#CANISIUSCIC – BreakoutEDU: Try it, learn about it, build takeaways

#CANISIUSCIC - BreakoutEDU: Try it, learn about it, build takeaways

The last presentation that I will report on was fascinating. It was a game-based learning activity from a company called BreakoutEDU. This was another presentation facilitated by Kathleen Gradel and accompanied by Lisa Melohusky both from SUNY Fredonia.

Two teams were pitted against each other in a timed game where they had to solve a number of problems to open locks to achieve the final objective. Lots of fun!

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#CANISIUSCIC – Augmented Reality + Google Maps: Integrating Skills with Zest!

#CANISIUSCIC - Augmented Reality + Google Maps: Integrating Skills with Zest!

Kathleen Gradel, a Professor at SUNY Fredonia, gave a wonderful presentation on augmented reality (AR) and Google Maps. Early in her presentation, she provided a couple of definitions of AR.

Augmented reality adds graphics, sounds, haptic feedback and smell to the natural world as it exists.

“…Augmented reality blurs the line between what’s real and what;s computer-generated by enhancing what we see, hear, feel and smell.

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