Four Interesting AR/VR and Video Blog Articles

Here are some interesting blog articles I have read this week.

The Multiple Uses of Augmented Reality in Education

Technology has made its way to the classroom, increasing the engaging and interactive elements that many students are benefitting from. Students today are already familiar with various technologies, which is why computerized tools and apps make sense in a classroom setting

https://www.emergingedtech.com/2018/08/multiple-uses-of-augmented-reality-in-education/

 

NHS mental health services to offer virtual reality treatment:

The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) awarded £4 million to enable state-of-the-art psychological therapy to be delivered via virtual reality (VR) in the NHS, in a project that brings together a team of NHS trusts, universities, a mental health charity, the Royal College of Art, and a University of Oxford spin-out company.

http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2018-02-01-nhs-mental-health-services-offer-virtual-reality-treatment#

 

Oxford Hub for International Virtual Education (HIVE)

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford has opened a new virtual classroom, which is the first of its type in the United Kingdom and only the second installation in the world.

https://www.sbs.ox.ac.uk/school/news/oxford-hub-international-virtual-education

 

Flipgrid

Video has never been more accessible and available to use in classroom settings. Flipgrid is a platform where students can respond to prompts with short video responses.

https://flipgrid.com/

https://ditchthattextbook.com/2018/08/16/10-ways-to-use-flipgrids-newest-features-in-the-classroom/

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