Conference Proceedings

Mobile VR in Education Workshop

T Cochrane, S Jones

Association for Learning Technology (ALT) | Published : 2017

Abstract

Mobile Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are anticipated to become a multi-billion dollar industries in the near future, but how will this impact higher education? This workshop will introduce the basics of mobile Virtual Reality to explore and discuss the potential and issues surrounding the rapidly developing field mobile Virtual Reality. Building upon the development of simple ecosystems for user-generated mobile VR, such as Google Cardboard, and the Samsung Gear VR, there is now widespread interest in these technologies, but still little expertise in integrating these within authentic educational experiences beyond another form of interactive content delivery. We will discu..

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