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Exploring the Potential of Metaverse for Higher Education: Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications

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Amrita Prakash ,
Amrita Prakash

Usha Martin University, Ranchi

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Alimul Haque ,
Alimul Haque

Veer Kunwar Singh University, Department of Computer Science, Ara- 802301, India

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Farheen Islam ,
Farheen Islam

Patna Women’s College, Department of Education, Patna, India

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Deepa Sonal ,
Deepa Sonal

Veer Kunwar Singh University, Department of Computer Science, Ara- 802301, India

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Abstract

Introduction: The Metaverse, a virtual space where users can engage with each other in a variety of experiences, has gained significant attention in recent years. With the advent of advanced technologies like Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR), the possibilities of the Metaverse have expanded to create new opportunities for learning and education.
Objective: This research article aims to explore the potential of the Metaverse for higher education, including its opportunities, challenges, and implications.
Methods: The article provides a comprehensive overview of the Metaverse, its history, and its key components. It then examines the potential of the Metaverse for higher education by reviewing relevant literature and analyzing the benefits that it can offer. These benefits include increased accessibility, flexibility, and interactivity, as well as the potential for immersive and personalized learning experiences.
Results: The article also identifies the challenges and limitations of the Metaverse, such as technical limitations, privacy and security concerns, and the need for digital literacy skills. It further discusses the implications of using the Metaverse for higher education, including its impact on teaching and learning, curriculum design, and student engagement.
Conclusions: Finally, the article proposes some recommendations for educators and institutions interested in exploring the use of the Metaverse for higher education. These recommendations include developing a clear understanding of the educational goals, selecting appropriate technologies and platforms, and providing training and support for both educators and students.

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Prakash A, Haque A, Islam F, Sonal D. Exploring the Potential of Metaverse for Higher Education: Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications. Metaverse Basic and Applied Research [Internet]. 2023 Apr. 26 [cited 2024 May 27];2:40. Available from: https://mr.saludcyt.ar/index.php/mr/article/view/40

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