An​ introduction to Virtual Reality in Education, using Oculus Rift

"VR is an immersive medium. It creates the sensation of being entirely transported into a virtual (or real, but digitally reproduced) three-dimensional world, and it can provide a far more visceral experience than screen-based media" - Oculus (best practices) Keen to explore the educational benefits of Virtual Reality (VR), the following equipment was purchased: ASUS ROG … Continue reading An​ introduction to Virtual Reality in Education, using Oculus Rift

Try the Virtuali-Tee for teaching anatomy

Funded from Kickstarter.com, the Virtuali-Tee is a garment worn, that can be scanned by a device, to provide immersive human body exploration. Download the free Curiscope Virtuali-tee app from your app store;   Although initially free, the app comes with in app purchases to unlock the full experience. Try out the app at https://www.curiscope.com/virtualitee_preview/. Then buy … Continue reading Try the Virtuali-Tee for teaching anatomy

Use Google Expeditions without the headset.

So, you have downloaded the Google Expeditions app;   Google Expeditions is a fantastic classroom tool, but did you know that you do not have to use it with Google cardboard, or other VR headsets? Users (explorers) who are following a Google Expedition can switch between an immersive VR view or a 360 mobile view, … Continue reading Use Google Expeditions without the headset.

‘Bring your lessons to life’ using Google Expeditions

Explore over 200 immersive virtual trips using google expeditions. Download from the app store via:   "Google Expeditions is a virtual reality teaching tool that lets you lead or join immersive virtual trips all over the world — get up close with historical landmarks, dive underwater with sharks, even visit outer space! Built for the classroom and … Continue reading ‘Bring your lessons to life’ using Google Expeditions