Monday, November 28, 2005

A Conversation with Carl Berger

Hi everyone! Today's selection is a podcast with an interview of Carl Berger, of the University of Michigan. Carl is interviewd by Vidya Ananthanarayanan (of Trinity University) and Matt Pasiewicz (of Educause). This interview was recorded at the 2005 Educause meeting, and was posted to the web on 19 October at:

In the show notes, Vidya wrote "In the attached recording, Matt and I join Carl Berger in a wide ranging and entertaining conversation that we recorded on October 19th. This 25 minute interview address blogs, wikis, podcasting and myriad of other topics that might pique your interest."

More information about Matt Pasiewicz at

and more information about Vidya Ananthanarayanan at:

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I hope you enjoy this podcast!

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Carl F. Berger, Sr. is Professor and Dean Emeritus at the University of Michigan. and Director of Advanced Academic Technologies in the Collaboratory for Advanced Research and Academic Technologies (CARAT) in the Provost's Office. Additionally, he is the National Research Fellow for the Apple Digital Campus program with Apple Computer Inc. In 2001, he was honored with the EDUCAUSE Leadership in Information Technology Award. Carl has made significant contributions to not only the University of Michigan family but to the entire EDUCAUSE community. Carl is probably best known for working to understand how people learn using technology and assessment of the appropriate use of technology in teaching and learning.

Carl received a B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Denver in 1958, a M.A. in Physics and Science Education from California State University in 1966, and his Ed.D. in Science Education from UC-Berkeley in 1971.


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