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Virtual reality for employability skills

Minocha, Shailey and Tudor, Ana-Despina (2017). Virtual reality for employability skills. In: Employability in a distance learning context: using virtual reality, Employability Scholarship Network, 20 July 2017, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England.

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Abstract

We showed a variety of virtual reality technologies, and through examples, we discussed how virtual reality technology is transforming work styles and workplaces. Virtual reality is becoming pervasive in almost all domains starting from arts, environmental causes to medical education and disaster management training, and to supporting patients with Dementia. Thus, an awareness of the virtual reality technology and its integration in curriculum design will provide and enhance employability skills for current and future workplaces.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 The Open University, UK
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Virtual Reality Research Award: Pedagogical and usability evaluations of Google ExpeditionsNot SetThe Open University and Google
Keywords: 3D virtual environments; affordances; distance education; employability; Google cardboard; Google Expeditions; mobile virtual reality; Second Life; smartphone-driven virtual reality; VR; Virtual Reality; virtual reality headsets
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)
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Item ID: 50300
Depositing User: Shailey Minocha
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2017 14:41
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2017 15:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/50300
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