“Is Virtual Reality the future of EFL?”
Virtual Reality (VR) has the potential to transform English language teaching and learning with its ability to transport students and teachers to any situation or location. This presentation will explore and demonstrate what the current developments are in VR and discuss what research tells us about how effective it can be for language learning.
David Read is Director of Technology-Enhanced Learning at the ELTC, University of Sheffield. He has worked in EFL for over twenty-five years as a teacher, teacher trainer and educational technologist, working in countries such as Greece, Morocco, Serbia, Korea and Kyrgyzstan. His research interests include technology education and virtual reality.