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AIM Extended Reality (XR)

A Critical Analysis And Transdisciplinary Approach To Development And Application

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Join us on Friday, January 31 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Rackham Amphitheatre (4th Floor) at Rackham Graduate School for our first ever AIM Extended Reality (XR). We’ll welcome Courtney Cogburn, Associate Professor at Columbia University for the first of three speakers focused on XR throughout the Winter/Spring 2020 semester. Please register below if you plan to attend.

Title: A Critical Analysis and Transdisciplinary Approach to Development and Application

Description: Dr. Cogburn will explore the importance of transdisciplinary approaches to extended reality and the integration of critical analysis of emerging technologies across disciplinary curricular. She will describe how this approach supports innovation and meaningful social and human applications. Dr. Cogburn will discuss how she and her colleagues have applied this approach to 1000 cut journey, an immersive virtual reality experience designed to help participants understand the social realities of racism as critical to promoting effective and collective social action. She will discuss this VR experience and another in production and how she and her colleagues are assessing and applying the work.

AIM Extended Reality (XR) is an all new event series hosted by the Center for Academic Innovation that will explore how extended reality (XR) is being used in higher education and beyond. This speaker series stems from a Provost to engage in a new campus-wide XR Initiative. This initiative will formally ask us to consider how we can leverage emerging XR technologies to strengthen the quality of a Michigan education, cultivate an interdisciplinary scholarly community of practice at Michigan, and enhance a nationwide network for academic innovation. Learn more about the initiative on our XR initiative page.
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