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Scanning the globe for examples of virtual environments used for education and training
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We're Running a Free, Online Mini-Course on 3D + VR Tech in the Classroom

We're Running a Free, Online Mini-Course on 3D + VR Tech in the Classroom | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
Check out the curriculum, spread the word, and if you're interested - enroll!
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How virtual worlds are teaching better lessons

How virtual worlds are teaching better lessons | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
  Virtual reality allows students to be absolutely captivated by the teaching. All teachers want their students to fully concentrate on their lesson. Some students struggle to concentrate in class but will in their spare time devote many hours of concentration to gaming. Working late into the night on their consoles reaching the next level
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NEW: BEST Creates New Educational Center in Second Life | Brain Energy Support Team

NEW: BEST Creates New Educational Center in Second Life | Brain Energy Support Team | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
  BEST's virtual presence in Second Life just got better. BEST recently created the BEST PEER Center to offer in-worl
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NASA is Training Astronauts in VR Game - News4C

NASA is Training Astronauts in VR Game - News4C | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered how is NASA preparing its astronauts for deep space travel? Well it looks like video games is the answer to that question. NASA recently collaborated with Epic Games and developed a highly detailed simulation of what working in the International Space Station would be like. We should mention that the two
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VWBPE 2017 :: Lecture :: PIVOTE - From Second Life to Fieldscapes

PIVOTE: From Second Life to Fieldscapes March 31, 2017 @ 10:00 Track: Communities of Practice Presenter: David Burden, Daden Limited The presentation wil
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There’s a badge for that

There’s a badge for that | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
How to use digital badges to acknowledge achievements in the lab
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Badges for encouraging learning in the sciences! (Wish that had been around when I was in school.)
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Virtual Worlds are Teaching Better Lessons

Virtual Worlds are Teaching Better Lessons | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
John Stokoe of Dassault Systèmes explains VR's key and varied role in the future of education.
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20 Top Virtual Reality Apps that are Changing Education

20 Top Virtual Reality Apps that are Changing Education | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
*The Edvocate is pleased to produce its “Best of the Best” resource lists. These lists provide our readers with rankings for education-related blogs, twitter accounts, influencers, products, etc. These lists are meant to be fluid, and for that reason, they are regularly updated to provide up to the moment information.* Virtual reality is one of the hottest edtech trends. Not only are students allowed the opportunity to emerge themselves into a subject but can travel the world from their desk chairs. While not readily available in every classroom, programs such as Google Cardboard aim to make VR headsets cheap and …
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Could Virtual-Reality Training Be the Key to Fewer Police Shootings?

Could Virtual-Reality Training Be the Key to Fewer Police Shootings? | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
Nothing fully prepares a police officer for what lies ahead—but much can be taught. In an adaptation from his new book, A Colony in a Nation, MSNBC host Chris Hayes tours a facility that uses virtual reality to put police in the line of fire. ​
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Virtual Reality Classroom Trains Teachers - p

Thanks to a virtual reality classroom, Ole Miss education students are able to hone their skills in front of almost life-like students. Video by Mary Stanton.
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Looks like another of my alma maters is getting into virtual reality in their teacher training. Cool!
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12 augmented reality apps students can use today

12 augmented reality apps students can use today | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
As augmented reality’s classroom potential grows, apps are becoming more relevant and targeted for educational purposes.

Via Kim Flintoff
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Program | Opensimulator Community Conference 2016

Program | Opensimulator Community Conference 2016 | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
ALL TIMES LISTED IN PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST/SLT) (-8 GMT) TO CONVERT TO YOUR LOCAL TIME, USE THE TIME ZONE CONVERTER. View the OpenSimulator Community
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Virtual reality video simulates drink driving car crash - BBC News

Virtual reality video simulates drink driving car crash - BBC News | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
A virtual reality video simulating a car crash from drink driving is released by a major drinks maker.
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I'm assuming you'd need the whole sensory body suit to really make an impression (pardon the pun).
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Building virtual worlds to prep for the real one

Building virtual worlds to prep for the real one | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
At the University of Iowa, undergraduate students work side by side with researchers to create a digital human being, design virtual car trips for an advanced driving simulator, and more. Hands-on tech experiences like these allow students to grow intellectually and prepare for their career after college.
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Students can now learn how to code directly in Minecraft

Students can now learn how to code directly in Minecraft | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
Code Builder extension hits Minecraft: Education Edition
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3D/VR Technology and Education

3D/VR Technology and Education | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
This class is a whirlwind tour through some of the issues and tools at the intersection of 3D/VR technology and education.
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Free mini-course in VR tech in education and training!
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VR First is creating 50 labs for virtual reality education at universities

VR First is creating 50 labs for virtual reality education at universities | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
VR First is on a quest to jumpstart interest in augmented reality and virtual reality at schools around the world, and so the industry-supported group has pledged to create a total of 50 VR First educational labs at universities by the end of 2017.
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VWBPE 2017 :: Lecture :: Bootcamp for Virtual Teachers

Bootcamp for Virtual Teachers March 30, 2017 @ 19:00 Track: Best Practices Presenters: “Sen” Sensuous Maximus, Builder’s Brewery Yen Verhoeven, Universit
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Educators open free resource shop on OSgrid –

Educators open free resource shop on OSgrid – | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
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Gotta love these kinds of resources to get you started out in the "wild world" of OS grids!
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Virtual World's Education Conference June 5th -8th

Virtual World's Education Conference June 5th -8th | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
STEM EDUCATION IN VIRTUAL WORLDS Image from BagoGames , used under Creative Commons License. Registration is now open. Click here for more information.
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VWBPE 2017 Legacy: Announcing Keynotes

VWBPE 2017 Legacy: Announcing Keynotes | Virtually Educated | Scoop.it
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Yay! Looking forward to some awesome keynotes this year!!
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Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies: Expanding Options for Online Education

Conrad Tucker, assistant professor of engineering design and industrial engineering at Penn State, and his students are using augmented and virtual realit
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UTCS 50 Faculty Visions: Dr. Etienne Vouga - Understanding and Shaping the 3D World

UT Computer Science 50th Anniversary Symposium Lecture. Since Toy Story in the 1990s, artists and computer scientists have collaborated to bring 3D virtua
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Long presentation--fair warning :)
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