Immerse's Research

Immerse is backed by rigorous research. Since 2019, we have been partnering with universities around the world to advance our understanding of VR, AI and language learning and to evaluate the efficacy of our platform. We have partnered with researchers from 29 universities to conduct 22 external studies. We also have 14 research studies that are currently in progress.

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The Role of Research

Immerse is backed by rigorous research. Since 2019, we have been partnering with universities around the world to advance our understanding of VR, AI and language learning and to evaluate the efficacy of our platform.Until now, we have partnered with researchers from 29 universities to conduct 22 external studies. We also have 14 research studies that are currently in progress.

Our Global Research Partners

Our global partners advancing research in immersive language learning

Research Highlights

Immerse is committed to highlighting the research being conducted by our university partners. Below are some of their most recent findings.

133%

improvement in english scores

Kyung Hee University found that Korean elementary school kids more than doubled their English scores in Immerse.

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FASTER THAN traditional methods

Aoyama Gaukin University found that Japanese learners' English speaking skills increased 9x faster in Immerse when compared to traditional classroom learning.

98.8%

LESS anxiety and Improved speaking

Chuo University found that  98.8% of students reported lower foreign language anxiety and improved speaking skills after just two hours of learning in Immerse.

Published Research

Immerse is committed to understanding how VR can improve language learning. Below, you can find a collection of the latest research carried out by our University Research Partners.

Become an Immerse Research Partner

We welcome applications from educational institutions and individuals who would like to conduct research studies on VR and language learning.

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Currently, we are interested in partnering with researchers who would like to conduct studies in the following areas:

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Learning outcomes in Immerse compared to other learning contexts (control/experimental studies only)

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Learning outcomes in Immerse’s desktop vs. VR application (control / experimental studies only)

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How Immerse's AI-Powered Avatars impact learning

Meet the Education Team

Meet the minds leading our in-house research initiatives

Tricia Thrasher

Research Manager

Misty Wilson

Head of Education and Customer Support

Christina Cavage

Curriculum and Assessment Manager

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Research Findings

A snapshot of the ongoing research each of our partners are conducting

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Testimonials

Hear about the positive impact of our research

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Support Provided to Our Research Partners

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Feedback and guidance when choosing the research methodologies for your project.

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Free access to the Immerse platform for the duration of the research project.

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Teacher and student training materials (PDF guides, videos, etc.) that show how to use the app.

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Suggestions regarding where to apply for research funding and who to contact at your university for support. (Unfortunately, we cannot provide VR hardware or fund research.)  

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