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NASA Virtual Reality Program Lets Earthlings Explore Planet Via Curiosity Rover

Earth-dwellers can become space explorers with the help of a new virtual reality program that recreates the surface of Mars.<p>NASA’s Jet Propulsion …

Planets

Microsoft’s Windows 10 update bets on a bigger virtual-reality role for PC

SEATTLE — Microsoft is trying to nudge laptop and deskbound computers to interact with the three-dimensional world.The company on Tuesday started …

Microsoft

Pioneering Virtual Reality and New Video Technologies in Journalism

<i>How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality at The Times, discussed the tech she is using.</i><p><b>Video has changed a lot in recent years. How have you and the video department</b> …

Virtual Reality

How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons

<b>Virtual reality technology that users can feel as well as see has been developed to train surgeons.</b><p>The equipment allows them to interact with virtual “flesh and bone” in simulated theatre environments.

Virtual Reality

Step on stage with the Performing Arts

website<p>Step on stage with the Performing Arts<p>https://performingarts.withgoogle.com/en_us<p>Delve into the world of performing arts and enjoy …

Experience Performing Arts in 360 Degrees

Performing Arts, part of the Google Cultural Institute, is a website that allows you to experience music, opera, theater, and dance in in 360 degree …

How Do You Find Your Perfect Productivity App? A Beginner's Guide

Trying to find that perfect productivity app to organize your life? Use this a 3-step review process when searching to find the right fit for your …

Productivity

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

Productivity

8 Tips for Mastering a More Paperless Life with Evernote

Even in the digital age, paper is still very much a modern reality. Don’t let it be a burden. Instead, manage it all with Evernote. Scan receipts, …

Paperless Office

How to Find Free Photos Within Google Slides

Google Slides now has Add-ons just like Docs, Sheets, and Forms. The selection of Google Slides Add-ons is fairly limited at this point, but there …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Collaborative Research Tools

Almost everyone who has given a research assignment to students has then sorted through the bibliographies of their students’ papers and found the …

Education Technology

What future for augmented reality?

Augmented reality is increasing in popularity with both Apple and Google releasing their own AR developer kits.<p>AR superimposes virtual objects in the world around us enabling us to mix reality with fiction in images viewed on a smartphone, tablet or through special goggles.<p>Experts predict the AR …

Augmented Reality

National Theatre specs create floating subtitles

<b>The National Theatre in London is testing mixed-reality glasses that can make subtitles float on the stage, to help those with a hearing impairment.</b><p>The BBC's Chris Foxx tried out the glasses and asked the National Theatre's Jonathan Suffolk whether they were better than existing options.

The Theatre

Micro-credentials within degrees at Deakin University | Higher Education Academy

<i>The HEA asked colleagues from Deakin University to write about their work in relation to employability. Here, Professor Beverley Oliver, Deputy</i> …

Class Time Becomes Creation Time

<i>--Originally published at FLN – matthewtmoore</i><p>#flipblogs entry: “How has flipped learning improved your use of class time?”<p>Flipped learning is NOT …

Timeless Note-Taking Systems for Students

From annotations to highlights, here are some additional ways to take your notes to the next level.<p><b>Attend lectures regularly.</b> It goes without saying …

Virtual and Augmented Reality in Personalized Learning

The intersection of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) and personalized learning is a pool into which current technology has only begun …

Augmented Reality

Atlassian launches its Slack-killer, Stride

Atlassian today announced the launch of Stride – its new collaborative messaging platform that’s unashamedly designed to take on the current incumbent, Slack.<p>Stride works a lot like Slack. There are rooms, and you can have one-on-one conversations. Like Slack, it also comes with voice and video …

Project Management

The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

Google Play Store

How Virtual Reality Helps This N.Y. School District Prepare Students for Their Future

In 2014 Jill Gierasch could see the writing on the wall—students from her New York school district were saturated in technology at home, but that …

Education

Designing Graphics & Presentations with Canva

An Academic Use for Social Media

If we look at digital literacy and its implementation in the classroom for the past 10 years, we can see the impact on students’ writing and …

Is The Inbox Zero Strategy All Hype?

Inbox Zero is a technique for triaging and clearing your email every day. Who doesn't want to have an empty inbox? But it’s not the result you really …

Apple and Google show off rival augmented-reality tech

<b>Google has switched tack in its effort to popularise augmented reality (AR) on Android by moving away from a requirement for devices to be fitted with special depth sensors.</b><p>Instead, it is building software for developers to help them mix graphics with real-world views using common camera and …

Augmented Reality

Most Faculty Say Technology Has Made Their Jobs Easier

Teaching with Technology Survey<p>Our 2017 Teaching with Technology Survey found that faculty have a positive outlook about technology's impact on their …

organize, read and share what matters to you.

Feedly connects you to the information and knowledge you care about. We help you get more out of you work, education, hobbies and interests. The …

You should focus on work that matters: The Eisenhower matrix is how

Dwight D. Eisenhower made plenty of tough decisions in his career. As a two-term US president, a five-star World War II general, and the first …

Presentations – from Yawn to Yay 🙌

Have you ever wondered if your audience is listening or taking it in when you are delivering a presentation?<p>Why does your audience seem to glaze …

Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

<b>By Beth Holland</b>As digital devices become more common in classrooms, teachers and students are discovering that what worked in the analog world may …

Pedagogy

Student Engagement with OER at University of Edinburgh | Open World

Earlier this week Christina Hendricks at UBC put out a call for examples of student engagement with open education and OER. I was going to reply in …