Life is mixed with unexpected, however, it was like a destiny somehow when you look back. My life has been changed from a moment when I saw a small poster on the first day I came to Missouri School of Journalism.
My curiosity was sparked when I first take a glimpse at it. Virtual Reality? My inner voice told me that this is what you should have a try! Actually, it was not my first time to see the term Virtual Reality on the poster, I started to hear this emerging technology term when I was back in my university back in China. Back then, each of my classmates was required to introduce a new technology relating to media development, luckily, the word I got was Virtual Reality. This opportunity gave me a chance to dabble in this field.
After overcoming a series of obstacles, I finally enrolled in the VR journalism class, which was taught by Professor Clyde Bentley. I really appreciate him for all he has done to us and I really respect him. I would not be able to get into this field without his help.
From the VR class, I had learned not only theoretical concepts but also practical skills. But more importantly, I started to constantly think about the application of Virtual Reality in my life,
I have to admit that I am not a person with a great physical condition, which means that I have been being annoyed by a kind of chronical disease. It is not a big deal, but still very annoying.
Additionally, I have always been interested in biology, to be more specific, I am obsessed with the mechanism of the human body.
However, as a journalism student, I have few chances to learn knowledge related to biology even though I took two elective biology courses as part of my education plan. During the classes, I found it hard to fully understand some basic concepts and the process of some reactions, such as photosynthesis. They are too abstract.
And one day, an idea suddenly came up to my mind. What if VR can be applied to biology education? Will it bring huge revolution to this industry? That is where I want to go.