Presenting the benefits and practical use applications of creating and using immersive technology in education, particularly in computer science education, in order to improve and expand education. Discussing the creation of content for immersive technologies in order to capitalize on the unique benefits of immersive technology to produce beneficial outcomes in users. Sharing the story of vCoder, the first application that teaches computer science within VR and how other content creators can use immersive technology to make impactful positive change.
Attendee’s will learn how immersive technology has the potential to revolutionize the future of education. What immersive technology in education can look like and how it can impact some of the major issues facing our education system as a whole. Attendees will also learn about the nation’s computer science crisis and how immersive technology can play a role in contributing to solve our computer science demands within our technologically advancing and demanding world. New research is suggesting that immersive technologies could be the solution to not only our computer science crisis but also issues within our education system as a whole. Attendees will learn how to create content for immersive technologies that actively capitalize on the unique, immersive and engaging nature to create the most impactful content for users. They will also learn fundamental content creation objectives, as well as more individual lesson-learned points about developing for immersive technologies.