Tags virtual reality

VR in universities a welcome addition, but not yet 'plug-and-play'

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months ago

Professors experimenting with VR in their classrooms report positive initial results, but they say creating the content is still a lot of work.

Purdue students are using VR to explore the cosmos, remotely

by Ryan Johnston • 9 months ago

Virtual reality technology that wasn't feasible in the classroom just a few years ago is finding practical applications in a Purdue astronomy course.

Michigan State launches VR app to fight unconscious bias

by Jake Williams • 10 months ago

The app helps users recognize racism and unconscious bias to help support diversity, equity and inclusion.

Temple's online MBA students tap VR for second year

by Ryan Johnston • 10 months ago

The emerging technology has received "enthusiastic feedback" from students in its second year of use, a Temple University professor said.

VR helps Texas students prepare career paths early

by Colin Wood • 10 months ago

VR simulations dramatically improved students' self-reported confidence with their career options after high school.

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

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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 • 1 year 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.