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International Journal of New Developments in Education, 2021, 3(7); doi: 10.25236/IJNDE.2021.030708.

The Role Change of College English Teachers Based on VR Technology in the Post-epidemic Era


Hua Sun

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Hua Sun

Faculty of Humanities, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing 100044, China


Due to the sudden arrival of the epidemic, the issue of teaching has attracted more attention and attention from the society. With the continuous development of modern society and the progress of science and technology, the application of virtual reality technology in the field of education is the development trend of modern education. The emergence virtual reality technology of has changed people’s traditional visual experience, virtual reality technology will change the role of teachers and teaching methods and tools, which will affect the meaning of people’s education. This article mainly studies the impact of VR technology on the role change of college English teachers in the post-epidemic era. It mainly uses four forms of literature review, questionnaire survey, classroom observation and interview methods. Questionnaire surveys were conducted on students and teachers respectively. Among them, 80.61% of teachers support the use of VR technology in teaching, 70.55% of students felt that VR technology has a great influence on the role change of teachers in the classroom, and only 10.50% of students think teachers In the classroom, it has always been only for teaching purposes. The results show that in this rapid change, the role of English teachers has undergone tremendous changes. In the past, English teaching was taught word by word in the classroom, but now teachers have gradually changed from leaders to instructors to guide Students think about themselves. English teachers have gradually changed from being a transmitter to a student's assistant and guide.


Epidemic Era, the use of VR Technology, College English Teachers, the Change of Teacher Roles

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Hua Sun. The Role Change of College English Teachers Based on VR Technology in the Post-epidemic Era. International Journal of New Developments in Education (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 7: 38-47. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDE.2021.030708.


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