Some Possible Futures for AR and VR in Higher Education Academic Technology

Thursday, October 27 | 2:15PM–3:00PM MT | Mile High Ballroom 2B3B, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Presentation/Panel Session
What to make of virtual reality (AR/VR) technologies and the so-called metaverse? How might AR/VR play roles in teaching, learning, and research practices? Although promising, AR/VR also raise crucial policy considerations. Examining key features of AR/VR, we consider technological trends and emerging issues while sharing insights into how the future might play out in our own setting, keeping an eye on institutional must-haves like accessibility, security, and privacy.


  • Shawna Dark

    Assistant Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education, University of California, Berkeley
  • Chris Hoffman

    IT and Operational Director, University of California, Berkeley
  • Owen McGrath

    Director of Strategic Initiatives & Programs, University of California, Berkeley

Resources & Downloads

  • SomePossibleFuturesARVR_EDU22

    Updated on 11/3/2022