This free version of this app supports 12 Languages. The paid version, which costs $2.99, supports 42. I downloaded it on my smart phone, and it works fine. The free version allows you to translate only a few sentences. Today it will not let me upgrade. Surely they will get that fixed soon.
Daniel Fusch of Academic Impressions writes about his experience using virtual reality goggles at Ellucian Labs. You can buy Google cardboard goggles for only $6.
Another great article from my favorite EdTech blogger, Joshua Kim. The ideas he lists are:
The report has videos of each speaker you can watch.
Some interesting statistics from the National Center for Education Statistics projections to 2023.
Magic Leap hopes its technology will eventually replace our smart phones and all the other screens in our lives. In the future we may use eye-worn gear that will appear to place apps in the world around us.
A post from Joshua Kim with lots of interesting statistics on the EdTech community.
This report says institutions should focus on people and process, not technology. It says that faculty will continue to be very important in the learning process and blended learning is more effective than totally online classes. It calls for the creation of learning engineers, people who have terminal degrees in their teaching field, who are also instructional designers.