With money from Facebook, 10 colleges turn their campuses into ‘metaversities’

From EdSurge: “Ten higher education institutions across the U.S. have signed up to create digital versions of themselves that look 3D and feel immersive when accessed by students wearing VR headsets. Drawing on lingo that has gained popularity among tech entrepreneurs, these online simulations of colleges are being called ‘metaversities.’ … The flashiest part of the effort is the ‘digital twin campus’ being created for each partner institution. The idea is that students will be able to get online and interact with each other using avatars while navigating replicas of their college quads and classrooms.”

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