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Using Virtual Reality To Train Teachers

Amy Reynolds and Karl Kosko with VR headset.
Joe Gunderman
Host Amy Reynolds viewing the project on the Oculus VR headset with Kosko's guidance.
Picture of Karl W. Kosko, Ph.D.
Credit Joe Gunderman / WKSU
Karl W. Kosko with one of the virtual reality headsets that can be used on the 360-degree video project.

Karl W. Kosko, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State University.

Kosko, with partners Richard Ferdig and Cheng Chang Lu received a grant of $1.48 million from the National Science Foundation to fund their innovative video project. The project involves the use of 360-degree video and multiple cameras to train future teachers.

J. Nungesser is a multiple media journalist at Ideastream Public Media.