Meetup #18 – Bridging the Gap Between Researcher and Developer When Developing Educational XR Applications
Date: November 17, 2022
Time: 14:00 – 15:30 CET
Wonder how researchers and developers work together on XR projects? How to approach an idea that can add value to an educational experience? What are the pitfalls, and how to avoid them? Where to find funding? These are the questions we will explore during meetup #18. This time around, the meetup will be hosted by and on the Media & Learning Association platform. XR ERA members can register by using the code sent by email.
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Not a member yet? Become an XR ERA member to participate in the upcoming meetups. As a member, in addition to the monthly newsletter, you’ll receive invites to the meetups by email.
About the Meetups
XR ERA organizes regular meetups to share knowledge, ideas, and experiences on various XR-related topics. Got an insight, experience, or project to share, or would you like to start a discussion? You’re welcome to present your work, questions, and challenges during a meetup. The XR ERA team organizes the meetups. Reach us at email@example.com with your topic suggestion.
Bridging the Gap Between Researcher and Developer When Developing Educational XR Applications | Recap Meetup #18
On December 17, 2022, we explored how researchers and developers work together on XR projects and how to approach an idea that can add value to an educational experience. Topics ranged from common pitfalls and how to avoid them to where to find funding. The meetup was hosted by and on the Media & Learning Association platform.
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