SAN MATEO, Calif. – January 23, 2023 - Arthur Technologies, a prominent provider of virtual office solutions, has joined forces with IE University, renowned for its innovation in education, to enrich the learning experience of students from 140 countries. Through the integration of virtual reality (VR) technology in their Bachelor and Master programs, IE University aims to create fully immersive learning environments, revolutionizing lectures, presentations, workshops, teamwork, and group projects.
As the world's leading university in the Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2023, IE University is at the forefront of incorporating VR technologies as a valuable learning tool. This exciting collaboration between IE University and Arthur Technologies highlights the shared vision of both teams to enhance student experiences and provide a highly productive environment for "liquid learning." IE´s learning methodologies.
Christoph Fleischmann, Founder and CEO of Arthur Technologies, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "We are thrilled to collaborate with IE University, as this initiative allows us to demonstrate how our virtual office can elevate the student experience and offer a more immersive environment for effective learning."
Alejandro Ameneiro, Director of Innovation at IE University, also conveyed his excitement about the project, saying, "Thanks to Arthur Technologies and its extensive range of tools for immersive experiences, we are witnessing tangible and remarkable outcomes in education."
Ulrike Klaussner, Director of Education and Academic Experience, shared her perspective on the impact of VR in education, stating, "Bringing together our blended program students, scattered across the globe, in a virtual reality environment creates incredible learning opportunities that feel natural. Arthur Technologies offers fantastic features for virtual collaboration, enabling us to design dynamic activities that both students and faculty enjoy. It also fosters group cohesion by creating proximity among students."
The IE Immersive VR Campus powered by Arthur Technologies has successfully replaced traditional online computer sessions in blended learning programs. This immersive medium has proven more beneficial than standard online sessions, allowing students to connect, collaborate, and communicate with their peers in an environment that replicates the classroom experience. The Virtual Classroom transcends physical barriers, providing an effective platform for class discussions and group meetings. Professors benefit from a wide variety of tools that enable students to engage in novel ways, enhancing the overall learning journey.
In conclusion, the work done between Arthur Technologies and IE University signifies a significant step towards transforming the learning experience through the integration of VR technology. By leveraging the power of immersive environments, students can engage with their coursework in innovative ways, fostering collaboration and enriching their educational journey.