TECH VARSITY TAKES AUGMENTED REALITY ROUTE TO TRAIN TEACHERS, WEST BENGAL
An Indian University is training faculty members in immersive technology including AR, VR and MR.
Mualana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology MAKAUT has introduced a course to train faculty members of the University as well as those working in its affiliated colleges (spanning more than 100) in methods of immersive learning which include augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality and animations.
This represents a significant pedagogical methodology and prepares them with new methods of teaching.
Students will wear wearable gear to interact virtually and physically with the immersive technology.
The rationale behind this is that the faculties teaching in different colleges need to acquaint themselves with emerging technology, as they are the key persons entrusted with the task of national building and influencing the minds of the younger generations.
VR and AR technologies are beomcing increasingly important as a means of instruction in the teaching-learning process.
Read more in the original article in the Times of India