In this episode I’m talking my recent experience creating the Beyond the Lecture Open Educational Resource (OER) alongside my fantastic collaborator Andrea Eidinger. I discuss the work that went into this edited ebook, decisions about open access, and broader OER work happening in Canada history.
I would love to hear about your experiences using or creating OER. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.
I’m currently sitting on the Board of Directors of two organizations I care about – the National Council on Public History and the Sault Ste. Marie City Museum. I am still relatively new to both boards and I’m continuing to learn about board governance structures and procedures. In this episode I discuss the financial and in-kind costs associated with board participation, board diversity with in the heritage field, and recognition for service to the profession.
I would love to hear about your experiences serving on organizational boards. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.
Conference season is quickly approaching for many Canadian academics and with all of this travel comes conversations about professional development. In this episode, I discuss the differences between professional development and professional learning. I also tackle questions of ongoing career development, active learning, and the funding of professional growth opportunities.
I would love to hear your thoughts on professional development and professional learning. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.
Who else hates writing bios for things? In this episode, I talk about best practices for crafting effective bio statements and the challenges associated with describing your professional life succinctly.
Welcome back to season two of the Historical Reminiscents podcast. In this episode, I talk about safe spaces, braver spaces, and building welcoming physical and digital spaces for dialogue. I also introduce the new Rapid Reads segment to the podcast.
I would love to hear your thoughts on the terms brave space and safe space. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.
The Historical Reminiscents podcast is celebrating its one year anniversary! Given the occasion I thought it would be fitting to talk about celebrating milestones in your work. In this episode, I talk about honouring milestones of all sizes and making space for celebration. I also talk about what I’ve learned during the first year of creating a podcast, future plans, and upcoming episode ideas.
I would love to hear any feedback you have on the first year of the Historical Reminiscents podcast. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter. I’ll be back in January with new podcast episodes – talk to you soon!
Your team has completed a fantastic project and you’re considering submitting it for an award but are unsure of how to do so. In this episode I talk about award nominations, building a project portfolio to support a nomination, and how to build compelling award narratives.
I would love to hear your suggestions for writing successful award nominations. Leave a comment or send me a message on Twitter.