Academic Innovation, Coursera to team up for 10 XR-enhanced courses

The University of Michigan’s Center for Academic Innovation and the online learning platform Coursera are partnering on ten new courses enhanced by extended reality technologies.

In these new courses, learners will be able to develop skills critical to the future of work and society and leverage XR technology to provide a level of immersion only possible in virtual, mixed and augmented reality environments.

The center and Coursera have worked together for ten years to deliver essential learning experiences online, and these new courses embrace technology in ways that will help lead online learning for the next ten years.

All ten courses will be part of the center’s upcoming Michigan Online Future of Work Academy, created in collaboration with U-M faculty innovators and the center’s teams, including extended reality software developers, learning experience designers, behavioral scientists and media designers.

Read the entire article in the URecord.