Teachers are using virtual reality in the classroom to help students learn

Published February 14, 2018

An Associated Press article about the use of virtual reality in the classroom interviews Richard Lamb, director of UB’s Neurocognition Science Lab, who said the effect on learning is to improve interest, understanding and recall. "Too often in schools, when we do things with laboratories, it's ... you mix this together, you mix that together and you get this outcome. And if you don't get that outcome, you did something wrong, but we don't have enough resources for you to redo it," he said. In virtual reality, "all I do is hit reset on the computer. I don't have to actually use chemicals." The article appeared in news outlets around the world

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https://www.apnews.com/0370cdeb720b4131a3d0be295cc1a1d4/Virtual-field-trips:-Schools-embrace-advanced-adventures

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