VietTESOL International Convention, VietTESOL International Convention 2019

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Extending the classroom and textbook with VR applications
Diem T.N. Hoang, Mai Ngoc Bui, Binh Thi Tran

Building: B
Room: B403
Date: 2019-10-11 02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Last modified: 2019-10-02

Abstract


Virtual reality (VR) technology is speedily changing language learning and teaching practice worldwide. This presentation will demonstrate a whole new ball game of using a free Google AR/VR product for English learners. It is an immersive education app that enables teachers and students to explore the world through over 1000 virtual-reality VR tours. This presentation will first briefly explain the common concepts of VR as well as its benefits in education. Then, the audience will have a chance to experience VR tours with their own mobile devices and Google cardboards provided by the presenter. At the end of the presentation, participants will have take-away ideas of using this VR app for language learning purposes.

Keywords


virtual reality, immersive learning