Create an Immersive Environment with the Smart Classroom (South Study Area)

Showcase – 4:30 – 5:20 pm

Location: Forsyth Library

Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library, in collaboration with the FHSU Institute for New Media Studies, has build an immersive 3D space using funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The space is designed to be low cost, portable, and replicable. We will be showcasing an interactive digital exhibit featuring Fort Hays State University’s historical Plymouth Schoolhouse, incorporating a 3D model, archival photos and documents from the university’s Special Collections, and oral histories.

Presented by
Claire Nickerson, Fort Hays State University,
Gordon Carlson, Fort Hays State University,

Presenter Bio(s)
Claire Nickerson is the Learning Initiatives and Open Educational Resources Librarian at Fort Hays State University’s Forsyth Library. She is on the Library’s Teaching and Research Team, providing information literacy instruction and research help, and she is also the liaison to the W.R. and Yvonne Robbins College of Business and Entrepreneurship. Claire specializes in open education, copyright, data literacy, and research metrics.

Gordon Carlson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and is the Director of the Institute for New Media Studies at FHSU. Gordon holds a PhD in New Media Communication from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he served in the Electronic Visualization Lab. He has researched and published on pedagogy, formal and casual learning, and virtual/augmented reality approaches to learning.

Session Type: LMS: Student Success & Engagement | All LMS platforms | Presentation (50 min.)

Keywords: Creative LMS interfaces, Digital content creation

Intended Audiences: Instructional Designer, Instructor / Faculty /Teacher, Educational Technologist, Librarian | K12,Higher Ed, Public Sector | Novice

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