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Technology Improvement: Virtual Reality for Health Professions Education

This project proposes to purchase 8 virtual reality (VR) headsets along with a portable charging dock to bring VR into classrooms where health information is being studied. Having this portable VR setup will meet a growing demand to have students use VR together to learn about issues such as bias, health information literacy, functions of the human body, and the on-demand use of counseling using VR. This VR equipment will provide more equitable access of such technologies to those in the health professions.
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Educator, K-12
Library or information professional
Student, college & post-grad
Project Lead:
Doralyn Rossmann
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Funding Period:
Jan 6, 2020 to Sep 30, 2020
Project Status:
In Progress