pedagogic questions?
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In this B Movie special, we’re looking at three delightfully ‘B’ movies that are, if not close to our hearts, then at least in the same postcode – and using them to answer some mini bloody stupid pedagogic questions, including: How do we Short Circuit Mazlow’s Heirachy of Needs? (Ft. Short Circuit) How can we… Continue reading Why are B Movies so good for answering bloody stupid pedagogic questions?

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How did thinking about humanity’s graduate attributes guide the God Emperor of Dune’s golden path?

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How did thinking about humanity's graduate attributes guide the God Emperor of Dune's golden path?
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It’s an Olde Stylee episode, with just Mike, Mark and a wee focused nerdy question. Been a while since we’ve done one of these! It’s Dune, Frank Herbert’s genre defining and much parodied space opera, and graduate attributes. Attributes for graduates innit. We had a lot of fun recording this one. Can you tell? Also… Continue reading How did thinking about humanity’s graduate attributes guide the God Emperor of Dune’s golden path?

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Are learning styles the boss level zombie of neuromyths?

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Are learning styles the boss level zombie of neuromyths?
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This week we’re joined by Mary Jacob, as we chat about our quintessential pop culture zombos, using them to pick apart neuromyths – and in particular the biggy – Learning Styles! Before the wickerman gets erected, we’re not conflating these with learner preferences, or learning requirement/needs/delivery/accessibility reqs – we’re focusing on the VARK psychometric guff.… Continue reading Are learning styles the boss level zombie of neuromyths?

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How can the Wu-Tang Clan inform our online collaborative learning experiences?

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How can the Wu-Tang Clan inform our online collaborative learning experiences?
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Or to ask the full question, how can the RZA, the GZA, Raekwon the Chef, Masta Killa, Inspectah Deck, Method Man, ODB, U-God, and Ghostface Killah inform our online collaborative learning experiences? To help answer this, we’re joined by the brilliant Terry Greene, Senior eLearning Designer at Trent University, Ontario and host of the cracking… Continue reading How can the Wu-Tang Clan inform our online collaborative learning experiences?

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How is Gamification like being trapped in The Matrix? And what is the real world of Games Based Learning?

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How is Gamification like being trapped in The Matrix? And what is the real world of Games Based Learning?
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Boy oh boy do we have a special one for you! In this episode we demystify and separate out Gamification and Games Based Learning, talk about one of the best action/sci-fi movies of all time, The Matrix – and get up on our soap boxes about how to take the red pill to add cool… Continue reading How is Gamification like being trapped in The Matrix? And what is the real world of Games Based Learning?

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How can two and a half years of pedagogic podcasting help us examine an amnesiac hitman? (Ft. Funlosophy)

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How can two and a half years of pedagogic podcasting help us examine an amnesiac hitman? (Ft. Funlosophy)
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In this episode Mike and Mark pull out the pedagogic pocketknife they’ve been building up over the last 30-ish episodes, and put it to work examining a fun group philosophy learning activity, Funlosophy, presented by Dom Jordan. If you enjoy the episode and want to treat us to a heated caffeinated beverage, then head on… Continue reading How can two and a half years of pedagogic podcasting help us examine an amnesiac hitman? (Ft. Funlosophy)

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The Pedagodzilla Open Mic Night (Ft. Gamification)

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The Pedagodzilla Open Mic Night (Ft. Gamification)
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It’s a very special episode! We’ll be descending to the smoky depths of the pedagogical open mic club, where a patter of polymath pedagogues propound for your listening pleasure! Join Mike C, Grainne O, Mark C, Liz E, Mark W, Beccy C, Paul A and Chris C in performances and discussions that cover neuromyths, schools… Continue reading The Pedagodzilla Open Mic Night (Ft. Gamification)

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How can the ADDIE model help you in heists? Ft. Mike and Mark’s own horrific instructional design models and Avengers Endgame

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How can the ADDIE model help you in heists? Ft. Mike and Mark's own horrific instructional design models and Avengers Endgame
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What’s more fun than using a well established model with a snappy acronym? Making your own! Stay tuned for the GHIBLI and BUMHOLES models. God help us. In this episode Mike and Mark explore heists as a genre, Avengers Endgame in particular and debate the whole concept of having a bleeding obvious acronym over the… Continue reading How can the ADDIE model help you in heists? Ft. Mike and Mark’s own horrific instructional design models and Avengers Endgame