In the media
Huffington Post: Virtual reality and the law
24 January 2017
The Huffington Post’s article explained how the University of Westminster’s Computer Science and Law department’s new project REVRLaw has been developed to improve effective teaching. Virtual Reality has been described as very useful to help students to understand the setting and the context of an item, to recall some details learnt in class or just to arouse their interests.
The University of Westminster project has been put into practice for criminal law courses and has been a great success among students. Different perspectives on the virtually recreated locations allowed them to have an insight into a crimescene and have allowed them to see the complex elements involved in criminal law.
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