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Best Practices for Virtual Reality in Higher Education

Published: 03 August 2017

ID: G00334905

Analyst(s): Marty Resnick , Glenda Morgan


CIOs of higher education institutions who wish to gain a competitive advantage by differentiating their learning environments need to facilitate and support the implementation of virtual reality solutions, which will increase student learning and engagement.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Implement VR Technologies and Experiences That Appeal to Students
  • Develop an Immersive VR Environment to Make Course Work More Engaging, Compelling and Effective for Students
  • Begin With a "Buy Rather Than Build" Strategy

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