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Gender Issues In Virtual Reality Learning Environments

Ali, Dayana Farzeeha and Nordin, Mohd Safarin Gender Issues In Virtual Reality Learning Environments. journal of edupres, 1 . pp. 65-76.

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Abstract

Virtual environment for education have been discussed in various ways. A virtual learning environment plays an important role in one of the main aims of education and it is designed to educate the user either in school level or at higher learning institutions. The question of how technological advances in this field will impact education is difficult to answer at present with any degree of certainty, but is one that must be considered by educational researchers, teachers, and administrators. Virtual Reality (VR) has been shown to be an effective way of teaching difficult concepts to learners. VR helps instructors motivate students to discover those essential links in a fresh, exciting educational environment which develops well-rounded thinking and real-world behaviors.This study examined gender-related issues in using new virtual reality (VR) technology as a learning tool in career and technical education. this paper reviews the effects of virtual reality learning environment explanation with particular reference toward gender differences in spatial abilities. Finally, this paper will discuss the issues of virtual reality learning environment on gender differences in spatial abilities.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Education
ID Code:14976
Deposited By: Assoc. Prof Dr Azizi Yahaya
Deposited On:19 Sep 2011 03:11
Last Modified:19 Sep 2011 03:11

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