Discovering the Practical Use of AR and VR in Education with Jamie Donally

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In this episode of 'A Vision for Learning', host Jethro Jones interviews Jamie Donally, a technology enthusiast and education consultant, known for her work in instructional technology and staff development training particularly in the field of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in classrooms. Jamie began her career as a math teacher and moved into instructional technology where she saw potential for immersive learning. Jamie provides insight into the practical applications of technology in education, emphasizing the importance of understanding objectives and goals before deciding on the implementation of technology. She also discusses the significant aspect of collaboration across different departments in school and highlights the need to be cautious about the information shared on these platforms due to privacy concerns. In their discussion, two books authored by Jamie, exploring AR and VR implementation in classrooms are mentioned. In addition, Jamie recommends several useful resources for AR and VR in the classroom.

Jaime Donally is a passionate technology enthusiast. She began her career as a math teacher and later moved into instructional technology. Her desire to build relationships has created opportunities to collaborate with students and educators around the world. She provides staff development and training on immersive technology as an edtech consultant, and her latest adventures include the launch of Global Maker Day and the #ARVRinEDU community. She’s also an author and speaker on the practical use of augmented reality and virtual reality in the classroom.

00:00 Introduction and Guest Presentation
00:55 Discussion on Technology in Classrooms
01:52 Exploring Meta Glasses and its Applications
06:22 The Future of AR and VR in Education
09:04 The Role of AI in Personalized Learning
09:55 The Risks and Challenges of Technology in Education
12:00 The Process of Evaluating Technology for Teaching
14:47 The Impact of Technology on Teaching Quality
18:14 Creating Customized Learning Experiences with AR and VR
21:50 Conclusion and Final Thoughts

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Creators and Guests

Jethro Jones
Jethro Jones
Author of #SchoolX #how2be Co-Founder of @bepodcastNet, the best education podcasts out there.
Jaime Donally #ARVRinEDU
Jaime Donally #ARVRinEDU
#ARVRinEDU Founder + Speaker @ARVRinEDU® | @ISTE Author | @EdSurge Columnist | #AR #VR #XR #AI | @GlobalMaker #GlobalMakerDay | #Pathfinder @identityauto
Discovering the Practical Use of AR and VR in Education with Jamie Donally