Media 101 Week 6

This week my media class is learning about interactive media, such as virtual and augmented reality. This chapter mostly covers the history of video games from penny arcades to console tv systems, and the internet brought about online game apps. Our class discussed the types of video games students have played and whether video gaming… Continue reading Media 101 Week 6

Learning Moodle

This week I am learning Moodle, which is an open source learning platform like Blackboard for teachers and students. Luckily, MSMC offers online Moodle training courses for new staff. Moodle also integrates with other packages like Zoom and Cengage Mindtap, which both are used to teach technology virtually. Cengage has added 3 new chapters to… Continue reading Learning Moodle

Mixed Reality

Well, I heard of virtual reality vs. augmented reality, but not mixed reality. This week's class we will be covering all three realities. First, let's see how Techopedia.com defines each reality: Augmented Reality (AR) is a type of interactive, reality-based display environment that takes the capabilities of computer generated display, sound, text, and effects to enhance… Continue reading Mixed Reality

3D Virtual Reality

On Tuesday, I took my students on a local field trip to Mercy College's Vitale Center for Academic Excellence and Innovation located at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. Here are some photos of the latest technology that Mercy College is using to teach students various subjects. The students got hands-on experience using 3D Virtual Reality computers,… Continue reading 3D Virtual Reality