Can Virtual Reality Improve Science Education?

| November 21, 2019

article image
Not too long ago, all educators needed to impart knowledge were a blackboard and some chalk. As the last few years have proven, technology affects nearly every industry. The education sector isn’t immune to the disruption of revolutionary innovations, including virtual reality. Teachers have been utilizing videos, PowerPoint presentations, and other interactive teaching mediums to appeal to younger generations. Through special equipment, VR takes users into a computer-generated space that they can interact with. With each passing year, the technology inches closer to mainstream adoption.

Spotlight

Learning Objects

Learning Objects is a technology and services company that collaborates with institutions to create engaging and personalized learning experiences that improve outcomes. To address the significant challenges in education today, many institutions recognize that new models must be created to improve affordability, retention, achievement, and employability. We partner to help those institutions propel learners forward in their education and their lives.

OTHER ARTICLES

The 6 Must-Have LMS Features For Effective Sales Training

Article | March 16, 2020

The LMS is the essential core that solves this problem. It centralizes critical information and provides access to training when and where we need it. Regardless of whether one is in accounting or marketing, customer service or operations, business is moving too fast for anyone to stay up-to-speed without a strategic learning solution at the center. We’re all in the process of continuous learning or we simply won’t succeed.

Read More

5 Roles That Artificial Intelligence A Game Changer In Education Industry

Article | March 5, 2020

Although we have not yet created self-aware robots such as Pepper Popular Movies 2001: A Space Odyssey and Star Wars, we have made smart and frequent use of AI technology in a wide range of applications that, while not mind-blowing as androids, still change our daily lives. One spot where artificial intelligence is ready to perform big changes (and in some cases already) is in education. While we may not see humanoid robots acting as teachers in the next decade, there are already many projects that use computer intelligence to help students and teachers gain more educational experience. Those tools are just a few of the paths here, and those that follow will shape and define the future educational experience.

Read More

How Analog Security Cameras Paved the Way for Modern Campus Security

Article | March 2, 2020

There’s no denying that video surveillance is a big part of physical safety on campuses. Today, this technology is a security program staple for universities across the country. A 2019 survey by Campus Safety magazine found that 96 percent of respondents in the higher education, K–12 and healthcare sectors have security cameras installed on their campuses. Most universities have adopted network security cameras, which convert video signals into IP packets broadcast over a LAN or the internet, because they boost security. Schools are also utilizing tools, such as AI-based video analytics software, that enable public safety staff to monitor activity on campus without needing to be at their posts at all times.

Read More

Preparing to Teach Online: Blending What’s New With What You Already Know

Article | August 25, 2020

This entry is the 13th in a blog series called Pandemic Response and Educational Practices (PREP), which aims to highlight and further the important work educators are doing amid the worldwide COVID-19 crisis. Based on Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom. Gloria’s situation is not unfamiliar. In fact, over the last six months, millions of teachers everywhere have been asked to suddenly transition from traditional face-to-face instruction to working either fully online or in some type of blended-learning configuration.

Read More

Spotlight

Learning Objects

Learning Objects is a technology and services company that collaborates with institutions to create engaging and personalized learning experiences that improve outcomes. To address the significant challenges in education today, many institutions recognize that new models must be created to improve affordability, retention, achievement, and employability. We partner to help those institutions propel learners forward in their education and their lives.

Events