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Other Loughborough events

Out of Reality: A Virtual Reality Future

Please note this event takes place on the back sitting area of the bar on the ground floor and has step-free access. Over 18s only
Past event - 2024
13 May Doors open 6.20 pm
Event 6.30 - 8.30 pm
Champs Sports Bar & Grill, 2 Biggin Street,
Loughborough LE11 1UA
This exciting talk and exhibition explores the transformative potential of Virtual Reality (VR) in the realm of education. Delve into the opportunity to engage with experts, witness VR demonstrations, and discuss the implications of this groundbreaking technology. Join us for this enlightening evening as we journey into the world of VR, reimagining the future of education and empowering learners to reach new heights!

Drinks discounts including any four bottles for £11 will be available throughout the night! Please note, if the weather is fair, this event will be taking place outside.

Ready Student One: Understanding the learning experiences of University students as avatars in virtual worlds.

Gary Burnett (Professor of Digital Creativity)
My talk aims to provide a glimpse into a potential future in which we engage with students increasingly as avatars in fantastical and engaging virtual worlds. I have taught almost 300 University students over the last three years about Virtual Reality (VR), predominately from within VR – investigating the capabilities of emerging technologies to immerse students in physically and psychologically safe spaces where they have heightened agency to imagine the impossible. A particular focus of my talk will be on the positive (and negative) experiences of my students as avatars across a semester, including key themes of identity, anonymity, interaction, usability, accessibility, and so on.
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