Space Explorers Academy / VR eSports

2020 Educators in VR International Summit


Session: Space Explorers Academy / VR eSports

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: "General Topics

Emerging Space Technologies Creating an Inclusive and Sustainable Future

Roxanne Shewchuk, Creative Director, Space Explorers Academy

Space Explorers Academy was created to discover some of the emerging technologies and exponential mindsets that are driving the transition to an inclusive & sustainable future through space exploration and research into the limits of human potential. Their learning pathways are designed to express possible visions to uplift humanity to a new age of abundance and provide opportunity for participants within a larger support network of compassionate change-makers. Join Roxanne Shewchuk for a fascinating presentation on the Space Explorers Academy and it's virtual home at VirBELA.

Roxanne Shewchuk is a futurist & emerging technology researcher who believes in maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with purpose, & always striving to explore & develop modern & truly creative ideas to encourage sustainability & inclusion in a rapidly changing technological landscape. Her work is ever-evolving but focuses on STEAM education, emerging space technology, personal development, digital well-being, XR/VR/AR & AIforGood.

Second Presentation - CANCELLED


Track: General Topics

VR eSports in the Educational Setting

Sonya Haskins, Journalist and community organizer

VR esports, VR Community Builders

Sonya Haskins will discuss VR eSports in the educational setting and the importance of VR gaming, including STEM funding, the combination of technology and physicality required for VR eSports, benefits of VR gaming, and how to build teams, etc.

Sonya is a respected journalist in the field of VR eSports and the VR eSports Editor for VR Fitness Insider. She was the first female player to qualify for the VR League North American Regional Championships, as well as the first seated player in the league. Sonya founded VR Community Builders. She works extensively with community groups in the XR realm.

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