Virtual Reality and Serious Games Using in Distance Learning in Medicine in Bulgaria


  • Galya Nikolova Georgieva-Tsaneva Institute of Robotics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Ivanichka Serbezova Faculty of Public Health and Health Care, Ruse University “Angel Kanchev”



medical education, virtual training, serious educational games


Thе paper presents the inclusion of new innovative methods in medical education in Bulgaria. Recently, schools around the world have had to move to distance learning for their students. The use of modern technologies in the virtual classroom today is the most important part of the educational process. Effective modern devices, user-friendly platforms and appropriate educational pedagogical methods prove to be the key to excellent training. The inclusion of virtual teaching methods and serious educational games contributes to the conduct of high-level training and the formation of future medics of knowledge, skills and experience necessary for the formation of their professional qualities. The paper presents the results of a survey conducted among trainers and trainees at medical universities in Bulgaria. The analysis of the results shows the readiness of teachers and students to apply the methods of virtual learning and serious games in the educational process.




How to Cite

Georgieva-Tsaneva, G. N., & Serbezova, I. (2020). Virtual Reality and Serious Games Using in Distance Learning in Medicine in Bulgaria. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET), 15(19), pp. 223–230.



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