On 3 October, the 5th episode of Scientix TV was released. This month’s topic is immersive education.
Àgueda Gras-Velazquez, Head of the Science Education Department of European Schoolnet interviewed Dr. Tunç Erdal Akdur, project coordinator at the Turkish Ministry of National Education. Under Dr. Akdur’s coordination, 28 teachers from 14 schools in Turkey joined the EU-funded ARETE project, which tested geography and geometry augmented reality applications.
In the show, STEM Alliance coordinator Ivana Kovac talked to Brian Moynihan, Global Education Solutions Manager for Lenovo, and Elliott Levine, Director of Worldwide Education for Qualcomm Technologies about the added value of immersive technology for learning outcomes. Furthermore, Nikki Medanovic, eTwinning communications officer, gave a tour of the Future Classroom Lab at the European Schoolnet and talked with Teresita Gravina, a Scientix Ambassador who piloted an augmented reality application for geography lessons in Italy.
You can watch the full episode here and don’t forget to let us know your thoughts using the hashtag #ScientixTV.
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