The GENIUS Cafe Podcast
By Candis Best, Ph.D.
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Topics and interviews about higher education for higher ed professionals.
||Clean024 From Peer Service to Career Service||The last episode of Season 1, Host Candis Best, wraps up a three-part discussion on peer service by exploring how it prepares students for future careers.||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean023 Alternatives to Peer Mentoring||Continuing with the theme from last week's episode, host Candis Best discusses ways and reasons for expanding peer-to-peer support beyond peer mentoring programs.||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 22 Peer Service||The first of a three-part discussion on the value of incorporating peer service into student success plans.||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 21 Game Designing Your Syllabus||Curious about how to use game design principles in an individual course? This is the episode for you. Host, Candis Best shares three strategies for incorporating game design principles into college-level courses.||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 20 Going Gradeless in Graded Environments||Host, Candis Best explores the benefits and requirements for shifting to a gradeless approach to instruction at the college level.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 Interview - Rob Alvarez||Interview with the host of the Professor Game podcast, Rob Alvarez||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 Interview - Dave Eng||An interview with higher education game design expert Dr. Dave Eng.||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 Learn Nurturing||We wrap up the Game Design for Student Success series with this episode on learn nurturing.||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 Dunbar Clusters in Education||This episode uses the work of British Anthropologist, Robin Dunbar to explore student grouping of various sizes should be incorporate in your game design for student success plans.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 Four Types of Fun||This week's episode is inspired by Nicole Lazzaro's Four Types of Fun and also includes a brief overview of the sixth and final game design principle covered in this series - Narrative.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014 Interview with Scott Reinke||In this episode, Host Candis Best interviews Scott Reinke, Coordinator of the award-winning Ball State Achievements App at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 Emotions||This episode explores the role of emotions as a game design principle and the obstacles and opportunities this offers for higher education program planning.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012 Amy Jo Kim Interview||Host, Candis Best interviews noted social game designer and startup coach Dr. Amy Jo Kim and game design principles and the opportunities for impact in higher education.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 Coop Game Design||Host, Candis Best discusses the value of coop game design to higher education and provides a preview of the upcoming release of CollegeQorps.||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 Progession and Flow||This week's episode is a continuation of the Game Design for Student Success series. Host Candis Best discusses the role of progression and flow in designing experiences for students that encourage them to persist.||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 The Role of Repetition||This episode covers the game design elements of loops and arcs and what it teaches us about the role of repetition in keeping students engaged. This is the first topic in the Game Design for Student Success series introduced in the previous episode.||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 Game Design for Student Success Kickoff||This is the kickoff to a series of webinar episodes that Candis Best will be hosting on using game design principles to improve student engagement in higher education.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 007 College As Dojo||What if we reimagined college to be more like a dojo? Host Candis Best explores that very question in this episode.||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 006 Selling Higher Ed||This episode explores how and why we must sell the value of higher education to students who may not be predisposed to it.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 005: BONUS- Career Competencies||A bonus episode discussing how the career competencies considered essential to employers map to the GENIUS Competencies||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 004 GENIUS Competences Part 3 of 3||We discuss the final 10 GENIUS Competencies.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 003: The GENIUS Competencies Part 2 of 3||The second of three episodes describing The GENIUS Competencies, This episode covers competencies 11 - 20, which connect to the third and fourth elements of GENIUS - Need-Fulfilling and Intentional.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 002: The GENIUS Competencies Part 1 of 3||The first of three episodes describing the GENIUS Competencies, beginning with competencies 1 through 10, which connect to the first two elements of GENIUS - Generative and Extraordinary||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 001 The GENIUS Framework||Dr. Candis Best provides an overview of the GENIUS Framework that inspired the podcast.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 000: About the GENIUS Cafe||A welcome and introduction to the GENIUS Cafe podcast. Meet the host, Dr. Candis Best, the idea behind the podcast and a preview of what listeners can expect.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Definitely worth a listen for anyone interested or involved in the games in education space!!