Harnessing Interactive Media For Transformative Education In Pakistan: A Case Study Of Virtual Reality Integration

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Dr. Yasmeen Sultana Farooqui , Dr. Muhammad Latif (Corresponding Author) , Abdul Sattar Khokhar , Abdul Rahim , Dr. Taha Shabbir


The use of interactive media, such as virtual reality (VR), has the potential to revolutionize education in Pakistan. This research paper delves into the possibilities offered by VR technology and explores its benefits, challenges, and practical applications within the Pakistani educational system. By conducting a thorough examination of existing literature, empirical research, and case studies, this paper aims to shed light on the transformative impact of VR on teaching and learning outcomes. VR has the unique ability to transport students into immersive and interactive virtual environments, providing them with engaging and experiential learning opportunities. Through VR, students can explore distant places, conduct virtual experiments, delve into historical events, and develop vocational skills in a safe and interactive manner. The paper synthesizes the findings of previous studies to highlight the positive impact of VR on student engagement, knowledge retention, critical thinking skills, and overall learning outcomes.  Moreover, the paper examines various practical applications of VR in the Pakistani educational context. It discusses how VR can be integrated into different subjects and disciplines, such as science, mathematics, history, and vocational training. The exploration of these practical applications serves as a guide for educators and institutions seeking to implement VR in their teaching practices and curriculum. Ultimately, the goal of this research paper is to inspire and empower educators, policymakers, and stakeholders in Pakistan to harness the power of interactive media, specifically VR, for innovative and effective education practices. By leveraging the transformative potential of VR technology, Pakistan can create inclusive, engaging, and effective learning environments that prepare students for the challenges of the future.

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