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Using virtual reality to study interactive molecular dynamics

Morales, A. (2018) How Virtual Reality Can Change The Way We See Our Molecular World, Forbes, 25 July O'Connor, M. et al. (2018) Sampling molecular conformations...

More developments in teaching science online

Matthews, D. (2018) Scepticism over Google plan to replace labs with virtual reality, Times Higher Education, June 7 The Harvard Gazette (2018) Virtual lab to extend reach...

Stanford University to be fully online by 2025?

Today I have received a tip from a close colleague that Stanford University is planning to build a partnership with Alphabet Inc., the owner...

Virtual reality for midwives: an Australian example

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Connolly, B. (2018) How virtual reality is transforming learning at the University of Newcastle, CIO, 8 March This article includes a couple of nice, short videos...

Have we reached a tipping point in teaching science and engineering online?

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This post lists several new developments in delivering science and engineering online. These developments join a list of other efforts that are listed below...

Virtual Reality and education: some thoughts

I spent a very interesting evening this week at a Vancouver VR Community event at Mobify's headquarters in downtown Vancouver. Mobify is a provider...

What I learned at Drexel University in National Distance Learning Week

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Fear and loathing in Philadelphia On Tuesday and Wednesday last week, I found myself in Philadelphia on U.S. Presidential Election day, and even more importantly, the...

A full day of experiential learning in action

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On Wednesday, February 17, the Chang School of Continuing Studies, Ryerson University, Toronto, put on an impressive one day conference, called ChangSchoolTalks, focused on...

Automation or empowerment: online learning at the crossroads

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You are probably, like me, getting tired of the different predictions for 2016. So I’m not going to do my usual look forward for...

Using 2D virtual reality for online role playing

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Koechli, L. and Glynn, M. (2014) Diving into Lake Devo: Modes of Representation and Means of Interaction and Reflection in Online Role-Play IRRODL, Vol. 15,...