VWBPE 2017 :: Keynote :: How Immersion in VR/AR Helps Students in the Real World
March 31, 2017 @ 13:00
Presenter: Chris Dede, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Many people of different ages now participate in immersive virtual and augmented environments, from World of Warcraft to Pokemon Go. Mobile VR is now affordable and practical, adding full sensory immersion to this menu of possible interfaces. Their entertainment value is clear, but what are the strengths and limits of these and other immersive media for learning and assessment? What are the opportunities and challenges involved in incorporating these into teaching?