Virtual Reality and Emerging Tech Playground: The Role of Emerging Technologies in Higher Education

Tuesday, February 14 | 10:00AM–10:45AM | Houston Ballroom Foyer
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
How do emerging technologies impact teaching, learning, and research in higher education? Specifically, what is the role of these technologies in institutions of higher education? We will explore emerging technologies (virtual reality, drones, digital fabrication, etc.) and their applications as we seek to answer these questions, highlighting the hurdles, challenges, and successes of emerging technologies.


  • Doug Higgins

    Digital Scholarship Technologist, Hamilton College
  • Ahmad Khazaee

    Director of Creative Services, Engagement and Support, Colgate University
  • Ian Roy

    Director for Research Technology and Innovation / Founding Head of MakerLab / Adjunct Professor at IBS / Lecturer in Anthropology / Engineering, Brandeis University
  • Jordan Tynes

    Director, Academic Fabrication and Digital Design, Wellesley College
  • Hazal Uzunkaya

    Research Technology Specialist, Brandeis University