Tags virtual reality

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo taps VR for diversity, inclusion training

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

Administrators said its new VR tools will also provide students virtual practice sessions for reporting incidents of bias or harassment.

Penn State geographers build VR to show climate change effects

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

The researchers said the tool will help visualize the impact of climate change on forests and help establish reasonable next steps for future ecological policy.

Arizona State launches virtual wildlife sanctuary for biology students

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

Through a new partnership with the virtual reality company Dreamscape Immersive, ASU students will be able to immerse themselves in their subject matter, starting with biology.

To break monotony of remote learning, Rutgers built virtual worlds

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

The virtual spaces allow students to immerse themselves in their subjects and put their knowledge to practice while they remain off campus during the pandemic.

Calif. community colleges start virtual science labs for distance learning

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

Without access to classroom laboratories during the pandemic, more than 2 million students attending California's community colleges can now conduct experiments in virtual labs.

Students at UNC are attending class through virtual reality headsets

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

For 28 students taking associate professor Steven King's "emerging technologies" class, attending class virtually has taken on a new meaning.

University of Illinois starts virtual campus tours

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

Campus is closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but students can still tour campus through virtual reality and YouTube and photo tours.

COVID-19 could pave the way for edtech funding, equity

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

School closures are underscoring technology's shortcomings in a way that could benefit education in the long-term, said technology researcher Amber Case.

CoSN names top resources for personalized learning

by Betsy Foresman • 2 years ago

Adaptive technologies backed by data analytics and blended learning were named among the top tools helping educators to improve outcomes for students.