Andrew Churches

Head of Faculty Technology and Design Kristin School (NZ) (Chair)

Conference Day One: Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

11:20 AM CASE STUDY: Exploring the Integration of Augmented and Virtual Reality in Immersive Learning Spaces

This presentation shares the knowledge and experienced we have gained and are gaining from implementing the use of Virtual reality into the learning environment. The implementation of VR is a work in progress as we progress beyond the sandbox stage and into the first iteration of deployment, learning and adapting as we go.

The presentation examines:
  • The selection process for choosing a VR system
  • The health and safety  considerations for use of the systems in a classroom environment
  • The design and adaption of classroom spaces to become VR friendly
  • The storage and security of VR headsets and hand pieces in a dynamic education setting.
  • The support and training for staff using devices within an educational setting
  • The support and training for students using the devices to supplement, enhance and transform their learning experience

11:50 AM CASE STUDY: The CSU Learning Space Portal: Developing an Interactive Tool that Enables Teachers to Effectively Utilise Collaborative and Active Learning Spaces Across our Campuses

  • Providing capabilities to our staff to enhance learning for our students and deliver a positive campus experience
  • A portal that advises academics on the opportunities for collaborative and active learning within a specific learning space
  • Listing technology support to enable best use of space
  • Exploring how we develop activities that focus on kills development for the future of work
  • The stakeholder engagement process and the involvement of academics to provide active learning case studies
  • Exploring plans to upgrade version 2 with AR/VR capability

Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Andrew.

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