Can Virtual Reality Solve the problem of Online Education?
Reading the news about Facebook buying Oculus
virtual reality headgear maker for $2.3 billion, as educators, we were
wondering why to spend that much money on VR? But Facebook has history
of making out-of-this- world acquisitions, until the word “Education” mentioned in the middle of the news released, we start looking at this acquisition from a different prospective.
education has proven to be a double-edged sword for learners. At some
point in their learning, every student needs personal help that
interactive workbooks and textbooks alone cannot provide. Relying solely
on asynchronous communication with a faceless professor stifles the
kind of momentum that a classroom setting promotes. Read more here ...