USQ Salon - Augmented and Virtual Reality technologies in Higher Education. What is possible?

Birt, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Description

I was asked to present a TEDX style presentation at the USQ Salon on the 10th April focusing on my research in Mixed Reality technologies applied to Higher Education.

Specific USQ Communication delivered by the PVC Education:
Mixed reality (augmented and virtual reality) technologies have the potential to engage students in new ways to visualise and experience learning. Dr James Birt, is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Society and Design at Bond University and a leading researcher in Australia into the design of immersive learning experiences. In this presentation, Dr Birt will describe his interest in working with this technology which originated from a passion with video gaming. Next, he will describe some example research projects that he has worked on and published. Dr Birt will also talk about the importance of a pedagogy first approach and consider when the technology is and isn’t appropriate for learning. Finally, in light of technological advances, he will discuss the future possibilities of mixed reality in relation to rich and immersive learning.
Period10 Apr 2019
Held atUniversity of Southern Queensland, Australia, Queensland
Degree of RecognitionRegional