XR eLearning / Laughter Medicine

2020 Educators in VR International Summit


Session: XR eLearning / Laughter Medicine

2020 Educators in VR International Summit brings together educators, learners, researchers, and experts in VR, AR, and XR to share their their passion for integrating immersive technology in education.

First Presentation

Track: vCoaching

Closing the Gap Between eLearning and XR

Richard Van Tilborg, founder, CoVince

How we can bridge the gap between eLearning and XR. Richard Van Tilborg discusses combining brain insights enabled with new technologies. Training and education cases realised with the CoVince platform: journeys which start on you mobile and continue in VR. The possibilities to earn from your creations and have a central distribution place for learning and data.

Richard Van Tilborg works with the CoVince platform, a VR platform offering training and educational programs for central distribution of learning and data. He is an author and speaker focusing on computers and education in virtual reality-based tasks for delivering feedback.

Second Presentation

Track: vCoaching

How to Use Laughter as Medicine in VR

Prof. Frank Chindamo, Founder/CEO, LaughMD

Prof. Frank Chindamo will show science on why laughter is actually medicine, and how it may be administered to patients and caregivers, and demo the LaughMD app. Yes, "There's an app for that."

Frank Chindamo founded VirtualFilmSchool, an EdTech startup focused on issues of access and opportunity in education. Virtual Film School(TM) helps to curate and strategize filmmaking beyond geography, a film school for the next generation. He also founded Fun Little Movies, one of the world's top producers of comedic "Advertainment" videos for the web and TV. Fun Little Movies (FLM) has won over 30 awards for its work and has been lauded on the front pages of Forbes Magazine, the LA Times, and in the Wall St. Journal, NY Times, CNN, USA Today, etc. Finally, Frank created the courses and is an Adjunct Professor of web video production and monetization classes at USC, UCLA, Chapman U. and Emerson College. His students have included Primetime Emmy Winner Bernie Su, billion-hitter Freddie Wong, and 5SecondFilms. In 2016 Frank was voted the Adjunct Professor of the Year at Chapman University's Dodge College out of 120 other professors. He co-wrote the books YouTube Success in 5 Steps and Internet Stardom and serves on the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Web Television. And here's a link to his multi-city speaking tour of Australia. MFA: Columbia University, NY. BFA: NYU.

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