Virtual Reality as a learning tool

Noteworthy Apps in VR Jan 2018

What’s going on at MIT

  • Collaborative Learning Environments in VR https://education.mit.edu/portfolio_page/clevr

Overviews on VR

  • “From Augmented to Virtual Learning: Affordances of Different Mixes of Reality for Learning” – Eric’s upcoming talk 1/25/18
  • Clay Bavor, google’s vp of vr+ar, giving a display talk in june. One quote from it: “VR can take you anywhere. AR can bring anything to you. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=IlADpD1fvuA

Tutorials

Functionality/ Controls

Cooperation

Popular/ widely used

Creative / Art/ Music

Games of note

 

  • Fallout 4 VR is potentially worth mentioning, if only because it may be the highest grossing VR game so far (unsure).

 

Virtual field trips/ exploration

Virtual desktops

 

 

Social interaction

VR and robots

 

 

VR and Teacher education

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