New School VR Podcast
About This Show
The New School VR podcast is a show about learning technologies so powerful, they transcend the limits of reality itself. Imagine atoms the size of your house, or billion-star galaxies at living room scale. To our eyes and ears, these visions are real, and the implications for the future of learning are beyond imagination.
New School VR is a weekly interview-style podcast, helping parents, teachers, instructors, artists and engineers navigate the vast potential of VR and AR-assisted learning.
Most Recent Episode
HoloLens in Medical Education and Training with Peter Campbell - Show 12
3 days ago
Peter Campbell is a 20+ year veteran of the educational technology space. From his early work as the Director of Academic Technology at Montclair State University, to his recent role as Director of Strategy, Immersive Learning Solutions for Pearson, “the world’s leading learning company,” Campbell has dedicated his career to computer-assisted learning modalities.
Today, he serves as the founder and CEO of xpereal, an immersive experience consultancy focused on the needs of the education and training industry. In this episode of the New School VR podcast, Peter talks at length about HoloPatient, a holographic app his team at Pearson, in partnership with San Diego State University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and Microsoft, created for nursing education.
Based on Microsoft’s HoloLens technology, the system helps aspiring medical professionals diagnose and treat treat illnesses with holographic, live-action, virtual patients acting out various symptoms and conditions.
Peter has also provided some excellent additional videos and reading materials for those interested in further exploring the use of virtual training and simulation technologies in the medical profession and beyond, available at http://NewSchoolvr.com