Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Virtual Reality Glasses and Learning - project 2015 - 2017


Virtual reality has taken huge steps in past two years from 3D and augmented reality to virtual reality glasses. Developers like Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Sony Project Morpheus, HTC Vive, Microsoft Hololens , Google Cardboard bring virtual reality glasses available to consumers at 2015 - 2016.

This project is funded by Finnish National Board of Education. During years 2015 - 2017 four high schools from Muurame,  Jyväskylä and Kuopio cities develop and test new virtual reality glasses in learning. 

Project main goals:

  1. Experiences of virtual reality as learning environment.

  1. Offer 360 video production skills and tools for high school teachers and students

  1. Share current and future potential of virtual reality developers like Oculus Rift, Sony, Samsung, Google, Valve and Microsoft to all levels of Finnish education system

  1. Test virtual reality possibilities in high school subjects (history, geography, biology, sports, arts . . .), team learning and entrepreneurship studies.

  1. Test virtual reality as new tool used marketing schools.  

  1. Organize high school level national virtual reality game event together with students and teachers

  1. With together our company partners Samsung Finland and Edutukku test Samsung Gear Vr virtual reality learning environment.

  1. Google Cardboard testing in classroom


We want to build global learning network with schools and companies interested in virtual reality glasses. If interested in collaboration, please contact us in Twitter or this blog comment section.

Contacts:

Teacher and Coordinator @ilotimo
Coordinator and Principal of Muurame high school @apuustin
Company developer, Principal of Kuopio classical high school @sormuju

All tweet about education technology and virtual reality in English

Resources: 

My virtual reality Twitter list 




















6 comments:

  1. We all know that Virtual learning will open the doors for people to access the best kind of education by blending together the best of the real world, the best of the internet and online applications, and the best of the virtual world technology so that the most modern techniques are utilized to obtain that education.

    Virtual reality booth

    ReplyDelete
  2. WOW!! I have to write my next APA essay sample using this glasses for sure. Will give it a try next week.

    ReplyDelete
  3. That are good ideas for using VR. I have a English Center in District Hoang Mai of Ha noi. It's called VietChild English Center, and I'm researching a good solution for implement new technology in teaching.
    Thank you again.
    Trung tâm tiếng anh quận Hoàng Mai VietChild

    ReplyDelete
  4. Excellent, there will be much fun to learn about Virtual Reality projects. One can find a real difference by using China 3D VR GLASSES.

    ReplyDelete