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Professional Learning Opportunities

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We have three exciting Professional Learning opportunities to share:

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VR Tips! How do people use VR in the real world?

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Virtual Reality offers great novelty and entertainment opportunities but it also has more serious real world applications and potential for much more in the future.  

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Feature Lesson Plan - Human Anatomy with Virtuali-tee

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This lesson plan is suitable for Year 9-10 but can be adapted down to Year 5-6. 

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Feature Resource: AI, AR, VR & Emerging Tech Quick Guide

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If you are thinking about integrating emerging technologies into your classroom but need some background understanding on this exciting area, the Quick Guide is a great place to start.

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Resource: New Artificial Intelligence (AI) lesson plan

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Ever wondered what mood your pet is in? This new lesson plan: How can you tell when your pet is happy? based on the app 'Happy Pets' explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to assess images of pets and to predict their mood. 

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Resource: Looking for ways to explain AI & machine learning to your students?

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If you are looking for an engaging way to introduce your students to the concepts of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the Digital Technologies Hub have released two excellent videos for that purpose!

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Upcoming Events - AR, VR and AI

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The CSER Team are looking forward to delivering two new events:

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School Story: Virtual Reality at Gleeson College, South Australia

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Gleeson College, in South Australia was one of the first to borrow a CSER Virtual Reality Oculus Quest Kit from the CSER AI, AR and VR National Lending Library. They grabbed this opportunity with gusto and have been able to use the kit across multiple year levels and subject areas. Despite the pandemic, Gleeson students were able to experience virtual travel and connection with international students via their engagement in VR. Melissa O'Loughlin from Gleeson has documented their experience for us to share with the CSER community. 

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CSER AR,VR and AI Library Kits

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While the main CSER Library is currently on hiatus, the smaller AR, VR and AI library continues to be available to schools. 

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Video Resource: A Deep Dive into Augmented Reality!

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If you have been looking for ideas on how to integrate Augmented Reality related activities into the classroom, this resource is a good place to begin. In November 2020, Helen Kardiasmenos, CSER NSW Project Officer and Dr Rebecca Vivian, CSER Research Fellow, presented a webinar exploring the many possibilities of using Augmented Reality in the classroom. 

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