New Moiry Valley virtual field trip

There is an updated virtual field trip for the Moiry Valley. This is one of the most popular sites on VR Glaciers, no doubt because of the spectacular landscape and the opportunity to step (virtually) onto the glacier. Since the original virtual field trip was developed, the glacier has undergone dramatic changes in its lower reaches.

In due course, an enhanced version of this resource will be developed, with embedded questions and other materials (including mini-lectures).

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Des McDougall

I’m a Physical Geographer at the University of Worcester. I am interested in both the technology and pedagogy associated virtual fieldwork, but with a clear bias towards how it is used in teaching.

Revised Cwm Idwal virtual field trip

Until now, all the virtual field trips on VR Glaciers have been self-guided. That is, they are provided without interpretation. I have taken this approach because it provides the flexibility

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EFL Showcase 2020

In September I gave a presentation at the 10th Annual Showcase for the Enhancing Fieldwork Learning project, expertly hosted by the University of Chester. You can watch a recording of

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New Video

This video provides a short overview of VR Glaciers and Glaciated Landscapes. It has captions, so if you don’t like the music or my voice (or both), there is a

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