Virtual Reality Comes to the Classroom

WashU's Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration offers new ways of learning with virtual reality.

"It's the future of classroom education," says Philip Skemer, director of the Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration at Washington University in St. Louis. Skemer sees tremendous potential for virtual reality in undergraduate studies. Read more about the range of applications and potential learning value of virtual reality in the Chronicle of Higher Education. In case you missed it, catch up on Fossett Lab's recently launched GeoXplorer app