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

  1. Megan Wereley, College of Wooster, United States
  2. Matthew Broda, College of Wooster, United States
  3. Alison Schmidt, College of Wooster, United States
  4. Gretchen Tefs, College of Wooster, United States
  5. Emily Armour, College of Wooster, United States
Tuesday, June 26 3:50 PM-4:10 PM Vondelpark

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.