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Zhang, Cheng; Chen, Bing – Higher Education Studies, 2019
It is important for students in the built environment related disciplines to acquire subject-based knowledge and skills from reflecting on their experience. In return, the learning-by-doing approach has been widely adopted in the academic cluster of built environment. To further strengthen this, this paper proposes a Virtual Reality (VR) based…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Building Design, Cooperative Learning, Physical Environment
Nelson, Douglas Allen, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Adoption of simulation in healthcare education has increased tremendously over the past two decades. However, the resources necessary to perform simulation are immense. Simulators are large capital investments and require specialized training for both instructors and simulation support staff to develop curriculum using the simulator and to use the…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Simulation, Anatomy, Physiology
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Laine, Teemu H.; Nygren, Eeva; Dirin, Amir; Suk, Hae-Jung – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2016
Lack of motivation and of real-world relevance have been identified as reasons for low interest in science among children. Game-based learning and storytelling are prominent methods for generating intrinsic motivation in learning. Real-world relevance requires connecting abstract scientific concepts with the real world. This can be done by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Science Education
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Yang, Yuting; Kang, Houliang – Engineering Design Graphics Journal, 2014
Three Dimensional or 3D virtual reality has become increasingly popular in many areas, especially in building a digital campus. This paper introduces a virtual campus, which is based on a 3D model of The Tourism and Culture College of Yunnan University (TCYU). Production of the virtual campus was aided by Human Factor and Ergonomics (HF&E), an…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Human Factors Engineering, Campuses, Computer Software
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Muñoz-Cristóbal, Juan A.; Prieto, Luis P.; Asensio-Pérez, Juan I.; Martínez-Monés, Alejandra; Jorrín-Abellán, Iván M.; Dimitriadis, Yannis – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
Different approaches have explored how to provide seamless learning across multiple ICT-enabled physical and virtual spaces, including three-dimensional virtual worlds (3DVW). However, these approaches present limitations that may reduce their acceptance in authentic educational practice: The difficulties of authoring and sharing teacher-created…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Technology Integration
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Frontera, Eloi Biosca – Themes in Science and Technology Education, 2009
This article is a summary and conclusions of a field study carried out in a secondary education classroom with the aim of experimenting and observing how 13-year-old students learn the history of architecture by using complex virtual reality software. Within the framework of autonomous and active learning, students act as builders of some of the…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment
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Duan, Bing; Hosseini, Habib Mir M.; Ling, Keck Voon; Gay, Robert Kheng Leng – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2006
Internet-based learning systems, or e-learning, are widely available in institutes, universities, and industrial companies, hosting regular or continuous education programs. The dream of teaching and learning from anywhere and at anytime becomes a reality due to the construction of e-learning infrastructure. Traditional teaching materials and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Virtual Classrooms, Electronic Learning, Computer System Design
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Shih, Ya-Chun; Yang, Mau-Tsuen – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
A 3D virtually synchronous communication architecture for situated language learning has been designed to foster communicative competence among undergraduate students who have studied English as a foreign language (EFL). We present an innovative approach that offers better e-learning than the previous virtual reality educational applications. The…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Undergraduate Students, Instructional Design, Student Attitudes
Grayburn, Jennifer, Ed.; Lischer-Katz, Zack, Ed.; Golubiewski-Davis, Kristina, Ed.; Ikeshoji-Orlati, Veronica, Ed. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2019
This volume, comprising eight chapters from experts in a variety of fields, examines the use of three-dimensional (3D) and virtual reality (VR) technologies in research and teaching, and the library's vital role in supporting this work. 3D modeling, 3D capture techniques, and VR enable faculty and students to engage with highly detailed 3D…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Library Services, Academic Libraries, Educational Trends
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Lehtonen, Miika; Page, Tom; Miloseva, Lence; Thorsteinsson, Gisli – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2008
This paper puts forward a series of theoretical underpinnings and design considerations for embodying emotional and aesthetic aspects of virtual (reality) and learning environment (VLEs) in support of ubiquitous teaching, studying and learning. The authors assert that a VLE should be considered as an interactive and sensation-producing affordances…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Simulated Environment, Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods
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Kittelson, Pat; Jones, Sarah – Australian Academic & Research Libraries, 2002
Describes the development of a Web-based virtual tour of the University of Otago (New Zealand) science library. Highlights include information literacy learning outcomes; information architecture, including information organization and navigation; integrating the tour into course work; and evaluation results. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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De Lucia, A.; Francese, R.; Passero, I.; Tortora, G. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Mobile devices are changing the way people work and communicate. Most of the innovative devices offer the opportunity to integrate augmented reality in mobile applications, permitting the combination of the real world with virtual information. This feature can be particularly useful to enhance informal and formal didactic actions based on student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Student Participation, Cooperative Learning
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Allen, Jess – Research in Dance Education, 2010
The debate surrounding the documentation of performance is principally concerned with the ephemerality of the live event, set against the stasis and "death" that the archive is conventionally believed to represent. The advent of digital technology in live performance has complexified this still further, by altering the architecture, space and…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Performance, Archives, Dance
Kuo, Elaine W.; Levis, Marc R. – 2002
The purpose of this study is to examine how technology, namely virtual reality (VR), can be developed as a critical pedagogical tool. More specifically, the study explores whether the use of VR can challenge the traditional lecture format and make the classroom a more student-centered environment. In this instance, VR is defined as a set of…
Descriptors: Architecture, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Romano, Nicholas C., Jr.; Nunamaker, Jay F., Jr.; Briggs, Robert O.; Vogel, Douglas R. – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1998
Examines the need for virtual workspaces and describes the architecture, design, and development of GroupSystems for the World Wide Web (GSWeb), an HTML/JavaScript Web-based Group Support System (GSS). GSWeb, an application interface similar to a Graphical User Interface (GUI), is currently used by teams around the world and relies on user…
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Development, Cooperation
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