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U Tennessee Experiments with VR Course Delivery

A fall 2021 capstone marketing course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Haslam College of Business used virtual reality as a regular delivery modality.

U San Diego Nursing Students to Learn Clinical Skills in VR

The University of San Diego is rolling out virtual reality technology in its nursing curriculum to help prepare students for real-world clinical scenarios.

Canadian Research and Education Network Taps BlueJeans Videoconferencing for Hybrid Learning

Canada's National Research and Education Network, an ultra-high-speed network connecting researchers and educators across the country's 13 provinces and territories, has selected videoconferencing solution BlueJeans by Verizon to support hybrid learning.

LG Interactive Displays Rebranded as CreateBoard, Get New Features, OPS, Peripherals

LG Business Solutions USA has rebranded its interactive displays for 2022. The new LG CreateBoard also boasts optional peripheral products such as mounts, mobile carts and an Open Pluggable Specification system, the company said.

Marshall Intros Zoom-Certified PTZ Camera

Audio and video technologies company Marshall Electronics has introduced a sub-$900 pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) video camera that's certified by Zoom.



Southern Illinois U Helping Build Virtual Aircraft Mechanics Training

An Illinois university is co-developing virtual reality software to help students learn aviation maintenance. The project is a partnership among three entities: the Aviation Technologies program at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale; workforce development organization Man-Tra-Con; and TRANSFRVR, which develops simulation-based training.

University of Cambridge, Cambridge Hospitals Partner with GigXR to Co-Create Holographic Simulation Medical Training

GigXR, a global provider of extended reality (XR) solutions for instructor-led teaching and training, has partnered with the University of Cambridge and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to co-create holographic acute-care simulations for training medical professionals at every level, according to a news release.

14 Predictions for Higher Education in 2022

IT leaders, faculty and a student offer a variety of perspectives on the future for their campuses in the new year.

U Michigan Health to Tap Mixed Reality for Student Clinical Practice

The University of Michigan Health is co-developing a mixed-reality curriculum for medical students. The institution is working with GigXR to develop the XR Procedure Training Suite, a training application that uses holographic patients and mixed reality to help students develop manual and practical skills.

Nureva Intros Hyflex/Hybrid Classroom Solution

Audio conferencing company Nureva has launched a new classroom solution that integrates audio, video, device management and services.