Best Higher Education podcasts we could find (Updated August 2018)
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The latest university news, higher education analysis and world university rankings discussion. Essential listening for academics and university professional staff, and those with a keen interest in academia. Times Higher Education: at the heart of higher education debate.
 
Bi-weekly news and interviews about communicating effectively in post-secondary education
 
HECAOD podcasts feature voices from the field including prevention and recovery professionals, students, researchers, policy makers and parents. Our goal is to provide lively discussions on current topics that motivate innovation, inspire action and advance the field of AOD misuse prevention and collegiate recovery.
 
PeopleAdmin is the leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions for education and government. Its software enables customers to streamline the hiring process, onboard new employees, efficiently manage positions and employee performance, develop compliant and defensible audit trails, and utilize industry-leading reporting and data-driven predictive analytics.
 
A Student Loan Podcast Talking About Money, Debt, Education And Careers
 
The Society for Research into Higher Education is a UK-based international learned society concerned to advance understanding of higher education, especially through the insights, perspectives and knowledge offered by systematic research and scholarship. The Society aims to be the leading international society in the field, as to both the support and the dissemination of research.
 
Features and interviews about innovation in learning, teaching and assessment(LTA) for staff at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
 
A podcast series focused on technology and Higher-Education by Campus Labs.
 
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Learn how leading colleges and universities around the world are using Apple's products and platform to support their mission and achieve their goals across four key areas of campus services, research, athletics and career readiness.
 
Research in Action is a weekly podcast by Oregon State University Ecampus, a national leader in online education. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Katie Linder, OSU Ecampus research director, who discusses topics and issues related to research in higher education with experts across a range of disciplines and institutions. Guests share their expertise on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, personal experiences as researchers, best practices, and organizational and productivity strategie ...
 
The goal of University Social Pro is to bring you inspiring and illuminating conversations with social media and digital marketing professionals working in higher education around the United States and the world. Every other week, we deconstruct cases and examples of marketing tactics used to serve students, faculty and staff, with the aim of providing practical and actionable insights to those just starting out in social media and digital marketing.
 
Enrollment Growth University is a professional development podcast for higher education leaders looking to grow enrollment at their college or university. Each episode features an interview with a leader in higher education, discussing enrollment growth strategies that are working at their institution, through topics such as: enrollment marketing, adult student recruitment, enrollment management, online learning, student retention, data intelligence, online course development, financial aid, ...
 
You've Got This is a weekly podcast for faculty and higher education professionals looking to increase their confidence and capacity for juggling the day-to-day demands of an academic life.
 
A Student Loan Podcast Talking About Money, Debt, Education And Careers
 
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Just a podcast where Me and my friends loosen up and we try and educate our listeners (friends and family) about history and we do it in a fun way.
 
Phil Schuman, Director of Financial Literacy at Indiana University and HEFW Summit Advisory Committee co-chair, sits down with members of the HEFW community to discuss the various aspects of financial wellness programs in higher education.
 
Solutions for Higher Education dives into hot topics in the world of colleges and universities. Sometimes it tackles controversies in education, sometimes it looks at current events, sometimes it's innovations and fun. Brought to you by Southern Utah University, but geared toward anyone with an interest in the subjects, episodes are hosted by SUU's President Scott L Wyatt and Professor Steve Meredith.
 
HECAOD podcasts feature voices from the field including prevention and recovery professionals, students, researchers, policy makers and parents. Our goal is to provide lively discussions on current topics that motivate innovation, inspire action and advance the field of AOD misuse prevention and collegiate recovery.
 
Students, educators, and administrators from Virginia's Community Colleges describe their experiences in higher education and explain how they're utilizing Virginia's educational excellence.
 
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
 
The BHP is a chronological retelling of the history of Britain with a particular focus upon the lives of the people. You won’t find a dry recounting of dates and battles here, but instead you’ll learn about who these people were and how their desires, fears, and flaws shaped the histories of England, Scotland, and Wales.
 
The Naked Scientists flagship science show brings you a lighthearted look at the latest scientific breakthroughs, interviews with the world's top scientists, answers to your science questions and science experiments to try at home.
 
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General Philosophy
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A series of lectures delivered by Peter Millican to first-year philosophy students at the University of Oxford. The lectures comprise of the 8-week General Philosophy course, delivered to first year undergraduates. These lectures aim to provide a thorough introduction to many philosophical topics and to get students and others interested in thinking about key areas of philosophy. Taking a chronological view of the history of philosophy, each lecture is split into 3 or 4 sections which outlin ...
 
The John Locke Lectures are among the world's most distinguished lecture series in philosophy. The series began in 1950 and are given once a year.
 
The London School of Economics and Political Science public events podcast series is a platform for thought, ideas and lively debate where you can hear from some of the world's leading thinkers. Listen to more than 200 new episodes every year.
 
Audio files from LSE's programme of public lectures and events, for pdf documents see the corresponding audio & pdf RSS feed, or Atom feed.
 
An audio journey through the 5000 year history of one of the world's oldest continuous civilizations.
 
Thank you for checking out the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. This is the space where we explore the art and science of being more effective at facilitating learning. We also share ways to increase our personal productivity, so we can have more peace in our lives and be even more present for our students.
 
Learn Mandarin Chinese with Situational, Practical and Easy Mandarin Chinese Audio Lessons
 
Each week, experienced entrepreneurs and innovators come to Stanford University to candidly share lessons they’ve learned while developing, launching and scaling disruptive ideas. The Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Series is produced by Stanford eCorner during fall, winter and spring quarters. ETL is supported by the venture capital firm DFJ.
 
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Revolutions
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A weekly podcasting exploring great political revolutions. Now: The Mexican Revolution. Next: The Russian Revolution.
 
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Anthropology
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Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt Rivers Museum and the anthropology of visual and material culture. Home to over forty academic staff, over a hundred doctoral students, twelve Master’s programmes, and two undergraduate degrees (Human Sciences; Archaeology and Anthropology), Oxford anthropology is one of t ...
 
The mind is a fascinating entity. Where, after all, would we be without it? But what exactly is it? These days many people believe the mind simply is the brain. Descartes would have disagreed profoundly. He recommended a dualism of substance. Modern philosophers are again finding various forms of dualism attractive because the problems with physicalism are so intractable. One such problem is whether the mind, like the brain, is located in space (specifically inside the head). But does philos ...
 
Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The mornings consist of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and are open to all Oxford Alumni. Topics include Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes, Dark Matter, Plasma, Particle Accelerators and The Large Hadron Collider.
 
Do you have a life full of Christian joy? Jesus said, “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” Join us every week as Dr. Taylor Marshall provides tips and lessons on how to have a life full of meaning, hope, and encouragement through the message of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Dr. Marshall draws from the Bible, the Church Fathers, and Medieval Philosophy to provide a podcast that is full of energy and information. He blogs at www.TaylorMarshall.com.
 
Philosophy has been studied for thousands of years. It involves the use of reason and argument to search for the truth about reality - about the nature of things, ethics, aesthetics, language, the mind, God and everything else. This series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy, presented by Marianne Talbot, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, will test you on some famous thought experiments and introduce you to some central philosophical is ...
 
The Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math ...
 
From plants to pathogens, fruit flies to fungi and hamsters to humans, Naked Genetics takes a look at the science of genes. With in-depth interviews, the latest news from the world of genetics, answers to your questions, and our gene of the month, tune in for a look inside your genes...
 
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Unearthing stories from the world of academia.
 
A series of talks and lectures from Oxford Mathematicians exploring the power and beauty of their subject. These talks would appeal to anyone interested in mathematics and its ever-growing range of applications from medicine to economics and beyond.
 
The Civil Engineering Podcast provides engineering career advice and success stories specifically for civil engineers. Civil engineers Anthony Fasano, PE and Christian Knutson, PE host the show and showcase civil engineering projects and professional
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change.
 
This series of eight lectures delivered by Dr T. J. Mawson at the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 2011, introduces the main philosophical arguments pertaining to the Western monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each lecture has an associated hand-out (two for the first lecture).
 
Sam Altman and the folks from Y Combinator offer up an amazing course in "How To Start A Startup" at Stanford. Course includes lectures from: Sam Altman, Dustin Moskovitz, Paul Graham, Adora Cheung, Peter Thiel, Alex Schultz, Kevin Hale, Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway, Ben Silbermann, Alfred Lin, Patrick and John Collison, Aaron Levie, Reid Hoffman, Keith Rabois, Ben Horowitz, Marissa Mayer, Hosian Rahman, Kirsty Nathoo, Carolynn Levy, and more
 
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The Psych Files
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The Psych Files is a podcast for anyone who wonders why we do what we do. Experienced educator Michael Britt, Ph.D., in an upbeat and friendly style, shows you how ideas from the field of psychology apply to everyday life. If you’re a life-long learner, a student or a teacher, you’ll find his 20-30 minute episodes enjoyable and educational. Over 14 million episodes have been downloaded to date with over 100,000 people listening every month. See what all the talk is about!
 
These are screencasts for Dr. David B. Miller's sections of General Psychology I. (PSYC 1100) at the University of Connecticut, reviewing many key topics covered in course lectures.
 
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Education Bookcast
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Education Bookcast is a podcast in which we talk about one education-related book or article per episode.
 
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On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanagh, an Associate Professor of Psychology and Associate Director of the D'Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College and author of The Spark of Learning: Energizing the College Classroom with the Science of Emotion. Transcript (.docx) Show Notes Would you like to incorporat ...…
 
Dr. James Smith, President of Eastern Michigan University, discusses how they’re looking to stay competitive with international recruitment in a politically challenging market with their TRUEMU global rate tuition plan.
 
On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Jessie L. Moore, director of the Center for Engaged Learning and professor of Professional Writing & Rhetoric at Elon University. She previously coordinated Elon’s first-year writing and professional writing & rhetoric programs. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in English Rhetoric and Composition from Purd ...…
 
Take a listen to our August 2018 preview clips! To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast: Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu Voicemail: 541-737-1111 If you listen to ...…
 
Gareth Fowles, Vice President for Enrollment Management at Lynn University, discusses why higher ed needs to follow the lead of customer-service oriented companies from other industries when it comes to student support.
 
Quotes: "there is a hero in public health, kind of began the science of what we call epidemiology, his name was John Snow. He was not just famous for his work with cholera, which this story is about, but he also was a very famous anesthesiologist" "here’s a guy that risked his career to go against the weight of science and medicine—all of the t ...…
 
Australia has benefitted from record growth in international student enrolments in the past five years, but institutions are now confronted with a situation where they're overreliant on foreign student fees. Sara Custer is joined by Times Higher Education's Asia Pacific editor John Ross and the International Education Association of Australia's ...…
 
As part of the podcast series Solutions for Higher Education, SUU President Scott L Wyatt will lead a “Summer Reading Club” focusing on a new book each month. The July 2018 book is 1984 by George Orwell. In this episode we are joined by English faculty member Joy Sterrantino and Political Science faculty member Doug Bennett. Quotes: "this is a ...…
 
Jay Jacobs, Director of Enrollment Management and Admission Operations at University of Miami discusses their multi-tiered approach to increasing student yield.
 
On this episode, Katie is Joined by Dr. Rebekah Willson, a Lecturer in Information Science in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Originally from Canada, she obtained her PhD from Charles Sturt University in Australia in 2016. Her dissertation focused on the experience of individuals tran ...…
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
A recent article published by Times Higher Education sparked a backlash from audiences for its criticism of students and what the author calls "Millennial entitlement". Here we dissect the piece to better understand the root of the author's rancour: students with different academic needs, pressures to meet attainment metrics and fewer full-time ...…
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
Dr. Scott Dalrymple, President of Columbia College, discusses how they’re working to improve price transparency for Columbia students with their no-fees all-in “Truition” model.
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Ludovico Cademartiri, who obtained a Laurea degree in Materials Science from the University of Parma in 2002 and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Toronto in 2008 with Geoffrey A. Ozin. He was a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow in the group of George M. Whitesides at Harvard University. His work spans ma ...…
 
Dr Tom Parkinson and Dr Shaher Abdullateef, speak at SRHE Digital University Network Event - Digital technologies on the ground: foregrounding local educational practices in an era of global technology (Audio length - 00:45:16)
 
Dr Jade Vu Henry, speaks at SRHE Digital University Network Event - Digital technologies on the ground: foregrounding local educational practices in an era of global technology (Audio length - 00:35:48)
 
Dr Michael Gallagher and Dr Jeremy Knox, speak at SRHE Digital University Network Event - Digital technologies on the ground: foregrounding local educational practices in an era of global technology (Audio length - 00:38:09)
 
At the 2018 Times Higher Education Teaching Excellence Summit, global experts on teaching and learning debated how universities should balance world class research with effective teaching as well as the best way to teach students – lectures or active learning? Sara Custer speaks with two presenters from the summit, Suzi Derbyshire deputy vice-c ...…
 
In this bonus episode of the THE podcast, Sara Custer speaks with Richard Arum dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Education and author of Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses after his plenary speech at the 2018 Times Higher Education Teaching Excellence Summit at the University of Glasgow. Arum discusse ...…
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
In this episode, Dr. Katie Linder, Director of Research at Oregon State University Ecampus, introduces a summer research challenge. Segment 1: Launching a Summer Research Challenge [00:00-08:55] In this first segment, Katie invites "RIA" listeners to join a summer research challenge. Segment 2: Participation Options for the Challenge [08:56-17: ...…
 
Dr. Timothy Renick, Sr. Vice President for Student Success at Georgia State University, discusses the tech-enabled high-touch strategies that have helped raise their 6-year graduation rate from 32% to 54%.
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-05:15]: How to Create Highly-engaging Work Environments To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast: Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu Voicemail: ...…
 
On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Brad Shuck, an Associate Professor and Program Director of both the Health Professions Education and Human Resources and Organizational Development programs in the School of Medicine and College of Education and Human Development at the University of Louisville. His primary areas of research include the a ...…
 
Matthew Rascoff, Associate Vice Provost at Duke University discusses why higher ed shouldn’t feel threatened by the bootcamp education model, but rather work to integrate these hands-on hard skills within our existing degree programs.
 
I'm sharing archived episodes in the month of July and this is a favorite! Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action podcast, The ...…
 
Anjali Thomas, University of Warwick, speaks at SRHE Student Experience Network Event - Perspectives on understanding the relationship between Intersectionality and the Student Experience in Higher Education (Audio length - 00:15:08)
 
Dr Kristina Konstantoni, University of Edinburgh, speaks at SRHE Student Experience Network Event - Perspectives on understanding the relationship between Intersectionality and the Student Experience in Higher Education (Audio length - 00:22:15)
 
Emily Henderson, University of Warwick, speaks at SRHE Student Experience Network Event - Perspectives on understanding the relationship between Intersectionality and the Student Experience in Higher Education (Audio length - 00:28:05)
 
A bonds arms race is heating up in higher education but what could taking on more creditors mean for the mission of an institution? Why do univerisites need to raise millions – sometimes billions – of dollars? And is everyone on a level playing field whent it comes to attracting investors? Sara Custer speaks with Times Higher Education reporter ...…
 
In this episode, I talk about some of my plans for taking a break from creative work this month. Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research i ...…
 
Quotes: "it’s still apropos. It’s not just applying itself to that time period. We still see governments that are like this, and so the point of 1984 is, “What if government control went to the extreme? What would that look like?” "we do tend to make these compromises without realizing it, and it’s not a good compromise. It’s not between two go ...…
 
On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Nancy Segal, Professor of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and Director of the Twin Studies Center which she founded in 1991. Dr. Segal received a B.A. in psychology and literature from Boston University (1973), and an M.A. (1974) and Ph.D. (1982) in the Social Sciences and Beha ...…
 
Take a listen to our July 2018 preview clips! To share feedback about this podcast episode, ask questions that could be featured in a future episode, or to share research-related resources, contact the “Research in Action” podcast: Twitter: @RIA_podcast or #RIA_podcast Email: riapodcast@oregonstate.edu Voicemail: 541-737-1111 If you listen to t ...…
 
Quotes: "one of the things he did was he went out and told all kinds of groups—he was on Oprah, he was on every medium he could—to tell people just how dangerous this was." "we’re seeing significant increases in the number of fatalities on the roadways in the United States. And that reverses a trend of over 50 years of declining crashes. And th ...…
 
Dawn Medley, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management at Wayne State University discusses both the access and enrollment growth benefits of their Warrior Way Back program, which forgives up to $1,500 in past-due debt that’s preventing students from moving forward in their degree program.
 
In this Q&A episode, I answer a listener question about how to plan a reading retreat. Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can also hear me each week on the Research in Action p ...…
 
Ahead of our inagural Europe Teaching Rankings, we discuss what metrics the Times Higher Education data team have used to compare like for like in teaching excellence across European countries and how universities and governments can get involved in making the data set even richer. The full results of this pioneering research will be announced ...…
 
Since I’m still recovering from the flu, I’ve pulled an episode from the archives with an important reminder about knowing your limits. Please offer your feedback about the show or ideas for future episodes and topics in the comments below, by contacting me via email, or by connecting with me on Twitter @Katie__Linder or @YGT_podcast. You can a ...…
 
Emily Henderson, University of Warwick, speaks at SRHE International Research and Researchers Network Event - Shaping the Agenda for International Higher Education Research (Audio length - 00:24:06)
 
Josef Ploner, University of Hull, speaks at SRHE International Research and Researchers Network Event - Shaping the Agenda for International Higher Education Research (Audio length - 00:25:52)
 
Ye Liu, Kings College London, speaks at SRHE International Research and Researchers Network Event - Shaping the Agenda for International Higher Education Research (Audio length - 00:21:47)
 
On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Bastian Minkenberg, a postdoctoral scholar in the Innovative Genomics Institute’s agricultural genomics branch. He started working on genome-editing in the food staple rice during his time as a Beachell-Borlaug International Scholar at Penn State. He now continues his efforts to improve disease resistance ...…
 
Prof Helen Gunter, University of Manchester, speaks at SRHE Theory Network Event - IS THERE (STILL) ROOM FOR EDUCATION IN THE CONTEMPORARY UNIVERSITY? Exploring policy, research and practice through the lens of professional education. Seminar 2 (Audio length - 00:30:27)
 
Prof Pavel Zgaga, University of Ljubljana, speaks at SRHE Theory Network Event - IS THERE (STILL) ROOM FOR EDUCATION IN THE CONTEMPORARY UNIVERSITY? Exploring policy, research and practice through the lens of professional education. Seminar 2 (Audio length - 00:40:32)
 
Dr. Rodney Parks, University Registrar at Elon University, discusses how to rethink the traditional academic transcript to be much more useful for students and employers and to convey more accurately the student’s entire co-curricular experience.
 
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