EDUCATION     —     TECHNOLOGY      —     INNOVATION


WELCOME TO THE SHOWCASE

Located in room 012 of the Atrium in the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons, the Atomic Object TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE is a premier exhibition space within the Innovation and Research Ecosystem in the Information Technology Division. Along with the X►STUDIO, the showcase is designed to provide faculty, staff, and students with an immersive and engaging environment to: INTERACT, DISCOVERLEARN, and SHARE how innovative emerging technologies can enhance teaching and improve student learning at GVSU. 

Learn more about the showcase in Grand Valley Magazine, GVSU Lanthorn, EdTech MagazineEDUCAUSE Review, and Campus Technology Magazine.

We are on mission to identify innovative technologies that can transform the educational experience at Grand Valley State University.  If you have ideas, suggestions, or comments, please take a moment to contact us.

SEE YOU SOON IN THE SHOWCASE!

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HOURS

FALL/WINTER SEMESTERS

  • Monday through Thursday
    • 10:00 am – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 p.m.

SUMMER

  • Monday through Friday
    • 10:00 am – 5:00 p.m.

FACULTY & STUDENTS SHARE SHOWCASE SUCCESSES

"I teach an Interactive Studio within a Visual Studies focus in the Department of Visual & Media Arts. Beyond the latest buzzwords and methodologies in user experience (UX) design, we are constantly asking: 'What does it mean to facilitate another person's experience? How do the choice we make in an interactive artwork best serve our intentions for it?' As part of the class, I bring the students to the Atomic Object Technology Showcase, to let them see what sorts of technologies are available. Then, they have to create an hour-long experience meant to engage the population in the library, using those technologies.

Students have created games, scavenger hunts, and alternate VR experiences within the Library space. I'm looking forward to a workshop later in the semester with Hunter Bridwell, eLearning digital media developer, where students will learn about developing content for the Microsoft HoloLens."

- Meghan Beitiks, Visiting Professor, Visual Studies

                   

"The future of education will be shaped by our own creativity and imagination as we look to leverage technology in teaching and learning..."

- Eric Kunnen, Senior Director of IT Innovation and Research



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