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Investigating Immersion and Learning in a Low-Embodied versus High-Embodied Digital Educational Game: Lessons Learned from an Implementation in an Authentic School Classroom

Yiannis Georgiou, Andri Ioannou, Marianna Ioannou
2019 Multimodal Technologies and Interaction  
Immersion is often argued to be one of the main driving forces behind children's learning in digital educational games.  ...  Post-interventional surveys investigating immersion indicated that there was difference only on the level of engagement, in terms of perceived usability, while children's learning gains in terms of content  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mti3040068 fatcat:52fi234bvneynfxernx7lqrcgq

User centred virtual actor technology

Daphne Economou, William Mitchell, Steve Pettifer, Jon Cook, James Marsh
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 conference on Virtual reality, archeology, and cultural heritage - VAST '01  
The methodological approach followed involves the development of prototype virtual learning environments in a series of distinct phases.  ...  Two objectives drive the development of the 'Senet' project described in this paper: to develop a set of design guidelines for the use of virtual actors in Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) for  ...  When Acknowledgements Thanks to the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece for funding Daphne Economou's Ph.D., the MMU Manchester Multimedia Centre for use of their facilities, Claremont Road Primary  ... 
doi:10.1145/584993.585052 dblp:conf/vast/EconomouMPCM01 fatcat:jheobp2gcrcizivkyqvytq55p4

User centred virtual actor technology

Daphne Economou, William Mitchell, Steve Pettifer, Jon Cook, James Marsh
2001 Proceedings of the 2001 conference on Virtual reality, archeology, and cultural heritage - VAST '01  
The methodological approach followed involves the development of prototype virtual learning environments in a series of distinct phases.  ...  Two objectives drive the development of the 'Senet' project described in this paper: to develop a set of design guidelines for the use of virtual actors in Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) for  ...  When Acknowledgements Thanks to the State Scholarships Foundation of Greece for funding Daphne Economou's Ph.D., the MMU Manchester Multimedia Centre for use of their facilities, Claremont Road Primary  ... 
doi:10.1145/585051.585052 fatcat:tx7jippxjfdkbi3asn7ttblpwq

Learning and Building Together in an Immersive Virtual World

Maria Roussos, Andrew Johnson, Thomas Moher, Jason Leigh, Christina Vasilakis, Craig Barnes
1999 Presence - Teleoperators and Virtual Environments  
/Collaborative Environments).  ...  VR technologies to children's learning.  ...  , and all of the members of the Electronic Visualization Laboratory and Interactive Computing Environments Laboratory for their patience and support.  ... 
doi:10.1162/105474699566215 fatcat:gphsx7can5chpi4av6kddbjdmm

A Tablet Computer for Young Children? Exploring its Viability for Early Childhood Education

Leslie J. Couse, Dora W. Chen
2010 Journal of Research on Technology in Education  
This study explored the viability of tablet computers in early education by investigating preschool children's ease in acclimating to tablet technology and its effectiveness in engaging them to draw.  ...  What seems to matter for children's learning is the ways teachers choose to implement this technology.  ...  Interest in using the tablets remained very high. A sign-up sheet was necessary to monitor turn-taking in the learning center throughout this time.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15391523.2010.10782562 fatcat:o3536vwsyff7li4axcf7f5rg6u

Evaluating Recommender Systems with and for Children: towards a Multi-Perspective Framework

Emilia Gómez, Vicky Charisi, Stéphane Chaudron
2021 ACM Conference on Recommender Systems  
Motivated by the need for practical methodologies for children-centric trustworthy artificial intelligence, this paper provides a comprehensive view of the different perspectives involved in the evaluation  ...  Some concerns have been raised by parents and educators on the risks that these systems pose to children and the need to develop products and services that empower children by design and support children's  ...  They now integrate state-of-the-art data-driven machine learning techniques [10] .  ... 
dblp:conf/recsys/GomezCC21 fatcat:qjbiogpzdfhxjimoj2kcpajfke

Curriculum-focused design

Jennifer A. Rode, Mark Stringer, Eleanor F. Toye, Amanda R. Simpson, Alan F. Blackwell
2003 Proceeding of the 2003 conference on Interaction design and children - IDC '03  
In this paper we describe a technique of Curriculum-Focused Design, and the aspects of our research experience on which the technique is based.  ...  Our interdisciplinary design team, including a former teacher with over 10 years' classroom experience, evaluated the interface in a classroom setting, providing strong environmental validity to the design  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank the year 7 students and the teachers in the English and ICT departments at Trinity School in Leamington Spa.  ... 
doi:10.1145/953540.953553 fatcat:q6vwjwlrrbburi2u6cpezjveb4

Curriculum-focused design

Jennifer A. Rode, Mark Stringer, Eleanor F. Toye, Amanda R. Simpson, Alan F. Blackwell
2003 Proceeding of the 2003 conference on Interaction design and children - IDC '03  
In this paper we describe a technique of Curriculum-Focused Design, and the aspects of our research experience on which the technique is based.  ...  Our interdisciplinary design team, including a former teacher with over 10 years' classroom experience, evaluated the interface in a classroom setting, providing strong environmental validity to the design  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank the year 7 students and the teachers in the English and ICT departments at Trinity School in Leamington Spa.  ... 
doi:10.1145/953536.953553 dblp:conf/acmidc/RodeSTSB03 fatcat:lmlj2qkk5zdrxd32622w4uoeym

Engaging basic scientists in translational research: identifying opportunities, overcoming obstacles

Jennifer A Hobin, Anne M Deschamps, Richard Bockman, Stanley Cohen, Paul Dechow, Charis Eng, William Galey, Mariana Morris, Sharma Prabhakar, Usha Raj, Peter Rubenstein, John A Smith (+4 others)
2012 Journal of Translational Medicine  
This report is based on the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology's symposium, "Engaging basic Scientists in Translational Research: Identifying Opportunities, Overcoming Obstacles,  ...  Meeting participants examined the benefits of engaging basic scientists in translational research, the challenges to their participation in translational research, and the roles that research institutions  ...  Acknowledgments FASEB's Translational Research Steering Committee thanks the Burroughs  ... 
doi:10.1186/1479-5876-10-72 pmid:22500917 pmcid:PMC3419626 fatcat:mntxon2vcbbbveeb7md2vm6iui

Early Social Experience Predicts Referential Communicative Adjustments in Five-Year-Old Children

Arjen Stolk, Sabine Hunnius, Harold Bekkering, Ivan Toni, Marina Pavlova
2013 PLoS ONE  
Building on the suggestion that collaborative experiences early in life might be crucial for the emergence of mental coordination abilities, here we assess the relative contribution of social exposure  ...  The magnitude of these communicative adjustments was predicted by the time spent at daycare, from birth until four years of age, over and above effects of familial social environment.  ...  Author Contributions Conceived and designed the experiments: AS SH IT. Performed the experiments: AS. Analyzed the data: AS IT. Wrote the paper: AS SH HB IT.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072667 pmid:24009696 pmcid:PMC3757022 fatcat:7zyjlmy4prgkldc3qua6ptnbjq

Designing for Collaborative Reflection

Gabriela Marcu, Anind Dey, Sara Kiesler
2014 Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
Jill Lehman helped me learn to be thoughtful and conscientious in my research, so I can realize my dream of creating technology that will truly have a positive impact on the world.  ...  Based on the process of collaborative reflection, and using participatory design, I developed Lilypad-a tablet-based information system for data-driven coordination.  ...  These systems are so complex that they take a significant amount of time to learn: "The time to learn a data recording system can take anywhere from a week or two to over a month depending on the employee's  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth.2014.254987 dblp:conf/ph/MarcuDK14 fatcat:clvghnkk5reudf4iud5mkif5hy

A Conceptual Framework in the Study of Neuropsychological Development in Epidemiological Studies

J. Forns, A. Aranbarri, J. Grellier, J. Julvez, M. Vrijheid, J. Sunyer
2012 Neuroepidemiology  
The clinical level includes the assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders or the presence of symptoms (subclinical symptomatology) of these disorders in  ...  Methods: We summarized neuropsychological development assessment protocols from a number of birth cohort studies, reviews and specific books on child neuropsychology into a unifying conceptual framework  ...  Acknowledgement ENRIECO was funded by the European Union's 7th Framework Programme (FP7-ENV-2008-226285) to coordinate birth cohort research in Europe in the area of environmental contaminant exposures  ... 
doi:10.1159/000337169 pmid:22555384 fatcat:vx3xr3tzbnd7tf2jbqqyuhfzra

The Potential of Virtual Reality in Social Skills Training for Autism: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Adoption of Virtual Reality in Occupational Therapy Practice

Vineeta Pandey, Lori Vaughn
2021 Open Journal of Occupational Therapy  
This paper discusses the gap between the effectiveness of VR-based SST and its adoption in occupational therapy (OT) practice.  ...  There is a significant dearth of resources for the development of occupational therapists to effectively administer these interventions.  ...  , turn-taking or reciprocity in the conversation that occurs through collaborative VR systems and with robots, and etiquette practice through a single-user VE (Rosenfield et al., 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.15453/2168-6408.1808 fatcat:5iiztpcmfbgmxp5oeozjluipgi

Advancing Brain-Computer Interface Applications for Severely Disabled Children Through a Multidisciplinary National Network: Summary of the Inaugural Pediatric BCI Canada Meeting

Eli Kinney-Lang, Dion Kelly, Erica D. Floreani, Zeanna Jadavji, Danette Rowley, Ephrem Takele Zewdie, Javad R. Anaraki, Hosein Bahari, Kim Beckers, Karen Castelane, Lindsey Crawford, Sarah House (+9 others)
2020 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
This article reflects on the topics and discussions raised in the foundational BCI-CAN meeting held in Toronto, ON, Canada in November 2019 and suggests the next steps required to see BCI impact the lives  ...  Thousands of youth suffering from acquired brain injury or other early-life neurological disease live, mature, and learn with only limited communication and interaction with their world.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS BCI Kids Canada would not exist without the continued support, enthusiasm, and inspiration from the children, families, and staff across Canada.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2020.593883 pmid:33343318 pmcid:PMC7744376 fatcat:2xfyuqind5fehpj3ntk3rxbrtu

A Cooperative Work Framework for E-Learning

Deryn Graham
2008 E-Learning and Digital Media  
It begins by discussing the development of the original Framework for e-Learning, and how this study resulted in a further study investigating whether the use of Blended Learning could fulfill or at least  ...  PESTE factors from Sociology were then applied to appraise the adoption of e-Learning, leading to the proposal of PESTE factors for educational software and e-Learning in particular.  ...  Acknowledgement The support of the other participants of the Certificate of professional development in e-Learning, Teaching and Training (CeLTT) workshops, their contributions to the synthesis for Figure  ... 
doi:10.2304/elea.2008.5.4.475 fatcat:k5iycr6jgrfjpomjzm7bl7bubm
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