Can the Metaverse Improve Learning? New Research Finds Some Promise

The metaverse is the latest tech frontier, with Facebook (now called Meta) and other tech giants rushing to build a parallel social and professional universe in virtual and augmented reality. And plenty of schools and colleges are wondering: Will this new realm work for education? A new study co-authored by one of the world’s most prominent researchers on the effectiveness of edtech, Richard Mayer, offers some answers to that question.