How can you realistically practice intake interviews, even before you work in a hospital? Astrid Timman (HAN University of Applied Sciences) found the solution in Virtual Reality simulations. Together with students and colleagues, Astrid developed various VR simulations in which students can step into their future role as healthcare professionals and practice conversation techniques. With the help of automated feedback, students learn from the conversations and Astrid sees that students are motivated to keep improving their scores.
With the help of a Comenius Senior Fellowship, Astrid and her colleagues will set up an educational environment that stimulates and supports self-management. The VR simulation will be equipped with a dashboard on which students can compare their personal scores from multiple rounds of play. There will also be a personal range of learning activities to further practice conversational skills, depending on your scores.
Discover during this lunch how Astrid stimulates self-management with the help of VR simulation and get inspiration for your own education!
Lunch with an inspirational boost
Comenius grants and TLC vouchers make it possible for lecturers at Radboud University and the Radboudumc to develop all sorts of interesting educational innovations. But it is a pity if only students see the result of all that hard work. And sometimes these innovative lecturers can still use some practical help, a networking contact, or a fresh idea to overcome an obstacle, or to make their innovation more broadly applicable.
That is why the Radboud Teaching and Learning Centre is organising the TLC Innovation Lunch every first Monday of the month. Lecturers, educational support workers, and other interested parties can meet each other here to let themselves be inspired by a Radboud colleague's innovative project and have a tasty meal in the meantime.