The Metaverse - The Future of Legal Education? (IP)



Educators have been discussing and testing the use of virtual reality in classrooms for decades. With VR becoming increasingly mainstream and less expensive, the use of the metaverse in education is quickly becoming plausible. A few law schools are currently testing the use of VR in the classroom by creating immersive environments such as crime scenes as well as using it to teach public speaking skills. Is it time to think seriously about using VR and the metaverse in legal education?

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This session will explore the potential of the metaverse and virtual reality in legal education. The session will:

  • Explain the metaverse and virtual reality
  • Discuss how the metaverse and virtual reality is currently being used in education
  • Survey case studies on the impact of virtual reality in education
  • Examine the technological requirements of using the metaverse in legal education
  • Propose possible future uses of the metaverse in legal education



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