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Virtual Reality in Higher Education: Using VR to Understand and Explore Ancient Maya Metaphysics

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Virtual Reality Research

6DOF is Good for VR

Beyond attempting to connect human brains to computers, Facebook is pushing the virtual reality video envelope which is great news for virtual reality...

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October 24, 2018

Facebook is going totally Matrix on us! At this week’s F8 Conference, Facebook revealed some far out plans regarding the inclusion neural interfaces that will eventually be included in virtual reality systems. Facebook’s new brain interface for virtual reality may be a...

October 7, 2018

The aim of the research proposal is to demonstrate that you have a project both worth doing and manageable within the timescale left in the semester. To be worth doing, your project must be well-founded, and must also make a contribution to understanding in its field....

October 7, 2018

Students, so far you will need to be able to answer the following questions. A few more will be added before the test which is on 10/18.


What are the four sub-fields of anthropology?

What distinguishes cultural anthropology from the other sub-disciplines? What makes...

September 11, 2018

If you still have not received your textbook here is chapter 3. Click here to download

September 11, 2018

For your project, you will apply core concepts learned in class to produce a mini-ethnography and anthropological analysis. This project is aimed to give you a taste of the various research stages sociocultural anthropology research projects must take. Depending on the...

September 5, 2018

Introduction to Cultural Anthropology students, here is a download link to chapter 2 of your text book:

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August 30, 2018

A link to my syllabus for an upcoming exciting and intellectually stimulating class is below

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August 30, 2018

A link to my syllabus for an upcoming exciting and intellectually stimulating class is below:!Ao0KYwjMkbsLi-ZkiODqdi76G0B5Zg

June 25, 2018

As this year's Five College Postdoctoral scholar of Digital Humanities and Blended Learning, I challenged my Hampshire College class to produce virtual reality representations of ancient beliefs systems for the class Anthropologically Critiquing Reality. Influenced by...

January 24, 2018

Click Link below for downloadable syllabus:

Anthropologically Critiquing Reality: Virtual Realities and Actual Realities


Course Info:

Instructor: Jeffrey Vadala

jvadala at h...

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