Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies in the Classroom
Explores to use of virtual and augmented reality in the classroom to enhance curriculum. Practical instruction focuses on the adaptation of virtual reality technologies as well as teacher and student creation of virtual reality experiences.
This course examines the emerging technologies of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) and their use in the classroom. Participants will learn the history of this medium and methods for infusing VR and AR into their curriculum to enhance student engagement. Various applications will be covered included Google Expeditions, Discovery VR, and YouVisit. Participants will also learn how to prepare their students to author their own VR experiences using a 360 degree camera.
*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. Information regarding these can be found on the course registration page.
A 360 Degree Camera is included in the cost of the Wilson College version of this course (with no additional fees).
See what other educators are saying about this course
I really valued the 1 to interaction with the instructor and the opportunities to interact with my peers through the online forums.A.C., Science Teacher
I can't wait to share the virtual reality resources with my students and colleagues! Taking this in the face-to-face format was great for troubleshooting when we were trying to set up our cameras.K.L., Librarian
This course will allow me to create more interactive and engaging math lessons for my students.D.G., Math Teacher
This was such a fun and exciting way to add Virtual Reality into the classroom.H.H., Elementary Teacher
As always with Kevin as the instructor this course proved to be relevant, interesting and doable!!A.S., Language Arts Teacher
This course gave a good overview of these newly emerging technologies in the classroom. As these technologies evolve and find their place in the classroom I feel as though I have a good idea of how to implement them.A.C., Science Teacher
This course was new and exciting.R.H., Science Teacher
Kevin is always thinking ahead - engaging students while covering the necessary content in the classroom.C.W.
I learned so much from this class and am looking forward to using my 360 camera.N.S.
I like being able to drop what I learn right into what I’m already doing.R.H., Science Teacher
I learned how to create interactive Virtual experiences and how to share them with others.H.H., Elementary Teacher
There were so many great ideas for how to use the camera in my classroom and how to get my students involved.N.S.
I can't wait to incorporate AR/VRL.C., Science Teacher