Virtual School Meanderings

May 21, 2017

[AECT] DD Reads: Part 2 Webinar & Chat

From late last week…

How do we design and develop immersive learning experiences using virtual reality technologies? This session of #AECTDDREADS will explore potential directions for researchers and practitioners regarding different issues and implications of virtual reality.

Dr. Fengfeng Ke | Associate Professor, Florida State University

Ke, F., & Carafano, P. (2016). Collaborative science learning in an immersive flight simulation. Computers & Education, 103, 114-123.

Dr. Zahira Merchant | Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

Merchant, Z., Goetz, E. T., Cifuentes, L., Keeney-Kennicutt, W., & Davis, T. J. (2014). Effectiveness of virtual reality-based instruction on students’ learning outcomes in K-12 and higher education: A meta-analysis. Computers & Education, 70, 29-40.
  Par t 1: Webinar
  Wednesday | 5.31.17 | 3:00 PM EST |

During this one-hour webinar, Drs. Fengfeng Ke and Zahira Merchant will discuss their recent research and publications related to virtual reality as an immersive learning environment. To participate in this session, please register at

Par t 2: Live Facebook Chat
  Thursday | 6.1.17 | 8:00 PM EST |

Join us after the webinar for a live guided Facebook chat session to share your perspectives and experiences related to virtual reality in educational technology. We’ll also discuss the two focus articles for this event and recap the webinar presentations.

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