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VR in Education will provide tips and explore topics related to using immersive Virtual Reality in the classroom.

VR in Education Craig Frehlich

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VR in Education will provide tips and explore topics related to using immersive Virtual Reality in the classroom.

    Episode 42 - Brain Training in VR with EnhanceVR

    Episode 42 - Brain Training in VR with EnhanceVR

    Hello Everyone, Welcome to another exciting episode of VR in Education.  In today’s episode, we are talking with Amir Bozorgzadeh is the cofounder and CEO of Virtuleap. Virtuleap uses specialized virtual reality games to help improve cognitive health.  We are here today to talk with Amir about the full release of their VR application Enhance. You can learn more about Enhance and Virtuleap at https://virtuleap.com/.

    • 38 min
    Episode 41 - Cooperative Learning with Spaceteam VR

    Episode 41 - Cooperative Learning with Spaceteam VR

    Hello Everyone, Welcome to another exciting episode of VR in Education.  In today’s episode, we are talking with Alex Earle, the community manager from Cooperative Innovations, a company that builds, and implements high-quality immersive tools to create worlds to play in, explore, learn from and share with others, regardless of sector or end-user.
    Please have a look at Cooperative Innovations website to learn more, https://www.coopinnovations.co.uk/.

    • 27 min
    Episode 40- How to Parlay Deep Thinking in Social VR Spaces

    Episode 40- How to Parlay Deep Thinking in Social VR Spaces

    Welcome to another wonderful episode of VR in Education. Today I want to narrow our focus on how we might leverage Social VR spaces as a tool to promote conceptual thinking and debates.
    If you liked this episode and would like to learn more about leveraging VR as an immersive tool check out my self-paced course, https://immersivelearningandvr.teachable.com/p/an-introduction-to-vr-in-education.  You can also reach me on twitter @cfrehlichteach.

    • 25 min
    Episode 39-VR Games as Double Agents--From Outcast to Hero

    Episode 39-VR Games as Double Agents--From Outcast to Hero

    Hello everyone, welcome to another episode of VR in Education.   Today’s episode looks at how VR games might be thought of as double agents and by telling their story I hope to move them from outcasts in the world of learning to heroes.

    • 20 min
    Episode 38- Emphasizing Divergent Thinking with Sandbox Mode in VR Applications

    Episode 38- Emphasizing Divergent Thinking with Sandbox Mode in VR Applications

    Hello everyone, welcome to another episode of VR in Education.  In today’s episode, I want to talk about the efficacy of structured (convergent) vs unstructured (divergent) learning experiences. 

    • 16 min
    Episode 37- How To Deal with Limited Numbers of Headsets in Your School

    Episode 37- How To Deal with Limited Numbers of Headsets in Your School

    In this episode, I discuss a common question many teachers ask in a school situation, "what if I only have a few headsets for my large class?"  Although this is not ideal, I outline a few applications that can help you maximize your student engagement.  I hope you enjoy the episode.

    • 24 min

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