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Thursday, March 30 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality: Connecting Emerging Technologies to UDL (* streaming available)

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Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality a(VR) re new technologies that are becoming common in commercial activities such as gaming, and are just beginning to be used in educational settings. AR and VR applications have become common on mobile devices and now are being introduced as wearable devices such the Microsoft Hololens, Oculus Rift, and HTC Vive. New AR and VR platforms provide educators unprecedented new resources to support all learners by connecting these tools to the UDL framework. Get hands-on with AR smartglasses and VR headsets and take away lists of classroom-ready mobile apps to get AR and VR educational experiences to your learners.


Don McMahon

Assistant Professor of Special Education, Washington State University
Dr. Don McMahon was a special education teacher for seven years and then became an instructional co-teaching coach for general education and special education teachers. Don graduated from the Special Education PhD program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. In addition to his doctoral work, Don attended the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Universal Design for Learning Summer Institute in 2010. His current research involves... Read More →

Thursday March 30, 2017 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Palms Ballroom E