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VIRTUAL REALITY

Kristi Garrett

AIL690: Seminar in Instructional Technology

OVERVIEW


What is Virtual Reality?


Facts and Statistics


Advantages


Disadvantages


Virtual Reality Examples


Sources


Questions



WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY?


Termed coined by
Jaron

Lanier in 1989


Artificial environment


Experienced through the sight and sound
senses


Offers simulation for training and interactive
activities



FACTS AND STATISTICS


In 2007, the Associated Press and AOL
reported:


44% of adults play online


Second Life:


180,000 residents by April 2006


13 million residents by March 2008


Approximately 10 million people from the real world
use Second Life



ADVANTAGES


Highlights critical features


Provides a different perspective and analysis


Provides multiple media and formats


Offer flexible opportunities for learning and
demonstrating skills

DISADVANTAGES


The experience in virtual reality does not always
correspond to the experience of the ordinary
world


Virtual reality is not a concrete reality like a
physical object (lack touch, feel, smell senses)


Reduces ability to work in real world settings


Encourages introvert behaviors

VIRTUAL REALITY EXAMPLES


TurnItIn

tutorial using Captivate


Used as a training tool


Gives the viewer the feeling of one
-
on
-
one
interaction


Available for instant replay


Deal or No Deal
(rated 4.1 out of 5 of 316
votes)


Same use of theme music from the TV version


Virtual interaction with “The Banker”


Ability to select briefcases

SOURCES


AP and AOL Statistics:
http://www.secretlair.com/index.php?/clickableculture/C183



Second Life Statistics:
http://www.uncp.edu/home/acurtis/NewMedia/CenterForTheStudyOfVirtualWorlds/CenterForTheStudyOfVir
tualWorlds.html



TurnItIn
:
www.TurnItIn.com



Virtual Reality :


http://searchcio
-
midmarket.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid183_gci213303,00.html


http://www.evl.uic.edu/park/papers/VSMM01/park_distance.pdf


QUESTIONS