Episode 100: Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, & Learning Sciences – from the AECT Conference

November 12, 2017 § Leave a Comment

Image of the number 100.Episode 100! We are excited to reach this milestone for our podcast. We began in December 2014–and we look forward to continuing on for years to come.  This episode is a compilation of interviews we conducted with individuals attending the annual conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology that was held in Jacksonville, Florida from November 6-11, 2017.

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We asked four attendees to discuss the major trend or trends they believe are impacting instructional design, educational technology, and learning sciences. The trends discussed included computational thinking, learning analytics, personalized learning, STEM education, along with the Vulcan Science Academy.

We were fortunate to be able to interview the following:

We appreciated hearing from many of our listeners who attended the AECT Conference. Thank you for expressing your congratulations on reaching our 100th episode and for your appreciation of the podcast. We’d love for you all to share the love by rating us on iTunes.

To cite the Trends & Issues podcast:

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2017, November 12). Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/


Episode 99: Trends for October 20-November 1 Software and Hardware Releases, Instructional Design, VR/AR, and Online Teaching and Learning

November 2, 2017 § Leave a Comment

Magic Leap

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We discuss the trends and issues we observed during the weeks that include October 19-November 1 as we flipped resources into our Flipboard magazine (http://bit.ly/trendsandissues). We discuss four trends: software and hardware releases and updates, instructional design, VR/AR, an online teaching and learning.

We have four recommended readings for this episode. They are:

The other article we mentioned in the episode about Blockchain: The Ultimate, 3500-Word, Plain English Guide to Blockchain by Mohit Mamoria

The next episode will air on November 12.

Brown, A. & Green, T. (Producers). (2017, November 2). Trends and issues in instructional design, educational technology, and learning sciences [Audio Podcast]. Retrieved from http://trendsandissues.com/


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