Episode 82 Trends for February 11-26 AR, VR, Online Learning, and Security Issues

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We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of February 11-26 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). We discuss three trends that we observed. The first trend is augmented reality and virtual reality. There were a large number or resources in the news about AR and VR. One of the most compelling story lines was the increase in development of content. The second trend was online learning. There were a number of different resources relating to various aspects of online learning such as best practices and the costs of distance education. The third trend was security issues. While this trend was not as pronounced as the first two, there were a number of resources in the media.

Our recommended readings:

Our next episode will air March 13.

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2017, February 27). Trends and issues in instructional design, educational technology, and learning sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/

 

Episode 81 Trends for January 25-February 10 Online Learning, Digital and Media Literacy

We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks of January 25-February 10 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). We discuss two trends that we observed. The first trend is online learning. There were a number of different resources relating to online learning such as best practices, instructor presence, and cheating. The second trend is media literacy and digital literacy. Specifically, the focus on helping students learn how to recognize legitimate online resources dominated the resources in the media.

Our three recommended readings:

Our next episode will air February 27.

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2017, February 10). Trends and issues in instructional design, educational technology, and learning sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/