Media Commons

Campuses transform learning through immersive technology

Penn State faculty are going beyond using traditional video in their courses by incorporating virtual-reality immersive experiences. They are discovering how those experiences help enhance active learning and focus students' attention on critical lessons in their courses.

Student in New Kensington IMEX Lab

Olivia Ahr, student at Penn State New Kensington, tries out the virtual reality (VR) technology available at the Penn State New Kensington campus through Media Commons. The campus' October 2019 Art Gallery exhibit will utilize VR technology by showcasing nine unique and immersive experiences.