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.
*Please see note on registration page for information regarding the video conferences for this course.
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 gained VR and AR ideas for in the classroom and even ways to make remote learning more personal and engagingB.S., Science Teacher
This was such a fun and exciting way to add Virtual Reality into the classroom.H.H., Elementary 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
I can't wait to incorporate AR/VRL.C., Science 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 seems like a great way to approach our technology-consumed students to intrigue them to learn more about our topics.M.W., Special Education Teacher
I like being able to drop what I learn right into what I’m already doing.R.H., Science Teacher
As always with Kevin as the instructor this course proved to be relevant, interesting and doable!!A.S., Language Arts Teacher
This course will allow me to create more interactive and engaging math lessons for my students.D.G., Math Teacher
Kevin is always thinking ahead - engaging students while covering the necessary content in the classroom.C.W.
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
This course was new and exciting.R.H., Science Teacher
I learned so much from this class and am looking forward to using my 360 camera.N.S.
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.