UWS Research Festival 2022

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Description

"Immersive teaching: Leveraging immersive technologies to enhance students' engagement" - Panel

The advent of immersive technologies has opened new opportunities to enhance teaching practice and immerse students in situations and scenarios which are not normally possible in a traditional classroom setting.

After presentation of three case studies relating to the use of VR to deliver remote interactive lectures, the process of developing a VR application for a nursing training scenario in decision making and wound dressing, and the use of VR to teach empathy towards individual with sensory processing differences, the benefits and limitations around different uses of immersive technologies in a teaching context will be discussed between a panel, composed by Dr Marco Gilardi, Dr Audrey Cund, and Mrs Susanne Lewis, and the audience.
Period24 Jun 2022
Event typeConference
LocationUnited Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal