Podcast: Learning Transforms

Cortney and Ted in the studio.

Learning Transforms with Ted Riecken and Cortney Baldwin is a podcast on research, practices and inspiring people and subjects related to education. Coming to you from the Faculty of Education and the Association of Graduate Education Students (AGES).



New Year's Resolutions with Ryan Rhodes

Rhodes is studying the behaviour and motivation behind physical activity and healthy lifestyles. He shares tricks to turn intentions into reality and create lasting healthy habits.



7-Point Parental Compass with Jillian Roberts

In an increasingly digital world, parenting comes with a whole new set of challenges. Dr. Roberts has created a seven-point guide for parents to help them navigate through issues like sexting and cyber-bullying.

Each point represents a different concept for parents to understand as they communicate with their children (Start Early, Give Unconditional Love, Stay Current, Set Smart Boundaries, Nurture Relationships, Lose Stigma and Prejudice, and Build Resilience).



Lifting up young Indigenous spirits through sports with Alex Nelson

2019 UVic Education Distinguished Alumni of the Year award winner Alex Nelson is recognized for his lifetime of achievements to change the world of sports and recreation for Indigenous peoples and for his work using sports as part of suicide prevention.

Available on February 7, 2019

Past episodes

2018 episodes

Beauty in Science with David Blades Listen

Brainwaves to Mars with Olav Krigolson Listen

Building a Trauma Informed Community with Tim Black Listen

Classrooms Live It with Mike Irvine Listen

Inclusive Education with Donna McGhie-Richmond Listen

Indigenous Language Revitalization with Onowa McIvor Listen

Indigenous Resurgence Gaps with Shauneen Pete Listen

Indigenous Resurgence in Education with Chaw-win-is Listen 

Museum Hacks with Darlene Clover Listen

Queer theatre scene with Alan Chaffe Listen

Social and Digital Impact on Health with Sam Liu Listen

Your hosts

Ted Riecken

Ted Riecken has been a podcaster since 2004 when the medium first emerged. His show Islandpodcasting was one of the first podcasts from Vancouver Island and ran for five years with over 100 episodes. After working as a Director of Graduate Studies & Research, as an Associate Dean, and as the Dean for the Faculty of Education, he now teaches and does research as a professor for the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. He spends his spare time thinking about exciting ideas for podcasts and hanging out with his dog Watson.

Cortney Baldwin

Cortney Baldwin is a graduate student in Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies doing research on Reconciliation. She previously graduated in Canadian Studies, and in Development Studies. While she loves podcasts, this is her first time hosting one. Cortney's 20 years of customer service and journey through higher education gives her a unique and relatable perspective on many topics. In her time off, Cortney enjoys walking her dogs Bella and Tucker, spending time with loved ones, and daydreaming of all the animals she will rescue as she enjoys a glass of wine.