Sunday, September 27, 2009

Cool Things: Immersive Learning @ educationau

Immersive Learning @ educationau

http://www.educationau.edu.au/jahia/Jahia/pid/851

In 2008 Education.au established an Immersive Learning Unit as a channel and professional network for information and collaboration around immersive learning tools and technologies that are relevant to education and training.

Overview of immersive learning for education and training purposes

Immersive learning includes the use of virtual worlds and serious games, simulations, role plays, and virtual environments, technologies and activities that support collaboration and enable the learner to be immersed in their learning experience.

While many people think immersive learning is limited to virtual worlds and serious games, immersive learning opportunities may include offline as well as online components and a mixed range of technologies and user experiences.

Examples that include both online and offline experiences include:

Scorched
Education.au blog post
Murder under the Microscope


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