Episode 47 Trends and Issues for the Weeks of September 12-27 VR and More VR & Equity Issues
September 30, 2015 § 1 Comment
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.
- Oculus Connect: 5 Key Questions at the Big Virtual Reality Conference in Hollywood by Paresh Dave http://www.latimes.com/business/technology/la-fi-tn-oculus-connect-preview-20150923-story.html
- Virtual Reality is Stretching Beyond Video Games by Sophie Estienne http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-virtual-reality-stretching-beyond-video-games-2015-9
- The Educational Technology Backlash Begins by Carl Hendrick http://learning.wellingtoncollege.org.uk/the-education-technology-backlash-begins/
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.