Episode 49 Trends for October 11-25 MOOCs, AR/VR, Wearables, Cybersecurity Issues, and iOS Emojis
October 27, 2015 § 1 Comment
We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of October 12-25 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). In this episode of our podcast, we discuss 5 trends: two major and three minor trends. The first trend is MOOCs. There were a wide-range of resources discussing the current state of MOOCs, research about MOOCs, and where the future of MOOCs could be heading. The second trend is a hold-over from the last three episodes: virtual reality and augmented reality. Several products were described in the resources we provided. The remaining trends–wearables, cybersecurity, and the latest version of the iOS emojis–were minor trends. We flipped a variety of resources about all three trends.
We have three recommended readings for the week.
- MOOCs Maturing, but Have a Long Way to Go, Research Says by Polymima Hadjipanayiotou http://www.educationnews.org/online-schools/moocs-maturing-but-have-a-long-way-to-go-research-says/
- Parents and Teachers Meet the ‘Wild West’ When They Try to Find Quality Educational Technology by Nichole Dobo http://hechingerreport.org/parents-and-teachers-meet-the-wild-west-when-they-try-to-find-quality-education-technology/
- 4 Reasons Why SCORM Is Dying But Why You Will Survive! by Miles Gattelin http://elearningindustry.com/4-reasons-why-scorm-is-dying-and-how-will-survive
To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:
Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2015, October 26). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/
Our next podcast episode will be November 9, 2015.