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Berlin, December 1 — 3, 2021



Practical Teaching in Virtual Reality Classrooms - Afternoon Workshop

OEB speaker Willi Bernhard

Willi Bernhard

Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

OEB speaker Bodo Möslein-Tröppner

Bodo Möslein-Tröppner

Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg, Ravensburg, Germany

OEB speaker Oliver Kamin

Oliver Kamin

Swiss Distance University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Would you like to start using avatar-based meetings in virtual reality environments for teaching and learning?

Some advantages of teaching, learning and collaboration in VR rooms are that all students are noticeably in the same room, can see and hear each other immediately and even have an impressive experience in 3D and 360 degrees (though participation without special VR equipment and with a variety of devices, such as desktops, laptops, tablets or smartphones can participate too).

VR environments such as AltspaceVR and Mozilla Hubs are available free of charge and offer ready-made spaces in which different learning scenarios can become a reality. In this pre-conference workshop you will be able to experience and experiment with interaction and teaching scenarios in VR spaces of Mozilla Hubs.

Join us to learn how to put a specific VR classroom into operation and how to invite students to your learning environment. We will use a variety of free VR spaces and you will be able to participate with your own avatar with or without VR equipment.

Participants are invited to use their laptop or, if available, their VR device.

Mozilla Hubs is browser-based, therefore no installation is needed. It runs on Windows, OSX, Android, IOS and all VR-Devices which can start VR-Applikations in a browser.


Introduction into VR-Classroom teaching (15 Min)
Introduction into VR-Spaces of Mozilla Hubs (15 Min)
Browser-based VR classroom-meeting with Mozilla hubs (60 Min)
• First experiences and interaction possibilities in different VR rooms
• Practical Teaching scenarios
Further possibilities, discussion and exchange of your own ideas for teaching (30 Min)

Please note: To participate in this free workshop, you will need to pre-register via the conference registration form. The workshop is conducted twice, starting at 10:30 and at 13:30.