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May 21, 2017

[AECT] DD Reads: Part 2 Webinar & Chat

From late last week…


VIRTUAL REALITY FOR
IMMERSIVE LEARNING
How do we design and develop immersive learning experiences using virtual reality technologies? This session of #AECTDDREADS will explore potential directions for researchers and practitioners regarding different issues and implications of virtual reality.

Dr. Fengfeng Ke | Associate Professor, Florida State University


Ke, F., & Carafano, P. (2016). Collaborative science learning in an immersive flight simulation. Computers & Education, 103, 114-123.

Dr. Zahira Merchant | Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University


Merchant, Z., Goetz, E. T., Cifuentes, L., Keeney-Kennicutt, W., & Davis, T. J. (2014). Effectiveness of virtual reality-based instruction on students’ learning outcomes in K-12 and higher education: A meta-analysis. Computers & Education, 70, 29-40.
  Par t 1: Webinar
  Wednesday | 5.31.17 | 3:00 PM EST | http://bit.ly/2pDZ3OC

During this one-hour webinar, Drs. Fengfeng Ke and Zahira Merchant will discuss their recent research and publications related to virtual reality as an immersive learning environment. To participate in this session, please register at http://bit.ly/2pDZ3OC.

Par t 2: Live Facebook Chat
  Thursday | 6.1.17 | 8:00 PM EST | https://www.facebook.com/AECTDDReads

Join us after the webinar for a live guided Facebook chat session to share your perspectives and experiences related to virtual reality in educational technology. We’ll also discuss the two focus articles for this event and recap the webinar presentations.

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