Excursion into Empathy: Exploring Prejudice with Virtual Reality
While virtual reality may connect in most people's minds with video games designed for immersive entertainment, in fact, its early purpose was for education. Initial forms of virtual reality were used to prepare and train physicians, pilots, and military personnel. In the context of the social studies classroom, this powerful medium has the potential to democratize experience.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2018
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