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Virtual reality: could it be the next big tool for education?

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Diego Angel-Urdinola

Senior Economist, World Bank

Catalina Castillo

Consultant, World Bank

Angela Hoyos

Consultant, World Bank

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Figure 1: Descriptive statistics of the primary experiments assessing the effects of VR on student learning
Students exposed to VR training are more efficient and avoid performance errors. Image: World Bank
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