Sinopse

Excelsior Life: Distance EDU on Demand is an academic podcast series exploring a variety of education, business, and technology topics. Individual shows include Excelsior LIVE, an interview series, and Today in Cybersecurity, a daily podcast show airing each October during National Cybersecurity Month.

Episódios

  • Excelsior LIVE: Ethics of Using Games

    Excelsior LIVE: Ethics of Using Games

    15/08/2016 Duração: 08min

    Karen Schrier is an Assistant Professor of Media Arts at Marist College and Director of the Games and Emerging Media program. She joins the podcast to discuss some of the ethical issues around the use of games in education.

  • Excelsior LIVE: Tina Goodyear on the need for alternative education quality assurance

    Excelsior LIVE: Tina Goodyear on the need for alternative education quality assurance

    25/07/2016 Duração: 07min

    Tina Goodyear, COO of the Presidents’ Forum, joins the podcast to discuss recent efforts exploring the need for a quality assurance entity (QAE) for alternative education providers, such as coding bootcamps. The project, led by the Presidents’ Forum and Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC), is being funded by a $150,000 planning grant from USA Funds.   Resources Tina Goodyear Expert Profile Presidents’ Forum DEAC USA Funds

  • Excelsior LIVE: Nick Fortugno on storytelling for learning

    Excelsior LIVE: Nick Fortugno on storytelling for learning

    30/06/2016 Duração: 13min

    Nick Fortugno is recognized around the world as a leading game designer, narrative and story expert as well as an entrepreneur of digital and real-world games. The chief creative officer of Playmatics joins the podcast to discuss his upcoming presentation at Revolutionary Learning 2016: Storytelling for Learning. Resources Revolutionary Learning 2016 Nick Fortugno Profile Storytelling for Learning (Presentation) Playmatics

  • Excelsior LIVE: Clark Aldrich on teaching and learning via short simulations

    Excelsior LIVE: Clark Aldrich on teaching and learning via short simulations

    23/06/2016 Duração: 16min

    Clark Aldrich, one of the top educational simulation designers in the world and the founder and Managing Partner of Clark Aldrich Designs, joins the podcast to discuss the game changing nature of short simulations as an educational tool. 

  • Excelsior LIVE: Tina Goodyear on “The Case for CACE”

    Excelsior LIVE: Tina Goodyear on “The Case for CACE”

    10/06/2016 Duração: 11min

    Tina Goodyear, COO of the Presidents’ Forum, joins Excelsior Live to discuss the new Consortium for the Assessment of College Equivalency, which brings together six institutions with expertise in Prior Learning Assessment and allows them to collaborate, pool their resources, and set common standards that could drastically improve how all of higher education facilitates the awarding of academic credit for workplace training.   Resources The Case for CACE: The Consortium for the Assessment of College Equivalency (WCET) Tina Goodyear Expert Profile

  • Excelsior LIVE: Avery Rueb on good game design

    Excelsior LIVE: Avery Rueb on good game design

    31/05/2016 Duração: 07min

    In part two of the interview with the co-founders of Affordance Studio, Avery Rueb, discusses his Revoluionary Learning 2016 presentation: Brainstorm Cards: Playing a Card Game to Learn about Good Game Design.

  • Excelsior LIVE: Pascal Nataf and Avery Rueb on teaching academics to think like game designers

    Excelsior LIVE: Pascal Nataf and Avery Rueb on teaching academics to think like game designers

    31/05/2016 Duração: 22min

    Pascal Nataf, co-founder of Affordance Studio, a serious game company based in Montreal and a Quebec Entrepreneur of the Year finalist joins Excelsior LIVE to discuss all things educational gaming. In part two of the interview, Avery Rueb, Affordance Studio’s other co-founder, joins the podcast to discuss his upcoming Revolutionary Learning 2016 presentation: Brainstorm Cards: Playing a Card Game to Learn about Good Game Design. Full Interview with Pascal Nataf and Avery Rueb Avery Rueb segment   More information Affordance Studio Revolutionary Learning Avery Rueb Revolutionary Learning Conference profile Brainstorm Cards: Playing a Card Game to Learn about Good Game Design (Revolutionary Learning session)

  • Excelsior LIVE: Dorcey Applyrs on public health and economic development

    Excelsior LIVE: Dorcey Applyrs on public health and economic development

    02/05/2016 Duração: 06min

    Dorcey Applyrs, DrPH, MPH, faculty program director for Excelsior College, discusses the reciprocal relationship between public health and economic development.

  • Excelsior LIVE: Braddock on Excelsior College Student Success Center

    Excelsior LIVE: Braddock on Excelsior College Student Success Center

    26/02/2016 Duração: 08min

    In this audio-only version of this Excelsior LIVE broadcast, Glenn Braddock, PhD, executive director of the new Excelsior College Student Success Center, discusses the new initiative, the differences between academic coaches and academic advisors, and the need for more personalized student support across all of higher education.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Virtualization Security

    Today in Cybersecurity: Virtualization Security

    30/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    Once an organization begins employing virtualization, they become less secure unless they utilize fault tolerance to keep things running in the event of the loss of a physical server running multiple virtual machines. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Insider versus Outsider Threats

    Today in Cybersecurity: Insider versus Outsider Threats

    29/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    Threats come from inside through employees or vendors, and from the outside through hackers or infected websites. Both types of threats should be considered and policies and procedures developed for each threat. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Physical Security

    Today in Cybersecurity: Physical Security

    28/10/2015 Duração: 07min

    Physical security has to do with all aspects of making sure that information systems are protected from anything in their physical environment. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Honeypots

    Today in Cybersecurity: Honeypots

    27/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    A honeypot is a computer on a network that is deliberately vulnerable, in order to lure attackers away from other more critical systems. This keeps the attacker busy giving attention to a systems that has no real information on it. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Separation of Duties

    Today in Cybersecurity: Separation of Duties

    26/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    Separation of duties, together with the principle of least privilege, are two important areas to address in order to reduce or eliminate fraud and protect the organization. One individual should not perform multiple duties, to prevent the possibility of improper actions. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.  

  • Today in Cybersecurity: The Principle of Least Privilege

    Today in Cybersecurity: The Principle of Least Privilege

    23/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    An individual should only be given the least amount of privilege necessary to do their job. Granting more access than is necessary can lead to unnecessary security violations. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Access Control

    Today in Cybersecurity: Access Control

    22/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    Access control is applied to packets on a network, connections between computers, and users and their ability to access files and folders on company systems. Controlling access is essential to security in keeping information out of the wrong hands. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: The Cloud

    Today in Cybersecurity: The Cloud

    21/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    What is the cloud? Where is it located? How is our data protected while in the cloud? What happens when there is a problem within the cloud provider? Why is it important to read the cloud license agreement? James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Penetration Testing

    Today in Cybersecurity: Penetration Testing

    20/10/2015 Duração: 07min

    Penetration testing is a process in which we try to infiltrate computers or devices on a network from the outside or the inside, typically using a black box test or a white box test. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Baselining

    Today in Cybersecurity: Baselining

    19/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    Baselining is a technique we use to enhance our security and alert us that something is not right and may need further investigation. Any behavior that does not fit the baseline should be considered suspicious until it is examined. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

  • Today in Cybersecurity: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

    Today in Cybersecurity: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

    16/10/2015 Duração: 06min

    Disaster recovery is part of business continuity, and is concerned with getting essential services for the organization up and running as fast as possible after a disaster. Business continuity is concerned with the long-term health and growth of the company. James Antonakos of the National Cybersecurity Institute explains.

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