Today Tim Green @theedtechdoctor , Instructional Design Expert, talks today about augmented reality. Specifically he shares his favorite Augmented Reality (AR) instructional tool, Aurasma. Tim also shares a vision for the future of where augmented reality is probably taking us in education.
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In today’s show, we’ll discuss:
- How teachers and students are using Aurasma
- The future of augmented reality in education
- How we can apply technology like IBM Watson and Microsoft Facial recognition in education
- Simple principles for where we should be going in education with AR
- A basic understanding of augmented reality and what it can do
I hope you enjoy this episode with Tim!
Want to hear another episode on Augmented Reality? Listen to Stephen Anderson talk about Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.
Selected Links from this Episode
- Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Show with Steven Anderson
- Creating an Aura in Aurasma
- See 10 Forthcoming Augmented Reality Glasses You Can Buy for examples of what we discuss on the show
- Google Glass mentioned on the show is no longer available for consumers but they do have Google Glass at Work for AR Work applications
- IBM Watson
- Microsoft Cognitive Services Emotion API – the Microsoft software that recognizes emotions
- Cows with names produce more milk scientists say
Dr. Tim Green’s Submitted Bio
I am a former K12 teacher who has been a professor of educational technology and teacher educator at California State University, Fullerton since 1999. Five of these years I served as the Director of Distance Education at CSUF.
I currently run an online MS program in Educational Technology. I am the author of numerous articles and books, as well as a presenter, on the integration of educational technology, instructional design, and online distance education.
Some of the more recent books include the award-winning The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice (Brown & Green, Routledge), The Educator’s Guide to Producing New Media and Open Educational Resources (Routledge), and Securing the Connected Classroom (ISTE Press). I co-produce (with Dr. Abbie Brown) the award-winning podcast Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences.
I am passionate about working with schools and districts on visioning and implementing technology initiatives. I regularly consult with and provide professional develop to schools and districts. I received my Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University.