Create 3D Learning Resources: Interactive Practical Workshops- Mastering EON-XR Platform

The CIECT team has collaborated with the EON- Reality team to offer practical/hands-on, interactive sessions. The workshops will be scaffolded (May- November 2021) whereby the participant will be able to create lessons, making use of 3D assets/objects. The workshops should enable participants to:

  • Navigate and manage the EON-XR Platform 
  • Experience existing 3D and 360 lessons
  • Create lessons using 3D assets/objects 
  • Apply basic teaching and learning pedagogical models with EON-XR
  • Embed the 3D teaching resource within iKamva (structured online environment)

Workshop Prerequisites

Participants should bring along the following:

  • A working laptop with Windows 10 installed, OR A Macbook with updated OS
  • Android OR iPhone device (Tablets can also be used)

Pre-install the application on devices by accessing the link below:https://eonreality.com/platform/

How to install the software

View the following installation videos: 

These Live/Synchronous Sessions will be hosted via Google Hangouts

Programme: Online Workshops [May- November 2021]

PhasesDescriptionSession Dates
Access & NavigateEON-XR Platform Portal Access and navigate online environmentEngage with structured learning content26 May
13:30-16:30
https://meet.google.com/goj-eqhu-yea
Experience a EON-XR lessonView a specific lessonEngage in learning activities 
Create and assign EON-XR lessons making use of the 3D assets/objects Create EON-XR Lesson Add text to speech snippets30 June
09:00-12:00https://meet.google.com/ioq-fedr-bpc
Presentation of 3D lessons and Review by facilitatorParticipants present lessonsTips and suggestions by facilitatorDiscus Platform challenges 
Create and assign EON-XR lessons making use of the 3D assets/objectsAssign task itemsSave and publish 3D lessons29 July
10:00-13:00https://meet.google.com/uvv-ceqf-bgo
Embed the 3D teaching resource within the ‘lessons tool’(iKamva).Access online environmentEmbed interactive 3D resource within Lessons
Adding EON-XR tool to iKamvaBrowse iKamva Site SettingsLocate the eToolAdd to online environment (iKamva)26 August
09:00-12:00https://meet.google.com/nku-iuyy-bjt
Navigate a 360 lessonExplore difference between 360 and 3D LessonDiscuss scenarios how 360 and 3D lessons could be used Participant create a 360 lesson during and after session
Presentation of 360 lesson and Review by facilitatorParticipants present lessonsTips and suggestions by facilitatorDiscus Platform challenges Demonstrate existing 360 lessons from other institutes15 September
13:30-16:30https://meet.google.com/cek-drix-bqo
Create a Playlist on EON-XR Platform and monitor student progressLocate playlist creation functionCreate multiple playlistsShare playlists Sourcing 3D content onlineSource and create new 3D lessons28 October
               10:00-13:00https://meet.google.com/hpf-ztwa-ogi
Sourcing 360 Content and request custom content from Computer Science DepartmentFree website to download 360 imagesHow to host a live lesson presentation joined by studentPGDiP eSkills Computer Science students showcase projectProcess to source custom content from PGDiP studentsPresentation by UWC Lecturers25 November
13:30-16:30https://meet.google.com/zno-rwyu-wpt

Contact CIECT to book for these workshops. Send an email request to: elearning@uwc.ac.za

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