Buzzwords: Conversations about Teaching and Learning at SU
Episode 9:  Compassion with Andy Woodall

Episode 9: Compassion with Andy Woodall

September 14, 2021

Welcome Andy Woodall in our Season 2 Opener! Andy and our hosts Scott and Melissa discuss their high and lows of summer, the excitements of coaching, and even some fun do's and don'ts of Shenandoah.  We hope you enjoy this episode and  the start of a new season!

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, and Scott King. 

Producer: Sean Kelly

Music: Adventures- A Himitsu

Episode 8: Professionalism with Amber Wesner

Episode 8: Professionalism with Amber Wesner

May 25, 2021

Please join us in a warm welcome for Amber on our SEASON FINALE as she discusses topics like planning international rotations for students during her sabbatical, how Shenandoah has changed since her time as an undergrad, and how she transitions into the summer months as a 12-month faculty member!  Enjoy the show, see you next season! 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

Episode 7: Resilience with Lisa Levinson

Episode 7: Resilience with Lisa Levinson

May 11, 2021

Guest Lisa Levinson discusses topics like getting her PHD in addition to being full-time faculty, a brief history of the nursing school, and her complete adoration and respect for her students' brilliance and persistence!  Let's give a round of sound as we welcome Lisa to the show! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

Episode 6: Patience with Mohammed Obeid

Episode 6: Patience with Mohammed Obeid

April 27, 2021

Guest Mohammad Obeid discusses topics like applications for virtual and augmented reality, his department's student-built motion capture studio, and battling sleep-loss while juggling many different departmental hats.  This episode will certainly keep you awake as we welcome Mohammed to the show! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

Episode 5: Curiosity with Hakeem Leonard

Episode 5: Curiosity with Hakeem Leonard

April 13, 2021

Guest Hakeem Leonard discusses topics like creating a culture of dialogue and curiosity, mapping out your role in a social ecosystem, and his amazing work with the Shenandoah Conservatory.  Please join our hosts in a warm welcome for Hakeem! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

Episode 4: Humble Yourself To Reflect with Phil Liversedge

Episode 4: Humble Yourself To Reflect with Phil Liversedge

March 24, 2021

Guest Phil Liversedge discusses topics like the joys of coaching, having fun in the classroom, and using less jargon to get your educational points across.  Please join us in welcoming our awesome guest for the fourth episode of Buzzwords! 

 

Hosts: Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King. 

Producer: Zander Merle-Smith

Music by: Amine Mabrouk

Episode 3: Fostering Independence with Erika Francis

Episode 3: Fostering Independence with Erika Francis

March 9, 2021

Guest Erika Francis speaks endearingly about her role with the PA school, puppy parties for Graduate students, and tools to improve communication in these tough times!  Please join our hosts Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft, Joey Gawrysiak, and Scott King in welcoming our fantastic guest for episode 3!

 

Music originally composed and produced by Amine Mabrouk, a music producer based in the Netherlands.

Episode 2: Soft Skills with Montressa Washington

Episode 2: Soft Skills with Montressa Washington

February 22, 2021

Returning hosts Dr. Joey Gawrysiak, Scott King, and Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft are back for episode 2 of the Buzzwords Podcast!  Join them in welcoming the wonderful Montressa Washington as they discuss things like COVID vaccinations, lost icons and role models, and finding new avenues for visual learning tools.  Welcome back to the show!

 

Music originally composed and produced by Amine Mabrouk, a music producer based in the Netherlands.

 

 

Episode 1: Intentionality with Alida Gibson

Episode 1: Intentionality with Alida Gibson

February 9, 2021

Guest Alida Gibson gives insights into her teaching methods, her troubles with educational technology, and her passion for the SU community. Join Joey Gawrysiak, Scott King, and Melissa Smeltzer-Kraft on their first episode in welcoming their first guest!

 

Music originally composed and produced by Amine Mabrouk, a music producer based in the Netherlands.

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