3 questions for Coursera’s Betty Vandenbosch & U-M’s Lauren Atkins Budde on XR

From Inside Higher Ed: “At the recent XR at Michigan Summit, Coursera and the University of Michigan partnered to unveil the next stage of online learning: extended reality (XR) enhanced immersive learning experiences. As part of the program, 10 new XR courses will become available in 2023. … ‘As one of Coursera’s founding partners, U-M continues to innovate and lead the digital transformation of higher education. Together, we are using XR to enable social learning through role-play simulations and expand access to high-risk, high-cost education, such as mobility, manufacturing, and healthcare training. As blended learning becomes the norm in higher education, I believe XR courses will play an integral role in helping learners develop practical and human skills.’”

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