Educators Ready for the Metaverse?

UniVirtual Experience vLanguage Team - Educators in VR


Stereoscopic vision began in the 1830s, launching gradual development of VR technology. While gaining popularity today, it is still not spread widely enough in many educational fields. Now is the time. Don’t wait. The benefits of implementing XR technologies in education seem obvious, but is the technology already there? Are educators ready? When will they be? What stops us from implementing it at every corner? What doubts do we have? What limitations? What can be done to help education evolve in its best? Let’s talk about it at our discussion panel with special guests: Dr. Basiyar Rodney, Dr. Angelina Dayton, Lauren Ava and Erna Kucanin.

  • Dr. Basiyr D. Rodney is Associate Professor of Educational Technology at Webster University and Chair of the Dept of Teacher Education.

  • Dr. Angelina Dayton is the Chief Research Scientist at the Virtual World Society and an Aspen Institute Tech Policy Fellow.

  • Lauren Ava is a Learning Experience Designer with Global XR Academy, Learning Designer at Meta, and educator for 15 years.

  • Erna Kucanin is a VR content and curriculum developer at Global XR Academy (GXRA) and teaches in the EAP Program at the School of ESL and Immigrant Studies, George Brown College.

Join us for the Educators in VR UniVirtual Experience vLanguage Team conference July 29-30, 2022, featuring expert educators, researchers, instructional designers, world builders, and more to explore the potential for learning languages in XR.

Educators in VR vLanguage Learning Team Project explores learning language, foreign language, language skills, translation, and art of language in the virtual learning environment. We showcase spatial learning techniques in VR for language learning and skill building in immersive worlds.

Educators in VR represents over 4,000 members and is dedicated to integrating VR, AR, and XR into education and business covering all aspects of education.


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