Virtual Reality in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Virtual Reality in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Release Date: April, 2019|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 845
ISBN13: 9781522581796|ISBN10: 1522581790|EISBN13: 9781522581802|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8179-6


Modern technology has infiltrated many facets of society, including educational environments. Through the use of virtual learning, educational systems can become more efficient at teaching the student population and break down cost and distance barriers to reach populations that traditionally could not afford a good education.

Virtual Reality in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is an essential reference source on the uses of virtual reality in K-12 and higher education classrooms with a focus on pedagogical and instructional outcomes and strategies. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as immersive virtual learning environments, virtual laboratories, and distance education, this publication is an ideal reference source for pre-service and in-service teachers, school administrators, principles, higher education faculty, K-12 instructors, policymakers, and researchers interested in virtual reality incorporation in the classroom.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • 3D Virtual Learning Environments
  • Augmented Reality
  • Avatars
  • Distance Education
  • Educational Technologies
  • Ethics in Virtual Reality
  • Immersive Virtual Learning Environments
  • Language Learning
  • Mixed Reality
  • STEM Education
  • Student Engagement
  • Virtual Laboratories
  • Virtual Museums
  • Virtual Self

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.