What makes VR good for education?
Virtual reality is used as a learning tool to enhance learner learning and engagement. VR can transform the way educational content is delivered; it works on the premise of creating a virtual world and allows users to interact with it. When learners are completely immersed in what they’re learning, they’re motivated to try and understand it fully. It requires less cognitive load to process the information.
When learners read about something, they often want to experience it. With VR, they aren’t limited to word descriptions or book illustrations; they can explore the topic and see how things are put together. Thanks to the feeling of presence VR provides, learners can learn about a subject by truly experiencing it. This feeling engages the mind in a way that is remarkable!
VR will be used for maths, physics, chemistry, biology, and….Watch this space!