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Virtual reality for physics education

Debs, John; Wigley, Paul


Virtual reality (VR) has reached a point of development where its accessibility and immersion is sufficient to give realistic and memorable experiences. One of the most exciting possibilities is the ability to visualise invisible or impossible worlds. For example, electricity and magnetism are frequently challenging concepts to teach, in particular because students need to build a mental model of what a 'field' is. VR gives us the ability to give people a realistic representation of vector...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (formerly UniServe Science Conference)
Access Rights: Open Access


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