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Education and Virtual Reality - Reimagining education with VR

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See how virtual reality (VR) can revolutionize science education, and allow teachers to teach their students more effectively while reducing costs at the same time.
Studies shows that Labster.com virtual laboratories can improve learning effectiveness by 76-101% compared to traditional teaching methods.

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Education and Virtual Reality - Reimagining education with VR

  1. 1. Education and Virtual Reality By Michael Bodekaer Labster CTO and Learn Technologies CEO
  2. 2. The World is Facing Great Challenges
  3. 3. And we all rely on the next generation of young scientists to come up with new great innovations to solve challenges
  4. 4. But science education is found to be boring, ineffective and expensive Source: Moskovitz, SCIENCE, 2011, Institute for Technology and Engineering (2008)
  5. 5. Are we really innovating education? E-books, YouTube and MOOCs all just bring same content out to more students. Teaching method is still the same as 50 years ago. No real innovation there.
  6. 6. “For jets, more than 90% of the experimental comparisons favored simulator and aircraft training over aircraft training alone.” Source: Hays, Robert T., US Naval Training Systems Ctr, Human Factors Div, Orlando, FL, US (1992)
  7. 7. Why not just build a virtual laboratory simulator?
  8. 8. We could instantly give millions of students access to cutting-edge laboratories at almost no costs!
  9. 9. Watch full talk to see Labster’s virtual laboratories. bit.ly/vr-labs
  10. 10. 0.00 0.30 0.60 0.90 1.20 1.50 1.80 Traditional Teaching Labster Traditional Teaching & Labster ΔZscore 101%76% Source: Nature Biotechnology 2014, Statistically significant (p<0.001) Labster’s virtual laboratories are proven to significantly increase learning impact over traditional methods.
  11. 11. Virtual Reality brings a whole new dimension to education
  12. 12. Watch full TEDx talk to see the Virtual Reality education. bit.ly/vr-labs
  13. 13. Teachers play a vital role in technology adoption
  14. 14. Jack Andraka Let us inspire and empower more young students like Jack Andraka, who invented a breakthrough low-cost test for pancreatic cancer
  15. 15. And remember: We all rely on the next generation of young scientists to come up with new great innovations to solve challenges
  16. 16. Labster creates innovative virtual laboratories to empower and inspire young students with more engaging and effective 3D learning simulations. You can see more and try the laboratories for free at www.labster.com

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