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Virtual Reality and Education

Educational Technology Volume 32, Number 5, ISSN 0013-1962


Intended to provide a basic understanding of virtual reality (VR) from an educational perspective, this article describes the debate between conceptual and technological orientations to VR; the conceptual orientation to VR; technological definitions of VR, artificial reality, and cyberspace; dimensions of VR; and VR's impact on education. (11 references) (MES)


Helsel, S. (1992). Virtual Reality and Education. Educational Technology, 32(5), 38-42. Retrieved February 22, 2019 from .

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