“Teaching and Learning in the Metaverse”

How can we use technological innovations such as Virtual Reality or Artificial Intelligence in civic education? On 1 Dec 2023, at the NECE Festival “Futures!”, EUSTORY Programme Director Katja Fausser discussed this question with experts from Israel and Bulgaria who have developed cutting edge projects.

Participants of the NECE conference session “Teaching and Learning in the Metaverse. Expanding The Toolkit of History Education” could experience elements of two holistic, multi-dimensional projects that contribute to coming to terms with difficult pasts and presents.

Get inspired by the insights of the session’s speakers and partners and learn more about the potentials and challenges of the new technologies.

NECE Conference Madrid Workspace “Teaching and Learning in the Metaverse. Expanding the tool-kit of history education”

Historian and Edtech expert Shamir Yeger from Israel, Head of history track at the faculty of education at Bar-Ilan University, presents a project from Israel. It enabled teachers and students from diverse backgrounds to embark on an immersive journey into conflictual history using VR scenarios.

Project manager and experience designer Pia Behmuaras from Foretell Reality shares insights about potentials of technical tools to connect people using virtual and augmented reality.

Education specialist Denitza Vidolova, project coordinator at the Sofia Platform Foundation located in Bulgaria, presents an AI-powered virtual conversations with a survivor of Belene, Bulgaria’s largest forced labor camp of the communist period.