Episode 47 Trends and Issues for the Weeks of September 12-27 VR and More VR & Equity Issues

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We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of September 12-27 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). In this episode of our podcast, we discuss 2 trends. The first trend was VR, VR, and more VR. News and articles about virtual reality dominated the resources we flipped into the magazine. The second trend, a minor trend due to the few amount of resources we flipped on this topic, was women’s equity issues in technology and the technology field.

We have three recommended readings for the week.

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2015, September 30). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/

Our next podcast episode will be October 14, 2015.

 

Episode 46 Trends for the Weeks of September 1-13 Consumer VR, Tech & Young Children, and the iPad Pro

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We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of September 1-13 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). In this episode of our podcast, we discuss 3 trends. The first trend was consumer VR products. We observed a number of new VR products being discussed. New products and uses of VR continue as a trend. The second trend is technology and young children. There were several articles (two that made our recommended reading list) that discussed the use of technology with young children. The third trend is Apple products in the news. There was a great deal of attention on the recent release of the iPad Pro along with other Apple products being released.

We have four recommended readings for the week.

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2015, September 16). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/

Our next podcast episode will be September 28, 2015.