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How virtual reality can support field trips
19th May 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The event set out to demonstrate how immersive VR can assist or enhance field trips, give practical advice on how to create one, and discuss the psychology behind the use of VR for behaviour change.
Dr. Abey Campbell, Assistant Professor in Computer Science, University College Dublin – Introduction to virtual reality
Dr. Guido Makransky, Associate Professor in Psychology, University of Copenhagen and leader of the Virtual Learning Lab – Learning within immersive environments – read about it here
Dr. Lidia Lonergan, Reader in Geotectonics, Imperial College London – A virtual field trip to the Pyrenees and Somerset – read about it here
Dr. Gareth W. Young V-SENSE project, Trinity College Dublin – An immersive virtual field trips – watch a short video about it here
Prof. Alexander Klippel, Professor of Geography and Director of the Centre for Immersive Experiences, Penn State – Immersive field trips – read about it here
To view a recording of the talks click hereVR Event Flyer