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The Center for Simulations & Virtual Environments Research (UCSIM) provides support for the application of virtual environments to enhance teaching and learning and to model complex processes and phenomena through the use of computer generated and enhanced environments. Our multidisciplinary approach combines expertise in computer graphics and multimedia applications, 3D modeling and design, and internet enabled social and virtual reality software to create educational and practical applications of virtual worlds, augmented reality, 3D immersive and virtual spaces, simulations, and “serious games”.

Why Teach with Simulations?

Why Teach with Simulations?

Using simulations and virtual environments as an instructional tool can have many benefits for learners

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Conducting Research in Virtual Worlds

Conducting Research in Virtual Worlds

Virtual worlds are valuable research environments precisely because the relationships and responses of users are

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Pricing & Development Services

Pricing & Development Services

Classroom use of UC’s virtual campuses is provided by UCIT at no cost to departments

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