Teaching and Learning in Meta's Metaverse
What you'll learn
- The basics of immersive technology that make up the Metaverse
- Popular immersive tools for teaching and learning
- Examples of learning activities in the Metaverse
- Join communities of practice in this space
- No experience required. Some teaching experience helpful.
Welcome to our course on immersive technology and the role of Facebook, Oculus, and Meta in shaping the future of virtual reality in education! In this course, we will delve into the world of virtual reality (VR) and explore how it is being used to enhance the educational experience.
We will start by introducing you to the basics of immersive technology and the various types of VR devices that are currently available. You will learn about the hardware and software that make VR possible, and how VR technology is being used in a variety of industries.
Next, we will delve into the role that Facebook, Oculus, and Meta are playing in shaping the future of VR in education. Facebook and Oculus are two of the leading companies in the VR industry, and they are working to bring VR technology to classrooms around the world. Meta is a company that is also working to advance VR technology, with a focus on creating a more immersive and interactive experience for users.
By the end of the course, you will have a deep understanding of immersive technology and the role that Facebook, Oculus, and Meta are playing in shaping the future of VR in education. So, if you are interested in learning about immersive technology and how it is changing the way we learn, this course is for you!
The course was created by Together Learning, which is a premier educational technology driven community of learners.
The instructor is Eric Hawkinson, Eric is a learning futurist, tinkering with and designing technologies that may better inform the future of teaching and learning. Eric's projects have included augmented tourism rallies, AR community art exhibitions, mixed reality escape rooms, and other experiments in immersive technology.
Who this course is for:
- School Administrators
- Instructional Designers
Together Learning is a community of future forward thinkers, teaching and learning.... together. Using the latest in technology and learning designs, we seek to make and share experiences design to enhance your life.
Welcome to Together Learning, an online community that has been fostering the growth and development of learners of all ages for over 20 years. At our TogetherLearning website, we believe in the power of education to shape the future, and we are dedicated to providing learners with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the long term.
As a pioneer in the use of technology in education, we have been at the forefront of innovative learning experiences for over two decades. From our early adoption of ebooks and virtual reality, to our more recent work with AI and other cutting-edge technologies, we have always been committed to finding new and exciting ways to engage learners and help them achieve their full potential.
One of our most exciting projects is Team Teachers, a collaborative platform that allows educators from around the world to share their expertise and work together to create dynamic and engaging lesson plans. Through Team Teachers, educators can access a vast library of resources and connect with their peers to share ideas and best practices.
Another key part of our mission is our Reality Labo, an augmented reality platform that offers immersive and interactive learning experiences. From exploring the depths of the ocean to visiting distant galaxies, Reality Labo allows learners to experience the world in a whole new way and discover new passions and interests.
We are also proud of our work with Forever Kyoto, a project that celebrates the cultural heritage and traditions of Kyoto, Japan. Through a series of interactive tours and activities, Forever Kyoto helps learners from around the world connect with this rich and vibrant culture and learn about its history and customs.
At Together Learning, we are constantly striving to push the boundaries of educational technology and learning design. We are proud to be part of a community of forward-thinking educators and learners who are dedicated to shaping the future of education. Whether you are an educator looking for new ways to engage your students, or a learner seeking to explore new subjects and expand your horizons, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Together, we can make a difference and create a brighter future for all.
Community Curator: Eric Hawkinson
Eric is a learning futurist, tinkering with and designing technologies that may better inform the future of teaching and learning. Eric's other projects have included augmented tourism rallies, AR community art exhibitions, mixed reality escape rooms, and other experiments in immersive technology.