BEST PRACTICES IN XR IN EDUCATION. Chapter ONE

Throughout this year, I had the opportunity to write the “White Paper” of “Best practices in VR Education” for the prestigious international VR/AR Association, in collaboration with some reference members of the Education Committee and sponsored by ONE Digital Consulting

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FUTURE JOBS OPPORTUNITIES AROUND XR TECHNOLOGIES

New technologies are an emerging industry creating employment opportunities and entrepreneurial possibilities. Virtual reality and augmented reality represent incredible areas of opportunity. VR failed to live up to the wildest promises when the new VR systems launched in 2015. But the number of job postings for VR and AR have risen 93% since 2015, with 17% of that growth happening in the past year.

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BENEFITS OF VR/AR IN SMART EDUCATION ECOSYSTEMS

“Educating the individual is this country’s most valuable investment. It represents the foundation for progress and development“. Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability. Although there has been great progress in the last decade, 250 million children cannot […]

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EVOLUTION AND IMPACT OF VR/AR TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION. EPISODE ONE

Introduction I see VR/AR technology disrupting both the high-education/universities and vocational training markets. According Godlman Sachts Report, there is a growing interest in and adoption of virtual and augmented reality applications in education, particularly focused on simulations and virtual exploration. (Goldman Sachts VR/AR 2016). VR/AR can enable students and engineers to understand complex concepts, test […]

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VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY AT SCHOOL

Virtual and augmented reality is going to be a disruptive technology in education and we need to learn from experiences and permanently reimaging the context to make an impact on education. On one hand, virtual reality is already being tested and discussed all over the world through applications as diverse as training advanced medical students, […]

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ARE WE READY FOR A DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION IN EDUCATION?

The impact of Technology in our Society and in particular in Education is an ongoing and critical task. There’s also a huge disparity when it comes to technology access, whether due to socioeconomic factors, lack of resources, infrastructures development, knowledge and budget. I think it is needed a seriously debate about these crucial issues (pros […]

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