Torres Strait Virtual Reality

Presented by Rhett Loban
Monday 11:10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. in Medium Lecture Theatre CB11.00.401
Target audience: User

Abstract

Torres Strait Virtual Reality is an educational virtual reality game that aims to teach about Torres Strait Islander culture and knowledge. The game has been implemented and showcased in several university courses and events at UNSW. The presentation will touch on the project and its current outcomes, and also how the FOSS philosophy has impacted on the project and developer generally.

Presented by

Rhett Loban

Rhett Loban is a PhD student at the University of New South Wales. He is interested in the use of video games and digital technology to teach about history and culture. He is the lead developer of a virtual reality game that aims to teach the player about Torres Strait Islander culture and knowledge.