Virtual Reality Technology
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Virtual reality technology
Pre-service teachers
Chemistry instruction

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Aliyu, F., & Talib, C. (2019). Virtual Reality Technology. Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences, 4(3), 66-68. https://doi.org/10.31580/apss.v4i3.856

Abstract

This study discussed the recent application of Virtual Reality Technology (VRT) in an educational setting and self-face learning of chemistry in specific considering the need for an effective strategy in learning chemical concepts among the pre-service chemistry teachers in Nigeria. It highlighted some benefits of VRT to pre-service chemistry teachers who are faced with difficulty in content knowledge of teaching abstract chemistry concepts such organic structure, molecular structure, chemical reactions and stoichiometry through scrutinizing existing literature on VRT in chemistry. The paper further presented some empirical studies on VTR in resolving misconceptions among pre-service chemistry teachers in Nigeria. Some of the VRT benefits highlighted include; interactivity, immersability, and visualizability which are expected to enable the pre-service chemistry teacher to fully understand concepts better for effective and efficient chemistry instructional delivery after their graduation.

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