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Teaching and Learning in the Metaverse

In this rapid fire session, Professor Jeremy Bailenson will discuss how virtual reality is being used for teaching and respond to your questions about research methods, breakthroughs, and opportunities.

Event details

Tuesday, November 30th 2021
3:00 pm—3:30 pm
LocationVirtual
Available toFaculty / Staff
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Jeremy Bailenson is founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, Thomas More Storke Professor in the Department of Communication, Professor (by courtesy) of Education, Professor (by courtesy) Program in Symbolic Systems, a Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, and a Faculty Leader at Stanford’s Center for Longevity.

Bailenson studies the psychology of Virtual and Augmented Reality, in particular how virtual experiences lead to changes in perceptions of self and others. His lab builds and studies systems that allow people to meet in virtual space, and explores the changes in the nature of social interaction. His most recent research focuses on how virtual experiences can transform education, environmental conservation, empathy, and health. He is the recipient of the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching at Stanford. In 2020, IEEE recognized his work with “The Virtual/Augmented Reality Technical Achievement Award”.

This is event will be held on Zoom.

three young students sit on stools while searing Metalab VR headsets