Share Paper: Who Needs VR When You Have VW(orlds)?

  1. David Deeds, Schutz American School, Egypt
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: Virtual Reality (VR) is all the rage these days...can't scan a techie publication without seeing a mention of this or that headset. But for many schools, VR implementation remains elusive because of cost and other practical considerations. When, e.g., the required graphics cards cost as much as the desktops, the Real Reality (RR) is that educators just can't afford to play. VR has, among other developments, focused attention once again on VW or virtual worlds. Yes, they're still around. I presented about them at an AACE Conference in Lisbon in 2011, and I've been using them in my classes since ...