What is it about?

Imagine someone putting virtual reality (VR) glasses on your head and asking you to solve tasks on a 3D terrain model. Would it be effective for you to learn geography this way? Or would you benefit from having someone with you in VR to collaborate? Our paper examined these questions with a laboratory experiment.

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Why is it important?

The immersive virtual reality (VR) technology is very new to us. We don't know what to expect from it yet. In what areas of life will we be using it? Our study brings new evidence about the use of VR for collaborative learning.

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This page is a summary of: Collaborative and individual learning of geography in immersive virtual reality: An effectiveness study, PLoS ONE, October 2022, PLOS,
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0276267.
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