Greece, Rhodes island

Educational uses of 3D Graphics-Virtual Reality

when 15 July 2015 - 27 July 2015
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 300

University of the Aegean (Rhodes, Greece), is offering an eleven-day summer school on the educational user of Virtual Reality. Virtual Reality (VR) and 3D graphics, are amongst the most advanced fields in computer science. Our summer school takes advantage of the experience of academic staff from the University of the Aegean and other universities on the above fields, to diffuse knowledge to its participants. SSVR 2015 is a focused action with features of intensive training, aiming to bring together Virtual Reality and Education. It is an excellent starting point for those seeking information and skills to make the necessary design, organizational and technical steps required for the construction and implementation of such applications.Course meetings (lectures, lab sessions, workshops and informal sessions) will blend with social events and other activities which are included throughout the time span of the course.
So, join SSVR 2015 for:
• Valuable experiences in the development of online, multi-user, multi-platform 3 Dimensional (3D) environments.
• Innovative educational activities.
• Out of the box software. Start developing your own virtual worlds within minutes.
• Original and complete training material.
• Participation in virtual learning communities.
• Networking with the summer school’s academic staff.
• Earning 4 ECTS credits (for students).
• An attractive blend of social and educational program in the cosmopolitan island of Rhodes.

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Course leader

Dr. Emmanuel Fokides, Lecturer at the Department of Primary School Education, University of the Aegean. His courses focus on the educational uses of Virtual Reality and 3D Graphics. Since 1994 he is involved in a number of research projects regarding the

Target group

Our Summer School is addressed to PhD, MSc and undergraduate students with educational or ICT studies. It is also addressed to educators that want to integrate 3D applications in their teaching activities. ICT professionals that want to get involved in the development of educational software are also welcome to attend the Summer School.

Course aim

The participants will be acquainted with modern learning theories, teaching methods and the educational uses of Virtual Reality. They will know how to navigate in a virtual world, how to create content and how to implement educational scenarios. The above will bring them to the forefront of educational technology. A large proportion of the summer school is dedicated in the use of a 3D virtual world developing tool. Participants will have hands on experience in creating an educational game and will have the chance to apply in practice what they have learned in the theoretical part.

Fee info

EUR 300: EUR 350: Early group registration (for two or more).
EUR 400: Early registration for 1 person.
EUR 400: Group registration (for two or more).
EUR 450: Registration for 1 person.
EUR 500: Late registration.

The cost includes tuition fees, light snacks/coffees during courses, lecture notes, flash memory stick with all the required software, tourist guides-maps and the participant’s bag.