Becoming an Avatar

December 27, 2017
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Alyssa Julya Smith visited the USC Institute for Technology earlier this month where she learned about research being conducted in virtual reality from audio lead Jamison Moore and assistant professor Ari Shapiro.

Alyssa became an avatar herself, placed in a virtual world with the nation's third president, Thomas Jefferson. We talk how virtual reality is being implemented in educational settings and how the technology can add to a curriculum.