Google Glass comes to Albion

The Pleiad, Albion College’s newspaper, published an article on Dr. Boyan’s exploration of Google Glass in the classroom and on campus. “Boyan plans to implement Google Glass into a summer course here at Albion, and he hopes to learn how technology like Google Glass will help him during lecture and how it will help his students. His interest in Google Glass stems further than that though, as Boyan is extremely interested in the augmented reality aspect of Google Glass, as well as its education applications… he reached out to Guy Cox, the director of the Ferguson Center for Technology-Aided Teaching and Learning, who agreed to help secure the funds to purchase Google Glass. Cox’s interest in Google Glass was sparked both by potential education applications and passion for expanding Digital Liberal Arts here at Albion.

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Albion Augmented Reality Art Walk

Albion AR Art Walk

In April 2012 Albion College and the city of Albion hosted the first Albion Augmented Reality Art Walk, the “Albion AR Art Walk.” It included 11 works of art placed along a one-mile loop that started at the College Quad and looped through Victory and Rieger Parks. The 11 artists were chosen from The Virtual Art Project’s open call for submissions and the works ranged from Will Pappenheimer’s “Skywrite” that created sky written messages in virtual airplane trails to Nathen Schafer’s “Leg Godt Inuksuk #5” that was created in collaboration with Anchorage School District students. Continue reading