ADX Student Group and the XReality Center Create a Virtual Space for Exploring the Creative Possibilities of Anthropological and Design Research

Posted Posted in Projects, Virtual Reality, XR

This article was originally published at the The New School Blog The Anthropology and Design Student Working Group recently held its first ADX Exhibition, presenting student projects in which they explored and experimented with new epistemological and creative possibilities for anthropological and design research methods. Working with The New School’s XReality Center to create a virtual exhibition […]

Immersive Learning Curriculum Innovation Initiative Spring 2021

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Future of Learning, Projects, Virtual Reality, XR

We are thrilled to share the proposals selected for the Spring 2021 Immersive Learning Curriculum Innovation Initiative. Led by Maya Georgieva, Director of Education Futures/XReality Center, the faculty and students in the courses are prototyping, building experiences, meeting and collaborating in social virtual worlds. During the course of the spring semester faculty and students are […]

Class Visits and Workshops with Maya Georgieva

Posted Posted in 360 Media, Augmented Reality, Future of Learning, Projects, Virtual Reality, XR

The mission of the XReality Center is to collaborate with faculty and students across the university and beyond in advancing the use of immersive media for teaching, learning and research. We offer workshops, open hours, individual consultations and social events. We work with faculty on developing and integrating immersive and emerging technology into the curriculum. […]

Virtual Gallery: What Would the Egg Do

Posted Posted in Projects, Virtual Reality, XReality Center Faculty and Staff

Virtual Reality Exhibition with Parsons School of Design XReality Center Celebrates the Wisdom of the Female Cycle for Women’s International Day. We are excited to work with Rinat Sherzer to design and develop the virtual gallery for “What Would The Egg Do?”, an online exhibition featuring a vast range of innovative and thought-provoking artworks, opens […]

The XReality Center Virtual Open House Dates in September

Posted Posted in Augmented Reality, Future of Learning, Mixed Reality, Projects, Virtual Reality, XR

This fall, the XReality Center is interested in partnering with faculty, programs, schools and administrative departments to develop and offer virtual teaching and learning initiatives that: Leverage immersive applications for teaching and learning Develop opportunities for extracurricular activities and social engagement Share expertise on providing access and facilitating immersive experiences Offer research and grant writing […]

Maya Georgieva Keynote iRLN

Maya Georgieva keynotes Our Future with XR and AI: Storyliving and Creativity in the Age of Experience

Posted Posted in Future of Learning, Mixed Reality, Projects, Virtual Reality, XR

Maya Georgieva, Director of Education Futures of The New School and one of the lead authors on the forthcoming “State of XR and Immersive Learning Report” delivered one of the Keynotes at the iLRN2020 Online/VR Conference this June 21 – 25, 2020. Maya spoke about “Our Future with XR and AI: Storyliving and Creativity in […]

Thought-provoking ‘Spatiality’ wins VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Student Competition

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 Parsons MFA Design and Technology graduate Akshansh Chaudhary wins VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Student Competition. At the 2020 VRARA Global Summit, 3D VR company The Wild hosted a virtual design competition, challenging its entrants to showcase their visions for the future of “digital socialization”. The challenge was to design a space that encourages “digital socialization or innovative social […]

MPS Communication Design Created an Interactive, Virtual Commencement Ceremony

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COVID-19 disrupted Commencement exercises around the world this year. But MPS Communication Design (MPS CD) program graduates navigated an online 3D ceremony, surrounded by images of their work and featuring a virtual stage for them to address participants. The reimagined graduation represented an inventive response to the MPS community’s need to gather, connect, and reflect as well […]