Share Paper: oLTECx: Department Virtual Tours for Future Students

  1. Buncha Samruayruen, University of North Texas, United States
  2. David Gardner, University of North Texas, United States
Thursday, March 10 10:15 AM-11:15 AM McGavock's B

Abstract: College can be a big adjustment period for many. It is a struggle for new student trying to learn the goals of the department, meeting and learning about the various faculty members, and finding your way around. The Learning Technologies Department created the oLTECx 3D environment in response to this issue. The multi-user CRG (Created Realities Group) Framework, a three dimensional online learning environment, was designed as a technology based solution to the shared problem they had all experienced, learning about the various aspects of the Learning Technologies Department. The 3D environment could have the potential to reduce the discomfort ...