A conversation with Dr. Tim Green on episode 52 of the 10-Minute Teacher
From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis
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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!
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.
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