Anywhere but in the Lab: Exploring Applications for VR

Wednesday, October 16 | 5:00PM–5:45PM CT | W179a, Level 1
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
In this interactive presentation, we will discuss how UTSA OIT has addressed the challenges of integrating VR technology into pedagogy since 2009, how universities can mitigate hardware and content cost, and the impact of the VR educational experience on student engagement, success and, ultimately, competitiveness on the global market.

Outcomes: Learn about mitigating hardware and software costs for VR technology in the classroom * Explore the potential for VR content in STEM to improve student success and hirability * Identify options for purchasing and creating VR content and evaluating its pedagogical impact


  • Jessica Abel

    Project Coordinator, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Vanessa Kenon

    Associate Vice President Technology Compliance and Community Engagement, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Kendra Ketchum

    Vice President for Information Management, University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Trevor Nash

    Training and Marketing Manager, University of Texas at San Antonio

Resources & Downloads

  • AnywhereButInTheLabSlidesppt

    Updated on 11/26/2019