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EdUp EdTech, hosted by Holly Owens

EdUp EdTech, hosted by Holly Owens

This podcast is a go-to resource to stay updated with the latest and greatest Ed Tech tools that are disturbing (in a good way) education.

EdUp EdTech is hosted by Holly Owens, whose ability to break down the complex components of ed-tech makes us believe we can do anything when it comes to education!

Join Holly each week as she hosts insightful guests from the world of educational technology.

Part of the EdUp Experience Podcast Network where We Make Education Your Business!

Recent Episodes

52: Social and Collaborative Learning with Eduflow CEO David Kofoed Wind

Sept. 22, 2022

Overview If you've thought about the future of learning, it's here. Join me as we kick off Part 2 of Season 2 of EdUp EdTech where I got to sit down with David Kofoed Wind, CEO of Eduflow . In this episode, we discuss all t…

51: Mental Health Matters and Care Escalation, A Conversation with Dr. Katherine Grill, CEO and Co-Founder Neolth

April 7, 2022

Overview In episode 51, I got to chat with an extraordinary human, Dr. Katherine Grill. Katherine is the CEO and Co-Found of the personalized mental health platform, Neolth , which helps support teens through self-guided acc…

50: Authentic Inquiry Experiences and Real-Time Feedback in Science, Inquiry Intelligent Tutoring System (Inq-ITS) with CEO and Co-Founder, Janice Gobert

March 31, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with the amazing Janice Gobert, CEO, and Co-founder of Inq-ITS . She is also a Professor of Learning Sciences at Rutgers University . Janice speaks of all her many education travels an…

49: Paperless Work, Collaborative Learning and On-going Feedback, Bob Drummond, CRO and Co-founder Kami

March 29, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with Bob Drummond, CRO and Co-founder of Kami . Bob is based in New Zealand and gave us the low - down on the international ed tech industry. Bob tells of his journey into ed-tech and …

48: WiFi is the On Ramp to the Internet, A Conversation with Roger Sands, CEO of Wyebot

March 24, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with an amazing CEO, Roger Sands from Wyebot . Roger is a very down-to-earth human with a plethora of experience in the Networking sector. Wyebot is A.I. Driven Wifi Automation that gi…

47: Keeping Our Learners Cyber-safe at School, Home, and Everywhere, Ross Young Executive VP, Linewize

March 17, 2022

Overview In this episode, I got to chat with the fabulous Ross Young, Executive Vice President at Linewize . If you have not heard of Linewize it’s going to be a tech that you are definitely going to want to have at your sch…

Guest: Ross Young

About the Host

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Holly Owens

Show Host

Holly Owens, Instructional Designer
Bio and Background
Holly Owens is an Instructional Designer with PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy. She has over 15 years of experience in education in various roles, including high school educator, instructional technologist, and podcast host. Holly has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in education and instructional design at various institutions, including the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Coppin State University, and Northern Virginia Community College. For the past four years, she has taught instructional design courses with the Instructional Technology Program at Touro University within the Graduate School of Technology.

Holly has a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, two master's degrees, one in Instructional Technology and another in Distance Learning, from the University of Maryland, Global Campus, and she is currently pursuing her doctorate in Education Administration and Leadership with Touro University Nevada (expected Fall 2023). She is passionate about online learning, ed-tech, and teaching future generations of learners.

Her podcast, EdUp EdTech, is a go-to resource to stay updated with the latest and greatest Ed Tech tools that are disturbing (in a good way) education. Holly has interviewed CEOs, Founders, and EdTech innovators who are changing the education landscape by making learning more accessible, fun, and engaging.

Holly currently resides in Myrtle Beach, SC, with her Mom, Julie, younger sister Madelyn, and her two furbabies, Kolton and Lola.

Publications & Contributions
EdTech Focus on Higher Education - 3 Questions to Ask When Choosing Technology for the College Classroom
Tech & Learning - 6 Ways to Promote Empathy & Flexibility in an Online Class
Tech & Learning - Flexible Due Dates: How it Works in College & K12
Touro College & University System: CETL Blog - Seven Not-So-Common Reasons Why I Love Teaching Online
Faculty eCommons, Academic Partnerships, Working in Tandem: How Faculty and IDs Create a Quality Online Course
LinkedIn - All in a Decade: Seven Lessons Learned from a Former Teacher turned Instructional Designer
The Morning News, Sri Lanka - The role of instructional design and tech in online learning
LinkedIn, Workforce Insights - Job-hopping is back: 48% of searchers now expect to land more money
LinkedIn - The Problem with Cheating Isn’t Your Learners; It’s You
TV Show Appearances

September 2021, Today Show, Why more people are leaving their jobs
Podcast Appearances
July 2022, Learning Can't Wait Podcast, Teaching Teachers
December 2021, Lecture Breakers Podcast, Ep. 107 5 Educational Apps to Increase Student Engagement
December 2021, Dissecting Education Podcast, Ep. 32 Bridging the Gap: Pedagogy, Subject Matter Expertise, and Technology
December 2021, Instructional Design from the Ground Up
December 2020, Tips and Tricks Podcast - Teaching Tips and Tricks with Holly Owens
October 2020, Dr. Luke Hobson Podcast, Ep. 11 The Secret is in the Sauce: 5 Key Ingredients to Use When Designing Online Courses from Scratch
September 2020, BLOC Podcast, Ep. 7, Remote v. Online Learning
August 2020, TLD Community - Holly Owens with Host Toddi Norum: The Changing World of Online Ed & the Future of ID
February 2020, Lecture Breakers Podcast, Ep. 2 5 Ways to Help Students Succeed in Online Courses

Book Contributions
You are HigherED! Collaborative Strategies for Entrepreneurs in Teaching and Learning by Ella Epshteyn