TY - CHAP A1 - Onele Nicholas Ogbonna ED1 - Dragan Cvetković Y1 - 2021-01-14 PY - 2021 T1 - Virtual Reality: A Tool for Improving the Teaching and Learning of Technology Education N2 - Virtual reality is a set of technologies that enables two-way communication, from computer to user and vice versa. In one direction, technologies are used to synthesize visual, auditory, tactile, and sometimes other sensory experiences in order to provide the illusion that practically non-existent things can be seen, heard, touched, or otherwise felt. In the other direction, technologies are used to adequately record human movements, sounds, or other potential input data that computers can process and use. This book contains six chapters that cover topics including definitions and principles of VR, devices, educational design principles for effective use of VR, technology education, and use of VR in technical and natural sciences. BT - Virtual Reality and Its Application in Education SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.90809 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.90809 SN - 978-1-83880-861-7 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-04-21 ER -