How VR is bringing about a revolution in education

06 Feb. 20
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Whether you admit it or not, Education is one of the pillars of our culture. In this era, we have the ability to allow better technology in learning. Virtual Reality (VR) seems to be the next normal step in educational growth. From a business perspective, VR education technologies have business models that are easily applicable, which is always a great selling point. VR in education is predicted to be a $200 million industry by 2020 and $700 million by 2025.

What is Virtual Reality Learning

Virtual Reality Learning is an interactive and immersive approach that employs remote visualizations technologies. With Technical advancement and a wide range of emerging technologies, VR has signaled an existential shift in the experience and use of technologies by human beings. But by far the most critical issue for educators and entrepreneurs alike is the optimal use of these technological innovations and how we can harness their power to shape the future of education. The education system now faces a number of challenges and may continue to do so in the future, but our goal must be to use digital technology such as VR and AR to address these issues by creating innovative and creative approaches. Let us have a brief overview of VR in shaping the future of the Education system:

  • VR for Building a Skilled Learners:-


    As the name suggests VR helps the individuals in gaining real-life experience in a simple and fun way learning. VR will enable the students to connect well with their experiences. Students are encouraged to choose, explore, manipulate and comprehend topics in a different way with a look-see-do learning mode. This would only be possible in the case of active environmental participation and not as a passive observer.

  • Encouraging an Active Learning Approach:-

    A normal Human being remembers more when they hear or in-act things rather than reading it from different books. With the help of VR, students gain real insights of content which is not possible in the real-world thereby encouraging their interest in learning by creating a deeper understanding of contents. Deployment of Virtual Reality Technology for encouraging active learning among students will build excitement, maintain enthusiasm and pique learners ‘ curiosity all over the world.

  • VR for Better Retention Rates:


    VR technology helps students to better maintain their content. The impact is due to 3D models and images that assist in the interactive representation of information. Learners ‘ awareness and learning rates are increasing after huge potential approaches have been implemented. Therefore, based on the visualization experience, users can easily remember the content.

  • VR for Better hands-on Experience:

    With the help of VR, an individual’s engagement in the field of History, Geography, and Literature by deeply placing immersive senses of place and time will be magical because when students read something, they often want to feel it and with VR, they are not limited to word explanations or illustrations, they are able to explore the subject and see how things are put together.

  • VR for Visually Impaired Individuals:


    Virtual reality technologies have been created to mitigate the impact of disability, improve quality of life, promote social engagement and improve life skills, agility, and cognitive skills while providing children with disabilities with inspiring and exciting interactions.

    The problem of access to information is one of the major deprivations incurred by blindness. Virtual reality is an increasingly important way of understanding complex information by using tables, graphs, 3D plots and navigating around structured information.

  • VR eliminating the Language Barrier:

    Within today’s multicultural societies, language differences can be daunting. When students want to study abroad, they need to be proficient in a foreign language so that they can understand the content if they are taught in another language. Virtual reality requires language exchange to be incorporated into the app and there will be no language barrier that will prevent students from pursuing their educational goals.

Conclusion:

Virtual Reality Technologies provide numerous exciting opportunities for an educational system that can be instrumental in overcoming the core problems and moving them to a new quality level. It is probable that virtual reality will replace face-to-face teaching methods in old school, but this technology will continue to be used to enhance teaching and learning experiences.

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