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SXSWedu 2017

Virtually Limitless: Engagement in VR Classrooms

Virtual Reality often conjures images of overly expensive and overly complex tools that are 5-10 years from mainstream use. Yet there are many tools on the market that can improve the collaboration, engagement and effectiveness of online-hybrid learning systems, while interfacing directly into existing systems. Join our panel for a lively discussion on the benefits and pitfalls of new distance learning solutions, as well as some insight into the future of online education as we move from massive and impersonal MOOCs to a more focused world of engaged, synchronous SPOCs (Small Personal Online Classrooms).

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  1. Understand the Limitless Possibilities for future Virtual Reality Classrooms
  2. Understand the Current Opportunities for Engagement using Existing VR Tools (including making the most of Smartphone & Mobile Engagement)
  3. Examine the Merits of Integrating more Engaging Software into existing Learning Management Systems and Hybrid Learning Solutions

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Jake Rudin, Dir Business Dev, GatherEducation

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