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Crider delivers keynote on virtual reality in higher education at Serious Play Conference

Tony Crider, associate professor of physics, described how student testing could be done using virtual reality at the July 18 conference in Washington, D.C.

Tony Crider, associate professor of physics, delivered the higher education keynote on July 18 at Serious Play Conference in Washington, D.C.​

Opening panelists at the 2017 Serious Play Conference included (L to R): Tony Crider, Ran Hinrichs, Garth Jensen, Paulette Robinson, and Kevin Holloway.

​The annual conference, organized by the Serious Games Association, brings together speakers from around the world to share their experience creating or using games in the corporation, classroom, healthcare institution, government and military and offer tips on how to move game-based education programs ahead.

In his talk, Crider described how student testing might be done using virtual reality. His talk drew from multiple classroom experiences and was entitled “Experiential Assessment with Virtual Reality: Lessons from Second Life, Reacting to the Past, and Epic Finales.”

Crider also spoke with serious games experts during the conference's opening plenary panel to address the question, “What Have We Learned in the Last 10 Years and Where Are Serious Games Headed Next?” 


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7/31/2017 6:50 PM