The Lurnist Show

Chief Product Officer of UQualio, Christian Nielsen, and one of the world's Top Educators, Erik Francis

March 13, 2020 Debra Hildebrand Season 1 Episode 5
The Lurnist Show
Chief Product Officer of UQualio, Christian Nielsen, and one of the world's Top Educators, Erik Francis
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The Lurnist Show
Chief Product Officer of UQualio, Christian Nielsen, and one of the world's Top Educators, Erik Francis
Mar 13, 2020 Season 1 Episode 5
Debra Hildebrand

Our fifth episode of The Lurnist Show discusses the future of video on demand learning by UQualio, why video is the best way to learn, and how to implement this in your organization.  We also talk in depth with Maverik Education about the differences between testing and teaching, how national standardized test have reduced our capacity to teach and how to use questioning in our classroom.

uQualio® is the company name and the name of a new kind of video eLearning platform for the use in onboarding, training, marketing, sales and sales support. uQualio® takes the value of video for training, cloud-based technologies, SaaS, smartphones, social media, gamification and bite size learning and creates a new way to create, distribute and consume learning.

uQualio® is a revolutionary way to do this for companies, NGO’s, non-profits and startups across the world.

Christian Nielsen is uQualio® Chief Product Officer and co-founder. He holds a Master of Science in Electronic Engineering. He has a long career with extensive international experience in Management, Leadership & Quality within learning and software industries. Back in 2000 Christian was the CEO of one of the first eLearning companies in Denmark.


Maverik Education, LLC provides academic professional development and consultation to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities on developing learning environments and delivering educational experiences that challenge students to demonstrate higher-order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge (DOK).

Our areas of expertise include teaching and learning for depth of knowledge (Webb’s DOK), higher-level questioning and inquiry, authentic learning, differentiated instruction, personalized learning, and talent development.

Erik M. Francis, M.Ed., M.S. is an international author and presenter with over 20 years of experience working as a classroom teacher, a site administrator, an education program specialist with a state education agency, and a professional development trainer.

He has extensive experience working with students who are academically at-risk, gifted and talented students, English language learners, and students with special needs.

Erik is the author of Now THAT’S a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning published by ASCD. His book on teaching and learning for depth of knowledge will be published by Solution Tree International in Fall 2020. Erik has also been ranked as one of the World’s Top 30 Education Professionals for 2019 (#13) and 2020 (#3) by the international research organization Global Gurus.

Erik received his Master’s in Education Leadership from Northern Arizona University and Master’s of Science in Film and Television Production and Management from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Rhetoric and Communication and English from the University at Albany. Erik currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his family.

Show Notes

Our fifth episode of The Lurnist Show discusses the future of video on demand learning by UQualio, why video is the best way to learn, and how to implement this in your organization.  We also talk in depth with Maverik Education about the differences between testing and teaching, how national standardized test have reduced our capacity to teach and how to use questioning in our classroom.

uQualio® is the company name and the name of a new kind of video eLearning platform for the use in onboarding, training, marketing, sales and sales support. uQualio® takes the value of video for training, cloud-based technologies, SaaS, smartphones, social media, gamification and bite size learning and creates a new way to create, distribute and consume learning.

uQualio® is a revolutionary way to do this for companies, NGO’s, non-profits and startups across the world.

Christian Nielsen is uQualio® Chief Product Officer and co-founder. He holds a Master of Science in Electronic Engineering. He has a long career with extensive international experience in Management, Leadership & Quality within learning and software industries. Back in 2000 Christian was the CEO of one of the first eLearning companies in Denmark.


Maverik Education, LLC provides academic professional development and consultation to K-12 schools, colleges, and universities on developing learning environments and delivering educational experiences that challenge students to demonstrate higher-order thinking and communicate depth of knowledge (DOK).

Our areas of expertise include teaching and learning for depth of knowledge (Webb’s DOK), higher-level questioning and inquiry, authentic learning, differentiated instruction, personalized learning, and talent development.

Erik M. Francis, M.Ed., M.S. is an international author and presenter with over 20 years of experience working as a classroom teacher, a site administrator, an education program specialist with a state education agency, and a professional development trainer.

He has extensive experience working with students who are academically at-risk, gifted and talented students, English language learners, and students with special needs.

Erik is the author of Now THAT’S a Good Question! How to Promote Cognitive Rigor Through Classroom Questioning published by ASCD. His book on teaching and learning for depth of knowledge will be published by Solution Tree International in Fall 2020. Erik has also been ranked as one of the World’s Top 30 Education Professionals for 2019 (#13) and 2020 (#3) by the international research organization Global Gurus.

Erik received his Master’s in Education Leadership from Northern Arizona University and Master’s of Science in Film and Television Production and Management from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He also holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Rhetoric and Communication and English from the University at Albany. Erik currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his family.