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About the Author

He is an educational researcher focused on immersive digital environment techniques using 3D objects and their interactions in 6 degrees of freedom leading to experiential pedagogies in higher education. He is currently a pedagogical advisor at the college sector of the Séminaire de Sherbrooke. Dominic Carmichael has expertise in multimedia research-creation and is engaged in several research projects using immersive and augmented digital realities.

Real Life Stories

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Published February 28, 2021

Immersive Virtual Reality: An Experiential and Professionalizing Pedagogical Approach

Dominic Carmichael IT Educational Advisor, Collégial du Séminaire de Sherbrooke
Mylène Moliner-Roy Teacher, Collégial du Séminaire de Sherbrooke

In the fall of 2019, Mylène Moliner-Roy taught Architectural Modeling and Presentation I for the very first time. In this course, her students learn computer-aided drafting with the Revit Architecture software program. Preparing a new course is always a good opportunity to update knowledge and integrate new technologies. During a presentation by Dominic Carmichael on the pedagogical potential of immersive virtual reality (IVR) with a head-mounted display, she felt compelled to integrate this technology into her teaching.

Building and Public Works Technology

Articles

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Published November 29, 2019

The Proliferation of Video at the Séminaire de Sherbrooke

Dominic Carmichael IT Educational Advisor, Collégial du Séminaire de Sherbrooke

Thanks to a grant in the context of the Digital Action Plan, video is quickly becoming an integral part of the pedagogical practices of college teachers at the Séminaire de Sherbrooke. Used as part of a flipped teaching approaches or to supplement notions seen in class, videos are distributed through Microsoft Stream channels tied in with the Microsoft Teams accounts of several teachers. Here are some examples.

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