Tuesday, March 3, 2020

2020 #VWEDU: Euroversity asks: Christel Schneider answers: Why do you use virtual worlds in education?


Euroversity asks: 
Christel Schneider answers: 
Why do you use virtual worlds in education?

A video of remarks by Christel Schneider about her use of immersive worlds in education.

The questions

  • Christel Schneider responds to the following questions:
  • 1. Why do you use virtual worlds?
  • 2. How do you use virtual worlds in your context?
  • 3. Why did you get involved in the Euroversity network?
  • 4. How has the Euroversity network supported you and your work?
  • How might the network support you in the future?
  • 5. What three things would you say to someone who is thinking of using virtual worlds in an educational context?

Some reasons

  • No travel cost--class on your laptop.
  • No travel time--get there in 30 seconds.
  • No sharing of germs--sick students can come to class.
  • No facilities cost--all the money goes for education.
  • But social interaction is still there--students can work together.
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Euroversity

Euroversity is a pan-European Association of professionals devoted to education through 2D and 3D virtual environments.
One of the association goals is to help practioners within the association to develop a better understanding of the complex teaching and learning landscape in 2D/3D virtual settings. Through collaboration, experienced educators and practioners will help the novice to understand virtual settings and approaches, by utilizing resources to overcome challenges.

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