In the Marketing & Advertising industry we are seeing many local brands and companies embrace Virtual Reality & 360° Video to engage with customers and acquire new ones.
It is exciting to see other local industries that are also embracing Virtual Reality.
One of them is Education. The Virtual Reality experts believe that Education will be one of the industries that is the most positively impacted by this immersive technology.
Samsung recently released a report on using Virtual Reality in the Education space. Below are some extracts and images from this report.
86 percent of teachers feel it is a challenge to keep students engaged in curriculum, even with existing classroom technology.
Meanwhile, 93 percent of teachers say their students would be excited to use virtual reality and 83 percent say that virtual reality can improve learning outcomes – from better understanding of learning concepts (77 percent) to greater collaboration (71 percent) and motivation in the classroom (84 percent).
- More than two-thirds (68 percent) of teachers say they want to use virtual reality to supplement course curriculum to help students better understand course concepts, like watching a book’s video trailer for a literature lesson or viewing a chemical reaction for a science lesson.
- 7 out of 10 teachers (72 percent) want to simulate experiences relevant to course content, like flying as the Wright Brothers did in 1903 or trading stocks on the floor of a stock exchange.
- 69 percent say they would use virtual reality to travel to distant world landmarks, like Stonehenge or Machu Picchu.
- 68 percent want to use virtual reality to explore otherwise inaccessible locations, like outer space or the interior of a volcano.