VR in Education: Opportunities vs Challenges

In a previous post, we shared the beginning of one Further Education and Training setting’s journey to implementing virtual reality (VR) into their teaching and learning programmes. (If you haven’t already, read the background story here on how the journey began and why we chose ClassVR).  The previous post posed many questions, but ended with these: …

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Virtual Reality in Education: why, how and will it work?

What is virtual reality? Virtual Reality (VR) creates the illusion that a person is somewhere else. Through a computer-generated world, a person can feel fully immersed and able to move and interact in that world (Milgram, & Kishino, 1994). What benefits does VR offer teaching and learning? Virtual reality has been around for years. In …

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After COVID-19: What remains the same?

AC: Some things stay the same! Learner Control & Online Forms

Educational Change Having experience in a range of educational settings for almost two decades including preschool, outdoor education, primary teaching, secondary teaching and further education, I have witnessed changes in pedagogical practice throughout; from traditional teaching structures to collaborative practices in innovative learning environments. This followed by Covid has led me to reflect on what …

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Emulating Social Interactions Online: A simple idea!

Relationship Building Relational development can be considered a vital component of effective teaching and learning, indeed one that has an impact on learners’ motivation and achievement (Niemi & Hotulainen, 2015). Some argue these relations are built through positive social interactions with peers (Cemalcilar, 2010). However, moving to online learning has reduced the opportunities for learners …

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