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We talk with David Whelan, CEO of Immersive VR Education, creators of ENGAGE.
We talk with David Whelan, CEO of Immersive VR Education, creators of ENGAGE, a virtual reality communication education and training platform. Engage is also coming to the Oculus Quest and HTC Vive Focus. We actually recorded this episode in Engage both using Quests!!!
28:33
July 15, 2019
Dave Dolan & Veative, VR solutions for the classroom!
Veative: VR Solutions for SCHOOLS Virtual Reality has brought in a paradigm shift in learning. Using Virtual Reality in the classroom will give students the opportunity to interact and engage with their subjects in a virtual environment. Veative's device agnostic VR solution has access to 650+ interactive VR modules developed by Veative empowering teachers to help students learn in a better way. With their immersive and interactive STEM VR modules, students can dive deep into subjects, and explore concepts that cannot be visualized in the chalk-n-talk method of teaching.
35:06
June 21, 2019
Interview w/ Kwaku Aning Director for the Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking
In this episode, we interview Kwaku Aning and discuss his use of VR and 360 videos, specifically his "I am From Fiji" 360 film series on climate change that can be found and viewed on youtube here (link to others below). Kwaku is also the cohost of the podcast @RadioZamunda, and is hosting the "Students as Makers: The Future of VR" conference in LA on June 10th. To find out more about the conference and how to become involved visit  www.vr-ed.org  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jZ0g25lBVc  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hRjz7tfjKU
42:19
June 1, 2019
Interview with Alvin Graylin Pt Deux
Be sure to tune in to this episode to hear Alvin's prediction on future headsets, and gain insights into unpublished research and studies on sports training in VR.
25:34
May 24, 2019
Interview w/ Alvin Graylin, President of HTC China
Tune in to our interview with Alvin Graylin, President of HTC China as we discuss immersive technology, research, and what is on the horizon. 
25:48
May 17, 2019
Educators in VR Meetup w/ Altspace
Daniel Dyboski-Bryant and Lorelle VonFossen,  share Educators in VR meetup information and how you can join them in Altspace to learn with a community of passionate educators. Also, we ponder the beauty of a future with VR having its own timezone: One timezone to rule them all.... The next meetup is Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 3pm EST/12pm PST.  Check out AltspaceVR ahead of time! Join their discord channel with the invite code:  SPONSOR THE VRPODCAST! Are you an ARVR platform in the education or business realm and want to extend your reach? Consider sponsoring the VR podcast. With a global audience and robust immersive content, we can get your platform in the ears of a niche audience. Email us at theVRpodcast@gmail.com to find out more. We appreciate our listeners and sponsors! Check out some our sponsors below! Not only do they sponsor us, but we use and endorse them! Rumii by Dogheadsimulatios  Distance.Travel. Costs. Distractions.  These things can be barriers to getting business teams and students together to focus on what on what matters—the problem and curriculum at hand.  As hosts of the VRPodcast we live across the US — Louisiana, New York, California and Kentucky. Rumii is our go to multi-platform meeting space that eliminates these problems by bringing all of us together in VR, no matter where we are.  With features like a 3d model viewer, digital whiteboard, screen and file sharing, we can share our ideas in multiple ways without distraction while being completely immersed in the tasks at hand.  Head to DogheadSimulations.com and sign-up for a free trial of Rumii. When you’re ready to subscribe email contact@dogheadsimulations.com and mention the VRPodcast to save 10% off your monthly subscription price or 20% off a pre-paid, annual subscription. CospacesEdu If you are an educator and VR fanatic like us here at the VRPodcast, then you need check out CospacesEdu. CospacesEdu is an intuitive education technology enabling students and teachers to build their own 3D creations, code them, and view them in Augmented or Virtual Reality. You can get started for free at Cospaces.io or you can check them out on the App store on apple and google play.  CospacesEdu. Make AR and VR in the classroom. 
26:39
May 10, 2019
DisruptEd: Immersive Tech for Littles
In Season 2 Episode 10 we interview Ayush Behere and Kate Peiler, of DisruptEd. In the past we have brought all kinds of great content tools and content for all ages, but are super excited to direct this episode to Pre-k, Kinders, and Early Childhood educators.  Use the promo code 'VRpodcast' at check out to score 15% off your first DisruptEd purchase!  Imagine a library where books come to life and readers are immersed in the interactive worlds of their characters. We’re thrilled to bring you the future of learning: a combination of whimsical characters, AR and VR technology, and educational activities and games that are sure to inspire the readers of tomorrow. What you get in the Kit: Digital app download for your device Gamified activities within the app 3 books by artist Ed Heck 3 Activity Books that reinforce the materials A whimsical VR Headset Learn more about the 2019 Merging Realities Conference! Get your eventbrite ticket to attend virtually in AltspaceVR: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/merging-realities-2019-virtual-space-tickets-59545423966 Learn more about joining the VRAR ASSOCIATION!  SPONSOR THE VRPODCAST! Are you an ARVR platform in the education or business realm and want to extend your reach? Consider sponsoring the VR podcast. With a global audience and robust immersive content, we can get your platform in the ears of a niche audience. Email us at theVRpodcast@gmail.com to find out more. We appreciate our listeners and sponsors! Check out some our sponsors below! Not only do they sponsor us, but we use and endorse them! Rumii by Dogheadsimulatios  Distance.Travel. Costs. Distractions.  These things can be barriers to getting business teams and students together to focus on what on what matters—the problem and curriculum at hand.  As hosts of the VRPodcast we live across the US — Louisiana, New York, California and Kentucky. Rumii is our go to multi-platform meeting space that eliminates these problems by bringing all of us together in VR, no matter where we are.  With features like a 3d model viewer, digital whiteboard, screen and file sharing, we can share our ideas in multiple ways without distraction while being completely immersed in the tasks at hand.  Head to DogheadSimulations.com and sign-up for a free trial of Rumii. When you’re ready to subscribe email contact@dogheadsimulations.com and mention the VRPodcast to save 10% off your monthly subscription price or 20% off a pre-paid, annual subscription. CospacesEdu If you are an educator and VR fanatic like us here at the VRPodcast, then you need check out CospacesEdu. CospacesEdu is an intuitive education technology enabling students and teachers to build their own 3D creations, code them, and view them in Augmented or Virtual Reality. You can get started for free at Cospaces.io or you can check them out on the App store on apple and google play.  CospacesEdu. Make AR and VR in the classroom. 
21:30
May 3, 2019
John Wick on Neuroscience in Education
John Wick on Neuroscience in Education
43:49
April 26, 2019
Virtual and Augmented Reality Education with Mike McCready
In Season 2 Episode 8 we interview Mike McCready, VRAR association Chapter President for the Alberta Chapter, and Instructor at Lethbridge College. We discuss a new immersive technologies one year certificate program coming to Lethbridge college, the 2019 Merging Realities Conference that is coming up April 25th 2019 in AltspaceVR, and augmented and virtual reality in general.  Learn more about the 2019 Merging Realities Conference! Get your eventbrite ticket to attend virtually in AltspaceVR: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/merging-realities-2019-virtual-space-tickets-59545423966 Learn more about joining the VRAR ASSOCIATION!  SPONSOR THE VRPODCAST! Are you an ARVR platform in the education or business realm and want to extend your reach? Consider sponsoring the VR podcast. With a global audience and robust immersive content, we can get your platform in the ears of a niche audience. Email us at theVRpodcast@gmail.com to find out more. We appreciate our listeners and sponsors! Check out some our sponsors below! Not only do they sponsor us, but we use and endorse them! Rumii by Dogheadsimulatios  Distance.Travel. Costs. Distractions.  These things can be barriers to getting business teams and students together to focus on what on what matters—the problem and curriculum at hand.  As hosts of the VRPodcast we live across the US — Louisiana, New York, California and Kentucky. Rumii is our go to multi-platform meeting space that eliminates these problems by bringing all of us together in VR, no matter where we are.  With features like a 3d model viewer, digital whiteboard, screen and file sharing, we can share our ideas in multiple ways without distraction while being completely immersed in the tasks at hand.  Head to DogheadSimulations.com and sign-up for a free trial of Rumii. When you’re ready to subscribe email contact@dogheadsimulations.com and mention the VRPodcast to save 10% off your monthly subscription price or 20% off a pre-paid, annual subscription. CospacesEdu If you are an educator and VR fanatic like us here at the VRPodcast, then you need check out CospacesEdu. CospacesEdu is an intuitive education technology enabling students and teachers to build their own 3D creations, code them, and view them in Augmented or Virtual Reality. You can get started for free at Cospaces.io or you can check them out on the App store on apple and google play.  CospacesEdu. Make AR and VR in the classroom. 
23:12
April 22, 2019
Charlie Fink and Disney!...and VR...maybe
Charlie talks about his love of musicals, his time at Disney (including an awesome Lion King story), and there is some immersion tech mixed in there somewhere.
35:22
April 5, 2019
Charlie Fink: From Disney to Virtual Worlds...Part 1!
Author, speaker, Forbes journalist, ARVR enthusiast and influencer Charlie Fink joins the conversation to talk about augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, 5G, and the kitchen sink! This is part 1, so make sure to check out the next episode after this one. Hold onto your hats!
33:14
March 29, 2019
Let's GoMeta with Metaverse
In Season 2 Episode 5 we interview Luis Chavez and Dmitry Shapiro of Metaverse and discuss their Augmented Reality creation platform and use cases. There is a special reveal about a new platform, and also the new collection feature.  SPONSOR THE VRPODCAST! Are you an ARVR platform in the education or business realm and want to extend your reach? Consider sponsoring the VR podcast. With a global audience and robust immersive content, we can get your platform in the ears of a niche audience. Email us at theVRpodcast@gmail.com to find out more. We appreciate our listeners and sponsors! Check out some our sponsors below! Not only do they sponsor us, but we use and endorse them! Rumii by Dogheadsimulatios  Distance.Travel. Costs. Distractions.  These things can be barriers to getting business teams and students together to focus on what on what matters—the problem and curriculum at hand.  As hosts of the VRPodcast we live across the US — Louisiana, New York, California and Kentucky. Rumii is our go to multi-platform meeting space that eliminates these problems by bringing all of us together in VR, no matter where we are.  With features like a 3d model viewer, digital whiteboard, screen and file sharing, we can share our ideas in multiple ways without distraction while being completely immersed in the tasks at hand.  Head to DogheadSimulations.com and sign-up for a free trial of Rumii. When you’re ready to subscribe email contact@dogheadsimulations.com and mention the VRPodcast to save 10% off your monthly subscription price or 20% off a pre-paid, annual subscription. CospacesEdu If you are an educator and VR fanatic like us here at the VRPodcast, then you need check out CospacesEdu. CospacesEdu is an intuitive education technology enabling students and teachers to build their own 3D creations, code them, and view them in Augmented or Virtual Reality. You can get started for free at Cospaces.io or you can check them out on the App store on apple and google play.  CospacesEdu. Make AR and VR in the classroom. 
30:11
March 22, 2019
VR Education with Steve Bambury from Jess Dubai
This week on the Virtual Reality Podcast we have a special guest who currently lives in Dubai and does quite a bit for Virtual Reality and education, mainly focusing on high end virtual reality experiences, like those on the HTC Vive platform. His name is Steve Bambury.  From film maker, to Ipad expert, to top VR Influencer, Steve Bambury helps bring educators from around the world together in Virtual Reality. Steve is the head of digital learning and innovation across the JESS Dubai school system. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, a two time winner of the GESS Award for best use of ICT, winner of the BETT MEA Innovation Award 2018, and was named 2018 Trendsetter in the Edtech Digest Awards. Currently Steve shares his experiences and research on a website called virtualiteach.com. His CPDinVR events bring together educators and experts from across the globe for professional development panel discussions in VR. He has produced numerous iterations of the periodic table of ARVR apps, and is currently curating subject specific playlists on Youtube for VR experiences. But above all, Steve is a nice guy who is always willing to share his love for Virtual Reality, and he was the first person I ever connected with in Virtual Reality when I first put on my HTC Vive and launched into the Engage platform. It is a privilege and honor to bring Steve on this week and to interview him on the the Virtual Reality Podcast. 
31:49
March 18, 2019
Crafting Epic VR Access with Classcraft
We interviewed Shawn Young from Classcraft and discussed VR integration, and how to craft VR quests with the engagement management system. 
24:44
March 8, 2019
"No shoes, no shirt, NO D.I.C.E." ... or Part 2 of Dr. Jeremy Bailenson & Experience on Demand
In part 2, Dr. Bailenson shares what VR should be reserved for by introducing the acronym D.I.C.E. And of course, the VR Podcast crew throws their two cents as well!
24:48
March 1, 2019
Dr. Jeremy Bailenson & Experience On Demand...part 1!
Dr. Jeremy Bailenson joins the island of misfit toys and talks about VR, AR, and his book, Experience On Demand. Dr. Bailenson is a Stanford Professor and founder of the Virtual Human Interaction Lab. You can follow him on twitter @StanfordVR and check out his book at experienceondemandbook.com. His discussion was so awesome, we had to separate it into two episodes! If you like this episode, tune in to part 2 or check out our other episodes.
19:52
February 22, 2019
ISTE Summer Spectacular...sorta. Starring Merge & EQtainment
Kevin Chaja of EQtainment and Jeremy Kenisky of Merge join as guest hosts to talk about ISTE and the buzz around immersion technology at the 2018 conference. Recorded on site at McCormick Center in Chicago.
11:59
June 28, 2018
ISTE in 5 - Google, France-Lee
The VR Podcast talks to France-Lee, Program Manager at Google about Immersion Tech at ISTE 2018.
06:29
June 28, 2018
ISTE in 5 - Mark Suter
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast
04:29
June 26, 2018
ISTE in 5 - Azine Davoudzadeh
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast
04:23
June 25, 2018
ISTE in 5 - Rosemary Sirmans
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast
04:11
June 25, 2018
ISTE in 5 - Milena Piasecka, Learn|Teach|Explore
Latest episode of The Virtual Reality Podcast
03:44
June 25, 2018
Demystifying Virtual Reality
In the season finale, the gang explains all the confusing and complex terminology surrounding immersion tech to help educators get their feet wet! And also cool free giveaways at ISTE 2018 in Chicago! Included is the difference between "Yaw" and "Y'all."
37:40
June 23, 2018
VR in the Class Rumii
In this episode things get squirrely yet again as we interview Mat Chacon, CEO of Dogheadsimulations, and learn more about his background, Rumii’s VR conferencing platform and features, and the story behind the dog behind the headset--you know the one in their stellar logo!
23:17
June 15, 2018
Immersive Tech at ISTE 2018 Preview
ISTE! ISTE! ISTE! The gang talks about events to check out in Chicago for ISTE 2018 June 23rd-27th. You can also find out how to get yourself some The VR Podcast swag!
48:09
June 9, 2018
Brian Costello & The Teacher's Journey
Brian Costello joins the gang to talk EdTech philosophy, CoSpaces, 80s nostalgia, and microwave burritos.
41:18
June 3, 2018
s1e8 Jaime Donally & Learning Transported
This week, the gang talks to #ARVRinEDU moderator and author, Jaime Donally about her new book, Learning Transported.
28:00
May 27, 2018
Get a Workout in Virtual Reality
Join the gang as they try to convince James to use immersion technology, especially virtual reality for fitness...and James takes on a challenge.
35:40
May 18, 2018
Oculus Go, Go Gadget VR!
Listen in as the crew has an unedited convo about their first impressions of the Oculus Go and where they see it fitting in to education...if it does at all! And of course, they try to set the record for most inside jokes possible...just for your listening pleasure!
34:59
May 11, 2018
The Future of Us
While the gang is away, James will play! In this episode, James talks about the future of The Virtual Reality Podcast and how to connect with The VR Podcast crew virtually and in-person.
08:52
May 4, 2018
Ready Future One
In this episode, Amanda is on location in Tanzania while the boys hold down the fort! Join them as they talk about existing technologies found in RP1.
32:34
April 27, 2018
Safety Educator One
In this episode, the gang talks about safety concerns from Ready Player One and how it might give insight to our current interaction with virtual environments in education, like social media. And Amanda schools James about Kid President.
32:04
April 20, 2018
Ready Humanity One
In this episode, The Virtual Reality Podcast crew talk about equity and poverty by pulling in parallels and symbolism from Ready Player One.
23:56
April 13, 2018
Ready Educator One
In this episode, The Virtual Reality Podcast crew tackle the themes from Ready Player One that can have an impact on education.
31:37
April 4, 2018
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