VR in education is promising, but expensive


It’s your first day at a new job, and you’re stuck going to corporate training. But instead of going to a training room and listening to the HR director drone on about the vacation policy, you’re directed to the IT desk. You’re greeted there by a friendly college intern. “Welcome to work,” she says, handing you a box. “Here’s your VR headset. Enjoy orientation!” Gut check: How do you feel about this scenario? A recent survey found that approximately half of professionals would be interested in learning something new in a virtual reality environment. So regardless of whether the idea of…

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