ASL A dynamic and 3D language ASL learning can be improved through VR Through VR, ASL can be explored from different perspectives and speeds A visually accurate dictionary of ASL Interpreting
Create ASL AcceleGlove: ●Handshape, hand orientation, location, and movement ●98% recognition rate ●Convert ASL into usable VR resources ●Students can match shapes, locations, and movements
Universal Design Students on Autism spectrum (ASD) Students with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Students with anxiety Communication Units and Lessons
Classroom Immersion “This student in particular would be considered low-functioning on the Autism Spectrum and has very minimal verbal communication skills. He was physically and audibly quite active…The program I got him to use was BlueMarble” BlueMarble -Mathieu Marunczyn IT Leader & eLearning coach for Jackson School, Australia
Classroom Immersion “The student was immediately engaged and was calmly, yet actively exploring the world he became immersed in. He was no longer physically 'acting-out' and... his whole body became more relaxed. As the student flowed through the 3 minute experience he also came out of it very calmly and without coercion.” -Mathieu Marunczyn IT Leader & eLearning coach for Jackson School, Australia
It’s all about YOU Would a VR device benefit your students? Why or Why not? Is a VR a good financial investment? Priced the same as an iPad, affordable? What do you want to see in VR?
VR is More than Education A Power Total-Immersion Tool for: Anger/mood management Meditation Anxiety Therapy
In Short... Virtual Reality can only be understood by experiencing it. It is simply, the ability to explore any uncharted territory of the human imagination.
In Short... A great Virtual Reality system at a consumer price is primed to happen in 2015 As educators, we have the responsibility to provide students with the best obtainable resources for their needs.
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