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ERIC Number: EJ1018164
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jan
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
3-Dimensional and Interactive Istanbul University Virtual Laboratory Based on Active Learning Methods
Ince, Elif; Kirbaslar, Fatma Gulay; Yolcu, Ergun; Aslan, Ayse Esra; Kayacan, Zeynep Cigdem; Alkan Olsson, Johanna; Akbasli, Ayse Ceylan; Aytekin, Mesut; Bauer, Thomas; Charalambis, Dimitris; Gunes, Zeliha Ozsoy; Kandemir, Ceyhan; Sari, Umit; Turkoglu, Suleyman; Yaman, Yavuz; Yolcu, Ozgu
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v13 n1 p1-20 Jan 2014
The purpose of this study is to develop a 3-dimensional interactive multi-user and multi-admin IUVIRLAB featuring active learning methods and techniques for university students and to introduce the Virtual Laboratory of Istanbul University and to show effects of IUVIRLAB on students' attitudes on communication skills and IUVIRLAB. Although there are many computer simulations and virtual laboratory applications, the model introduced in this study has a unique characteristics in terms of being a 3-dimensional, interactive virtual laboratory that enables students to learn in cooperative groups, and is the first in its kind due to its qualities of enabling multi-admin. and multi-user operation, having a special software compatible to run on ipad, iphone, android and smart phone platforms, and having been designed on the basis of active learning approaches. A survey was used in order to determine the views of students about and students stated quite positive views about IUVIRLAB implementation.
Sakarya University. Esentepe Campus, Adapazari 54000, Turkey. Tel: +90-505-2431868; Fax: +90-264-6141034; e-mail: tojet@sakarya.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.tojet.net
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)