Virtual Reality and the IoT Can Fuel a Connected, Gesture-Driven Classroom

Froom EdTech by Derek Walter URL: http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2015/11/virtual-reality-iot-connected-gesture-classroom From medicine to science and engineering, VR and related technologies could soon change teaching and learning. byDerek WalterTwitter Derek Walter is a California-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in Fast Company, Macworld and several B2B publications. An Internet search for virtual reality typically turns up goggle-wearing video game…

How Virtual Reality can Improve Online Learning

From engineering.com by Ilan Mester URL: http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/10287/How-Virtual-Reality-can-Improve-Online-Learning.aspx Photo credit: Tom Flach Online learning can sometimes be impersonal and unstimulating. A group of engineering students is hoping to change that by integrating virtual reality tools into distance education. “Online learning gives us huge opportunities in higher education. You can connect with more diverse people across greater distances,…

What is Augmented Reality?

From Minreeva by Paul T URL: http://www.minreeva.com/blog/what-is-augmented-reality It’s that time of the week again where we add another industry jargon to our ever-expanding collection of edtech terms. This week, we’ll discuss ‘Augmented Reality.’ The first thing that usually comes to mind when we hear “Augmented Reality” is “virtual reality.” Both are very different from each other.…

Virtual Reality: The Next Step to Future of Education

From Foradian URL: http://foradian.com/virtual-reality-the-next-step-to-future-of-education/ Technology in education is constantly evolving- making learning more attractive to students. And Virtual Reality (VR) is one important component in it. VR is nothing but an advanced step of computer-based training (CBT) or computer-assisted instruction (CAI). Rapid evolution of computers in education and the yearn for more, have given rise to…