Last year I received a $10,000 pilot project funding from the Grinnell College Innovation Fund to explore the use of 3D/VR/AR technology to teach liberal arts topics. The grant has up to this point proven to be very successful, and I was encouraged to submit another proposal for continued funding and to broaden the scope…Read more Innovation Fund 2017
Summer Faculty Workshop Report: Stories for the Eye and Mind
Executive Summary The summer faculty workshop, Stories for the Eye and Mind: Immersive Environments for Teaching and Learning, was held in the Digital Liberal Arts Lab (DLAB) on Grinnell College 26-29 June 2017. Workshop participants included David Neville (GCIEL project lead and workshop facilitator), Damian Kelty-Stephen (Assistant Professor of Psychology and workshop co-facilitator), Charles Cunningham…Read more Summer Faculty Workshop Report: Stories for the Eye and Mind
3D modeling of cultural heritage: Where are the Americans?
On 20-23 June 2016 I attended a NEH Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) exploring the theory and practice of 3D modeling of cultural heritage sites. Held this year at UCLA, the institute was a follow-up to one held the year prior at the University of Massachusetts -Amherst. I found the institute…Read more 3D modeling of cultural heritage: Where are the Americans?