360-degree video in education: an overview of the literature


  • Isabella Bruni
  • Maria Ranieri
  • Damiana Luzzi




360-degree video; education; university; learning.


For years now, the need for renewal of higher education has been discussed at a national and international level, with a focus on both new teaching methods and technological innovations. The integration and use of ICTs can, in fact, represent a catalyst for wider processes of improvement of the teaching-learning process, with implications not only at organizational and communication level, but also in terms of increasing students’ protagonism and collaboration. Among the latest generation of tech-nologies, a particularly interesting area is that of immersive environments, ranging from augmented to virtual reality. According to recent literature, they may have a positive impact both in terms of involvement and transfer of knowledge into real contexts. In this article, the focus is on 360-degree video technology: through the systematic analysis of the literature here presented, their educational uses will be highlighted, especially with respect to the university. 


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How to Cite

Bruni , I. ., Ranieri , M. ., & Luzzi , D. . (2021). 360-degree video in education: an overview of the literature. ITALIAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, (26), 017–028. https://doi.org/10.7346/sird-012021-p17