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Application of Virtual Reality in Higher Education

Version 1 : Received: 23 February 2021 / Approved: 24 February 2021 / Online: 24 February 2021 (17:21:35 CET)

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Cicek, I.; Bernik, A.; Tomicic, I. Student Thoughts on Virtual Reality in Higher Education—A Survey Questionnaire. Information 2021, 12, 151. Cicek, I.; Bernik, A.; Tomicic, I. Student Thoughts on Virtual Reality in Higher Education—A Survey Questionnaire. Information 2021, 12, 151.

Journal reference: Information 2021, 12, 151
DOI: 10.3390/info12040151

Abstract

This paper explores benefits of using VR technologies in higher education. Theoretical part investigates classical education system and its features in order to compare advantages of using VR systems in education. VR technologies and its current state in industry and in education were explored as well as which branches of higher education uses these systems. Survey was conducted through online questionnaire where respondents (N = 55) gave their opinion on VR and the implementation of VR technologies in education. Three hypotheses related to the use of VR technology, student interest, and learning outcomes as well as the effectiveness, immersiveness and the effect of VR systems on the users were tested through 27 questions.

Keywords

Virtual reality; higher education; technology; immersion

Subject

MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE, Algebra & Number Theory

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