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EDT613 Simulations & Virtual Reality

Lead Faculty: Dr. Everett George Beckwith

Course Description

Simulations andamp; Virtual Reality explores the role of multi-user virtual environments and simulations (MUVES) in education. Using Second Life, students will identify and use the pedagogical methods, virtual tools and content resources for creating and teaching in a virtual reality.

Learning Outcomes

  • Design and build a learning environment (simulation) in a virtual world
  • Conduct and evaluate teaching sessions in a virtual world.
  • Evaluate and analyze the educational utility of a game, simulation or virtual reality environment
  • Analyze and synthesize recent research relevant to teaching and learning in virtual world simulations
  • Conduct individual and group projects in a virtual reality environment.