Last update: 2009-11-06

Virtual Relationships - Nov 06,2009

2009-11-06 :: Transformation Ed
How many virtual relationships do you have? Have you met the love of your life through the Web? (One of use has!) How do you handle virtual work relationships with grace and wisdom in the rapid and hectic days email, Skype, IMs, Twitter and more? What do we do to handle virtual coaching or teaching relationships? What is appropriate and what is not? Bonus feature which provides the starting point for this episode: After working together for at least 4 years via various internet technologies Kathy and Paige finally met up to do some work in San Antonio Texas. Tune in to hear the dynamic duo’s summation of the event and reflection on virtual relationships in their past and expectations for the future…

virtual | online | e-commerce | relationships | business

Do you need a professional coach? - Sep 17,2009

2009-09-17 :: Transformation Ed
Have you ever thought about professional business coaching? Have you ever wondered what a professional business coach does or why you might benefit from using one? Dr. King has recently added professional business coach to the many hats she already wears as an educator, podcaster and speaker. This week, we'll talk about the top 5 reasons people turn to a professional business coach for help.

business coaching | kathy king | keynote speaker | educator | fordham university

What did you do for YOUR summer vacation? - Aug 21,2009

2009-08-21 :: Transformation Ed
Welcome back to Transformation Education LIVE! Dr. King and Paige did all sorts of things during their podcasting break. Today, they want to share Kathy's experiences as a lifelong learner in China!

lifelong learning | china | kathy king | paige eissinger | summer vacation

May 2009 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2009-04-23 Length: 7m 49s
Join OCC as we welcome literary agents Ashley and Carolyn Grayson and author Karen Kay…

April 2009 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2009-03-28 Length: 9m 18s
Join OCC as we welcome author BLAKE SNYDER and former copy editor OTTILIA SCHERSCHE…

March 2009 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2009-03-01 Length: 8m 30s
Join OCC as we welcome bestselling author, Susan Andersen, and screenwriter and author, Mark Haskell Smith…

Disability Advocacy and The Kindle 2! - Feb 13,2009

2009-02-13 :: Transformation Ed
How many of us really know what it's like to have a disability that changes the way we have to function in society? Have you ever found yourself becoming irritated or frustrated because someone with a disability makes YOUR life inconvenient? What type of resources are available for those who are disabled and those who interact with them? Listen as Kathy, who does have a disbility, and Paige, who doesn't, discuss various resources and advocacy activities for everyone that can help all of us learn to co-exist in a society that is often unknowing and sometimes uncaring about the challenges a disabled person faces just to get through the day.

disabilities | advocacy | ada | kindle | amazon

Dr. King Goes to Florida - Jan 30,2009

2009-01-30 :: Transformation Ed
Kathy just got back from Orlando where she presented at the Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC)on "Podcasting for Every Teacher: Global Voices, Interdisciplinary and Empowerment." As always, she got back home with new information to share with you about the transformation of education through technology. Join Kathy and Paige for a review of FETC 2009.

fetc | florida | education | conference | technology

Gadgets Galore! - Jan 16,2009

2009-01-16 :: Transformation Ed
No, we didn't get to go to CES, but we kept up with those gadgets, particularly those from "The Last Gadget Standing" competition. Join us as we discuss our favorites and how they can be used to transform education in 2009!

education | gadgets | ces | technology | reviews

Living, Learning and Sharing Across Generations with Technology Tools (and Toys!) - Jan 03,2009

2009-01-03 :: Transformation Ed
Happy New Year from Kathy and Paige! The holiday season reminded us of how technology has truly transcended generations and has become a part of ALL our daily lives. From the WII to iGoogle, technology is providing opportunities for work and home from toddlers to grandparents and in-betweens.

intergenerational | learning | wii | sharing | technology

January 2009 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-12-22 Length: 6m 55s
Join OCC as we welcome historical author, Suzanne Enoch, and romance author Debra Mullins.…

Twas the night before the OCC RWA Holiday Meeting

2008-11-17 Length: 2m 43s
Jina Holiday Poem…

December 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-11-17 Length: 8m 22s
Join OCC as we welcome Billy Mernit, the guru of rom-com and romance author Linda McLaughlin writing erotic romance as Lyndi Lamont.…

November 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-10-16 Length: 8m 44s
Join OCC as we welcome Sue Grimshaw from Borders and author Shannon Donnelly.…

Who Says It'll Cost You to Take Your Home PC to the Next Level? - Sep 30,2008

2008-09-30 :: Transformation Ed
Certainly not Kathy and Paige! We've been around computers for a long time and have experienced the same daily frustrations you have. What we've discovered is that you don't have to pay big bucks for a new PC to upgrade your PC. There are plenty of tools out there that can help you get the most out of your current system and guess what? Many are completely FREE! We'll share some of our favorites with you on Transformation Ed LIVE!

personal computer | upgrade | tools | free | online

October 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-09-21 Length: 9m 48s
Join OCC as we welcome Debbie Macomber and celebrate our chapter birthday.…

Plagiarism: Has Technology Made it Easier? - Sep 12,2008

2008-09-12 :: Transformation Ed
Recently, a superintendent addressed the graduating class of 2008 with a 6-1/2 minute speech meant to motivate them as they go out into the world. Unfortunately, not all the words she used were her own. They came from a webpage with tips on how to speak in public. Did she do anything illegal, or just in poor taste? Join Kathy and Paige as they delve deeper into the issue of the right (and wrong) way to use information on the web.

plagiarism | speech | superintendent | technology | internet |

Back to School with Technology in Your Backpack! - Aug 29,2008

2008-08-29 :: Transformation Ed
I swear, school seems to start earlier every year! Whether you're a student, or the parent of one, you've no doubt been bombarded by advertisements for the tech gadgets you just HAVE to have for this school year. Kathy and Paige will help you decide which ones you really DO need, so don't start shopping until you hear from our tekkie chix!

gadgets | technology | back to school |

September 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-08-16 Length: 8m 26s
Join OCC as we welcome Kelly Morgan and Maralys Wills.…

Skyrocketing Learning: The Hidden Power of Informal Learning - Aug 05,2008

2008-08-05 :: Transformation Ed
In 1971, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reported that 70% of all adults engaged in informal learning. Informal learning comes from the daily experiences and the educative influences and resources in our environment (family & neighbors, work & play, the marketplace, the library, and mass media). Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss how technology has influenced informal learning for all ages.

informal learning | formal learning | new media | podcasting | internet

August 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-07-17 Length: 9m 18s
Join OCC as we welcome author Tod Goldberg and editor Chris Roerden.…

Tech Learning for Every Parent and Teacher: BrainPOP to Global Citizens! - Jul 17,2008

2008-07-17 :: Transformation Ed
Kathy just returned from the NECC 2008 (National Education Computing Conference) in San Antonio and she has lots to share. Some of the most interesting discoveries she made were BrainPOP, one of the most popular multi-media online learning tools currently being used by K-12 teachers across the country AND for global citizenry and learning. Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss BrainPOP (and other cool tekkie learning tools)...and always a Tech Tip!

brainpop | animation | online learning | k-12 | parents and teachers

Episode 19: Wii, Mii, and YOU! - Jun 30,2008

2008-06-30 :: Transformation Ed
Listen to Dr. Kathleen King make a public reversal on her previous opinion that computer games were for other people…not for her! As you know, Kathy has long been a strong supporter of using technology, including computer generated games and activities, to promote learning at all ages. She just never included herself as one who would actually use those types of activities. It looks like things have changed since she received a Nintendo Wii (pronounced wee) for her 50th birthday.Her excitement wa

wii | nintendo | learning | intergenerational | games

July 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-06-20 Length: 8m 56s
Join OCC as we get ready for the Romance Writers of American Conference in July in San Francisco.…

Empowerment through New Media Among Underrepresented Groups - Jun 12,2008

2008-06-12 :: Transformation Ed
Since 2004, Internet-based new media formats have exploded the exposure of the online community to alternative voices, viewpoints and experiences. Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss some of the earliest adopters of podcasting (the GLBT community). Kathy presented her research in this area at a recent international conference- tune in to hear what she learned about: The benefits for under-represented groups in using podcasting, what risks they faced in presenting their views and how their podca

empowerment | voice | transformative learn | new media | GLBT

Episode 17: Using New Media in Higher Ed Classrooms - May 22,2008

2008-05-22 :: Transformation Ed
Not sure what New Media is or why it can and should be used in higher ed classrooms? Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss, inform and entertain!

classroom | curriculum | education | higher education | new media | school | students | teachers

June 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-05-16 Length: 8m 32s
Join OCC when we welcome Denise Hamiton, author of the Eve Diamond series, and FBI agent Mark Lorrin.…

Ep 16 Talking Financial Literacy with Mark Gura and Dr. K as Guests! - May 10,2008

2008-05-10 :: Transformation Ed
Leave it to Dr. K, that podcasting diva, to hog-tie Mark Gura, her co-host on Teachers Podcast, and have him here LIVE with us to discuss their newest podcasting venture: Talking Financial Literacy ( Talking Financial Literacy is a global discussion dealing with educational needs emerging from the ever changing world of personal finance. Join us for a thought provoking (& always entertaining) segment live at recording or subscribe to the podcast

bankruptcy | calculators | education | federal reserve | financial literacy | kathy king | loan crisis | mark gura | mcgrawhill | mortgages | personal finance | resources | students | teachers | teaching

May 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-04-24 Length: 8m 53s
Join OCC when we welcome NY Times bestselling author, Bob Mayer.…

Technology, the Media and Election 2008! - Apr 15,2008

2008-04-15 :: Transformation Ed
Kathy and Paige welcome Vipul Vyas to TELive. Vipul is the founder of Founded to be "a place for common ground in the political debate ...where both sides of the spectrum can meet and discuss issues in an intelligent and non-aggressive manner," can help you sift through the information you read and hear, so join us as we talk to Vipul Viyas!

bias | election | media | online | politics | skewz | technology | vipul viyas

Is There Really a Digital Divide in Education? - Apr 08,2008

2008-04-08 :: Transformation Ed
Just what is a digital divide? Is it real? How does it affect education in our country? Should we be worried? Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss these questions...and more...on TE Live!

digital divide educa

It's Election Year 2008 - Exercise Your Civic Responsibility and Vote! - Mar 21,2008

2008-03-21 :: Transformation Ed
Join Kathy and Paige to discuss how educating ourselves about our governmental process, the issues that define an election and the technologies that support the process are joined together. Terrific insights and experiences from your hosts as they discuss the background advances and implications of technology in the US democratic process. Do you know how tightly connected public education and voting are? Listen in as Kathy shares the history and meaning! Do you know why we use technology in voti

blogging | democracy | Dewey | education | election | Facebook | technology | vote | Youtube | Myspace | literacy | information literacy | access | equity | government | issues | president | register to vote

Making the Web Accessible for Everyone - Part 2 - Mar 04,2008

2008-03-04 :: Transformation Ed
On the last show, Paige and Kathy discussed what accessiblity means, not just to technology users with disabilities, but to ALL users. This week, they share some accessibility tools for the designer AND the user!

accessibility | auditory | cognitive | disabilities | eissinger | king | mobility | technology | tools | visual | websites

March 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-02-23 Length: 12m 49s
Join OCC when we welcome Lisa Jackson, Nancy Bush and Christie Craig…

Making the Web Accessible to Everyone - Feb 19,2008

2008-02-19 :: Transformation Ed
People with disabilities ranging from visual and auditory impairments to mobility and cognitive challenges are finding that it's becoming easier to get an education from the comfort of their homes. Well, it's easy if the website they're using is designed for accessibility. Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss the importance of providing accessible websites for education and lifelong learning and share some tips for creating them.

accessibility | auditory | challenges | cognitive | disabilities | education | impairments | learning | mobility | training | visual | websites

Invite Tech to the Family Table - Part II - Feb 05,2008

2008-02-05 :: Transformation Ed
Kathy and Paige got so wrapped up in sharing all the technology activities that families can share that they decided to continue with the topic on this week's show. Tune in to get a list to bring to YOUR family table!

activities | children | education | family | games | learning | parents | technology

Let's Invite Tech to the Family Table! - Jan 24,2008

2008-01-24 :: Transformation Ed
Let's face it, today's family is inundated with various tech toys, tools and gadgets. Join Kathy and Paige as they discuss how families can take advantage of these to promote lifelong learning within the family!

learning | transformation | family | technology | gadgets

February 2008 OCC/RWA Chapter Information

2008-01-21 Length: 5m 55s
Join OCC when we welcome NASCAR expert and bestselling author, Pamela Britton, and public speaking expert, Michael Archer.…

Episode 8: A Fountain of Youth in Your Earbuds? - Jan 06,2008

2008-01-06 :: Transformation Ed
Join Paige Eissinger and Dr. Kathy King as they discuss technology tools to keep your mental skills sharpened. Starting off with a set of free podcasts from the makers of Gameboy Games called Brain Ready, we then explore more resources at your fingertips. This is not the typical schoolyard: activities, audiobooks, visualizations, and much more. Always a TECH TIP on our show Listen in

adult development | adult learning | adults | brain ready | coping skills | digital age | education | learning skills | lifelong learning | stress | tech tips | transformation | transformation educa

Episode 7: Technology and Meditation: iPod therefore iRest: - Dec 11,2007

2007-12-11 :: Transformation Ed
From music to mediation did you know your mp3 player or ipod has the potential to be a personal stress buster? Join Paige and Kathy as they journey through meditation podcasts which are available free; and how to use music to support relaxation in your daily routine. Can we step into new dimensions of ancient restoration with tech assistance? A compelling episode and much needed. AND always a TECH TIP. Join in the conversation by phone or chat and web

adults | biofeedback | coping skills | digital age | education | learning skills | lifelong learning | mediation podcasts | meditation | meditation minute | music | stress | tech tips | transformation | transformation educa

Episode 6: Virtual Learning in a Digital Age Part II - Nov 30,2007

2007-11-30 :: Transformation Ed
What makes for successful learners of distance learning? Kathy and Paige discuss how learners of all ages are finding ways to distance ed to their advantage: convenience and flexibility. But how do you best succeed? Join the conversation or tune in later to find out Kathy has been teaching distance ed for over 15 years, and has published books and research on the topic. A free 200+ page book is available on the topic. Listen in.

department of educat | distance ed | distance learning | elearning | learners | learning | lifelong learning | online learning | success | teaching | transformation | USDOE | virtual

Episode 5 Relaxation and Technology: Oxymoron or Nirvana? - Nov 13,2007

2007-11-13 :: Transformation Ed
Hold on tight as we record on 11/13/07 when Kathy and Paige discuss exploring biofeedback at home to reduce stress. What used to be only found in psychology labs is now Nirvana in a Box (sort of)- with electronic sensors, meditation guides and games to train your breathing, mind and relaxation. Can we step into new dimensions of the ancient practice through technology assistance! Vastly interesting, much needed- Join in the conversation or catch the podcast.

adults | biofeedback | coping skills | digital age | education | learning skills | lifelong learning | meditation | stress | tech tips | transformation | transformation educa | wild divine

Episode 4 Virtual Learning in a Digital Age. Free book available- listen in for details - Oct 23,2007

2007-10-23 :: Transformation Ed
Online learning, distance learning, e-learning? What forms do they take today? Kathy and Paige discuss changes in distance learning. Kathy has been teaching distance ed for over 15 years, and has published books and research on the topic. Free 200+ page book about distance education commissioned by US Dept of Ed and edited by Dr. Kathy King available for download- listen in for details. Check out the tech tips in each episode! As always, we request your input and welcome an exchange of ideas a

adults | digital age | distance learning | elearning | instructional techno | learning skills | online learning | podcasts | tech talk | tech tips | technology | transformation | video | videoconference

Communication Skills in 21st Century Business and Education - Oct 12,2007

2007-10-12 :: Transformation Ed
Kathy and Paige discuss the evolution of communication skills from body language to text messaging and how those skills influence learning in the 21st century. As always, we request your input and welcome an exchange of ideas and opinions during Transformation Education! Join in the live text chat and broadcast conversation every two weeks with these two fun tech savvy chicks!

adults | business | communication skills | digital age | distance learning | education | instructional techno | SMS | technology | transformation | virtual schools | 21st century

What Are 21st Century Learning Skills and Why Should I Care? - Sep 25,2007

2007-09-25 :: Transformation Ed
Don't miss the "toss-up"-- Paige and Kathy toss up the topic of 21st Century Learning and check for reactions. What does it mean to you? Where has it been important? What does it mean for your paycheck? Dr. Kathleen King and Paige Eissinger are cohosts on this episode of Transformation Education.

21st century learnin | adult learning | digital natives | education | grouptalk | innovation | Kathy King | leadership | learning communities | lifelong learning | Paige Eissinger | problem solving | techtalk | transformation

9/25/07 21st Century Learning- 91 is the new 21! - Sep 25,2007

Transformation Education LIVE!

What does 91 is the new 21 mean? Listen to find out....

Great episode about 21st century learning and the way it is so different than traditional learning. From creativity to critical thinking, learning communities to leaders with vision, join Paige and Kathy for a fun and fast paced discussion of knowledge roaring ahead.

Dan Pink Book- Whole New Mind:

21st Century Learning--

Classroom Robotics Case Stories of 21st Century Instruction for Millennial Students --


Transformation Education LIVE!

critical thinking | paycheck | whole new mind | robotics | learning | teaching | learning communities | communities | problem solving | innovation | creativity

Welcome to Transformation Education - Sep 24,2007

2007-09-24 :: Transformation Ed
Kathy and Paige kick off the series with a bevy of topics including the vastly changing landscape of the web from spectator sport to collaboration!

adult learning | blogs | education | lifelong learning | podcasting | transformation | wikis

9/11/07 Segment - Sep 25,2007

We had a great time discussing the vigorous evolution of the Web from "spectator sport" to truly creative communities in this episode. Kathy and Paige discuss a bevy of ideas, recent info on the topic and also resources.

Such resources (and the promised URLS) include

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