Extended Reality Community of Practice: Report on Research Project FindingsExport this event to calendar

Friday, June 4, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Location: Online

Facilitators: Mark Morton (CTE), Gillian Dabrowski (CEL), Amna Idrees (Systems Design)


In this one-hour session of the Extended Reality Community of Practice, Amna Idrees will share preliminary findings from a research project investigating the use of Extended Reality technologies at the University of Waterloo, University of Guelph, and University of Manitoba. Opportunities, obstacles, and support gaps identified by instructors who have been interviewed will be shared. 

The research project is funded by the D2L Innovation Guild. The project investigators are Mark Morton, Gillian Dabrowski, and Amna Idrees. 


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