InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Our future students: Augmented Reality in the Classroom (+ info about wearable tech)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 7th July 2014

Putting the World In Their Hands: Augmented Reality in the Classroom The wink of an eye, the simple one-finger tactile swipe down — these are the sights, sounds, and kinesthetic gestures that are changing the context of modern learning. http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/putting-the-world-in-their-hands-augmented-reality-in-the-classroom Wearable technology http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wearable_technology http://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/wearable-technology-ces-2014/10/ http://www.wired.com/2013/12/wearable-computers/http://www.forbes.com/sites/connieguglielmo/2014/02/12/the-case-against-wearables/ (Google Glass)

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12 Embarrassing Gadgets And Apps You Should Stop Using

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 29th April 2014

12 Embarrassing Gadgets And Apps You Should Stop Using Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/embarrassing-gadgets-2014-4?op=1#ixzz30I03rggb Not sure if Google Glass will go into oblivion (but it might, considering that it ALSO tethers with a mobile device as the vanishing Blackberry tablet), but smart phones definitely are taking over.  

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Google Glass (GG)

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th April 2014

See our IMS blog entry: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2014/04/08/3-learning-tools-of-the-future/ and http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/2014/02/18/google-glass-at-lrs/ I start testing GG several days ago and I am still in the stage of Jeff Jarvis : http://www.businessinsider.com/jeff-jarvis-on-google-glass-2014-2 The questions is: how to make GG applicable for our daily tasks at work? GG can be very useful for training students: by having a live, streaming G [...]

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3 learning tools of the future

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 8th April 2014

http://elearninginfographics.com/future-learning-tools-infographic/

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Google Glass at LRS

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 18th February 2014

LRS has a pair of Google Glass. What do you know about those? How can you use them? What for? Ideas how they can improve teaching Ideas how they can improve learning Ideas how they can improve instructional design Ideas how they can serve information technology Ideas how they can serve elearning and mobile learning [...]

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mega trends in technology

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 10th January 2014

THE SIX BIGGEST TRENDS IN SOCIAL THAT WILL BLOW YOUR MIND Mega shifts in social business will significantly affect the way that business will run in the future. http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/social-media-marketing/the-six-biggest-trends-in-social-that-will-blow-your-mind/ 1. Big Data How it works: Businesses collect multiple data points, helping to create hyper-specific marketing for users, while making better predictions with more information from [...]

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