Tech Talk Roundtable 04-11 | Learning in VR

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Experiential Learning.  It’s what we all aspire to bring to our students.  Why read or watch a video about something when you can take your students there and let them see it for themselves? But if you can’t go and experience something, Virtual Reality technology might be the next best thing.  On today’s podcast we explore and play with VR Tech that you can use in your classroom.

Lessons Learned

Dennis – The Productive Struggle is real! – BreakoutEDU

Chris – Successful people do what less successful people choose not to do. Take advantage of those opportunities that come “dressed in overalls and look an awful lot like work.”

Notes & Links

Real experiences should be your first choice.

“Get Real!” http://dennisgrice.com/blog/?p=246

Dale’s Cone – https://rapidbi.com/coneofexperience-dale/ Don’t go by the percentages, but use it as a guide to help you design memorable instruction.

When VR Meets Education

https://techcrunch.com/2016/01/23/when-virtual-reality-meets-education/?ncid=rss

VR You can use tomorrow!

Google Expeditions – https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/#about

Google Cultural Institute – https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/

Make Your Own

Google Streetview

https://www.google.com/streetview/apps/

360° Cameras – https://theta360.com/en/about/theta/s.html

CoSpaces – https://cospaces.io/

CoSpaces Youtube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6VsnmaKQ9MNRpJbFsIhoGw

VR viewer from Recycled Coke Cardboard: https://youtu.be/eamKy74n-vM

The Top 10 Companies Working on VR & Augmented Reality

https://touchstoneresearch.com/the-top-10-companies-working-on-education-in-virtual-reality-and-augmented-reality/

Virtual Reality May Close the Empathy Gap

http://www.gadgette.com/2016/05/25/virtual-realitys-killer-app-could-be-empathy/

Mapping the Real World into VR

https://www.wired.com/2016/11/occipital-canvas-app-for-structure-camera/?mbid=nl_111716_p1&CNDID=30456094

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