Interesting Articles: VR uses, the human connection and 30 Must-Read Higher Education IT Blogs

Here is a collection of interesting articles picked up this week.

 

The 2018 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 30 Must-Read Higher Education IT Blogs

Whether they are administrators or IT gurus, these bloggers know the ins and outs of how technology is reshaping education. Click here for the full article.

 

Fostering Human Connection for Meaningful Learning in Technologically Advanced Learning Spaces.

As technologically advanced learning spaces become more abundant, how do we revise and support the role of people in teaching and learning? Click here for the full article.

 

Empowering educators to create immersive learning experiences

the biggest obstacle that often keeps teachers from adopting these technologies in the classroom is not necessarily cost– but the lack of relevant content with which educators and learners alike can identify beyond the level of an amusing novelty. Click here for the full article.

 

How VR is more than a game.

There are plenty of solid examples of how immersive technology is being applied in industry sectors as diverse as education, retail, filmmaking, or medicine, with significant and measureable ROI. Click here for the full article.

 

The University of Liverpool Have Developed a VR Experience to Help Prevent Dog Bites.

In 2013 there were a recorded 6,740 hospital admissions for dog bites and strikes which has inspired a team at the University of Liverpool to create a new virtual reality (VR) experience to educate the public on this matter. Click here for the full article.

 

Researchers Use VR To Help Amputees Embody Prosthetic Limbs.

Researchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne leverage virtual reality to help with treatment. Click here for the full article.

 

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