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Nevada Library Association Annual Conference - 2019; November 2-4, 2019

Monday, November 4 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Helping People “See” Themselves in a STEAM Job – 3D Immersive Tools as the Looking Glass

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Career exploration through the Nevada Career Explorer combined with 360 video, STEM virtual reality and data analysis modules creates a job coach on steroids. In a proof of concept with the College of Southern Nevada dialysis technician program, learn how these assets also become homework help once a patron enrolls in the certification program. Key innovative elements include potential to accelerate the workforce pipeline capable of meeting the needs of employers in advanced technology and advanced manufacturing industries.

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avatar for Tammy Westergard

Tammy Westergard

Deputy State Librarian, Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records
Tammy Westergard is deputy State Librarian at the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR). Her great passion is advancing educational opportunities through the library. She helped spearhead statewide initiatives in workforce development, extended reality, and library... Read More →
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Mark Andersen

President, Lifeliqe
Mark Andersen is president and co-founder of Lifeliqe, an education platform used by students and patrons to learn in 3D. Its groundbreaking visual learning tool has over 1,300 interactive 3D models with augmented reality and 700 lesson plans that can be used for programming. Lifeliqe... Read More →
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John MacLeod

XRLibraries
John MacLeod has worked teaching technology, media creation and video production with youth for over 15 years, winning numerous state and national awards. He has the technical expertise to produce compelling media and the personal skills for working in a collaborative team. As the... Read More →


Monday November 4, 2019 9:00am - 9:45am
Sage Room
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