Episode 50 From the AECT Conference November 3-7
November 11, 2015 § Leave a Comment
Our 50th episode is a compilation of six interviews we conducted with individuals attending the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology that was held in Indianapolis, Indiana from November 3-7. We asked these individuals to discuss the major trend or trends they believe are impacting instructional design, educational technology, and learning sciences.
We were fortunate to be able to interview the following:
- Dr. Tony Betrus, State University of New York, Potsdam
- Dr. Chuck Hodges, Georgia Southern University
- Dr. Albert Ritzhaupt, University of Florida
- Dr. Sharon Smaldino, Northern Illinois University
- Dr. John Cowan, Northern Illinois University
- Alex Masulis, Senior Editor of Educational Technology, Routledge
The trends discussed included such areas as MOOCs, ethics in instructional design, and data analytics.
We have two recommended readings for the week.
- Think Second Life Dead? It Has a Higher GDP than Some Countries by Martin Bryant http://thenextweb.com/insider/2015/11/07/think-second-life-died-it-has-a-higher-gdp-than-some-countries/
- 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/
To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:
Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2015, November 11). 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 24, 2015.