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                             EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

             COMING SOON
            Making Virtual Reality

            a Reality

            Designing Educational Initiatives in
            Libraries with Emerging Technologies


            Offers insights into best practices for
            developing educational initiatives with
            emerging technologies.

            As educational curricula and research evolve to include        April 2023, 190pp, 6 1/8x9 1/4
            advanced technologies, libraries must offer programming with these emerging   Paperback: 978-1-4408-7897-8
            technologies in mind, including the use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented   $55.00, £41.00, €48,00
            reality (AR). Valk, Mi, and Schick present readers with tools for assessing   eBook: 978-1-4408-7898-5
            their level of organizational readiness to begin such programs and, more
            importantly, how to sustain them with limited budgets, expertise,   SAMPLE T OPICS
            and resources.                                                 •  Augmented Reality  •  Mixed Reality
            Building on their own experiences, the authors teach readers how to develop   •  Budgeting  •  Pedagogy
            technology-rich classes, assess student projects, and overcome technical   •  Community   •  Project
            hurdles. They spotlight this kind of programming as integral to building   Engagement  Management
            strategic partnerships in an educational environment. Readers will learn   •  Emerging   •  Service
            how to adapt and design programs or initiatives in which the necessary   Technologies  Development
            technologies are rapidly changing, not only in higher education institutions,   •  Instructional Design  •  Virtual Reality
            but also in K–12 schools. Worksheets and resources assist readers in reflecting
            on their own work and developing educational programming to suit their
            organizational needs.
                                                                           ALISON VALK  is the instructional coordinator and
            FEATURES                                                       multimedia librarian for the Georgia Tech Library.
            •  Teaches readers to develop courses and programs including   XIMIN MI  is the data visualization librarian at the
              immersive technologies                                       Georgia Tech Library.
            •  Identifies free and low-cost resources                      ASHLEY L. SCHICK  is an artist and art educator.
            •  Helps instructors evaluate devices
            •  Helps develop library-led research

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