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Virtual Reality Is More Than a New Medium

August 1, 2017

A woman wearing a VR headset.

Photo Courtesy of EdTech Magazine

"Step inside a Mongolian tent. Experience the daily reality of homelessness. Or immerse yourself inside a surrealist painting by Salvador Dalí.

These are some of the virtual reality experiences that already exist, with many more on the horizon, according to experts who gathered Thursday at the Campus Tech conference in Chicago for “Future Trends Forum Live: Teaching and Learning in a Virtual, Wearable and AI World.”

Bryan Alexander, president of Bryan Alexander Consulting and host of the Future Trends Forum webcast, joined Emory Craig, director of e-learning and instructional technology at the College of New Rochelle, and Maya Georgieva, co-founder and chief innovation officer at Digital Bodies Immersive Learning, for a conversation about VR — where it is now and where it’s going."

Read more about the future of VR in higher education.