Meredith Thompson is a User Researcher at Meta studying how Creators use social media.
She was formerly Research Scientist in the Teaching Systems Lab and Scheller Teacher Education Program at MIT, where she studied educational technology innovations including virtual reality, multi-user virtual environments, and using simulations for teacher education.
She received her BA in chemistry from Cornell, her MA in science and engineering education from Tufts, and an EdD in science education from Boston University.
The panel has invited scholars and professionals to reflect on designing and being a designer of immersive education.
The panellists are chapter authors in a newly edited book collection on Immersive Education: Designing for Learning.
We aim to inspire and provoke discussion around immersive education challenges and possibilities, including accessibility, safety, sustainability, community, and shifting learning into the global classroom.