Waterloo Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) Community of Practice: An overview of XR initiatives at Georgian College (CTE 7511)Export this event to calendar

Friday, August 20, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Location: Online

Facilitator: Mark Morton (CTE) & Gillian Dabrowski (Centre for Extended Learning) 

Presenter: Rob Theriault (Georgian College)


An overview of XR initiatives at Georgian College

Rob Theriault is Immersive Technology Lead at Georgian College, President of the Canadian Chapter of the Immersive Learning Research Network, author, researcher, blogger, speaker, EdTech enthusiast, EV owner. Rob will provide an overview of XR initiatives at Georgian College (an institution that is being recognized as a Canadian lead in XR technology application). Read a recent article on XR activities at Georgian College: VR Technology is changing the learning landscape at Georgian College.


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The University of Waterloo is committed to achieving barrier-free accessibility for persons with disabilities who are visiting, studying, or working at Waterloo. CTE’s online workshops are delivered through either WebEx, Microsoft Teams, or Bongo with the audio component available either as captioning or a transcript. CTE’s face-to-face workshops typically involve a mix of presentation and discussion-based activities, and we encourage a scent-free environment. We welcome accompanying assistants, interpreters, and note-takers. If you have questions concerning access, such as parking, building layouts, or obtaining workshop content in alternative formats, or wish to request accommodations for our programming, please let us know by emailing cte@uwaterloo.ca. Please note that some accommodations may require time to arrange.