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EduTech Xp

legal notice: https://edutech.uni-saarland.de/impressum A group of master students from Saarland University is presenting to you a bi-weekly podcast with a fresh look and wisdom on emerging topics in the areas of learning and educational technology. From the heart of Western Europe, we are inviting you to join us on our journey. We will sit down with experts, academics, and our fellow colleagues to discover new education technologies and learn best practices from all over the world. Let's explore the future of learning together! Visit our website: https://www.edutechxp.com

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Ep #30 | AI in Education with Dr. Marius Schönberger
This week, we welcome Dr. Marius Schönberger as our esteemed guest on EduTech Xp. Marius is extensively experienced in the fields of information systems, business administration and computer science. We talk to him about the opportunities of AI in education, and add to the growing discourse on how higher education institutions can adopt AI tools in their educational practices, without compromising on ethical aspects.
29:45 4/29/24
Ep #29 | Cognitive Load Measurement with Kristin Altmeyer
Educational Psychologist and PhD researcher at Saarland University - Kristin Altmeyer provides valuable insights into the various methods of measuring cognitive load, and how a device as simple as a pen can be used to assess learners' cognitive load. She also finishes the episode with some brilliant recommendations for existing and budding researchers.
19:31 3/29/24
Ep #28 | Students of EduTech: An Introspective Dialogue
Students pursuing the EduTech MSc. program at Saarland University (generation of 2022) engage in a candid dialogue and share their experiences from the course, their learnings and how they perceive the current and future trends in the field of educational technology.
46:59 1/26/24
Ep #27 | Insights on Instructional Design with Paul Kirschner
In this episode, Paul Kirschner shares his valuable insights on how the field of instructional design is developing, current trends in this area and what prospective educators and instructors should be mindful of in their work.
29:49 12/23/23
Ep #26.2 | Intelligent Tutoring Systems with Tomohiro Nagashima
In the second part of our interview with Tomohiro Nagashima, he gives a glance on his forthcoming research interests and the next steps of his work in ITS.
15:08 11/15/23
Ep #26.1 | Intelligent Tutoring Systems with Tomohiro Nagashima
We dive into the world of Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) with expert learning scientist Tomohiro Nagashima. What role do these systems play in education? And how do students respond to them?  
27:52 10/17/23
Ep #25 | Beyond the real - Augmented Reality in Education
Expert educator and psychologist Dr. Sarah Malone talks about the buzzword we can't get enough of nowadays - Augmented Reality (AR). How can AR be successfully implemented in education? And what do teachers and students think about it?
36:11 7/7/23
Ep #24.2 | Unpacking the Mind: A talk with John Sweller
Did our latest episode spark many interesting questions? How does all of this link with EduTech? For us it was so great we couldn't get enough! Tune in for the second part of the interview with the man who developed cognitive load theory: Dr. John Sweller! Dr. Sweller is a globally known cognitive psychologist, and we are so excited to have the opportunity to chat with him.
18:47 2/2/23
Ep#24| Unpacking the Mind: A talk with John Sweller
Join us as we delve into John Sweller's pioneering work on cognitive load theory and its impact on education. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation!
24:09 1/17/23
Holiday edition | Wrap up episode 1!
This special episode will wrap up the most listened-to episodes of the year! Wanna find out which ones were top favorites in 2022? 
11:12 12/14/22
Ep#23.2 How can conversational agents be used in learning settings?
Our guest professor Stavros Demetriadis in the first part of the interview guided us through the main concepts of conversational agents. The second part of this interview will show how these technologies are already helping professors and students.
25:08 11/30/22
Ep#23.1 How can conversational agents be used in learning settings?
With new developments in machine learning, conversational agents are evolving and are able to engage with learners in many efficient ways. Our guest professor Stavros Demetriadis guides us through the main concepts of CA and how can they be incorporated into learning settings. 
23:55 11/15/22
Ep #22 | What exactly is artificial intelligence, and how can AI be used in education?
In this episode, we talk to Prof. Niels Pinkwart, vice-president of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, about how AI can be used in education, its advantages, and its potential threats.
31:24 8/17/22
Ep #21 | How is it like to use Robotics in education and how to orchestrate them in the classroom?
In this episode, we talk to Pierre Dillenbourg, professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) about the role of robotics in education, how to orchestrate these activities and what are the uses, challenges and possibilities for further research.
22:50 7/5/22
Ep #20 | Happy Birthday EduTech Xp! What's new and what might come next in EduTech?
In this episode, to celebrate our first anniversary, we talk to Professor Armin Weinberger, head and founder of the EduTech department at Saarland University. He gives some insights into his latest research and gives an outlook on what could be the upcoming needs and research topics in the future of the field.
38:02 6/21/22
Ep #19 | How do students perceive studying Educational Technology?
In this special episode, we talk to Anish, Erin and Saroj, students from the EduTech masters degree at Saarland university. We explore their motivations, experiences and future plans in relation to their different academic backgrounds.
31:41 6/7/22
Ep #18.2 | What are hypertexts and how does technology enhance lifelong learning?
In this episode, we talk to Lavine Lima Silva Cunha who is part of a Brazilian group that is doing research on multiliteracy. In this second part of the interview series, Lavine will be talking about hypertexts and how technology enhances lifelong learning.
30:58 5/24/22
Ep #18.1 | How to foster multiliteracy, using different approaches?
In this episode we talk to João Luiz Pereira da Costa Ferreira and Letícia Telles da Cruz, who are part of a Brazilian group that is doing research about multiliteracy in schools. In this first part of the interview, they will focus on critical racial literacy and memes and how they can help to foster multiliteracy.
27:41 5/10/22
Ep #17 | Peer Reviewing: How useful is it to learn from others?
In this episode we talk to David Kofoed Wind, doctor and co-founder of Eduflow. Eduflow is a tool that allows you to create learning experiences in different ways. Eduflow provides solutions to integrate content using different LMS's but the main feature we will be looking at in the podcast is Peer Reviewing. We will discuss how peer reviewing can change the approach to online learning.
25:00 4/25/22
Ep #16 | How to involve maker culture, design-driven education and technology in classroom settings?
In this episode, we talk to professor Essi Vuopala, head of the international master’s degree in Learning, education and technology, from the University of Oulu about innovative ways to implement maker culture, design-driven education and collaborative learning involving technology in classroom settings.
32:22 4/11/22
Ep #15 | Learning With Social Media
In this episode, we talk with João Luiz Pereira da Costa Ferreira about his experiences including social media in the classroom. He uses platforms like YouTube or Instagram to foster critical thinking, intercultural exchanges and self-directed learning in Brazilian schools during the pandemic.
26:08 4/11/22
Ep #14 | How to teach children financial education through games and coding?
In this episode, we learn about projects in Brazil that aim to teach financial education through games and coding.
29:21 3/4/22
Ep #13 | EduTech for Music Teaching: Experience from Colombia
In this episode, we talk to Nicolas Combita, a Colombian musician who fell in love with pedagogy and discovered in technology and gamification an effective way to teach music. Through mobile devices, smart boards and music edition software he aims to improve current music-teaching methodologies, facilitate practice at home and enhance collaborative skills among his students.
26:36 2/18/22
Ep #12 | What's important to know about digitalization in vocational schools?
In this episode we talk to Sandra Heidemann, project lead of Berufsschule digital about the solutions that project offered to vocational schools to meet digitalization needs and changes.
35:36 2/5/22
Ep #11 | Deeper Learning - How to support authentic performance?
In this episode we talk to Janina Beigel about deeper learning. Deeper learning refers to a pedagogy in which learners engage deeply with knowledge and generate knowledge themselves by processing it through both instructionally guided processes of acquisition and self-regulated processes of co-construction and co-creation.
33:09 1/21/22
Happy Holidays
We at EduTech XP wish you a very happy winter break, delightful celebrations with the people you love and an inspiring new year. Thank you for listening to our podcast and we will be back for you in January with more interviews about everything EduTech. Until then we wish you all the best.
03:30 12/24/21
Ep #10 | Education Systems Around the World
This is the third part of a small series called EduTech around the world. Every new generation of EduTech master's students brings together a variety of nationalities from all around the world. Different countries means different educational systems, so we want to highlight and bring closer to you the diversity of teaching across the globe. In this episode, Dianna will give an insight into the education system of the USA and Ebube into the education system of Nigeria.
26:54 12/10/21
Ep #9 | How to foster students' engagement through collaboration and cooperation?
In this episode, we talk to Dr. Cvetanka Walter on how we can foster learner engagement through cooperation and collaboration, what is the difference between cooperation & collaboration and their unique potential in educational settings.
24:39 11/26/21
Ep #8 | Education Systems Around the World
This is the second part of a small series called EduTech around the world. Every new generation of EduTech master's students brings together a variety of nationalities from all around the world. Different countries means different educational systems, so we want to highlight and bring closer to you the diversity of teaching across the globe. In this episode, Daisy will give an insight into the education system of Vietnam and Homai into the education systems of Iran & the United Arab Emirates.
24:12 11/12/21
Ep #7 | Education Systems Around the World
This is the first part of a small series called EduTech around the world. Every new generation of EduTech master's students brings together a variety of nationalities from all around the world. Different countries means different educational systems, so we want to highlight and bring closer to you the diversity of teaching across the globe. In this episode, Claudio will give an insight into the education system of Brazil, Venkata into that of India and Eleonora into that of Italy.
29:15 10/29/21