Mixed Reality Technology Innovation Case Studies in Higher Ed

Thursday, November 01 | 9:45AM–11:15AM MT | Four Seasons Ballroom 4, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Virtual reality, augmented reality, and 3D scanning and printing technologies—collectively called mixed reality (XR) tools—introduce a new set of challenges and opportunities for higher education. We will report on research on opportunities for incorporating XR into the university context, with case studies from Yale, Syracuse, FIU, and Hamilton.

Outcomes: Understand the challenges and opportunities for deploying XR technologies in a course * Explore 4 case studies and research results on the use of different XR technologies in a teaching situation * Develop strategies for implementing and supporting XR technologies for your institution's faculty and students


  • D. Christopher Brooks

    Senior Analyst, The Tambellini Group
  • Randy Rode

    Senior Consultant, Yale University
  • Ben Salzman

    Instructional Designer & VR/AR Specialist, Hamilton College
  • John Stuart

    Distinguished University Professor of Architecture and Associate Dean, Florida International University
  • Jason Webb

    Assistant Professor, Syracuse University