Project INTERSECT (Interactive STEM Education Competence in Teaching), a a $599,939 NSF grant, will address the nature and role of discipline-specific discourse in the classroom. The goal of the project is to explore how training with immersive classroom simulation activities affect the ability of ECU math and science teacher candidates use of discourse as a means of instruction.
Mursion@ECU gave out “grants” to school districts to use up to 25 hours of Mursion for professional development purposes during the 2017-18 school year. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR. Click this image to download your application.
English Education Candidate, Makenzie Evans, teaches a lesson on symbolism to the Mursion class during a recent visit by Vice Chancellor for Research, Dr. Jay Golden.
The Social Work program is teaming up with the College of Education to provide Master in Social Work students an opportunity to counsel teenagers with addicted parents in a simulated environment using Mursion
Michael Daniels from the School of Social Work in the College of Health and Human Performance work with Mursion Coordinators Christine Wilson and Holly Fales to develop a new scenario to use in his social work and substance abuse classes.
East Carolina University has partnered with Mursion Inc. to offers both students and professionals cutting-edge, simulation-based training opportunities for mastering the skills necessary to excel within their field. This revolutionary experience takes place in a mixed-reality virtual simulator helmed by an
Interactor possesses a multi-faceted and unique skill set including:
Additional advantages include:
The training schedule for this project is March but is subject to change depending on the success of recruitment. Once trained, each Interactor will work approximately 20 hours per week. The projected schedule for shifts would be Monday - Friday for 4-5 hours per day between the hours of 7 am and 7 pm.
All training and subsequent work is compensated at
$18-20/hour and will take place at East Carolina University.
Auditions will be held remotely via video conferencing.
If interested, please complete the following:
If you are selected from the initial pool of candidates, you will receive an email with a link to sign up for an audition slot.