AR Assisted Surgery & Medical Training with Matt Witkamp of Citizen, Inc. – Show 5

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Matt Witkamp has seen the future of AR-assisted surgery and medical training. In fact his team at Citizen Inc., in partnership with Stanford Medicine and Microsoft, have literally invented it.

Project Serra is a Hololens application that allows surgeons to see real 3D MRI visualizations directly a-top of patients on the operating table, helping to more precisely locate and extract life-threatening tumors.

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The Essential Role Of Human Interaction In VR-Assisted Learning, with Dr. Carrie Straub of Mursion – Show 4

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Dr. Carrie Straub joins us in this show to discuss the role of real human interaction in virtual reality training simulations. Instructional designers have become adept in crafting training programs for the purpose of transferring repeatable information through LMS and similar e-learning programs, but teaching emotional, interpersonal skills (“EQ”) for career-specific applications is a profoundly greater challenge.

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Empathy and Experiential Learning with Nathanael Andreini – Show 3

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Nathanael Andreini is a globally-minded artist, educator and founding director of Open Space Performing Arts (OSPA), an experiential arts program that facilitates social and emotional intelligence, cross-cultural skills, and team building workshops around the world. Profoundly impacted by the cultural response in Japan to the Fukushima earthquake while working there as an English teacher in 2011, Andreini has dedicated his career to healing and strengthening communities through the arts and education.

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Paul Reynolds, Vertex Labs 3D – Show 2

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Paul Reynolds has pioneered advanced technologies for the internet, mobile devices and both virtual and augmented realities for more than two decades, and for some of the most lauded tech companies in the world, including Atari, Electronic Arts, and Magic Leap.

In episode 2 of the New School VR Podcast, we sit down with Paul to discuss the educational experiences he developed for the Monterey Bay Aquarium, what he’s up to with his new company, Vertex Labs 3D, and why he made the 3,000 mile move from Dania Beach, FL to Portland, OR in the summer of 2016. (Spoiler: Because Portland is the jam.) We also riff about tools currently available to both technical and non-technical educators. (more…)

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