From Down the Street or Across the Pond: Use of Virtual Reality as a Pedagogical Tool to Foster Global Competency

ID: 52994 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Megan Wereley, Matthew Broda, Alison Schmidt, Gretchen Tefs, and Emily Armour, College of Wooster, United States

Tuesday, June 26 3:50 PM-4:10 PM Location: Vondelpark View on map

Presider: Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, University of South Alabama, United States

Abstract: This paper considers the emerging role of immersive technologies as educational tools that enhance experiential learning opportunities by providing authentic settings for global engagement and the development of global competencies as well as access to resources previously unattainable by students in their limited, physical classroom space and location.

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