Dr. Popescu Featured in CSU News "How Immersive Technology is Changing the Way CSU Students Learn"
Dr. Popescu was featured in an in-depth news article about immersive technology including virtual and augmented reality use in the classrooms. An excerpt of the article by Angie Marcos is quoted and linked below:
'Students in education, nursing, astronomy, geology and journalism — to name just a few fields — are using augmented/virtual reality technologies to learn at campuses across the CSU. And, faculty say, they’re loving it.
'The point is not to adopt technologies simply because they exist, but to adopt technologies because they offer teaching and learning possibilities not available elsewhere,' says Mihaela Popescu, Ph.D, associate professor of communication studies and faculty director of academic technologies and innovation at CSU San Bernardino.
'These technologies represent a new form of teaching. They focus on project-based learning and on creating student engagement through new means, whether narrative or technology-based,' adds Dr. Popescu.' Read the full article...