The VRTY team created a how-to list of VR/interactive 360° ideas to bring immersive technology as an engaging educational activity. This ideas list will continue to expand as we continue to grow.

Users:

  1. Teacher-led or created content
  2. Student-created content
    • Individual student work
    • Group work

Subjects and Topics:

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Assessment

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Business Training

  • On-the-job tours (offices, facilities, factories, retail)
  • First-person POV simulations
  • Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) training
  • Worksite certification and orientation
  • Customer Persona Scenarios
  • Real-world settings

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Entrepreneurship

  • Learn to create marketing campaigns for businesses

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Geography

  • Different locations around the world (eg: The Great Wall of China, Pyramid, etc.)
  • Erosion
  • Space and planetary tours
  • Water

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History

  • ANZAC history
  • HMS Endeavour tour 1, 2, 3
  • Refugees
  • The plague

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Languages

  • In country language experiences and challenges

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Maths

  • Geometric shapes discovery
  • Examples to show Maths used in Real life

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Medical Training

  • Distraction therapy and pain management
  • Empathy development
  • Gradual exposure therapy for trauma and PTSD
  • Hospital orientation and VR tours
  • Patient POV training for medical staff
  • Rare surgical training
  • Social cognition training for young adults with autism

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School Tours & Excursions

  • Induction for new students and parent
  • Camping trips
  • Overseas trips
  • Museum trips

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Social Justice and Special Needs

  • First person POV understanding of their world / day-in-a-life-of
  • Location or scenario familiarisation
  • Refugees