The University of Newcastle, Australia
Transforming teacher training with an Igloo immersive cylinder
Client: The University of Newcastle
Location: Newcastle, Australia
Product: 7-metre cylinder
The School of Education at the University of Newcastle is a prestigious teacher training provider which works closely with the teaching industry to innovate on practice and share these findings with tomorrow’s teachers.
As part of its commitment to innovation, the School of Education recently invested in a suite of simulation technologies including VR learning platforms and an Igloo immersive cylinder.
The Igloo is used to expose students to a range of learning environments, to explore the possibilities of immersive teaching and to help the university achieve its mission of delivering education in collaboration with indigenous experts.
And in one teaching project, lecturers have been collecting data on how immersive storytelling is impacting learning: