Each year new technology advances faster and faster. As innovative technology becomes more affordable and adoptable, educational institutions figure out ways to improve educations utilizing these tools. I want to focus on 8 technology trends changing education in 2016. Note: I’m not a fortune teller or the leading expert in the field, these are my options and observations. Feel free to join me for a webinar on Wednesday, February 16th at
How many people have used the webcam capture feature build into YouTube? I know I have used it many times, since it’s built into another tool known as Video Everywhere in the Blackboard Learning Management Systems. Did you know that the YouTube webcam capture feature is retiring very soon. If you have tired the YouTube webcam capture feature recently you might have noticed this message: “Webcam uploads will no longer
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.
OrlandoiX, an international digital festival to be held in Orlando, Fla. on October 2 – 6, 2015, is now six months away from its kickoff in downtown. OrlandoiX’s featured events include a speaker series, gaming arena in the Amway Center, a startup summit, and a digital expo that will showcase leading advancements in entertainment technology, interactive media, and digital arts. Two recent announcements from the team: OrlandoiX offers BOGO and Game Creator registration. BOGO
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