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Exploring Virtual Worlds

Feb 2 - Feb 29, 2020
30.0 credits

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Now more than ever students and adults have access to extremely powerful computing devices. Tablets, smart phones, smart watches, computers and (upcoming) smart glasses offer intelligent user experiences that are only getting more profound. The natural world around us is becoming more computer-generated as tech companies invest millions of dollars into new technologies that can manipulate or even completely replace three-dimensional landscapes for users to interact with. In this course, Exploring Virtual Worlds, you will learn how to leverage both virtual and augmented reality technology to support student learning in the classroom. Have you ever wanted to visit the top of Mount Everest or take a dive to the bottom of the ocean floor? How about take a trip through the jungle or explore a volcanic eruption? Not only are these trips possible through VR and AR technology without leaving your classroom, they can be presented in an authentic way that promotes observation and discovery while following standards aligned to your current curriculum. So, what are you waiting for?! Let's explore! This offering is aligned to the ISTE Standards and to the CPS Framework for Teaching Components: 1d, 3c, 3d and 3e.

Sign up for the course at Several days prior to the start of the course, participants receive an email with instructions for accessing the course. A week’s material is posted at the start of each week.  Participants are expected to read content and review various resources, write replies/answer questions, share experiences, and engage in discussions with the course facilitator and other participants.  None of the assignments are completed in "real-time;" you can work at the times that best suit your own schedule.  

Course Dates: 2/2/2020 - 2/29/2020

Time: Any time!  24/7 on your schedule

Coupon: Use the code CTUF50 on the Teacher’s Teacher website for $50 off 2020 classes!

In order to receive any credit, participants must be in attendance for the entire offering.
No refunds will be issued unless the offering is canceled by CTUF Quest Center.