Armory INNOVATION Spaces 
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VR LAB INFO

Location:
173 Armory Building
505 E. Armory Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820
(northeast hallway)

Sign-up Hours:
http://go.illinois.edu/vrlab

Contact:
Jim Wentworth
jwentwor@illinois.edu

Important Dates  

Time:
1:00 PM–2:00 PM Tuesday Apr 24, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 156 conference room G

Description:

Get immediate one-on-one assistance with the Compass 2g Grade Center.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
2:00 PM–4:00 PM Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 428

Description:

Want to check that your grade center is calculating correctly? How does Compass calculate the grades? Please attend this workshop and see.

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
9:00 AM–10:00 AM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 156 conference room G

Description:

Get immediate one-on-one assistance with the Compass 2g Grade Center.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Speaker:

Jamie Nelson and Lisette Chapa

Location:

Innovation Studio/VR Lab - Armory Room 172/173

Description:

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (through the Armory Innovation Spaces) is hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: workshops can count towards the Certificate in Teaching-Enhanced Technology, but may require a short reflection paper.)

All workshops are free and scheduled to last one hour. Participation requirements are listed, below.

360° Cameras and Virtual Reality with GoPro Fusion and HTC Vive – Thursday, April 26th at 11am at the Innovation Studio/VR Lab (172/173 Armory)

  • Learn to capture 360 spherical images and videos. From this content, create your own virtual reality experiences. Participants, in groups, will record a 360° video which we then experience in an HTC Vive virtual reality headset.
  • Requirements: none
Website: Link
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
1:00 PM–2:00 PM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 428

Description:

In this hands-on workshop participants will practice building and organizing content within the Illinois Compass 2g environment, including teaching tools and the Grade Center. The workshop facilitator will also provide examples of best practices drawn from research on teaching and learning in both online and face-to-face settings.

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Virtual Reality Lab

The Virtual Reality Lab in the Armory in now open and offering 30-minute reservable timeslots for anyone interested in experiencing virtual reality using the HTC Vive. This 20 x 20 lab will feature a full-room configuration including the Vive headset, sensors and interactive controllers that allow you to move through virtual environments and take control of your virtual experience.

In addition the VR Lab will serve as a research and testing grounds for faculty interested in exploring the educational potential of existing VR experiences, or in developing and assessing their own interactive VR content.

Research Goal

The Virtual Reality Lab has been designed to collect and analyze data pertaining to the learning affordances of virtual reality as well as the behaviors and learning strategies of users as they experience educational content through this medium.