Create Your Own Virtual Reality Tour With Google's Tour Creator
Explore and create : BYOD
Sunday, June 23, 8:30–9:30 am
Google's Tour Creator makes it easy to build immersive, 360-degree tours right from your computer. Learn how to build virtual reality tours using imagery from Google Street View or from your own 360 photos.
|Audience:||Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Google Account|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Augmented, mixed and virtual realities|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
Since Tour Creator by Google is a relatively new digital tool (released May 2018), many may not know or have any experience with the tool. The goal of the session is to expose participants to a new digital tool, give them an opportunity to curate their own content and have a hands-on experience so they may have confidence of using the tool with students in a classroom setting.
Tour Creator by Google
Redefinition level of the SAMR model, the task could not be created without the use of the technology tool
Guided instruction, Inquiry based learning, facilitation of discussion.
Projector, Tour Creator platform, Padlet for sharing tours, VR Headsets for viewing
Evidence of success
Each participant will share their original curated tour
INTRODUCTION - 3 Minutes
Introduction of presenter, background, interest in edtech, brief discussion about VR in Education
OVERVIEW OF PLATFORM - 5 Min
Direct participants to Tour Creator, via projector, give an overview of the platform
SAMPLE TOUR - 12 Min
Create a small sample tour, highlighting each feature of the platform
WORK TIME FOR PARTICIPANTS - 25 Min
Participants will create their own tours. Roam and address problems, offer suggestions
PUBLISHING & SHARING TOURS - 10 Min
Participants will publish and share link on a collaborative document. Participants can view others' tours using their own devices or provide VR headset.
IDEA SHARE - 5 Min
Participants will share their experience and ideas for implementation.