Educational Technology

May 30, 2016

UMD’s virtual reality students show off final projects

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:40 am

by eCampus News

Universities are expanding virtual reality course offerings as the technology expands. For 29 students at the University of Maryland, the Spring 2016 semester ended with a virtual walk in the desert and junkyard demolition derby and a digital waterfall created from tweets. The undergraduate and graduate students were part of the university’s first class in virtual reality, the exploding immersive technology that is expected to generate more than $1 billion in sales this year. Students spent the semester learning the technical aspects of virtual reality and augmented reality.

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