Immersive Environments & The Future of Virtual Reality in Education

I have been a gamer for 35 years, a childrens user interface developer for 15 years, an immersive environments user interface and platforms developer for around 10 years, and the chief designer of the Edusim project (more on that here) . Needless to say I’ve seen quite a few iterations and generations of immersive environments and virtual reality platforms, so below are a few of my observations regarding where I see them heading (these questions were posed to me for an interview of EdTech magazine and I am sharing them here.). * What’s on the horizon for K–12 virtual education? —————————————————- # I believe the gap between real and virtual educational content will close to the point of being insignificant, and extremely rich educational experiences will become a daily opportunity for students to learn and understand at a very deep level. …

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