Verónica Ahumada-Newhart

Verónica Ahumada-Newhart is an assistant professor of health informatics and human-robot interaction in the School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, at the University of California, Davis. She is director of the Technology and Social Connectedness (TASC) Lab housed in UC Davis Health’s Center for Health and Technology. [email protected]

Emerging telepresence technologies in hybrid learning environments

Posted: Wed, January 25, 2023 - 3:49:00

During the pandemic, when some learners are expected to be remote, conventional videoconferencing tools like Zoom or Microsoft Teams are used by necessity, but they are not without their limitations (e.g., bandwidth and Internet accessibility requirements). These tools, initially designed for corporate use, can be extremely useful when everyone is remote. However, we have learned that videoconferencing tools are not…