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Random Acts of Knowledge

Random Acts of Knowledge

62 Episodes By Random Acts of Knowledge audioboom.com/channels/4955367-r...
Heartland Community College presents Random Acts of Knowledge, a podcast where we explore the worlds of continuing education. The goal of each episode is to learn something new. No matter the topic, we'll pick up some random knowledge from experts who can give us a short and interesting lesson abou ...more
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S3 Ep42: Poet reflects on motherhood, parental loss, and memory-making
For poet Cathy Gilbert, the joy and chaos of having ... more
May 13 2024 26m
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S3 Ep41: Documentary examines mental health needs of farmers
Farming can be one of the most stressful professions... more
May 1 2024 25m
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S3 Ep40: The present and potential future of AI
The exponential growth of Artificial Intelligence (A... more
Mar 4 2024 30m
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S3 Ep39: Getting a start in amateur standup comedy
Being a or a class clown or workplace cutup is one t... more
Feb 5 2024 22m
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S3 Ep38: Sustainable Ag with an Edible Windbreak
Keeping farmland productive is challenging in many w... more
Jan 29 2024 12m
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S3 Ep37: Justice Denied - The story of Kristine Bunch
One fateful night in 1996 Kristine Bunch woke to a h... more
Oct 30 2023 24m
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S3 Ep36: Supporting the Mental Health of College Students
No matter their age or background, when students go ... more
Oct 10 2023 20m
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S3 Ep35: How Bloomington, Illinois became entwined with the Circus
Before television captured the attention of the nati... more
Oct 3 2023 22m
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S3 Ep34: 'Albatross' examines lasting effect of pollution
Inspired by photographs of sea birds engorged with p... more
Sep 28 2023 19m
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S3 Ep33: Learning Cannabis Cultivation in College
The legalization of cannabis for recreational use in... more
Sep 26 2023 21m
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S3 Ep32: Illinois Communication and Theatre educators tackle the post-COVID classroom
The disciplines of communication and theater educati... more
Sep 1 2023 22m
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S2 Ep31: Integrated Humanities: a new approach to core curriculum
Students learn key skills in the liberal arts and so... more
Jun 20 2023 22m
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S2 Ep30: College students going ALL IN for democracy
The 2020 U.S. general election saw some of the large... more
Jun 6 2023 26m
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S2 Ep29: College for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities
The Heartland Academy for Learning Opportunities pro... more
May 23 2023 20m
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S2 Ep28: The plight of Afghan women shown in 'With This Breath I Fly'
The documentary film ‘With This Breath I Fly’ tells ... more
May 8 2023 40m
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S2 Ep27: News Literacy
In an age of social media, 24-hour cable news, and c... more
May 4 2023 26m
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S2 Ep26: Woodcut Printmaker Cathie Crawford
Woodcut art is the oldest form of printmaking. Peor... more
Apr 19 2023 17m
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S2 Ep25: Incarceration and Motherhood
The United States leads the world in incarcerating p... more
Apr 13 2023 30m
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S2 Ep24: Connecting Japan to the Midwest
Traditional Japanese ironwork, flower arranging, and... more
Apr 5 2023 20m
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S2 Ep23: Native Bees and their Environment
There are over 400 species of bees in Illinois. But ... more
Mar 30 2023 23m
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S2 Ep22: Neurodiversity in the Workplace
Globally, 1 in 5 people is neurodivergent. Yet many ... more
Mar 24 2023 23m
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S2 Ep21: Mental Health First Aid
Fundamental first aid and CPR courses are widely ava... more
Feb 27 2023 21m
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S2 Ep20: Finding and Training the Nurses of Tomorrow
Nursing is one of the most in-demand professions in ... more
Feb 13 2023 21m
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S2 Ep19: Working on the Railroad (in the 21st Century)
What does it mean to work on the railroad in the 21s... more
Jan 27 2023 23m
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S2 Ep18: Virtual Reality in the Classroom
With everything from online instruction to digital t... more
Dec 12 2022 17m
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