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Teach to Avatar

A Student interacts with virtual avatars on a screen

The IUSE teach-to-avatar project provides an opportunity for pre-service teachers to engage in specific skill development and practice. STEM pre-service teachers are able to practice questioning and discussion with students in a virtual reality simulation.


National Science Foundation (NSF)

Grant Information

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant #2020972. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Research Team

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Dr. John Pecore
Position: Associate Chair and Professor
  • Department: Teacher Education and Educational Leadership
  • Office Location:  Building 85, Room 197A

Dr. John Pecore, Associate Chair and Professor, has researched innovative ways to engage students in science.

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Dr. Minkyoung Kim
Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Instructional Design and Technology
  • Office Location:  Building 78, Room 117G

Dr. Minkyoung Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Instructional Design and Technology.