Panel Discussion: The AR/VR Classroom

*** IMPORTANT UPDATE: In light of the recent events surrounding COVID-19, we have been forced to cancel this Tuesday’s panel discussion on AR/VR. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may have caused you. Thank you. ***

Join the Center for Educational Technology (CET) on Tuesday, March 17th from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. for an all-new panel discussion on augmented and virtual reality in education. This digital event will be streamed LIVE beginning at 5:30 p.m. CT at tiny.cc/cetlive

According to Statista, Virtual Reality in the classroom is predicted to be a $700 million industry by 2025. 97% of students would like to study a VR course. Almost 80% of teachers have access to virtual reality devices, but only 6.87% use them regularly in the educational process. Why? Would you know how to get started? Join the CET and our expert panel as we introduce you to this game-changing technology, address the challenges, and discuss the future of an AR/VR equipped classroom. Students and faculty from all colleges are welcome. Our team of experts discuss the issues surrounding augmented and virtual reality and take your questions LIVE. James Valles, a Computer Science Graduate student, will moderate the discussion. Watch the LIVE Stream: tiny.cc/cetlive More info: blogs.depaul.edu/cet 

GUESTS INCLUDE

Thomas A. Furness III

Furness is an American inventor, professor, and virtual reality pioneer based in Seattle, Washington with over 50 years of service in the field. Known for his contributions in developing human interface technology, he has earned the title, “Grandfather of Virtual Reality”.

Julie Smithson

Smithson is the Co-Founder of MetaVRse and XR Ignite, a community designed to accelerate the virtual, augmented, and mixed reality (XR) industry. Julie’s passion for education and community has lead her to become the Co-President of the VR/AR Association, Toronto Chapter.

Breanna McEwen

McEwan is an associate professor of Communication Studies in the Collegeof Communication at DePaul. She received her PhD in communication from Arizona State University. Her research focuses on the intersection between interpersonal and communication technology.

Paul Booth

Booth is a professor of Media and Cinema Studies in the College of Communication. He received his PhD in communication and rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is the author or editor of ten books.

RSVP – LinkedIn 2-hour Professional Workshop

IMPORTANT UPDATE: In light of the coronavirus [COVID-19] situation, the LinkedIn 2-hour professional workshop will be held online and not on DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus this coming Tuesday, March 10th from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. CT.

Our main priority is the health and safety of you and our community. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

To attend Tuesday’s live digital event please use the following link and meeting ID. We will begin promptly at 2 p.m. CT. with Christine Gramlick from LinkedIn Chicago.

Meeting Url: https://bluejeans.com/3369589762?src=join_info
Meeting ID: 3369589762

About the Workshop

DePaul’s Center for Educational Technology (CET) and Developer Student Club – DePaul University welcomes LinkedIn to DePaul for a two-hour workshop on Tuesday, March 10th beginning at 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. The FREE event is open to all students and faculty from all majors and colleges. RSVP using the form: tiny.cc/linkedindepaul

Rock Your Profile
2 p.m.

Learn how to brand yourself in the most effective way possible on LinkedIn. In this session, you will learn best practice recommendations for building an all-star profile that tells your professional story. You will walk away armed with the knowledge to attract employers, expand your network, search and apply for jobs, publish content on LinkedIn, and more.

LinkedIn Learning Essentials
3 p.m.

LinkedIn Learning Essentials introduces students and faculty to the powerful learning platform. With more than 5,000 courses and personalized suggestions, learn how to navigate and discover courses related to your field and interests while setting up learning goals.

RSVP using the form: tiny.cc/linkedindepaul

Documentary Screening: Collaboration – On the Edge of a New Paradigm?

Collaboration – On the Edge of a New Paradigm?

Join the CET as we screen the documentary “Collaboration – On The Edge Of A New Paradigm?” on Feb. 11th from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the CET located in the College of Education Building 2247 N Halsted St, Chicago in Room 250. FREE snacks + beverages will be served.

About the Documentary
A​ new ​​culture of learning​ ​is together with the Internet pushing the boundaries of research and knowledge creation. On a journey from Danish biology garages to Google’s headquarters, the film explores how the Internet is changing the ways in which we do science and create knowledge.

‘Collaboration – On the Edge of a New Paradigm?’ explains the philosophical and scientific development from the idea of the isolated geniuses or science created in isolated paradigms, to how interdisciplinary collaboration seems to be a requirement to face the grand challenges of todays society . The documentary ask the essential question: Are we on the threshold of a revolutionary paradigm shift? Get these insights yourself from some of the leadings minds of modern research.

The film is an experiment in collaboration and created as part of Alfred’s Birkegaard’s PhD in Philosophy.

Produced and directed by Alfred Birkegaard & Katja Gry Birkegaard Carlsen

edTPA General & Video Editing Workshop – Jan 22nd

EDTPA GENERAL & VIDEO EDITING WORKSHOP – JAN 22.

Join the CET on Wednesday, Jan. 22 as we tackle your general & video editing edTPA questions.

This is the perfect workshop to attend if you have lingering questions or need help finalizing your submission ahead of the quickly approaching deadline. We are always here to help you!

Wednesday, Jan. 22

5:30-6:30 PM

DePaul, COE Building, Room 250

OR WATCH via LIVE STREAM: tiny.cc/cetlive