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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Currently we are in the planning process for a K-20 Conference for the summer of 2018. As part of the planning process, we welcome your input to ensure this professional development workshop meets the needs of NC educators. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below regarding potential conference tracks and sessions.
Mursion is an excellent tool for professional development because it gives educators an opportunity to role play situations to help make them easier to handle when they come up in real life.
In this workshop participants will have the unique opportunity to practice skills learned in the Mursion mixed-reality simulator while receiving real-time coaching and feedback.
We encourage K-12 teachers, administrators, and university faculty to
share their expertise and experience at this 2-day workshop with K-20
teachers, administrators, faculty, and others. To submit a proposal,
our proposal submission form.