Helsinki Education Week
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3D Virtual Learning Environment

5.11.2020 at 10:00 - 11:00 EET
Online event
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This session is to give a comprehensive overview of 3D virtual learning environment namely Finpeda Virtual Space (FVS). FVS is a browser-based 3D virtual learning environment targeted to tackle the challenge of developing digital skills by turning the physical school into a virtual school and providing traditional classroom activities and applications in one virtual space. Firstly, this platform helps to develop the digital skills among the students, teachers, and other type’s learners by facilitating the learners to move from 2D era learning to 3D era learning. Secondly, this platform supports collaborative learning and communication where the learners using the platform has the tools to collaborate and communicate. Thirdly, this platform creates a common project working space for teachers and students along with new curriculum aims. The FVS platform also provides opportunities for learners to build their own classrooms which facilitates creativity and critical thinking. The FVS platform can also be useful for STE (A) M learning among students to interact easier and in an exciting new way through their virtual avatars.  

Finpeda Virtual Space (FVS) or it can also be used Virtual School, which is Virtual Multi-User learning platform. FVS is a tool for social communication, project work, and tool to coach and follow the student learning process online. The FVS include the following (1) Communication tools: Including the text chat, voice, video, screen sharing, (2) Project working tools: Create new documents (shared docs) as in real,  (3) Presentation tools: Share presentations, videos, materials virtually online and (4) Integration possibilities with other digital interfaces e.g. LMS, online learning materials. Therefore, the FVS platform combines various elements that could make the teaching and learning experience in a sophisticated way that may not be the same with traditional communication tools that are being widely used. Additionally, this platform is based on 3D technology where the users can enter into the platform as an avatar which also supports privacy. The platform also gives an option for the teachers and schools to design their own classrooms with the tools that are available on the platform. In this background, this platform will be a learning experience for both teachers and students which also narrows the digital gaps. Hence, we could say that the FVS platform provides new era Edtech solution for Schools and for any age group or level of education. Therefore, this session shed the light on FVS and its benefits for learning.


Details

Date: 5.11.2020

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Event type: Explore

Target group: Basic Education, Upper secondary school, Vocational, Adult students, Teachers, Leaders, International attendees, Open event, Educational entrepreneurs.

Tool for online-event: google

Contact

Contact person: S.Narashima Boopathi

Email: boopathi@finpeda.fi

Phone number: +358445966399