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Teaching Empathy Through Virtual Reality


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Teaching Empathy Through Virtual Reality

  1. 1. The Human in the Virtual Amanda Licastro, PhD Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric English Department @amandalicastro
  2. 2. NYTVR “The Displaced”
  3. 3. Can we use Virtual Reality to teach empathy?
  4. 4. InMind VR
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  6. 6. Are you interested in using Virtual Reality? Let me know
  7. 7. Let’s Play! • Download NYTVR or InMind FREE on your Android or iPhone • Launch the VR app on your phone • Insert headphones if you have them • Insert phone into Google Cardboard • Wait for title screen to appear • Spin in all directions, look up and down