Education technology has been flourishing in Orlando, from the excellent higher education institutions to the simulation industry to online course development companies to edtech startups. Come out to learn more about EdTech Orlando at one of these four upcoming events in the month of January and February. Four upcoming event reminders – Don’t forget to RSVP and get involved. If you are interested in speaking, volunteering, or being involved more please
This post brought to you by Knovio. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Professor Josh. Static presentation can be boring and hard to engage an audience. Think about the last time someone asked you to just read a PowerPoint presentation. Wasn’t that exciting and educational, huh? I have talked about screencasting before as a way to turn your PowerPoint presentation into a guided video but let’s take
I’ve been a fan of Screenr for sometime now and usually include it in my multimedia tools for educators presentations. Sadly Screenr will be closing shop on November 11, 2015. This is the message they posted in a recent email to users: “Sadly, we’re retiring Screenr on November 11, 2015. As you might already know, Screenr’s recording capability is based on Java RE (Runtime Environment), which is rapidly becoming antiquated.
VR or Virtual Reality doesn’t have to be $350 headsets or variety of complicated devices hooked together. Virtual Reality made simple with Google Cardboard and your smartphone, including many Android and iOS devices, can be the affordable way to bring VR to the masses. It’s amazing how simple this device is and it could be built by someone for under $7 with parts. Most easy to assemble versions are being
It was my fourth year at SXSWedu. I continue to attend this annual conference to learn about innovation in education, to connect with colleagues & brands, and to see what trending topics are being discussed around the globe. Everyone has a different perspective of SXSWedu, since it really can overlap so many parts of education, including edtech entrepreneurs, educators from all levels, and policy makers who could have an impact
I recently decided to explore Fiverr as curiosity struck and a need for a few small design projects to be done came upon my plate. Fiverr is a global online marketplace offering tasks and services, beginning at a cost of $5 per job performed, from which it gets its name. The site is primarily used by freelancers who use Fiverr to offer a variety of different services to customers worldwide. I