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What are we reading and watching?

The U.S. Department of Education just came out Monday with their Open Textbooks Pilot Program –  Call for Proposals from the Federal Register https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2018-16264.pdf

Ed Surge’s speculative article of VR and cadavers. In May, EduPunxers participated in a discussion on the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus on using VR not to replace cadavers but as a study aid to supplement training in the cadaver lab.

We are participating in the Virginia Society for Technology (VSTE) in Education’s summer book club facilitated by Vassili Giannoutsos and here’s some of the videos the book club is watching.

Short segment of the Consumers Electronic Show: https://youtu.be/yHdPpjoy70U?t=9m50s – you can stop at 11:25 (or you can watch the whole clip from the beginning)

Article by HTC: https://blog.vive.com/us/2018/07/26/think-vr-dying-just-getting-started/

Virtual Reality Engineer Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty by WIRED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akveRNY6Ulw

VSTE’s third and final synchronous book club meeting will be on on August 13th at 8 pm ET on VSTE Island in Second Life.

 

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