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Mixed Reality for Education (In-Person) is a Course

Mixed Reality for Education (In-Person)

Aug 4 - Aug 5, 2020
1 credit


Full course description

The “Mixed Reality for Education” in person class will provide educators with a sampling of emerging technologies including both augmented reality applications for portable devices, and a mix of virtual reality applications. By the end of the two day experience each participant will have learned the benefits of using 3-D enhanced resources to engage students. Through this understanding, each participant will also create and share a “redefined” classroom lesson that includes AR and/or VR student experiences.

Credit: 1 USBE or 1 SUU Credit
Course Type: In-person
Course Level: Beginner
Cost: Free to Utah Educators
Endorsement Category: Digital Teaching and Learning

Location: Sorensen Arts & Education Complex
Address: 1721 Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Room: SAEC 1151
Date: Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 & Wednesday, August 5th, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
Understand the benefits of using a 3D technology enhanced tool or app by experiencing a VR enhanced learning activity
Choose from a selection of Google VR tools to build a resource for students using a 3D image placed on virtual map
Use NearPod to create a digital formative assessment with VR features enabled
Create student activities that utilize AR and /or VR applications to enhance student engagement and deeper learning
Work independently to explore apps and resources they can use to support student made AR and/or VR materials
Develop a full lesson plan to use with students that incorporates AR and/or VR applications and programs to meet a Utah
Curriculum aligned learning outcome

Final Assessment
As a culminating activity, participants will revise a lesson plan they’ve used in the past with AR and/or VR tools to redefine the learning activity. The finished lesson plan will be uploaded to the UEN Lesson Plan Library and shared with both the class and the participant’s PLN.

Policies and Procedures

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