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Can Campus Tours in Virtual Reality Improve College Access?

April 1, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

What if high school students could tour college campuses across their state without ever leaving home? What if questions about the college application process or funding concerns could be addressed in real time at any hour of the day?

These are just some of the goals of a current project at the University of North Carolina’s Emerging Technologies Lab, under the direction of Steven King. GEAR UP NC VR App is a partnership between the UNC System, GEAR UP NC, AdmitHub and SeeBoundless production company.

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