A Proposal Tool for Immersive MicroBiology Teaching Tool


There were several ways to teaching microbiology, but when it is hands-on into laboratory practice, biosafety must take priority. To mitigate this limitation, some approaches use virtual reality technology to simulate the environment. However, all are shows as multimedia-based, didactic simulators and function as an extension of the textbook. This short paper addresses a proposal to develop a virtual reality environment for teaching microbiology that can be used as a tool to explore the microbiological environment for the study of viruses and bacteria harmful to humans. Finally, this work aims to develop a prototype tool to facilitate the teaching of microbiology, contemplating both the pedagogical requirements of the educational software and the technical requirements needed to build an immersive virtual reality environment. Added to this proposal is the requirement to present a low-cost tool for both editing and visualization.
Palavras-chave: Virtual Reality, Learning Environment, Low-Cost, Microbiology


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FERNANDES, Larissa; DAMASCENO, Eduardo Filgueiras. A Proposal Tool for Immersive MicroBiology Teaching Tool. In: WORKSHOP DE TESES E DISSERTAÇÕES - SIMPÓSIO DE REALIDADE VIRTUAL E AUMENTADA (SVR), 23. , 2021, Evento Online. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2021 . p. 11-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5753/svr_estendido.2021.17651.