Podcasts, Ted Talks, and Webinars

Teaching in Higher Education podcasts
Access a myriad of podcasts on many different topics.  Categories, with several subcategories, include Digital Pedagogy, Our Students, Personal and Professional Life, Teaching. You can listen to these podcasts using your preferred podcasting app/service, or listen via this site.

Inside Higher Education, Academic Minute
Taken directly from the site: Inside Higher Ed is pleased to bring you The Academic Minute. The brainchild of Albany's WAMC and its president, Alan Chartock, The Academic Minute features professors from top institutions around the country, delving into topics from the serious to the light-hearted, keeping listeners abreast of what's new and exciting in the academy with topics ranging from updates on groundbreaking scientific research to an explanation of how the board game Monopoly can help explain the economic recession. The Academic Minute features a different professor every day, drawing experts from institutions within WAMC's listening area and across the country. Each segment is introduced by Lynn Pasquerella, president of the Association of American Colleges & Universities. Pasquerella is the former president of Mount Holyoke College.

Inside Higher Education, Rod Murray’s E-learning Tech Podcast

National Public Radio Higher Education podcasts   
Taken directly from the site: In their lively and entertaining weekly discussion of issues related to higher education, KUT's Jennifer Stayton and Southwestern University President Dr. Ed Burger explore the topics of higher education, lifelong learning, and exercising the brain. Ed and Jennifer practice what they preach, too, by introducing math puzzlers and brain teasers to keep listeners on their toes.

The Better Teacher Podcast  
Taken directly from the site: The Teach Better Podcast is a fortnightly series of conversations with teachers about teaching. The hosts, Doug McKee and Edward O’Neill talk mostly with faculty in higher education, but will occasionally talk with other teachers too. You can subscribe to the Teach Better Podcast through your favorite podcast app or simply subscribe through iTunes if you don’t have one yet.


TED Talks

Five Inspirational TED Talks about Higher Education
Taken directly from the site: When considering higher education options it’s not uncommon to look for inspiration and information online. The internet provides us with many reliable resources, including the video archives at TED Talks. TED provides us with instant access to speaking events given by some of the world’s most renowned experts in a variety of fields. Read on to learn about five of the greatest, life-changing, and inspirational TED talks about higher education.


Webinars

PearsonEd offers Higher Education Webinars
Taken directly from the site: These on-demand recorded webinars will give you ideas and insights that you can use to drive your education programs forward.