In partnership with Oral Roberts University

Augmented and Virtual Reality in Education

Date of Event:

May 17 2018

Location:

Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, US

Venue:

Oral Roberts University
Tulsa
Oklahoma
US

Overview of event

As an attendee of this event, you will have the opportunity to see Oral Roberts University’s Global Learning Center, first hand. The university’s global approach is to use augmented and virtual reality (AVR) to serve on campus and online students. Students abroad can immerse themselves in 3D lessons asynchronously or join a live classroom.

Over the past 12 months, Augmented and Virtual Reality technology has advanced in all sectors – with applications revolutionizing the interactions between human and machine, and humans and virtual reality.

In education in particular, AR and VR applications are rapidly changing the way we are learning, providing experiential learning by simulating real-world environments.

AR and VR increases student engagement levels, and provides insights into what they will experience in various environments when they enter the workforce.

The technology is particularly interesting for visual learners and students with learning challenges – providing alternatives to more traditional teaching methods.

A recent study shows that “93 percent of teachers say their students would be excited to use virtual reality and 83 percent say that virtual reality might help improve learning outcomes.”

Oral Roberts University and the Education Conference Network are pleased to partner on this exciting event – held at Oral Roberts University’s Global Learning Center, which is a world innovator and leader in AR/VR learning. The conference will provide delegates with a great opportunity to interact with the latest technologies, and see how they can be integrated within curriculum.

Agenda

The event promises a full and exciting agenda. For more information take a look here.

Hear from Michael Mathews, AVP for Innovation and Technology at Oral Roberts University as he talks to the conference’s Keynote Speaker, Terry Anton.

 

And, as an AREA member, organisers are offering a 30% discount.

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Location and Travel

Oral Roberts University
Tulsa
Oklahoma
US

Hotel accommodation

The Crowne Plaza: Tulsa – Southern Hills has extended a group discount rate to attendees of the event. The newly renovated Crowne Plaza is directly across from Oral Roberts University. They offer excellent access to the BOK Center, the Oklahoma Aquarium, Tulsa Hills Shopping Center, Woodland Hills Mall, RiverSpirit Casino and CityPlex Crowne Plaza Tulsa offers a complimentary hotel shuttle service to and from Tulsa International Airport (TUL) by request.

Please follow the instructions below to reserve your room. 

  • Open link in Google Chrome via desktop (not available via mobile)
    Registration Link
  • Select the Arrival date
  • Select the Room type
  • Begin confirming your Reservation
  • Or Call 877-227-6963 select Reservations | Group Code: ORU

Group Cutoff Date May 5th 2018 if you need further assistance please contact sara.smith@tulsacp.com

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