Virtual Reality Community of Practice
A community of academics and professional staff exploring the role of virtual and augmented reality in teaching and learning.
Role of the Community of Practice
- To provide a platform for sharing our experience of working with VR and AR
- To find opportunities to collaborate
- To develop shared expertise in the use of VR and AR for learning and teaching
- Assist in creating VR experiences for students and staff alike that can improve the students learning experience
- Strengthen the value of teaching through near ‘Real Life’ experiences that improve student engagement and drive learning
Role of Members
- Meet regularly to discuss - successes, failures, lessons learned
- A source of skills and expertise in VR / AR technologies and how they can drive Effective and Affective Learning and Teaching
- Discuss latest developments in the VR related world and how equipment, experiences, software can be best used to improve learning
- To promote the work of the Communities of Practice to colleagues throughout the University
- Face to face meeting every 4-6 weeks- also offered on line via ZOOM
- Sub groups of the CoP will form temporarily to manage events, design and implement specific projects.
- Plan academic related activities such as publications, conference presentations etc
How to Join
All welcome! Please contact Paul McLiesh and Edward Palmer for details.