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ERIC Number: EJ1144835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0018-9359
Noise and Vibration Risk Prevention Virtual Web for Ubiquitous Training
Redel-Macías, María Dolores; Cubero-Atienza, Antonio J.; Martínez-Valle, José Miguel; Pedrós-Pérez, Gerardo; del Pilar Martínez-Jiménez, María
IEEE Transactions on Education, v58 n4 p303-308 Nov 2015
This paper describes a new Web portal offering experimental labs for ubiquitous training of university engineering students in work-related risk prevention. The Web-accessible computer program simulates the noise and machine vibrations met in the work environment, in a series of virtual laboratories that mimic an actual laboratory and provide the corresponding calculations and plots. The main goal of this work is to provide new learning strategies and methodologies to motivate students and challenge them to learn risk prevention strategies for the workplace. Students can perform the virtual experiments before taking their actual laboratory classes and repeat them whenever and as often as they want. Evaluation results show the system was considered very satisfactory, with an average student rating of 8.95 out of a maximum of 10. As well as being used for educational purposes, the program can be used in industry as a decision tool for factory workers and technicians.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain (Andalusia)