Application of Virtual Reality Technology in Distance Learning

Xue-qin Chang, Dao-hua Zhang, Xin-xin Jin


Virtual reality technology is a way for teachers and students to create a simulated three-dimensional world,a vivid and lifelike learning evironment for students in terms of vision, hearing and touch, having the students feel as participants of the virtual environment.A multi-user virtual campus system based on virtual reality technology is put forward in this paper, which includes the basic models, system structure and implementation scheme. The system is a simulation of real life in campus where students can take activities such as having class, doing exercises and making friends; and teacher can make lectures, review works of students and conduct examinations; managers can manage the daily teaching activities and students' affairs.


virtual reality;distance education;3D

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning. ISSN: 1863-0383
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