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Ms. Christine Wilson
Mursion Coordinator
125 Speight Building
252-328-1143
wilsonc@ecu.edu

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Mrs. Holly Fales
Mursion Coordinator
122 Speight Building
252-737-5191
heathh@ecu.edu
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The Magic of Mursion

Junior EC Scholar Meghan Lower reflects on her experiences using the Mursion Lab at the ECU College of Education. My first experience with Mursion was through a simulated job interview. Even though I used the word simulated, I certainly did not feel as if it was a simulation. The interview was very authentic, as I received personalized feedback in real time as if were a real interview. The avatar that interviewed me had appropriate gestures and body language that reflected what it was saying. Honestly, Continue reading →

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ECU Awarded Grant to Enhance STEM Education

The East Carolina University College of Education was recently awarded a $599,939 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM education. Project INTERSECT (Interactive STEM Education Competence in Teaching) 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. The Project INTERSECT team will use the Mursion Lab Continue reading →

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Mursion ‘Grants’ Draw Six School Districts to ECU

The East Carolina University College of Education Mursion team hosted leaders from six counties on Thursday, July 27, that have decided to take advantage of an offer to use Mursion@ECU as part of their professional development plan for the 2017-18 school year. Mursion provides an immersive experience in a safe space providing an opportunity for repeat practice with immediate feedback. The environment allows candidates, teachers, and administrators to practice their craft where no harm can be done, but skills can be honed through the use Continue reading →

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Hiring Mursion Interactors

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. An Interactor possesses a multi-faceted and unique skill set including: Performing experience (acting, improvisation, standardized patient and/or role-playing) The innate ability to listen and respond with sincerity, empathy, and emotional honesty The ability to match and maintain distinct, realistic voices The capacity to Continue reading →

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Future K–12 Educators Learn to Teach Through Virtual, Mixed Reality Simulations
By Sri Ravipati
01/30/17

East Carolina University (ECU) has become the first of 17 campuses within the University of North Carolina (UNC) system to use virtual and mixed reality to train future K-12 teachers. Students within ECU's College of Education are currently using a virtual reality program that simulates a typical classroom environment, giving students the opportunity to practice classroom management techniques and instructional strategies.

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East Carolina U Taps Virtual, Mixed Reality to Instruct Future Teachers

ECU students do not wear headsets or other devices with the technology, the university told Campus Technology. Instead, students stand in front of a large screen that projects a virtual classroom. They can interact with the avatars, receiving immediate feedback from both peers and instructors. Additionally, the program provides "easy-to-capture analytics that can inform future training plans," according to the company's website.

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ECU College of Education awarded grant for STEM education

By Tamara Scott
Published: September 13, 2017, 6:32 pm
Updated: September 13, 2017, 9:38 pm

For more information and a captioned version of the video, please visit WNCT's site at http://wnct.com/2017/09/13/ecu-college-of-education-award-grant-for-stem-education/

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ECU College of Education students learn using virtual reality program

By Tamara Scott
Published: January 29, 2017, 5:28 pm
Updated: January 29, 2017, 11:11 pm

For more information and a captioned version of the video, please visit WNCT's site at http://wnct.com/2017/01/29/ecu-college-of-education-students-learn-using-virtual-reality-program/