How does this help open up Environmental Science?
- An immersive tool to allow familarisation of a site addressing possible visible/invisible barriers to fieldwork.
- Audio/videos/text can be integrated to provide a varied learning experience.
- Can be used to provide context or explain key features ahead of a trip allowing students to apply their learning more in the field.
- Can provide a viable alternative for those unable to be physically present in the field.
- May allow co-creation of fieldtrips with
Are there barriers to the learners?
- There could be issues with bandwith (this needs checking)
- We need to check with an EDI expert how this interacts with, for example, screen readers.
- Staff members wishing to create a ThingLink will need a license.