Virtual Reality STEM Education from a Teacher’s Perspective

Johanna Pirker, Michael Holly, Hannes Almer, Christian Gütl, John W. Belcher

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Abstract

Maroon is a virtual laboratory designed for learning expe-riences with virtual reality setups. It provides access to various simula-tions and experiments to learn and understand better physics. In a firststudy, the experience is evaluated with 14 prospective physics teachers toidentify and discuss the potential of the setup for the classroom. In thisstudy, we found that the experience was described as highly engaging andpromising as it makes the content more interesting for learners. However,also the need to provide specific VR learning in educational institutions,as well as proving pedagogical scenarios to support collaborative learningwere identified.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationiLRN 2019 London, Workshop, Long and Short Paper, and Poster Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationfrom the Fifth Immersive
PublisherVerlag der Technischen Universität Graz
Number of pages8
Edition5
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-85125-657-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Pirker, J., Holly, M., Almer, H., Gütl, C., & Belcher, J. W. (2019). Virtual Reality STEM Education from a Teacher’s Perspective. In iLRN 2019 London, Workshop, Long and Short Paper, and Poster Proceedings: from the Fifth Immersive (5 ed.). Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz. https://doi.org/10.3217/978-3-85125-657-4-14

Virtual Reality STEM Education from a Teacher’s Perspective. / Pirker, Johanna; Holly, Michael; Almer, Hannes; Gütl, Christian; Belcher, John W.

iLRN 2019 London, Workshop, Long and Short Paper, and Poster Proceedings: from the Fifth Immersive. 5. ed. Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2019.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Pirker, J, Holly, M, Almer, H, Gütl, C & Belcher, JW 2019, Virtual Reality STEM Education from a Teacher’s Perspective. in iLRN 2019 London, Workshop, Long and Short Paper, and Poster Proceedings: from the Fifth Immersive. 5 edn, Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz. https://doi.org/10.3217/978-3-85125-657-4-14
Pirker J, Holly M, Almer H, Gütl C, Belcher JW. Virtual Reality STEM Education from a Teacher’s Perspective. In iLRN 2019 London, Workshop, Long and Short Paper, and Poster Proceedings: from the Fifth Immersive. 5 ed. Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz. 2019 https://doi.org/10.3217/978-3-85125-657-4-14
Pirker, Johanna ; Holly, Michael ; Almer, Hannes ; Gütl, Christian ; Belcher, John W. / Virtual Reality STEM Education from a Teacher’s Perspective. iLRN 2019 London, Workshop, Long and Short Paper, and Poster Proceedings: from the Fifth Immersive. 5. ed. Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, 2019.
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