Second Life University …

University of “second life”:

Virtual reality examined for tertiary science learning

Virtual reality examined for tertiary science learning

A VIRTUAL reality teaching program by UWA and collaborators has received an international award for innovative learning using Second Life. […]

[…]Students could potentially meet online in a virtual classroom with the best 3D anatomy models, which can be studied from all angles.

“The idea is not to replicate real life but to take advantage of what you cannot do in the real world, like a big head model that you can go into and see a stroke happening,” says Prof Bunt.

“Like most innovations in education, it will probably turn out to be good for some very specific things.

“I don’t see it as a replacement, I see it as an adjunct to conventional teaching.” […]

Winthrop Hall, UWA

Winthrop Hall, UWA

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1 Response to Second Life University …

  1. Sounds like it would be good for any biology subject

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