Chaco Canyon and Immersive Technology Pedagogy
In October 2018, I made a day trip to Chaco Canyon after attending the Dine Studies Conference in Tsaile, Arizona. I brought one of my department’s new 360 degree cameras in order to create images that would encourage students to understand and experience of Chaco Canyon (850-1150CE) monumental architecture as a relational landscape. This was my first time using such a specialized camera and I’m looking forward to creating this immersive experience for my students. My trip was made possible by my Adams Academy award stipend.
I have now developed, implemented, and published a lesson plan using these images. You can review and download it at: https://hcommons.org/deposits/item/hc:29521/
Contact me or Shannon Schmoll at the Abrams Planetarium for use of the images or the Digistar scripts we used.
Tags : Chaco Canyon | Immersive Technology | Relational Landscapes | Rina Swentzell