Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education

PUA’s Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management recently organized a virtual lecture titled “Virtual and Augmented Reality in Education.” This lecture was presented by Dr. Timo Puukko from the University of Applied Sciences in Finland (JAMK University). It aimed to explore the applications and benefits of extended reality (XR) technologies in education, with a particular emphasis on virtual and augmented reality. Dr. Puukko provided valuable insights into how innovative XR technologies can enhance learning mechanisms and improve educational outcomes. The lecture attracted a diverse audience, including numerous students, faculty members, teaching assistants, and professionals interested in integrating technology into education.