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Wednesday, May 19

7:30pm EDT

Medical & Healthcare Education - Special Session 1: Co-Creative Virtual Reality Content Development in Healthcare: Tackling The Content Availability Problem
Co-Creative Virtual Reality Content Development in Healthcare: Tackling The Content Availability Problem
Panagiotis E. Antoniou(1), Stathis Th. Konstantinidis(2), Panagiotis D. Bamidis(1)
1: Lab of Medical Physics Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; 2: School of Health Sciences University of Nottingham
Virtual Reality (VR), blanket term used for all the reality-virtuality spectrum, is exploding in proliferation, especially in healthcare. The core challenge of this explosion is the timely and cost-effective provision of bespoke content. Co-creative approaches can facilitate this endeavor by making the educators active participants in the development process reducing development overheads and democratizing healthcare digital content creation. This panel session aims at health educators, VR technologists, developers and technology enthusiasts. It will present, and actively engage its audience with co-creative methods and approaches, providing them with the gateway experience that could become useful for introducing such methods in their institutions and workflows. The panelists are cross-disciplined educational technologists/medical educators with extensive experience in the field of technology enhanced learning (TEL) who have implemented such methodologies in practice. The workshop will follow a mixed format. A brief “observations from the field” introduction to the topics of VR TEL and co-creation will be followed by an introduction to real world healthcare VR projects and resources. In these, realistic examples, the participants will engage in hands-on storyboarding and non-technical design and development tasks, in order to acclimate with the co-creative process and become able to explore it for their own use cases.

Wednesday May 19, 2021 7:30pm - 8:30pm EDT
Circle of Scholars Assembly Hall iLRN Virtual Campus, powered by Virbela
Wednesday, June 9

2:00pm EDT

Medical & Healthcare Education - Special Session 2: Cultural Differences and Digital Divide in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes for Families and Children
Cultural Differences and Digital Divide in Nutrition Education and Cooking Classes for Families and Children
Siew Sun Wong, Danita Macy, Olivia Davis
Oregon State University, United States of America

This one hour Practitioner Special Session will include oral presentations and group innovation activities. It aims to increase the understanding and appreciation of the cultural differences in delivering nutrition education and cooking lessons to specific cultural group, hence the appropriate use of immersive technology. It also aims to create a “Talent Marketplace” for the attendees, presenters, and facilitators (i.e., educational technology experts or entrepreneurs) to exchange ideas, best practices and program resources to increase nutrition educator’s cultural competencies and technology competencies to increase teaching skill, learning outcomes, and positive in dietary behavior. The session will start with a panel presentation and discussion about the similarities and differences in pedagogy and andragogy in tech-aided nutrition education and cooking classes across cultural groups. Then the attendees self-select a virtual breakout room or round table to discuss culture-specific pain points more in-depth and co-create solutions together, then share back with the larger group.

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Siew Sun Wong

Professor, Ext. Nutrition Specialist, Interim Endowed Director of the Moore Family Center for Nutrition, Oregon State University
I am a professor of nutrition at Oregon State University.  My integrated research, education and outreach interests are:1. Childhood obesity prevention2. Nutrition education and dietary behavior change - particularly digital tech use and learning game development3. Tech-aided dietary... Read More →

Danita Jane Macy

Education Program Assistant, Oregon State University
Danita J Macy (Algonquin/Basque) has worked in Nutrition Education programming for Oregon State University for 17 years. With a focus on serving Indigenous Peoples on both reservations and in Urban settings.  Collaborating with many Native organizations to identify emerging community... Read More →

Olivia Davis

Oregon State University
Olivia Davis works closely with rural, diverse cultures and communities with a focus in nutrition and health. As an Indigenous descendant she prioritizes cultural humility and honors diversity. As an Outreach Program Coordinator for Oregon State University Extension, she is focused... Read More →

Ana Lucia Fonseca

Ana Lucia Fonseca is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialist for The Oregon State University’s Division of Extension and Engagement. She is also a Ph.D. Candidate for Language Equity and Education Policy at the College of Education of OSU. Her research interest and expertise... Read More →

Julie Jacobs

Julie Jacobs is a Nutrition Educator at the Moore Family Center at OSU.  For over 12 years she has been teaching youth, adults & families about health & nutrition.  As a recent Ed.M. Graduate, Julie has found her passion for creating meaningful learning experiences in nutrition... Read More →

Lily Joslin

Lily Joslin is an Education Program Assistant with the Oregon State University Extension Service in the Family & Community Health, SNAP-Ed and SNAP Outreach programs. She has spent the last decade involved in food security work, and is passionate about promoting equitable access to... Read More →
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Scarlett Hopkins

Director, Alaska Native Clinical Research, Oregon Health & Science University
Scarlett Hopkins, RN, MA, OHSU School of Medicine, is the Director of Clinical Research in the Alaska Native Health and Wellness Research Center, in the Moore Institute. She has been co-investigator on many NIH-funded genomic and behavioral studies to address health disparities in... Read More →

Wednesday June 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Innovation Garden Studios iLRN Virtual Campus, powered by Virbela