Acceptability of High School class in VR and its Evaluation

Takashi Date, Teruki Nagamune, Mariko Sasakura

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Abstract

In school, there are many situations where face-To-face classes are not possible, such as student mental status, student physical status, and school locked down by disease outbreak like COVID-19.For such situations, we propose a system of school classes in virtual reality (VR). We record a classroom lesson at school with the students as a 360-degree 3D video and show them as VR. Using this system, students can read letters, numbers and figures written on the blackboard and take notes in a virtual space.In this paper, we report the result of the experiment that students watch classes in VR with the system. As a result, about three-quarters of the students answer that classes in VR feel like a real class. Since this number is better than 2D monitor lessons, we think students will feel more like a real classroom than a regular 2D video with the system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 24th International Conference Information Visualisation, IV 2020
EditorsEbad Banissi, Farzad Khosrow-Shahi, Anna Ursyn, Mark W. McK. Bannatyne, Joao Moura Pires, Nuno Datia, Kawa Nazemi, Boris Kovalerchuk, John Counsell, Andrew Agapiou, Zora Vrcelj, Hing-Wah Chau, Mengbi Li, Gehan Nagy, Richard Laing, Rita Francese, Muhammad Sarfraz, Fatma Bouali, Gilles Venturin, Marjan Trutschl, Urska Cvek, Heimo Muller, Minoru Nakayama, Marco Temperini, Tania Di Mascio, Filippo Sciarrone Veronica Rossano Rossano, Ralf Dorner, Loredana Caruccio, Autilia Vitiello, Weidong Huang, Michele Risi, Ugo Erra, Razvan Andonie, Muhammad Aurangzeb Ahmad, Ana Figueiras, Mabule Samuel Mabakane
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages220-225
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781728191348
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2020
Event24th International Conference Information Visualisation, IV 2020 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: Sep 7 2020Sep 11 2020

Publication series

NameProceedings of the International Conference on Information Visualisation
Volume2020-September
ISSN (Print)1093-9547

Conference

Conference24th International Conference Information Visualisation, IV 2020
Country/TerritoryAustralia
CityMelbourne
Period9/7/209/11/20

Keywords

  • education
  • VR

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

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